Harry Mulisch

1927 - 2010

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Harry Kurt Victor Mulisch (pronunciation [ˈɦɑriː ˈmʏlɪʃ]; 29 July 1927 – 30 October 2010) was a Dutch writer. He wrote more than 80 novels, plays, essays, poems, and philosophical reflections. Mulisch's works have been translated into over thirty languages.Along with Willem Frederik Hermans and Gerard Reve, Mulisch is considered one of the "Great Three" (De Grote Drie) of Dutch postwar literature. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Harry Mulisch has received more than 151,073 page views. His biography is available in 69 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 67 in 2019). Harry Mulisch is the 952nd most popular writer (down from 915th in 2019), the 122nd most popular biography from Netherlands (down from 119th in 2019) and the 5th most popular Dutch Writer.

Harry Mulisch is most famous for his novel "The Assault" which tells the story of a Dutch Jew who survived the Holocaust.

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Among writers, Harry Mulisch ranks 952 out of 5,794Before him are Irwin Shaw, Valerius Maximus, Kurt Eisner, Guido Cavalcanti, Bernard Cornwell, and Christoph Martin Wieland. After him are Roger Zelazny, Gustavo Adolfo Bécquer, Henri Troyat, Jorge Semprún, Antonio Tabucchi, and Clifford D. Simak.

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Among people born in 1927, Harry Mulisch ranks 51Before him are John McCarthy, Jacques Mayol, George Andrew Olah, Robert Noyce, Manfred Eigen, and Lois Maxwell. After him are Raúl Alfonsín, George C. Scott, Hans-Dietrich Genscher, Abdul Basit 'Abd us-Samad, Leszek Kołakowski, and Vernon L. Smith. Among people deceased in 2010, Harry Mulisch ranks 32Before him are Miep Gies, Carlos Hugo, Duke of Parma, Henryk Górecki, Néstor Kirchner, John Forsythe, and Francesco Cossiga. After him are Blake Edwards, Viktor Chernomyrdin, Algirdas Brazauskas, Paul Schäfer, Joan Sutherland, and Enzo Bearzot.

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In Netherlands

Among people born in Netherlands, Harry Mulisch ranks 122 out of 1,209Before him are Paulus Potter (1625), Willem Janszoon (1570), Willem Claesz. Heda (1594), Adriaen van Ostade (1610), Mark Rutte (1967), and Bertha of Holland (1055). After him are Edwin van der Sar (1970), Cornelis Drebbel (1572), Meindert Hobbema (1638), Jan Swammerdam (1637), Isabelle de Charrière (1740), and Martinus J. G. Veltman (1931).

Among WRITERS In Netherlands

Among writers born in Netherlands, Harry Mulisch ranks 5Before him are Thomas Bernhard (1931), Multatuli (1820), Etty Hillesum (1914), and Robert van Gulik (1910). After him are Isabelle de Charrière (1740), Constantijn Huygens (1596), Dick Bruna (1927), Cornelis Tromp (1629), Cees Nooteboom (1933), Johanna van Gogh-Bonger (1862), and Jacob Cats (1577).