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Helena Modjeska

1840 - 1909

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Helena Modrzejewska (Polish pronunciation: [mɔdʐɛˈjɛfska]; born Jadwiga Benda; 12 October 1840 – 8 April 1909), known professionally as Helena Modjeska, was a Polish actress who specialized in Shakespearean and tragic roles. She was successful first on the Polish stage. After emigrating to the United States (and despite her poor command of English), she also succeeded on stage in America and London. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Helena Modjeska has received more than 574,443 page views. Her biography is available in 24 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 19 in 2019). Helena Modjeska is the 2,048th most popular actor (up from 2,576th in 2019), the 566th most popular biography from Poland (up from 664th in 2019) and the 16th most popular Polish Actor.

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Among actors, Helena Modjeska ranks 2,048 out of 9,996Before her are Rhonda Fleming, Joe Spinell, Gloria Guida, Dermot Mulroney, Paul Wegener, and Aldo Fabrizi. After her are Jon Cryer, Richard Bright, David Wenham, Willie Garson, Rachel Kempson, and Isabella Andreini.

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Among people born in 1840, Helena Modjeska ranks 44Before her are Marie Bracquemond, Akaki Tsereteli, Manuel de Arriaga, José Manuel Balmaceda, Lars Fredrik Nilson, and Nathan Rothschild, 1st Baron Rothschild. After her are Édouard André, Thomas Nast, Friedrich Kohlrausch, Edmond Audran, Titu Maiorescu, and Dmitry Pisarev. Among people deceased in 1909, Helena Modjeska ranks 39Before her are Count Kasimir Felix Badeni, George Meredith, Friedrich Martens, Renée Vivien, Jakub Bart-Ćišinski, and Mieczysław Karłowicz. After her are Emil Christian Hansen, Venceslaus Ulricus Hammershaimb, Giuseppe Martucci, Walther Ritz, Zhang Zhidong, and Charles-Louis Philippe.

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In Poland

Among people born in Poland, Helena Modjeska ranks 566 out of 1,454Before her are Leo White (1882), Zbigniew Religa (1938), Jerzy Dudek (1973), Michał Rola-Żymierski (1890), Paul Wegener (1874), and Stanisław Szukalski (1893). After her are Max Fleischer (1883), Constantine, Prince of Hohenzollern-Hechingen (1801), Kazimierz Fajans (1887), John Albert Vasa (1612), Szymon Winawer (1838), and Catherine of Brandenburg-Küstrin (1549).

Among ACTORS In Poland

Among actors born in Poland, Helena Modjeska ranks 16Before her are Peter van Eyck (1911), Bella Darvi (1928), Bohdan Stupka (1941), Aleksander Krupa (1947), Leo White (1882), and Paul Wegener (1874). After her are Stanisław Mikulski (1929), Franciszek Pieczka (1928), Heinrich George (1893), Tommy Wiseau (1955), Peter Berling (1934), and Krystyna Janda (1952).

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