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 initially successful on the Polish stage. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Helena Modjeska has received more than 161,504 page views. Her biography is available in 19 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 16 in 2019). Helena Modjeska is the 2,577th most popular actor (down from 2,299th in 2019), the 664th most popular biography from Poland and the 22nd most popular Polish Actor.

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  • 19

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Among actors, Helena Modjeska ranks 2,577 out of 10,030Before her are Gig Young, Mädchen Amick, Adam Cheng, Hind Rostom, Holger Meins, and Patti LuPone. After her are Terrence Howard, Vilma Bánky, Zeppo Marx, Ian Bannen, Taika Waititi, and Angélica María.

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Among people born in 1840, Helena Modjeska ranks 51Before her are Otto Wilhelm Thomé, George Smith, Titu Maiorescu, Alexander Kovalevsky, Dmitry Pisarev, and Viktor Knorre. After her are William Graham Sumner, Theodor Philipsen, Émile Duclaux, Chief Joseph, Thomas Nast, and Francišak Bahuševič. Among people deceased in 1909, Helena Modjeska ranks 54Before her are Gaston, Marquis de Galliffet, Renée Vivien, Futabatei Shimei, Harry Seeley, Euclides da Cunha, and Henriëtte Ronner-Knip. After her are Eva Bonnier, Alessandro Fortis, Detlev von Liliencron, Manuel Amador Guerrero, Innokenty Annensky, and Ruperto Chapí.

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In Poland

Among people born in Poland, Helena Modjeska ranks 664 out of 1,231Before her are Janusz Gajos (1939), Marek Hłasko (1934), Halina Konopacka (1900), Rudolf Ramek (1881), Władysław Odonic (1190), and Lazarus Fuchs (1833). After her are Friedrich Gilly (1772), Duke William Frederick Philip of Württemberg (1761), Jan Tomaszewski (1948), Maria Dąbrowska (1889), Carl Tausig (1841), and Aleksander Zawadzki (1899).

Among ACTORS In Poland

Among actors born in Poland, Helena Modjeska ranks 22Before her are Heinrich George (1893), Leo White (1882), Franciszek Pieczka (1928), Stanisław Mikulski (1929), Paul Wegener (1874), and Janusz Gajos (1939). After her are Willy Fritsch (1901), Krystyna Janda (1952), O. E. Hasse (1903), Bernhard Goetzke (1884), Ulli Lommel (1944), and Wojciech Bogusławski (1757).

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