Henning Mankell

1948 - 2015

Henning Mankell

Henning Georg Mankell (Swedish pronunciation: [ˈhɛ̂nːɪŋ ˈmǎŋːkɛl]; 3 February 1948 – 5 October 2015) was a Swedish crime writer, children's author, and dramatist, best known for a series of mystery novels starring his most noted creation, Inspector Kurt Wallander. He also wrote a number of plays and screenplays for television. He was a left-wing social critic and activist. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Henning Mankell has received more than 754,307 page views. His biography is available in 52 different languages on Wikipedia making him the 377th most popular writer.

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  • 2.26

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Among writers, Henning Mankell ranks 374 out of 4,883Before him are Margaret Mitchell, Jacques Prévert, Eckhart Tolle, Henrik, Prince Consort of Denmark, Ryūnosuke Akutagawa, and Traudl Junge. After him are Richard Bach, Einhard, Livius Andronicus, James Fenimore Cooper, Harold Pinter, and Karl Barth.

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Among people born in 1948, Henning Mankell ranks 12Before him are Samuel L. Jackson, Svetlana Alexievich, Terry Pratchett, Hassan Rouhani, Ozzy Osbourne, and Eckhart Tolle. After him are Jan Palach, George R. R. Martin, Jean-Michel Jarre, Khalifa bin Zayed Al Nahyan, Antonín Panenka, and Kathy Bates. Among people deceased in 2015, Henning Mankell ranks 14Before him are Abdullah of Saudi Arabia, Tomas Tranströmer, B.B. King, Süleyman Demirel, Terry Pratchett, and Anita Ekberg. After him are Kenan Evren, Lemmy, Helmut Schmidt, Kim Young-sam, Josef Masopust, and Nicholas Winton.

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In Sweden

Among people born in Sweden, Henning Mankell ranks 50 out of 935Before him are Ingrid of Sweden (1910), Anita Ekberg (1931), Charles XI of Sweden (1655), Astrid of Sweden (1905), Raoul Wallenberg (1912), and Prince Gustaf Adolf, Duke of Västerbotten (1906). After him are Erik Axel Karlfeldt (1864), Agnetha Fältskog (1950), Anders Jonas Ångström (1814), Gunnar Nordahl (1921), Eric XIV of Sweden (1533), and Gustaf Dalén (1869).

Among WRITERS In Sweden

Among writers born in Sweden, Henning Mankell ranks 6Before him are Astrid Lindgren (1907), Selma Lagerlöf (1858), August Strindberg (1849), Tomas Tranströmer (1931), and Pär Lagerkvist (1891). After him are Erik Axel Karlfeldt (1864), Eyvind Johnson (1900), Stieg Larsson (1954), Harry Martinson (1904), Verner von Heidenstam (1859), and Ellen Key (1849).

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