WRITER

Herbert Achternbusch

1938 - Today

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Herbert Achternbusch (born 23 November 1938 in Munich) is a German writer, painter and filmmaker. His anarchist surrealistic films are not known to a wide audience in Germany, although one of them, Das Gespenst (The Ghost), caused a scandal in 1983 because of its alleged blasphemous content. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Herbert Achternbusch has received more than 37,250 page views. His biography is available in 18 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 16 in 2019). Herbert Achternbusch is the 4,383rd most popular writer (down from 4,043rd in 2019), the 3,743rd most popular biography from Germany (down from 2,899th in 2019) and the 268th most popular German Writer.

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Among WRITERS

Among writers, Herbert Achternbusch ranks 4,383 out of 5,794Before him are Nikolai Klyuev, W. S. Gilbert, Gonzalo Rojas, Philippe Néricault Destouches, Edoardo Sanguineti, and Károly Kisfaludy. After him are Frank Heller, Karolina Světlá, Marilyn Ferguson, Dmitry Gulia, Muriel Barbery, and Greg Egan.

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Contemporaries

Among people born in 1938, Herbert Achternbusch ranks 339Before him are Richard Benjamin, Tang Jiaxuan, Elza Ibrahimova, Bhalchandra Nemade, Louis-Marie Billé, and Viktor Konovalenko. After him are Marilyn Ferguson, Jay Garner, Alton Ellis, Carlos Lapetra, Lynn Conway, and Robert Rubin.

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In Germany

Among people born in Germany, Herbert Achternbusch ranks 3,743 out of 5,289Before him are Wilhelm Geiger (1856), Markus Grosskopf (1965), Birgit Fischer (1962), Ernst Hartert (1859), Maxi Herber (1920), and Sven Väth (1964). After him are Fritz Noether (1884), Rainer Zobel (1948), Roland Grapow (1959), Ulf Timmermann (1962), Frank Shorter (1947), and Uwe Rahn (1962).

Among WRITERS In Germany

Among writers born in Germany, Herbert Achternbusch ranks 268Before him are Adolf Brand (1874), Johann Gottfried Seume (1763), Wolfgang Hildesheimer (1916), Joseph Meyer (1796), Carl Amery (1922), and Wilhelm Geiger (1856). After him are Angela Sommer-Bodenburg (1948), Ulrich Plenzdorf (1934), Sylvia Nasar (1947), Bel Kaufman (1911), Horst Faas (1933), and Kerstin Gier (1966).