Herman Bang

1857 - 1912

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Herman Joachim Bang (20 April 1857 – 29 January 1912) was a Danish journalist and author, one of the men of the Modern Breakthrough. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Herman Bang has received more than 86,418 page views. His biography is available in 24 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 23 in 2019). Herman Bang is the 2,173rd most popular writer (down from 2,041st in 2019), the 220th most popular biography from Denmark (down from 212th in 2019) and the 18th most popular Danish Writer.

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    Languages Editions (L)

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Ved vejen
Realisme og Realister
Bio-bibliography, French literature, Danish literature
Am Wege
Exzentrische Novellen
Hoffnungslose Geschlechter


Among writers, Herman Bang ranks 2,173 out of 7,302Before him are Katsu Kaishū, William of Moerbeke, Auguste Maquet, Nelson Algren, Pedro Sarmiento de Gamboa, and Antimachus. After him are Alexander Imich, S. S. Van Dine, Ngũgĩ wa Thiong'o, Apollonius Dyscolus, Dagny Juel, and Jacques Futrelle.

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Among people born in 1857, Herman Bang ranks 58Before him are Cyril Genik, Juan Vicente Gómez, Princess Marie of Waldeck and Pyrmont, Şehzade Yusuf Izzeddin, Jacques de Morgan, and A. E. Waite. After him are Gotō Shinpei, Duke John Albert of Mecklenburg, Alfred Loisy, Luigi Illica, Fergus Suter, and Christiaan Snouck Hurgronje. Among people deceased in 1912, Herman Bang ranks 49Before him are Julius Maggi, Jack Phillips, Infanta María Teresa of Spain, Thomas Byles, Grand Duchess Vera Konstantinovna of Russia, and Gustave de Molinari. After him are Jacques Futrelle, Eduard Strasburger, Archibald Gracie IV, Duchess Marie Gabrielle in Bavaria, Giovanni Pascoli, and James S. Sherman.

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In Denmark

Among people born in Denmark, Herman Bang ranks 220 out of 1,032Before him are Kurt Westergaard (1935), Princess Caroline of Denmark (1793), Christian August II, Duke of Schleswig-Holstein-Sonderburg-Augustenburg (1798), King Diamond (1956), Peter Andreas Hansen (1795), and Charles August, Crown Prince of Sweden (1768). After him are Leonora Christina Ulfeldt (1621), Kenneth Zohore (1994), Kaj Munk (1898), Christian Mortensen (1882), Mærsk Mc-Kinney Møller (1913), and Conrad Malte-Brun (1775).

Among WRITERS In Denmark

Among writers born in Denmark, Herman Bang ranks 18Before him are Jussi Adler-Olsen (1950), Martin Andersen Nexø (1869), Torben Ulrich (1928), Adam Oehlenschläger (1779), Aksel Sandemose (1899), and Ole Nydahl (1941). After him are Leonora Christina Ulfeldt (1621), Kaj Munk (1898), Inger Christensen (1935), Jeppe Aakjær (1866), Holger Drachmann (1846), and Kjeld Abell (1901).