Herta Müller

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Herta Müller

Herta Müller (German: [ˈhɛʁ.ta ˈmʏ.lɐ] (listen); born 17 August 1953) is a Romanian-born German novelist, poet, essayist and recipient of the 2009 Nobel Prize in Literature. Born in Nițchidorf, Timiș County in Romania, her native language is German. Since the early 1990s, she has been internationally established, and her works have been translated into more than twenty languages.Müller is noted for her works depicting the effects of violence, cruelty and terror, usually in the setting of the Socialist Republic of Romania under the repressive Nicolae Ceaușescu regime which she has experienced herself. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Herta Müller has received more than 343,788 page views. Her biography is available in 94 different languages on Wikipedia making her the 410th most popular writer.

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  • 94

    Languages Editions (L)

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  • 3.39

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Among writers, Herta Müller ranks 407 out of 4,883Before her are George R. R. Martin, Jo Nesbø, Mika Waltari, Jami, Qu Yuan, and Max Brod. After her are Alexander Pope, Vuk Karadžić, Alphonse de Lamartine, Tibullus, J. M. Barrie, and Ludvig Holberg.

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Among people born in 1953, Herta Müller ranks 5Before her are Xi Jinping, Pierce Brosnan, Zico, and Moon Jae-in. After her are Richard Stallman, Brigitte Macron, Kim Basinger, Tony Blair, Norodom Sihamoni, Cristina Fernández de Kirchner, and Isabelle Huppert.

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In Romania

Among people born in Romania, Herta Müller ranks 19 out of 421Before her are Vlad II Dracul (1395), Johnny Weissmuller (1904), Michael I of Romania (1921), Béla Kun (1886), Constantin Brâncuși (1876), and Carol II of Romania (1893). After her are Ion Iliescu (1930), György Ligeti (1923), János Bolyai (1802), George Enescu (1881), Jacob L. Moreno (1889), and Theodoric I (393).

Among WRITERS In Romania

Among writers born in Romania, Herta Müller ranks 3Before her are Eugène Ionesco (1909) and Tristan Tzara (1896). After her are Jacob L. Moreno (1889), Mihai Eminescu (1850), Elie Wiesel (1928), Dimitrie Cantemir (1673), Panait Istrati (1884), Dositej Obradović (1742), Nikolaus Lenau (1802), Lajos Zilahy (1891), and Károly Kerényi (1897).