Jacek Dukaj

1974 - Today

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Jacek Józef Dukaj (pronounced: [ˈjat͡sɛk ˈdukaj]; born 30 July 1974) is a Polish science fiction and fantasy writer. His fiction explores such themes as alternate history, alternative physics and logic, human nature, religion, the relationship between science and power, technological singularity, artificial intelligence, and transhumanism. He is regarded among the most popular Polish contemporary science fiction authors. He is the recipient of numerous national and international literary prizes including the European Union Prize for Literature, Janusz A. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Jacek Dukaj has received more than 148,733 page views. His biography is available in 17 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 15 in 2019). Jacek Dukaj is the 6,884th most popular writer (down from 6,068th in 2019), the 1,399th most popular biography from Poland (down from 1,189th in 2019) and the 153rd most popular Polish Writer.

Memorability Metrics

  • 150k

    Page Views (PV)

  • 36.93

    Historical Popularity Index (HPI)

  • 17

    Languages Editions (L)

  • 2.57

    Effective Languages (L*)

  • 2.97

    Coefficient of Variation (CV)

Notable Works

W kraju niewiernych
Fantasy fiction, Science fiction, Short stories
Inne pieśni
How would the world look like if Empedocles and Aristotle would be right instead of Democritus? If we were surrounded by the 4 elements instead of a swarm of atoms, and everything would be shaped by its Form? What would the societies look like, wars and moon travelling? Whose corona would mould our life and what would we need to defeat Adynatos? Most unconventional novel by Jacek Dukaj, honoured with many prizes and commonly recognized as the best... until he wrote "Ice" which divided the readers.
Perfekcyjna niedoskonałość
Polish fiction, Polish Science fiction
Czarne oceany
Polish Fantasy fiction, Polish Science fiction
Alternate History, Science fiction
Król Bólu
Interpersonal relations, Fiction

Page views of Jacek Dukajs by language

Over the past year Jacek Dukaj has had the most page views in the with 66,234 views, followed by English (17,789), and Russian (3,294). In terms of yearly growth of page views the top 3 wikpedia editions are Basque (85.71%), Hungarian (74.13%), and Danish (26.33%)


Among writers, Jacek Dukaj ranks 6,884 out of 7,302Before him are Elena Milashina, Jakob Arjouni, Catherine Asaro, Raymond Benson, Junot Díaz, and Sara Ahmed. After him are Vagif Sultanli, Erik Möller, Walter Jon Williams, Susan Faludi, Alexis Jenni, and Geoff Ryman.

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Among people born in 1974, Jacek Dukaj ranks 563Before him are Henrietta Ónodi, Anders Andersson, Maurizio Margaglio, Jong Song-ok, Kaori Mizuhashi, and Vyacheslav Voronin. After him are Karina Aznavourian, Takashi Hirano, Lívia Járóka, Henning Fritz, Urmas Paet, and Sergey Klyugin.

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In Poland

Among people born in Poland, Jacek Dukaj ranks 1,399 out of 1,694Before him are Mariusz Jop (1978), Eugen Polanski (1986), Kamil Grabara (1999), Adrian Mierzejewski (1986), Katarzyna Lubnauer (1969), and Zdzisław Hoffmann (1959). After him are Przemysław Frankowski (1995), Cleo (1983), Bogdan Musioł (1957), Jakub Kiwior (2000), Artur Partyka (1969), and Magdalena Mielcarz (1978).

Among WRITERS In Poland

Among writers born in Poland, Jacek Dukaj ranks 153Before him are Kazimierz Brodziński (1791), Narcyza Żmichowska (1819), Leon Kruczkowski (1900), Leszek Engelking (1955), Maria Janion (1926), and Andrzej Stasiuk (1960). After him are Szczepan Sadurski (1965), Dorota Masłowska (1983), and Dawid Jung (1980).