Jan Neruda

1834 - 1891

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Jan Nepomuk Neruda (Czech: [ˈjan ˈnɛpomuk ˈnɛruda]; 10 July 1834 – 22 August 1891) was a Czech journalist, writer, poet and art critic; one of the most prominent representatives of Czech Realism and a member of the "May School". Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Jan Neruda has received more than 156,196 page views. His biography is available in 48 different languages on Wikipedia. Jan Neruda is the 856th most popular writer (up from 1,091st in 2019), the 103rd most popular biography from Czechia (up from 126th in 2019) and the 14th most popular Czech Writer.

Jan Neruda is most famous for his work in the Czechoslovakian Communist Party. He was a member of the Czechoslovakian Parliament from 1946 to 1948 and a member of the Central Committee of the Communist Party from 1948 to 1953.

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Notable Works

Nechť nový cíl dá nový den
Romance štědrovečerní
Prosté motivy
Sebrané spisy
Povídky malostranské

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Over the past year Jan Neruda has had the most page views in the with 84,275 views, followed by English (16,050), and Spanish (8,731). In terms of yearly growth of page views the top 3 wikpedia editions are Ido (115.00%), Latin (54.39%), and Serbian (49.59%)


Among writers, Jan Neruda ranks 856 out of 7,302Before him are Jules Renard, Frank Wedekind, Ahmed Deedat, Vicente Aleixandre, Meša Selimović, and Philippe Ariès. After him are Ibn al-Jawzi, Ernesto Sabato, Iris Murdoch, John Fante, Ambrose Bierce, and Philostratus.

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Among people born in 1834, Jan Neruda ranks 12Before him are Frédéric Auguste Bartholdi, William Morris, Duchess Helene in Bavaria, Léon Walras, August Weismann, and Amilcare Ponchielli. After him are Julia Pastrana, Johann Philipp Reis, Norodom of Cambodia, Vasily Perov, Aleksis Kivi, and Charles Spurgeon. Among people deceased in 1891, Jan Neruda ranks 19Before him are Theo van Gogh, Leopold Kronecker, Prince Napoléon Bonaparte, Albert Pike, Ivan Goncharov, and Jules Grévy. After him are Charles I of Württemberg, Georges Ernest Boulanger, Edmond Becquerel, Grand Duke Nicholas Nikolaevich of Russia, Franz Miklosich, and Édouard Lucas.

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In Czechia

Among people born in Czechia, Jan Neruda ranks 103 out of 1,200Before him are Pavel Nedvěd (1972), Marie, Princess of Liechtenstein (1940), Balthasar Neumann (1687), Vratislaus II of Bohemia (1035), Konrad Henlein (1898), and Eduard Bloch (1872). After him are Jaroslav Heyrovský (1890), Oldřich Nejedlý (1909), Emil Škoda (1839), Josef Suk (1874), Archduke Friedrich, Duke of Teschen (1856), and Mojmir I of Moravia (795).

Among WRITERS In Czechia

Among writers born in Czechia, Jan Neruda ranks 14Before him are Milena Jesenská (1896), Bohumil Hrabal (1914), Franz Werfel (1890), Jaroslav Seifert (1901), Karl Kraus (1874), and Julius Fučík (1903). After him are Alfred Kubin (1877), Adalbert Stifter (1805), Cosmas of Prague (1045), Josef Čapek (1887), Guido Adler (1855), and Ivan Klíma (1931).