Jan Neruda

1834 - 1891

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Jan Nepomuk Neruda (Czech: [ˈjan ˈnɛpomuk ˈnɛruda]; 9 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 126,119 page views. His biography is available in 48 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 45 in 2019). Jan Neruda is the 1,165th most popular writer (down from 889th in 2019), the 125th most popular biography from Czechia (down from 34th in 2019) and the 15th 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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Among writers, Jan Neruda ranks 1,165 out of 5,794Before him are Ugo Foscolo, Alcman, Aksel Sandemose, Robert Browning, Matteo Bandello, and Joseph Bédier. After him are Ruth Rendell, Władysław Tarnowski, Alfred Kubin, Wilhelm Weitling, Lucius Accius, and Georgi Markov.

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Among people born in 1834, Jan Neruda ranks 18Before him are James Abbott McNeill Whistler, Charles Spurgeon, Julia Pastrana, Norodom of Cambodia, Vasily Perov, and Johann Philipp Reis. After him are Aleksis Kivi, Carl Bloch, Kondō Isami, John Dalberg-Acton, 1st Baron Acton, Viktor Hartmann, and Tekla Bądarzewska-Baranowska. Among people deceased in 1891, Jan Neruda ranks 24Before him are Edmond Becquerel, Georges Ernest Boulanger, Grand Duke Nicholas Nikolaevich of Russia, Franz Miklosich, Albert Pike, and Princess Alexandra of Greece and Denmark. After him are William Tecumseh Sherman, Princess Cecilie of Baden, Joseph Petzval, Édouard Lucas, Charles I of Württemberg, and Ernest Meissonier.

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In Czechia

Among people born in Czechia, Jan Neruda ranks 125 out of 839Before him are Elizabeth of Bohemia (1292), Ludmila of Bohemia (860), Johann Josef Loschmidt (1821), Franz Reichelt (1879), Marie, Princess of Liechtenstein (1940), and Pavel Nedvěd (1972). After him are Princess Sophie of Hohenberg (1901), Alfred Kubin (1877), Alfred Brendel (1931), Hans-Adam I, Prince of Liechtenstein (1662), Rafael Kubelík (1914), and Johann II, Prince of Liechtenstein (1840).

Among WRITERS In Czechia

Among writers born in Czechia, Jan Neruda ranks 15Before him are Franz Werfel (1890), Karl Kraus (1874), Jaroslav Seifert (1901), Ivana Trump (1949), Julius Fučík (1903), and Adalbert Stifter (1805). After him are Alfred Kubin (1877), Cosmas of Prague (1045), Egon Kisch (1885), Marie von Ebner-Eschenbach (1830), Josef Čapek (1887), and Martin of Opava (1300).