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Janosch (German: [ˈjaːnɔʃ] (listen), born as Horst Eckert on 11 March 1931) is a German children's author and illustrator. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Janosch has received more than 93,005 page views. His biography is available in 22 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 20 in 2019). Janosch is the 2,734th most popular writer (down from 2,641st in 2019), the 573rd most popular biography from Poland (down from 515th in 2019) and the 67th most popular Polish Writer.

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  • 93k

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  • 63.27

    Historical Popularity Index (HPI)

  • 22

    Languages Editions (L)

  • 2.57

    Effective Languages (L*)

  • 3.42

    Coefficient of Variation (CV)

Notable Works

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Among writers, Janosch ranks 2,734 out of 5,794Before him are Robert M. Pirsig, Charles Pinot Duclos, Abdurauf Fitrat, Sven Nordqvist, Miklós Radnóti, and Jean Lorrain. After him are Mihail Sadoveanu, Ada Negri, Mirra Alfassa, Elsa Joubert, Tom Stoppard, and Han Suyin.

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Among people born in 1931, Janosch ranks 201Before him are Fred Brooks, Índio, Roger Piantoni, George Vassiliou, Heisuke Hironaka, and Georgy Grechko. After him are Jan Johansson, Caroline Graham, Michael O. Rabin, William Goldman, Shunsuke Kikuchi, and Alda Merini.

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In Poland

Among people born in Poland, Janosch ranks 573 out of 1,231Before him are Jack Tramiel (1928), Jan Łaski (1499), Mateusz Morawiecki (1968), Tommy Wiseau (1955), Ernst Wiechert (1887), and Olga Boznańska (1865). After him are Zbigniew Religa (1938), Robert Kubica (1984), Xaver Scharwenka (1850), Caspar Schwenckfeld (1490), Mieczysław Rakowski (1926), and Catherine of Brandenburg-Küstrin (1549).

Among WRITERS In Poland

Among writers born in Poland, Janosch ranks 67Before him are Tadeusz Różewicz (1921), Aleksander Fredro (1793), Stefanie Zweig (1932), Yakov Perelman (1882), Cyprian Norwid (1821), and Ernst Wiechert (1887). After him are Bronisława Wajs (1908), Martin Gray (1922), Uwe Johnson (1934), Zofia Kossak-Szczucka (1889), Stanisław Konarski (1700), and Lidia Zamenhof (1904).