Jaroslav Hašek

1883 - 1923

Jaroslav Hašek

Jaroslav Hašek (Czech: [ˈjaroslaf ˈɦaʃɛk]; 30 April 1883 – 3 January 1923) was a Czech writer, humorist, satirist, journalist, bohemian and anarchist. He is best known for his novel The Fate of the Good Soldier Švejk during the World War, an unfinished collection of farcical incidents about a soldier in World War I and a satire on the ineptitude of authority figures. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Jaroslav Hašek has received more than 179,982 page views. His biography is available in 61 different languages on Wikipedia making him the 247th most popular writer.

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Among writers, Jaroslav Hašek ranks 245 out of 4,883Before him are Vladimir Mayakovsky, Martial, Prosper Mérimée, Nasir al-Din al-Tusi, Luís de Camões, and Henryk Sienkiewicz. After him are Ezra Pound, Johanna Spyri, Anna Akhmatova, Nelly Sachs, Honoré Gabriel Riqueti, comte de Mirabeau, and Primo Levi.

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Among people born in 1883, Jaroslav Hašek ranks 11Before him are Karl Jaspers, Khalil Gibran, Walter Gropius, Joseph Schumpeter, Anton Webern, and Nikos Kazantzakis. After him are Victor Francis Hess, Lev Kamenev, José Ortega y Gasset, Morihei Ueshiba, Napoleon Hill, and Pierre Laval. Among people deceased in 1923, Jaroslav Hašek ranks 7Before him are Gustave Eiffel, Sarah Bernhardt, Vilfredo Pareto, Johannes Diderik van der Waals, Wilhelm Röntgen, and Princess Helena of the United Kingdom. After him are Constantine I of Greece, Pancho Villa, John Venn, Warren G. Harding, Dietrich Eckart, and Julius Martov.

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In Czechia

Among people born in Czechia, Jaroslav Hašek ranks 18 out of 445Before him are Karel Čapek (1890), Joseph Schumpeter (1883), Wilhelm Steinitz (1836), Tomáš Garrigue Masaryk (1850), Albrecht von Wallenstein (1583), and Joseph Radetzky von Radetz (1766). After him are Jan Žižka (1360), Adolf Loos (1870), Emil Zátopek (1922), Ottokar II of Bohemia (1233), Bertha von Suttner (1843), and Leoš Janáček (1854).

Among WRITERS In Czechia

Among writers born in Czechia, Jaroslav Hašek ranks 6Before him are Franz Kafka (1883), Milan Kundera (1929), Rainer Maria Rilke (1875), Václav Havel (1936), and Karel Čapek (1890). After him are Max Brod (1884), Bohumil Hrabal (1914), Karl Kraus (1874), Franz Werfel (1890), Jaroslav Seifert (1901), and Ivana Trump (1949).