Jaroslav Seifert

1901 - 1986

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Jaroslav Seifert (Czech: [ˈjaroslaf ˈsajfr̩t] (listen); 23 September 1901 – 10 January 1986) was a Czech writer, poet and journalist. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Jaroslav Seifert has received more than 139,455 page views. His biography is available in 78 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 74 in 2019). Jaroslav Seifert is the 823rd most popular writer (down from 706th in 2019), the 83rd most popular biography from Czechia (down from 49th in 2019) and the 11th most popular Czech Writer.

Jaroslav Seifert is most famous for being a Czechoslovakian poet who won the Nobel Prize in Literature in 1984. He was also a translator and journalist.

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Among writers, Jaroslav Seifert ranks 823 out of 5,794Before him are Arrigo Boito, Ann Radcliffe, Jacinto Benavente, Chevalier d'Éon, Nonnus, and Carlos Ruiz Zafón. After him are Daniel Keyes, Al-Zamakhshari, Jean Anouilh, Mori Ōgai, Pierre-Jean de Béranger, and Ernest Thompson Seton.

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Among people born in 1901, Jaroslav Seifert ranks 49Before him are Louis Kahn, Jascha Heifetz, Milada Horáková, Lee Strasberg, Itzhak Stern, and Henri Lefebvre. After him are Salvatore Quasimodo, Walter Hallstein, Zhang Xueliang, José Nasazzi, Vincent du Vigneaud, and José Leandro Andrade. Among people deceased in 1986, Jaroslav Seifert ranks 31Before him are Georgia O'Keeffe, Leonid Kantorovich, Georges Dumézil, Chiune Sugihara, Alva Myrdal, and Samora Machel. After him are James Rainwater, Raymond Loewy, James Cagney, Lê Duẩn, Ray Milland, and Edward Adelbert Doisy.

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In Czechia

Among people born in Czechia, Jaroslav Seifert ranks 83 out of 839Before him are Antonín Novotný (1904), Bonne of Luxembourg (1315), Jan Dismas Zelenka (1679), Eugen Böhm von Bawerk (1851), Maria Christina of Austria (1858), and Joseph Maria Olbrich (1867). After him are Josef Hoffmann (1870), Archduchess Anna of Austria (1528), Dana Zátopková (1922), Ivana Trump (1949), Ottokar I of Bohemia (1155), and Julius Fučík (1903).

Among WRITERS In Czechia

Among writers born in Czechia, Jaroslav Seifert ranks 11Before him are Jaroslav Hašek (1883), Max Brod (1884), Milena Jesenská (1896), Bohumil Hrabal (1914), Franz Werfel (1890), and Karl Kraus (1874). After him are Ivana Trump (1949), Julius Fučík (1903), Adalbert Stifter (1805), Jan Neruda (1834), Alfred Kubin (1877), and Cosmas of Prague (1045).