Jens Bjørneboe

1920 - 1976

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Jens Ingvald Bjørneboe (9 October 1920 – 9 May 1976) was a Norwegian writer whose work spanned a number of literary formats. He was also a painter and a Waldorf school teacher. Bjørneboe was a harsh and eloquent critic of Norwegian society and Western civilization on the whole. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Jens Bjørneboe has received more than 73,254 page views. His biography is available in 19 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 17 in 2019). Jens Bjørneboe is the 3,475th most popular writer (down from 3,273rd in 2019), the 233rd most popular biography from Norway (down from 210th in 2019) and the 45th most popular Norwegian Writer.

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Among writers, Jens Bjørneboe ranks 3,475 out of 5,794Before him are Ioan Slavici, Rūdolfs Blaumanis, Gregory David Roberts, Iain Banks, Pedro Juan Gutiérrez, and Paul Johnson. After him are Joan Alcover, Minette Walters, Leonardo Padura Fuentes, Al-A'sha, Símun av Skarði, and Gustaw Herling-Grudziński.

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Among people born in 1920, Jens Bjørneboe ranks 217Before him are Olga Orozco, Augusto da Costa, Nadir Afonso, Karen Khachaturian, Gordon Gould, and Andrew V. McLaglen. After him are Andrée Chedid, Chatichai Choonhavan, Gabrielle Wittkop, Françoise d'Eaubonne, Georges Marchal, and Michel Audiard. Among people deceased in 1976, Jens Bjørneboe ranks 124Before him are Jean Martinon, Rosalind Russell, Maurice Dobb, Mark Tobey, Marguerite Laugier, and Stanley Baker. After him are Otto Tief, Giuseppe Cavanna, Abdul Rahman Hassan Azzam, Jimmy Reed, Juan José Torres, and Conduelo Píriz.

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In Norway

Among people born in Norway, Jens Bjørneboe ranks 233 out of 735Before him are Gunnar Heiberg (1857), Aasmund Olavsson Vinje (1818), Kristian Prestrud (1881), Jens Hundseid (1883), Halfdan Kjerulf (1815), and Bernt Evensen (1905). After him are Kristen Nygaard (1926), John Lyng (1905), Hans Jæger (1854), Helge Løvland (1890), Sigbjørn Obstfelder (1866), and Svend Foyn (1809).

Among WRITERS In Norway

Among writers born in Norway, Jens Bjørneboe ranks 45Before him are Peter Wessel Zapffe (1899), Hans Nielsen Hauge (1771), Alf Prøysen (1914), Johan Bojer (1872), Gunnar Heiberg (1857), and Aasmund Olavsson Vinje (1818). After him are Hans Jæger (1854), Sigbjørn Obstfelder (1866), Johan Sebastian Welhaven (1807), Lars Saabye Christensen (1953), Olav Duun (1876), and Erlend Loe (1969).