Jerzy Hoffman

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Jerzy Julian Hoffman (pronounced [ˈjɛʐɨ ˈxɔfman]; born 15 March 1932) is a Polish director, screenwriter, and producer. He received the Polish Academy Life Achievement Award in February 2006. Hoffman is best known for his works in The Deluge (1974) and With Fire and Sword (1999), the former of which was nominated for an Academy Award for Best Foreign Language Film. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Jerzy Hoffman has received more than 137,215 page views. His biography is available in 29 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 28 in 2019). Jerzy Hoffman is the 367th most popular film director (up from 389th in 2019), the 426th most popular biography from Poland (down from 416th in 2019) and the 14th most popular Polish Film Director.

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Among film directors, Jerzy Hoffman ranks 367 out of 2,041Before him are Irvin Kershner, Kinji Fukasaku, Walerian Borowczyk, Ladislas Starevich, Jacques Doillon, and Emilio Fernández. After him are Veljko Bulajić, Alexander Sokurov, Héctor Babenco, Leos Carax, Alexandre Astruc, and Alain Tanner.

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Among people born in 1932, Jerzy Hoffman ranks 137Before him are Hubert Reeves, Eero Aarnio, Dino Sani, Shintaro Ishihara, Kurt Diemberger, and Michael H. Hart. After him are Walter Schröder, Renato Martino, John G. Thompson, Alvin Plantinga, Robert Benton, and Chea Sim.

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In Poland

Among people born in Poland, Jerzy Hoffman ranks 426 out of 1,694Before him are Hedwig Jagiellon, Electress of Brandenburg (1513), Josef Hofmann (1876), Walerian Borowczyk (1923), Alexandre Tansman (1897), Eleonore Reuss of Köstritz (1860), and Vitello (1230). After him are Sendivogius (1566), Uri Orlev (1931), Anna Leszczyńska (1699), Andrew Bobola (1591), Christoph Eschenbach (1940), and Countess Palatine Elisabeth Auguste Sofie of Neuburg (1693).


Among film directors born in Poland, Jerzy Hoffman ranks 14Before him are Agnieszka Holland (1948), Robert Wiene (1873), Jean Epstein (1897), Jerzy Stuhr (1947), Krzysztof Zanussi (1939), and Walerian Borowczyk (1923). After him are Paweł Pawlikowski (1957), Andrzej Munk (1921), Wojciech Has (1925), Rudolph Maté (1898), Boris Kaufman (1906), and Max Fleischer (1883).