Jiří Menzel

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Jiří Menzel

Jiří Menzel (Czech: [ˈjɪr̝iː ˈmɛntsl̩] (listen)) (23 February 1938 – 5 September 2020) was a Czech film director, theatre director, actor, and screenwriter. His films often combine a humanistic view of the world with sarcasm and provocative cinematography. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Jiří Menzel has received more than 103,926 page views. His biography is available in 35 different languages on Wikipedia making him the 118th most popular film director.

Memorability Metrics

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  • 61.71

    Historical Popularity Index (HPI)

  • 35

    Languages Editions (L)

  • 8.35

    Effective Languages (L*)

  • 2.31

    Coefficient of Variation (CV)


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Among film directors, Jiří Menzel ranks 119 out of 1,305Before him are Yılmaz Güney, Peter Greenaway, William Hanna, Erich von Stroheim, Stanley Donen, and Jean-Pierre Melville. After him are Max Reinhardt, Joseph L. Mankiewicz, David Fincher, Ang Lee, Jan Švankmajer, and István Szabó.

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Among people born in 1938, Jiří Menzel ranks 47Before him are Kurt Wüthrich, Raymond Carver, Ben E. King, Diana Rigg, Abulfaz Elchibey, and Marina Vlady. After him are István Szabó, José Altafini, Etta James, Alpha Condé, Lynn Margulis, and Anthony James Leggett.

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In Czech Republic

Among people born in Czech Republic, Jiří Menzel ranks 30 out of 162Before him are Wenceslaus I of Bohemia (1205), Milena Jesenská (1896), Max Wertheimer (1880), Archduchess Anna of Austria (1528), Vratislaus II of Bohemia (1035), and Joseph Maria Olbrich (1867). After him are Elizabeth of Pomerania (1347), Konrad Henlein (1898), Balthasar Neumann (1687), Jan Neruda (1834), Emil Škoda (1839), and Archduke Friedrich, Duke of Teschen (1856).

Among FILM DIRECTORS In Czech Republic

Among film directors born in Czech Republic, Jiří Menzel ranks 1After him are Karel Zeman (1910), Otakar Vávra (1911), and Jan Svěrák (1965).

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