Johanna Spyri

1827 - 1901

Johanna Spyri

Johanna Louise Spyri (née Heusser; German: [joˈhana ˈʃpiːri]; 12 June 1827 – 7 July 1901) was a Swiss-born author of novels, notably children's stories, and is best known for her book Heidi. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Johanna Spyri has received more than 262,237 page views. Her biography is available in 49 different languages on Wikipedia making her the 249th most popular writer.

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Among writers, Johanna Spyri ranks 247 out of 4,883Before her are Prosper Mérimée, Nasir al-Din al-Tusi, Luís de Camões, Henryk Sienkiewicz, Jaroslav Hašek, and Ezra Pound. After her are Anna Akhmatova, Nelly Sachs, Honoré Gabriel Riqueti, comte de Mirabeau, Primo Levi, Karen Blixen, and Terry Pratchett.

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Among people born in 1827, Johanna Spyri ranks 1After her are Arnold Böcklin, Ellen G. White, Josef Strauss, Joseph Lister, Francisco Solano López, Marcellin Berthelot, Heonjong of Joseon, William Holman Hunt, Grand Duke Konstantin Nikolayevich of Russia, Charles De Coster, and John Hanning Speke. Among people deceased in 1901, Johanna Spyri ranks 5Before her are Giuseppe Verdi, Queen Victoria, Henri de Toulouse-Lautrec, and Victoria, Princess Royal. After her are Arnold Böcklin, William McKinley, Benjamin Harrison, Adolf Erik Nordenskiöld, Charles Hermite, Milan I of Serbia, and Li Hongzhang.

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In Switzerland

Among people born in Switzerland, Johanna Spyri ranks 18 out of 540Before her are Ferdinand de Saussure (1857), Jean-Paul Marat (1743), Bruno Ganz (1941), Albert Hofmann (1906), Francesco Borromini (1599), and Johann Bernoulli (1667). After her are Charles Édouard Guillaume (1861), Albert I of Germany (1255), Hans-Adam II, Prince of Liechtenstein (1945), Jacob Burckhardt (1818), Arnold Böcklin (1827), and Erich von Däniken (1935).

Among WRITERS In Switzerland

Among writers born in Switzerland, Johanna Spyri ranks 1After her are Erich von Däniken (1935), Karl Barth (1886), Friedrich Dürrenmatt (1921), Carl Spitteler (1845), Robert Walser (1878), Max Frisch (1911), Johann Kaspar Lavater (1741), Alejo Carpentier (1904), Johann Ludwig Burckhardt (1784), Charles-Ferdinand Ramuz (1878), and Blaise Cendrars (1887).