John Ajvide Lindqvist

1968 - Today

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John Ajvide Lindqvist (Swedish pronunciation: [jɔn ˈâjvɪdɛ ˈlɪ̂ŋːkvɪst]; born 2 December 1968) is a Swedish writer of horror novels and short stories. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of John Ajvide Lindqvist has received more than 314,590 page views. His biography is available in 15 different languages on Wikipedia. John Ajvide Lindqvist is the 6,062nd most popular writer (down from 5,655th in 2019), the 1,098th most popular biography from Sweden (down from 1,001st in 2019) and the 87th most popular Swedish Writer.

Memorability Metrics

  • 310k

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  • 43.58

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  • 15

    Languages Editions (L)

  • 5.01

    Effective Languages (L*)

  • 1.70

    Coefficient of Variation (CV)

Notable Works

Little Star
Fiction, Fiction, horror, Revenge
Let me in
Social Marginality, Vampires, Fiction
Let the Right One In
Drama (dramatic works by one author), Adaptations, Coming of age
Hanteringen av odöda
zombies, Fiction
I Am Behind You
Fiction, horror
Let the right one in
Vampires, Fiction, Vampires -- Fiction.
Twelve-year-old Oskar is obsessed by the murder that's taken place in his neighborhood. Then he meets the new girl from next door. She's a bit weird, though. And she only comes out at night--Publisher's description.


Among writers, John Ajvide Lindqvist ranks 6,062 out of 7,302Before him are Iolo Morganwg, Malcolm Gladwell, John Braine, Henry Lawson, Gerhard Roth, and Franz von Dingelstedt. After him are Charles Brackett, Denise Levertov, John Perry Barlow, Vittorio Arrigoni, Artur Adson, and Emine Semiye Önasya.

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Among people born in 1968, John Ajvide Lindqvist ranks 342Before him are Dmitri Kharine, Robert Schwentke, Mami Kaneda, Adina-Ioana Vălean, Jeanne Balibar, and Adílson Batista. After him are Jane Krakowski, Uwe Rösler, David Bisconti, Ricardo Rosset, Andriy Sadovyi, and Orlando Jones.

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In Sweden

Among people born in Sweden, John Ajvide Lindqvist ranks 1,098 out of 1,879Before him are Jan Jönsson (1960), Teddy Lučić (1973), Håkan Loob (1960), Axwell (1977), Tomas Pettersson (1947), and Stefan Pettersson (1963). After him are Sebastian Ingrosso (1983), Håkan Malmrot (1900), Peter Larsson (1961), Claes-Göran Hederström (1945), Mikael Pernfors (1963), and Ljubomir Vranjes (1973).

Among WRITERS In Sweden

Among writers born in Sweden, John Ajvide Lindqvist ranks 87Before him are Johan Theorin (1963), Gunnel Vallquist (1918), Agnes von Krusenstjerna (1894), Göran Sonnevi (1939), Kristina Lugn (1948), and Karin Alvtegen (1965). After him are Birger Sjöberg (1885), Stig Claesson (1928), Mikael Niemi (1959), Sonja Åkesson (1926), Klas Östergren (1955), and Helena Norberg-Hodge (1946).