Jon Fosse

1959 - Today

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Jon Olav Fosse (born 29 September 1959) is a Norwegian author and dramatist. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Jon Fosse has received more than 115,641 page views. His biography is available in 31 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 27 in 2019). Jon Fosse is the 2,724th most popular writer (up from 2,817th in 2019), the 173rd most popular biography from Norway (up from 179th in 2019) and the 26th most popular Norwegian Writer.

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  • 120k

    Page Views (PV)

  • 63.28

    Historical Popularity Index (HPI)

  • 31

    Languages Editions (L)

  • 8.18

    Effective Languages (L*)

  • 2.14

    Coefficient of Variation (CV)

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Among writers, Jon Fosse ranks 2,724 out of 5,794Before him are Adam Zagajewski, Ernst Wiechert, William L. Shirer, Petar Preradović, May Ziade, and Ibn Zaydún. After him are Maksym Rylsky, Ford Madox Ford, Katherine Paterson, Robert M. Pirsig, Charles Pinot Duclos, and Abdurauf Fitrat.

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Among people born in 1959, Jon Fosse ranks 90Before him are Hassan Diab, Nimr al-Nimr, Moza bint Nasser, Wim Hof, Catherine Keener, and Filipe Nyusi. After him are Stephen Harper, Baltazar Maria de Morais Júnior, Takaaki Kajita, Tobias Moretti, Saïd Aouita, and Marcus Miller.

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In Norway

Among people born in Norway, Jon Fosse ranks 173 out of 735Before him are Amalie Skram (1846), Wenche Myhre (1947), Bjørn Dæhlie (1967), Erling Skakke (1115), Jørgen Juve (1906), and Nina Grieg (1845). After him are Johan Ernst Gunnerus (1718), Jan P. Syse (1930), Eysteinn Erlendsson (1120), Agathe Backer Grøndahl (1847), Jacob Tullin Thams (1898), and Kåre Willoch (1928).

Among WRITERS In Norway

Among writers born in Norway, Jon Fosse ranks 26Before him are Karin Fossum (1954), Gunnar Staalesen (1947), Thorbjørn Egner (1912), Per Petterson (1952), Petter Dass (1647), and Amalie Skram (1846). After him are Eysteinn Erlendsson (1120), Kjell Askildsen (1929), Dag Solstad (1941), Johan Herman Wessel (1742), Anne-Cath. Vestly (1920), and Camilla Collett (1813).