Judith Kerr

1923 - 2019

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Anna Judith Gertrud Helene Kerr (surname pronounced KAR German pronunciation: [kɛʁ]; 14 June 1923 – 22 May 2019) was a German-born British writer and illustrator whose books sold more than 10 million copies around the world. She created both enduring picture books such as the Mog series and The Tiger Who Came to Tea and acclaimed novels for older children such as the semi-autobiographical When Hitler Stole Pink Rabbit, which gave a child's-eye view of the Second World War. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Judith Kerr has received more than 581,269 page views. Her biography is available in 20 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 17 in 2019). Judith Kerr is the 2,231st most popular writer (down from 2,003rd in 2019), the 2,244th most popular biography from Germany (down from 1,819th in 2019) and the 147th most popular German Writer.

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  • 20

    Languages Editions (L)

  • 3.25

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  • 2.47

    Coefficient of Variation (CV)

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Among writers, Judith Kerr ranks 2,231 out of 5,794Before her are J.-H. Rosny aîné, William Beckford, Albert Robida, Antimachus, Eugène Marin Labiche, and Johann Christoph Friedrich GutsMuths. After her are Isabella di Morra, Izabela Czartoryska, Martin Walser, Afanasy Fet, Frans G. Bengtsson, and Zygmunt Krasiński.

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Among people born in 1923, Judith Kerr ranks 129Before her are Álvaro Mutis, Estelle Getty, Uziel Gal, Alexander Yakovlev, Anita Björk, and Mario Brega. After her are Gloria Grahame, Lindsay Anderson, Wally Schirra, Antonio Quarracino, Arthur Hiller, and Seijun Suzuki. Among people deceased in 2019, Judith Kerr ranks 132Before her are Syd Mead, Georgiy Daneliya, Yukiya Amano, William Levada, Anatoly Lukyanov, and Jessye Norman. After her are Charles Jencks, Sue Lyon, Lê Đức Anh, Patrick Sercu, Andrés Gimeno, and Egil Danielsen.

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In Germany

Among people born in Germany, Judith Kerr ranks 2,244 out of 5,289Before her are Bruno Loerzer (1891), Christian I, Count Palatine of Birkenfeld-Bischweiler (1598), Hieronymus Bock (1498), Bodo Illgner (1967), Gottfried von Cramm (1909), and Johann Christoph Friedrich GutsMuths (1759). After her are Claude Dornier (1884), Hans Berger (1873), Stephen the Posthumous (1236), Martin Walser (1927), Adolphus Frederick VI, Grand Duke of Mecklenburg-Strelitz (1882), and Hans Thoma (1839).

Among WRITERS In Germany

Among writers born in Germany, Judith Kerr ranks 147Before her are C. W. Ceram (1915), Karlheinz Deschner (1924), Stefan Heym (1913), Cornelia Funke (1958), Wolfgang Iser (1926), and Johann Christoph Friedrich GutsMuths (1759). After her are Martin Walser (1927), Heinrich Hoffmann (1809), Carl Zuckmayer (1896), Erich Mühsam (1878), Matthias Claudius (1740), and George Mosse (1918).