Julian Tuwim

1894 - 1953

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Julian Tuwim (13 September 1894 – 27 December 1953), known also under the pseudonym "Oldlen" as a lyricist, was a Polish poet, born in Łódź, then part of the Russian Partition. He was educated in Łódź and in Warsaw where he studied law and philosophy at Warsaw University. After Poland's return to independence in 1918, Tuwim co-founded the Skamander group of experimental poets with Antoni Słonimski and Jarosław Iwaszkiewicz. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Julian Tuwim has received more than 130,595 page views. His biography is available in 34 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 31 in 2019). Julian Tuwim is the 2,005th most popular writer (up from 2,022nd in 2019), the 438th most popular biography from Poland (down from 437th in 2019) and the 44th most popular Writer.

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Among writers, Julian Tuwim ranks 2,005 out of 5,755Before him are Bartolomeo Platina, Paulinus II of Aquileia, Vazha-Pshavela, Cornelis Tromp, Rutilius Taurus Aemilianus Palladius, and Eric Knight. After him are Adikavi Pampa, Michael Cunningham, Sabahattin Ali, Izabela Czartoryska, Michel Leiris, and Walter Bagehot.

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Among people born in 1894, Julian Tuwim ranks 88Before him are Trygve Gulbranssen, Meher Baba, Jacques Henri Lartigue, Albert Leo Schlageter, Gerhard Schmidhuber, and Ivan Isakov. After him are Paul Lukas, Józef Beck, Otto Wöhler, T. V. Soong, Mei Lanfang, and Thorleif Haug. Among people deceased in 1953, Julian Tuwim ranks 54Before him are Elsa Beskow, Bill Tilden, Jacques Thibaud, Herman J. Mankiewicz, René Fonck, and Sergei Winogradsky. After him are Stanisław Wojciechowski, Prince Oscar Bernadotte, Chōjun Miyagi, Albert Gleizes, Jorge Negrete, and Jim Thorpe.

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In Poland

Among people born in Poland, Julian Tuwim ranks 438 out of 1,454Before him are Israel Joshua Singer (1893), Zawisza Czarny (1379), Karol Świerczewski (1897), Andrew Bobola (1591), Elsa von Freytag-Loringhoven (1874), and Maria Cunitz (1610). After him are Gavriil Ilizarov (1921), Fritz von Below (1853), Izabela Czartoryska (1746), Stanisław Poniatowski (1676), Beata Tyszkiewicz (1938), and Hilary Koprowski (1916).

Among WRITERS In Poland

Among writers born in Poland, Julian Tuwim ranks 44Before him are Avraham Stern (1907), Maria Konopnicka (1842), Stefania Wilczyńska (1886), Piotr Skarga (1536), Marcel Reich-Ranicki (1920), and Israel Joshua Singer (1893). After him are Izabela Czartoryska (1746), Georg Heym (1887), Stanisław Przybyszewski (1868), Sholem Asch (1880), Wanda Wasilewska (1905), and Stefan Żeromski (1864).