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 114,605 page views. His biography is available in 31 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 27 in 2019). Julian Tuwim is the 2,023rd most popular writer (down from 1,986th in 2019), the 437th most popular biography from Poland (down from 409th in 2019) and the 43rd most popular Polish Writer.

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Among writers, Julian Tuwim ranks 2,023 out of 5,794Before him are Nelson Algren, Gaston Paris, Matthew Arnold, James M. Cain, Eliza Orzeszkowa, and Gottschalk of Orbais. After him are Neil Postman, Oscar Milosz, Ahad Ha'am, Elizabeth Siddal, Margaret Fuller, and Mohammad-Hossein Shahriar.

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Among people born in 1894, Julian Tuwim ranks 89Before him are Américo Tomás, T. V. Soong, Hans Kramers, Friedrich Pollock, Paul Lukas, and José Carlos Mariátegui. After him are E. C. Segar, Otto Wöhler, Gerhard Schmidhuber, Oskar Klein, Francisco Craveiro Lopes, and Prince René of Bourbon-Parma. Among people deceased in 1953, Julian Tuwim ranks 55Before him are Nobutake Kondō, Yasuhito, Prince Chichibu, René Fonck, Prince Oscar Bernadotte, Sergey Belyavsky, and Elsa Beskow. After him are Chōjun Miyagi, Hjalmar Hammarskjöld, Albert Gleizes, Helene Mayer, James Finlayson, and Jim Thorpe.

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In Poland

Among people born in Poland, Julian Tuwim ranks 437 out of 1,231Before him are Maria Konopnicka (1842), Zenon Grocholewski (1939), Max Simon (1899), Robert Wiene (1873), Krystian Zimerman (1956), and Vladimir Chelomey (1914). After him are Barbara Brylska (1941), Wolfgang Schmieder (1901), Anna Catherine Constance Vasa (1619), Hilary Koprowski (1916), Jerzy Stuhr (1947), and Heinz Kessler (1920).

Among WRITERS In Poland

Among writers born in Poland, Julian Tuwim ranks 43Before him are Stanisław Ignacy Witkiewicz (1885), George Adamski (1891), Avraham Stern (1907), I. L. Peretz (1852), Israel Joshua Singer (1893), and Maria Konopnicka (1842). After him are Uri Orlev (1931), Stefania Wilczyńska (1886), Michalina Wisłocka (1921), Stefan Żeromski (1864), Izabela Czartoryska (1746), and Sholem Asch (1880).