WRITER

Jussi Adler-Olsen

1950 - Today

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Carl Valdemar Jussi Henry Adler-Olsen (born 2 August 1950) is a Danish crime fiction writer, a publisher, editor, and entrepreneur, best known for his Department Q series. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Jussi Adler-Olsen has received more than 548,381 page views. His biography is available in 21 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 19 in 2019). Jussi Adler-Olsen is the 1,224th most popular writer (down from 901st in 2019), the 131st most popular biography from Denmark (down from 99th in 2019) and the 13th most popular Writer.

Jussi Adler-Olsen is most famous for his series of novels about a detective named Carl Mørck who works for the Copenhagen police department.

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  • 21

    Languages Editions (L)

  • 5.89

    Effective Languages (L*)

  • 2.10

    Coefficient of Variation (CV)

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Among WRITERS

Among writers, Jussi Adler-Olsen ranks 1,224 out of 5,755Before him are Aelius Aristides, Vivant Denon, Chernorizets Hrabar, Giovanni Papini, Betty Friedan, and Jeffery Deaver. After him are Forough Farrokhzad, Alexander Kielland, Ján Kollár, Cornelius Gallus, Carson McCullers, and Victorien Sardou.

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Contemporaries

Among people born in 1950, Jussi Adler-Olsen ranks 56Before him are Alan Silvestri, Janez Drnovšek, Cybill Shepherd, Sahle-Work Zewde, Jeffery Deaver, and John Candy. After him are Choe Ryong-hae, Brad Dourif, Javier Clemente, Steve McCurry, Roza Otunbayeva, and Christina Onassis.

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In Denmark

Among people born in Denmark, Jussi Adler-Olsen ranks 131 out of 893Before him are Guthrum (830), Wilhelm Johannsen (1857), Tove Ditlevsen (1917), Princess Charlotte of Denmark (1789), Anna Ancher (1859), and Lars Ulrich (1963). After him are Brigitte Nielsen (1963), Johan Christian Fabricius (1745), Aksel Sandemose (1899), Ulrich Salchow (1877), Piet Hein (1905), and Magnus, Duke of Holstein (1540).

Among WRITERS In Denmark

Among writers born in Denmark, Jussi Adler-Olsen ranks 13Before him are Sven Hassel (1917), Jens Peter Jacobsen (1847), Georg Brandes (1842), N. F. S. Grundtvig (1783), Martin Andersen Nexø (1869), and Tove Ditlevsen (1917). After him are Aksel Sandemose (1899), Ole Nydahl (1941), Adam Oehlenschläger (1779), Kaj Munk (1898), Herman Bang (1857), and Leonora Christina Ulfeldt (1621).

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