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Karin Boye

1900 - 1941

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Karin Maria Boye (; 26 October 1900 – 24 April 1941) was a Swedish poet and novelist. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Karin Boye has received more than 195,229 page views. Her biography is available in 37 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 34 in 2019). Karin Boye is the 1,842nd most popular writer (down from 1,713th in 2019), the 275th most popular biography from Sweden (down from 247th in 2019) and the 24th most popular Swedish Writer.

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  • 200k

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  • 37

    Languages Editions (L)

  • 3.16

    Effective Languages (L*)

  • 4.31

    Coefficient of Variation (CV)

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Among writers, Karin Boye ranks 1,842 out of 5,755Before her are Jonas Mekas, Maria Shriver, Eino Leino, Stéphanie Félicité, comtesse de Genlis, Surdas, and Miklós Nyiszli. After her are Shen Yue, Adam Oehlenschläger, Jean-Marie Roland de la Platière, Alberto Manguel, Annette von Droste-Hülshoff, and Eugenio Barba.

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Among people born in 1900, Karin Boye ranks 93Before her are Emanuel Ringelblum, Clyde Tolson, Mervyn LeRoy, Gilbert Ryle, Yvonne de Gaulle, and Leonardo Conti. After her are Kiyoo Kanda, Leslie White, George Uhlenbeck, Herbert Blumer, Muhammad Asad, and Duy Tân. Among people deceased in 1941, Karin Boye ranks 70Before her are Alfred Hettner, Henri Cornet, Guillermo Kahlo, Jelly Roll Morton, Guido Adler, and Hjalmar Söderberg. After her are Lothar von Arnauld de la Perière, Christian Sinding, Joachim Schepke, Arkady Gaidar, Maximilien Luce, and Gutzon Borglum.

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In Sweden

Among people born in Sweden, Karin Boye ranks 275 out of 1,612Before her are Björn Waldegård (1943), Erik Acharius (1757), Hjalmar Söderberg (1869), Thorbjörn Fälldin (1926), Oskar Klein (1894), and Eva Ekeblad (1724). After her are Johan Vilhelm Snellman (1806), Jo Bonnier (1930), Stig Blomqvist (1946), Engelbrekt Engelbrektsson (1390), Bo Widerberg (1930), and Olof Björnsson (950).

Among WRITERS In Sweden

Among writers born in Sweden, Karin Boye ranks 24Before her are Olaus Petri (1493), Per Wahlöö (1926), Maria Gripe (1923), Camilla Läckberg (1974), Elsa Beskow (1874), and Hjalmar Söderberg (1869). After her are Sven Nordqvist (1946), Frans G. Bengtsson (1894), Jonas Jonasson (1961), Vilhelm Moberg (1898), Esaias Tegnér (1782), and Marianne Fredriksson (1927).