Karin Fossum

1954 - Today

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Karin Fossum (born 6 November 1954) is a Norwegian author of crime fiction, often referred to as the "Norwegian queen of crime". Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Karin Fossum has received more than 113,988 page views. Her biography is available in 23 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 20 in 2019). Karin Fossum is the 2,373rd most popular writer (up from 2,430th in 2019), the 140th most popular biography from Norway (up from 149th in 2019) and the 20th most popular Norwegian Writer.

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  • 110k

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  • 64.35

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  • 23

    Languages Editions (L)

  • 9.51

    Effective Languages (L*)

  • 1.46

    Coefficient of Variation (CV)

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Among writers, Karin Fossum ranks 2,373 out of 5,794Before her are Elisabeth of Schönau, Heimito von Doderer, Juan de Valdés, Thomas of Britain, John Cleland, and George MacDonald. After her are Christian Fürchtegott Gellert, María Elena Walsh, Umberto Saba, Katia Mann, Juhani Aho, and Gabriel Matzneff.

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Among people born in 1954, Karin Fossum ranks 104Before her are Lina Romay, Trevor Berbick, Sid Meier, Uli Jon Roth, Jane Campion, and Milan Martić. After her are Lorraine Bracco, Jeff Porcaro, Hermann Tilke, Patty Hearst, Bobby Sands, and Mirza Delibašić.

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In Norway

Among people born in Norway, Karin Fossum ranks 140 out of 735Before her are Ulvhild Håkansdotter (1090), Mari Boine (1956), Thorleif Haug (1894), Viggo Brun (1885), Odvar Nordli (1927), and Haakon Magnusson of Norway (1068). After her are Peter Waage (1833), Vilhelm Bjerknes (1862), Helmer Hanssen (1870), Cato Maximilian Guldberg (1836), Gunnar Staalesen (1947), and Egil Danielsen (1933).

Among WRITERS In Norway

Among writers born in Norway, Karin Fossum ranks 20Before her are Nordahl Grieg (1902), Henrik Wergeland (1808), Arne Garborg (1851), Margit Sandemo (1924), Jørgen Moe (1813), and Anne Holt (1958). After her are Gunnar Staalesen (1947), Thorbjørn Egner (1912), Per Petterson (1952), Petter Dass (1647), Amalie Skram (1846), and Jon Fosse (1959).