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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 126,280 page views. Her biography is available in 23 different languages on Wikipedia. Karin Fossum is the 2,558th most popular writer (down from 2,371st in 2019), the 142nd most popular biography from Norway (down from 140th in 2019) and the 23rd most popular Norwegian Writer.

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  • 130k

    Page Views (PV)

  • 53.17

    Historical Popularity Index (HPI)

  • 23

    Languages Editions (L)

  • 10.70

    Effective Languages (L*)

  • 1.39

    Coefficient of Variation (CV)

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Among writers, Karin Fossum ranks 2,558 out of 5,755Before her are Shere Hite, Bion of Smyrna, Albert Cossery, André Salmon, Apollonius Dyscolus, and Jean Lorrain. After her are Ramdhari Singh Dinkar, Alonso de Ercilla, Takiji Kobayashi, Bakhtiyar Vahabzadeh, Kay Parker, and Harlan Ellison.

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Among people born in 1954, Karin Fossum ranks 123Before her are Neil Tennant, Roberto Dinamite, Lee Chang-dong, Paul Rusesabagina, Bobby Sands, and David Lee Roth. After her are Margaux Hemingway, Phil Taylor, Jeffrey Sachs, Abdelilah Benkirane, Jon Krakauer, and László Krasznahorkai.

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In Norway

Among people born in Norway, Karin Fossum ranks 142 out of 927Before her are Thorvald Asvaldsson (950), Alf-Inge Håland (1972), Jørgen Juve (1906), Peter Ludwig Mejdell Sylow (1832), Anne Holt (1958), and Cato Maximilian Guldberg (1836). After her are Carl Anton Larsen (1860), Johan Nygaardsvold (1879), Ingeborg of Norway (1301), Caspar Wessel (1745), Hans Gude (1825), and Petter Dass (1647).

Among WRITERS In Norway

Among writers born in Norway, Karin Fossum ranks 23Before her are Thorbjørn Egner (1912), Henrik Wergeland (1808), Jørgen Moe (1813), Dagny Juel (1867), Margit Sandemo (1924), and Anne Holt (1958). After her are Petter Dass (1647), Hans Aanrud (1863), Jon Fosse (1959), Camilla Collett (1813), Johan Borgen (1902), and Eysteinn Erlendsson (1120).