WRITER

Karl Kraus

1874 - 1936

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Karl Kraus (28 April 1874 – 12 June 1936) was an Austrian writer and journalist, known as a satirist, essayist, aphorist, playwright and poet. He directed his satire at the press, German culture, and German and Austrian politics. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Karl Kraus has received more than 39,208 page views. His biography is available in 38 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 37 in 2019). Karl Kraus is the 606th most popular writer (down from 547th in 2019), the 60th most popular biography from Czechia (down from 39th in 2019) and the 10th most popular Czech Writer.

Karl Kraus is most famous for his satirical writings in which he criticizes the society of his time.

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Among WRITERS

Among writers, Karl Kraus ranks 606 out of 5,794Before him are Georg Büchner, Publius Flavius Vegetius Renatus, Juan Ramón Jiménez, Bai Juyi, Gaius Julius Hyginus, and Stieg Larsson. After him are Alessandro Manzoni, Edmond Rostand, Klaus Mann, Miguel Ángel Asturias, Alfred Döblin, and Osip Mandelstam.

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Contemporaries

Among people born in 1874, Karl Kraus ranks 26Before him are António Egas Moniz, Sunjong of Korea, Hugo von Hofmannsthal, Nikolai Berdyaev, Nicholas Roerich, and Ernest Shackleton. After him are Gustav Holst, Konstantin Päts, Inessa Armand, August Krogh, Antanas Smetona, and Reinhold Glière. Among people deceased in 1936, Karl Kraus ranks 26Before him are Ottorino Respighi, Buenaventura Durruti, José Antonio Primo de Rivera, Moritz Schlick, Róbert Bárány, and Hans von Seeckt. After him are Premchand, Andrija Mohorovičić, Anne Sullivan, Karl Pearson, Nikolai Ostrovsky, and Elsa Einstein.

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In Czechia

Among people born in Czechia, Karl Kraus ranks 60 out of 839Before him are Peter Grünberg (1939), Franz Werfel (1890), František Kupka (1871), Karl Renner (1870), Jan Evangelista Purkyně (1787), and Heinrich Ignaz Franz Biber (1644). After him are Karl Hermann Frank (1898), Madeleine Albright (1937), Ludvík Svoboda (1895), Johann Stamitz (1717), Jan Masaryk (1886), and Kurt Knispel (1921).

Among WRITERS In Czechia

Among writers born in Czechia, Karl Kraus ranks 10Before him are Karel Čapek (1890), Jaroslav Hašek (1883), Max Brod (1884), Milena Jesenská (1896), Bohumil Hrabal (1914), and Franz Werfel (1890). After him are Jaroslav Seifert (1901), Ivana Trump (1949), Julius Fučík (1903), Adalbert Stifter (1805), Jan Neruda (1834), and Alfred Kubin (1877).