Kjell Askildsen

1929 - Today

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Kjell Askildsen (born 30 September 1929) is a Norwegian writer probably best known for his minimalistic short stories. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Kjell Askildsen has received more than 31,228 page views. His biography is available in 18 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 16 in 2019). Kjell Askildsen is the 2,851st most popular writer (up from 2,917th in 2019), the 182nd most popular biography from Norway (up from 188th in 2019) and the 28th most popular Norwegian Writer.

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  • 18

    Languages Editions (L)

  • 5.94

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  • 1.71

    Coefficient of Variation (CV)

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Among writers, Kjell Askildsen ranks 2,851 out of 5,794Before him are Abdullah Abdul Kadir, Walter Hasenclever, Karel Havlíček Borovský, Elizabeth von Arnim, Duris of Samos, and William Auld. After him are Niccolò Tommaseo, Robert Harris, Juliette Adam, Tiziano Terzani, Marco Foscarini, and Dag Solstad.

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Among people born in 1929, Kjell Askildsen ranks 203Before him are Jamshid bin Abdullah of Zanzibar, Aleksandra Pakhmutova, François Cheng, Albert Azaryan, Ed Asner, and Roger Bannister. After him are Jacques Deray, John Turner, Anastasios of Albania, Fernando Sebastián Aguilar, John Osborne, and Christoph von Dohnányi.

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In Norway

Among people born in Norway, Kjell Askildsen ranks 182 out of 735Before him are Eysteinn Erlendsson (1120), Agathe Backer Grøndahl (1847), Jacob Tullin Thams (1898), Kåre Willoch (1928), Lars Korvald (1916), and Åge Hareide (1953). After him are Dag Solstad (1941), Christopher Hansteen (1784), Eva Joly (1943), Erik Werenskiold (1855), Johan Herman Wessel (1742), and Edvard Moser (1962).

Among WRITERS In Norway

Among writers born in Norway, Kjell Askildsen ranks 28Before him are Thorbjørn Egner (1912), Per Petterson (1952), Petter Dass (1647), Amalie Skram (1846), Jon Fosse (1959), and Eysteinn Erlendsson (1120). After him are Dag Solstad (1941), Johan Herman Wessel (1742), Anne-Cath. Vestly (1920), Camilla Collett (1813), Dorothe Engelbretsdatter (1634), and Karl Ove Knausgård (1968).