Kristina Brenk

1911 - 2009

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Kristina Brenk née Vrhovec, also known as Kristina Brenkova (22 October 1911 – 20 November 2009) was a Slovene writer, poet, translator and editor, best known for her books for children.Brenk was born in Horjul in what was then Austria-Hungary in 1911. She studied psychology and pedagogy at the University of Ljubljana and obtained her doctorate in 1939. During the Second World War she joined the Slovene Liberation Front. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Kristina Brenk has received more than 11,596 page views. Her biography is available in 17 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 16 in 2019). Kristina Brenk is the 6,141st most popular writer (down from 5,591st in 2019), the 127th most popular biography from Slovenia (down from 106th in 2019) and the 24th most popular Slovene Writer.

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  • 43.13

    Historical Popularity Index (HPI)

  • 17

    Languages Editions (L)

  • 3.98

    Effective Languages (L*)

  • 2.59

    Coefficient of Variation (CV)

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Over the past year Kristina Brenk has had the most page views in the with 3,174 views, followed by English (962), and Hungarian (424). In terms of yearly growth of page views the top 3 wikpedia editions are Italian (124.69%), Armenian (95.24%), and Egyptian Arabic (52.59%)


Among writers, Kristina Brenk ranks 6,141 out of 7,302Before her are Thomas M. Disch, Reginald Hill, Reki Kawahara, Liu Xia, David Halberstam, and Vikram Seth. After her are Patricia A. McKillip, Tamara Gverdtsiteli, Bernardine Evaristo, John Logan, Ahmad NikTalab, and J. G. Farrell.

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Among people born in 1911, Kristina Brenk ranks 368Before her are Michael Hordern, Johan van Hulst, Héctor Freschi, Val Guest, Joseph Pevney, and Rudolf Kotormány. After her are Eric Williams, Helmut Braselmann, Alfons Dorfner, Donald Piper, George Szekeres, and Ruth Ford. Among people deceased in 2009, Kristina Brenk ranks 346Before her are Howard Zieff, Rolf Rüssmann, Zygmunt Chychła, Jackie Pretorius, Kálmán Markovits, and Takashi Ishimoto. After her are Nikola Kovachev, Tony Maggs, Raúl Magaña, Y. S. Rajasekhara Reddy, Paul Joseph Phạm Đình Tụng, and Virginia Davis.

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In Slovenia

Among people born in Slovenia, Kristina Brenk ranks 127 out of 340Before her are Janez Potočnik (1958), Primož Gliha (1967), Luiza Pesjak (1828), Janez Evangelist Krek (1865), Rok Petrovič (1966), and Miran Tepeš (1961). After her are Mateja Svet (1968), Fran Saleški Finžgar (1871), Alfred Jermaniš (1967), Peter Kauzer (1983), Iztok Puc (1966), and Aloysius Ambrozic (1930).

Among WRITERS In Slovenia

Among writers born in Slovenia, Kristina Brenk ranks 24Before her are Zofka Kveder (1878), Josip Jurčič (1844), Ivan Tavčar (1851), Josipina Turnograjska (1833), Svetlana Makarovič (1939), and Luiza Pesjak (1828). After her are Fran Saleški Finžgar (1871), and Aleš Debeljak (1961).