Lars Gustafsson

1936 - 2016

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Lars Erik Einar Gustafsson (17 May 1936 – 3 April 2016) was a Swedish poet, novelist, and scholar. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Lars Gustafsson has received more than 55,048 page views. His biography is available in 18 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 15 in 2019). Lars Gustafsson is the 822nd most popular philosopher (up from 838th in 2019), the 370th most popular biography from Sweden (up from 378th in 2019) and the 3rd most popular Swedish Philosopher.

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Among philosophers, Lars Gustafsson ranks 822 out of 1,089Before him are Alcidamas, Denis Pétau, Philip of Opus, Jakob Friedrich Fries, Menedemus, and Samuel Alexander. After him are Ervin László, Paul de Man, Zaki al-Arsuzi, Alain Finkielkraut, Boris Parygin, and Antipater of Tarsus.

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Among people born in 1936, Lars Gustafsson ranks 186Before him are Im Kwon-taek, Šaban Bajramović, Frederic Forrest, Jaime Lucas Ortega y Alamino, Savitri, and Lien Chan. After him are Ivonka Survilla, Vice Vukov, Santos Abril y Castelló, Joe Spinell, Gábor Szabó, and Han Seung-soo. Among people deceased in 2016, Lars Gustafsson ranks 175Before him are Carmen Pereira, Zdravko Tolimir, Arnold Palmer, S. R. Nathan, Loris Francesco Capovilla, and Nimr al-Nimr. After him are Guido Westerwelle, Nate Thurmond, Fazil Iskander, Martin Gray, Miruts Yifter, and Jacques Hamel.

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Among people born in Sweden, Lars Gustafsson ranks 370 out of 1,296Before him are Carl Jonas Love Almqvist (1793), Ludvig Nobel (1831), Gunnel Lindblom (1931), Lennart Carleson (1928), Karl Rudolphi (1771), and Erik Ivar Fredholm (1866). After him are Stefan Persson (1947), Gustav Trolle (1488), Gunnar Nilsson (1948), Malena Ernman (1970), Erik Nilsson (1916), and Björn Andrésen (1955).


Among philosophers born in Sweden, Lars Gustafsson ranks 3Before him are Emanuel Swedenborg (1688) and Johan Vilhelm Snellman (1806). After him are Caspar Bartholin the Elder (1585), Nick Bostrom (1973), and Sara Danius (1962).