Leonhard Frank

1882 - 1961

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Leonhard Frank (4 September 1882 in Würzburg – 18 August 1961 in Munich) was a German expressionist writer. He studied painting and graphic art in Munich, and gained acclaim with his first novel The Robber Band (1914, tr. 1928). Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Leonhard Frank has received more than 25,944 page views. His biography is available in 21 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 19 in 2019). Leonhard Frank is the 3,241st most popular writer (down from 2,877th in 2019), the 3,100th most popular biography from Germany (down from 2,418th in 2019) and the 205th most popular German Writer.

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Among writers, Leonhard Frank ranks 3,241 out of 5,794Before him are Leslie Stephen, Michael Denis, Gertrude Jekyll, Jean-Louis de Rambures, Vitsentzos Kornaros, and Jean-Joseph Rabearivelo. After him are Leone Ginzburg, Shen Congwen, Jules Janin, Sachchidananda Vatsyayan, Maria Dąbrowska, and Heinrich Vogeler.

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Among people born in 1882, Leonhard Frank ranks 142Before him are Ali Fuat Cebesoy, Leo White, Wilhelm Nusselt, Federico Chávez, Anna Schäffer, and Alexander Rueb. After him are Oldřich Duras, Julius Edgar Lilienfeld, Louis Pergaud, Donald Crisp, George Bellows, and Percy Grainger. Among people deceased in 1961, Leonhard Frank ranks 81Before him are Belinda Lee, Hubert Van Innis, Platt Adams, Walter Bedell Smith, Olav Bjaaland, and Andrzej Munk. After him are Paul Deman, Alexander Goldenweiser, James Thurber, Maurice Tourneur, Morris Travers, and Jeff Chandler.

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In Germany

Among people born in Germany, Leonhard Frank ranks 3,100 out of 5,289Before him are Friedrich Josias, Prince of Saxe-Coburg and Gotha (1918), Count Palatine Joseph Charles of Sulzbach (1694), Eva Hesse (1936), Duke Charles Louis Frederick of Mecklenburg (1708), Frederick, Hereditary Prince of Anhalt-Dessau (1769), and Harold Faltermeyer (1952). After him are Princess Caroline of Great Britain (1713), Louis III, Duke of Württemberg (1554), Carl Friedrich Christian Fasch (1736), Adolf Merckle (1934), Ernst Lehner (1912), and Julian Nagelsmann (1987).

Among WRITERS In Germany

Among writers born in Germany, Leonhard Frank ranks 205Before him are Johann Heinrich Voss (1751), Ursula Kuczynski (1907), Günter Eich (1907), Hans Erich Nossack (1901), Edgar Hilsenrath (1926), and Sarah Kirsch (1935). After him are Heinrich Vogeler (1872), Oskar Maria Graf (1894), Johann Baptist Allgaier (1763), Karoline von Günderrode (1780), Johann von Rist (1607), and Detlev von Liliencron (1844).