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Louis Adamic

1898 - 1951

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Louis Adamic (Slovene: Alojzij Adamič; March 23, 1898 – September 4, 1951) was a Slovene-American author and translator, mostly known for writing about and advocating for ethnic diversity of the United States. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Louis Adamic has received more than 81,995 page views. His biography is available in 19 different languages on Wikipedia. Louis Adamic is the 3,900th most popular writer (down from 3,386th in 2019), the 62nd most popular biography from Slovenia (down from 52nd in 2019) and the 12th most popular Slovene Writer.

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Among writers, Louis Adamic ranks 3,900 out of 5,755Before him are Eric Frank Russell, Sylvia Nasar, Nathan Alterman, Leonhard Frank, Leonidas of Tarentum, and Ida B. Wells. After him are Josef Kajetán Tyl, Frédéric Dard, Mona Simpson, Susanna Hall, Nirmal Verma, and Ferdinand Freiligrath.

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Among people born in 1898, Louis Adamic ranks 160Before him are Jan Brzechwa, Boughera El Ouafi, Anthony McAuliffe, Simon Vestdijk, Hugh O'Flaherty, and Arend Heyting. After him are Tarasankar Bandyopadhyay, Emmanuel Bove, Aksel Airo, Vasily Lebedev-Kumach, Félix Sesúmaga, and Renée Adorée. Among people deceased in 1951, Louis Adamic ranks 105Before him are Roland Jacobi, Charles Dillon Perrine, José Enrique Varela, Karel Teige, Enrique Santos Discépolo, and Tilemachos Karakalos. After him are Alphonse de Châteaubriant, Robert Walker, Pamela Colman Smith, Gustave Sandras, Haj Ali Razmara, and Fanny Brice.

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In Slovenia

Among people born in Slovenia, Louis Adamic ranks 62 out of 295Before him are Zlatko Zahovič (1971), Slavko Avsenik (1929), Jurij Dalmatin (1547), Srečko Kosovel (1904), Oton Župančič (1878), and Jan Oblak (1993). After him are Ivo Daneu (1937), Samir Handanović (1984), Lojze Peterle (1948), Valentin Vodnik (1758), Adam Bohorič (1520), and Bojan Križaj (1957).

Among WRITERS In Slovenia

Among writers born in Slovenia, Louis Adamic ranks 12Before him are Edvard Kocbek (1904), Stanko Vraz (1810), Drago Jančar (1948), Count Anton Alexander von Auersperg (1806), Srečko Kosovel (1904), and Oton Župančič (1878). After him are Valentin Vodnik (1758), Adam Bohorič (1520), Fran Levstik (1831), Constantin von Wurzbach (1818), Josip Jurčič (1844), and Zofka Kveder (1878).