Máirtín Ó Cadhain

1906 - 1970

Máirtín Ó Cadhain

Máirtín Ó Cadhain ([ˈmaːɾʲ.tʲiːnʲ oː ˈkəinʲ]; 1906 – 18 October 1970) was one of the most prominent Irish language writers of the twentieth century. Perhaps best known for his 1949 work Cré na Cille, Ó Cadhain played a key role in bringing literary modernism to contemporary Irish language literature. Politically, he was an Irish nationalist and socialist, promoting the Athghabháil na hÉireann ("Re-Conquest of Ireland"), through Gaelic culture. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Máirtín Ó Cadhain has received more than 56,633 page views. His biography is available in 18 different languages on Wikipedia making him the 4,390th most popular writer.

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Among writers, Máirtín Ó Cadhain ranks 4,383 out of 4,883Before him are Ann Bannon, Angie Sage, Jerry Pournelle, Robert B. Sherman, Michael Herr, and Ian McDonald. After him are Pat Barker, Daniel Pearl, Muthuswami Dikshitar, Lucía Etxebarría, Michael Shermer, and Ransom Riggs.

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Among people born in 1906, Máirtín Ó Cadhain ranks 235Before him are Willy Ley, Clifford Odets, Ted Morgan, Betty Bronson, Oscar Levant, and Edward Akufo-Addo. After him are John Betjeman, Helene Costello, Hugh Gaitskell, Diana Wynyard, Jim Bausch, and Mauri Rose. Among people deceased in 1970, Máirtín Ó Cadhain ranks 175Before him are Maurice Stokes, Otis Spann, Booker Ervin, Alice Hamilton, William Hopper, and Anita Louise. After him are Edward Everett Horton, Daniel Kinsey, Chester Morris, Preston Foster, and Lillian Board.

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In Ireland

Among people born in Ireland, Máirtín Ó Cadhain ranks 239 out of 366Before him are Niall Horan (1993), William Hobson (1792), Charlie McGettigan (1950), Andrew Scott (1976), Evanna Lynch (1991), and Jack Gleeson (1992). After him are Graham Norton (1963), Glen Hansard (1970), Johnny Giles (1940), Derek Daly (1953), Colin O'Donoghue (1981), and William Paterson (1745).

Among WRITERS In Ireland

Among writers born in Ireland, Máirtín Ó Cadhain ranks 38Before him are Cecil Day-Lewis (1904), Edna O'Brien (1930), Colm Tóibín (1955), Michael Scott (1959), Roddy Doyle (1958), and Cecelia Ahern (1981). After him are Margaret Mazzantini (1961), Marian Keyes (1963), Patrick Kavanagh (1904), Thomas MacDonagh (1878), Anne Enright (1962), and Colum McCann (null).