WRITER

Marcel Reich-Ranicki

1920 - 2013

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Marcel Reich-Ranicki (German: [maʁˈsɛl ˌʁaɪçʁaˈnɪtskiː]; 2 June 1920 – 18 September 2013) was a Polish-born German literary critic and member of the informal literary association Gruppe 47. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Marcel Reich-Ranicki has received more than 131,465 page views. His biography is available in 40 different languages on Wikipedia. Marcel Reich-Ranicki is the 1,983rd most popular writer (down from 1,733rd in 2019), the 430th most popular biography from Poland (down from 362nd in 2019) and the 42nd most popular Writer.

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Among WRITERS

Among writers, Marcel Reich-Ranicki ranks 1,983 out of 5,755Before him are Katia Mann, Karen Armstrong, Moschus, Musa Cälil, Daqiqi, and Noor Inayat Khan. After him are Philippe Sollers, Israel Joshua Singer, Arkady Gaidar, Ivan Mažuranić, Carl Sandburg, and William Auld.

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Contemporaries

Among people born in 1920, Marcel Reich-Ranicki ranks 125Before him are Bruno Maderna, Yang Kyoungjong, Heinz Kessler, Mohammed Dib, Guido Cantelli, and Zhou Xuan. After him are Albert Memmi, Michael Anderson, Paik Sun-yup, Richard Adams, Yegor Ligachyov, and Miguel Delibes. Among people deceased in 2013, Marcel Reich-Ranicki ranks 114Before him are Otto Sander, Frederik Pohl, Ali Kafi, Rossana Podestà, Eleanor Parker, and Masao Uchino. After him are Sergei Belov, Bruno Metsu, Hilary Koprowski, Rosalía Mera, Dokka Umarov, and Dennis Farina.

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In Poland

Among people born in Poland, Marcel Reich-Ranicki ranks 430 out of 1,454Before him are Adam Stefan Sapieha (1867), Duke Louis of Württemberg (1756), Sendivogius (1566), Piotr Skarga (1536), Vladimir Chelomey (1914), and Mieszko I Tanglefoot (1132). After him are Rudolf Christoph Freiherr von Gersdorff (1905), Israel Joshua Singer (1893), Zawisza Czarny (1379), Karol Świerczewski (1897), Andrew Bobola (1591), and Elsa von Freytag-Loringhoven (1874).

Among WRITERS In Poland

Among writers born in Poland, Marcel Reich-Ranicki ranks 42Before him are I. L. Peretz (1852), George Adamski (1891), Avraham Stern (1907), Maria Konopnicka (1842), Stefania Wilczyńska (1886), and Piotr Skarga (1536). After him are Israel Joshua Singer (1893), Julian Tuwim (1894), Izabela Czartoryska (1746), Georg Heym (1887), Stanisław Przybyszewski (1868), and Sholem Asch (1880).