Margarethe von Trotta

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Margarethe von Trotta (German: [maʁ.ɡa.ˈʁeː.tə fɔn ˈtʁɔ.ta] (listen); born 21 February 1942) is a German film director, screenwriter, and actress. She has been referred to as a "leading force" of the New German Cinema movement. Von Trotta's extensive body of work has won awards internationally. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Margarethe von Trotta has received more than 208,485 page views. Her biography is available in 29 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 28 in 2019). Margarethe von Trotta is the 225th most popular film director (up from 290th in 2019), the 1,230th most popular biography from Germany (up from 1,500th in 2019) and the 15th most popular German Film Director.

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Among film directors, Margarethe von Trotta ranks 225 out of 1,580Before her are Raoul Walsh, Terence Young, Steven Soderbergh, David Hamilton, Edwin S. Porter, and Franklin J. Schaffner. After her are Roger Corman, Stanley Kramer, Věra Chytilová, Mario Monicelli, Mauritz Stiller, and Richard Fleischer.

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Among people born in 1942, Margarethe von Trotta ranks 99Before her are Mehran Karimi Nasseri, George Vella, Christiane Nüsslein-Volhard, Barry Levinson, Bob Ross, and Amine Gemayel. After her are Margaret Court, Carlos Monzón, Carole King, László Sólyom, Muslim Magomayev, and Mike Newell.

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Among people born in Germany, Margarethe von Trotta ranks 1,230 out of 5,289Before her are Thomas Abbt (1738), Hermann Kolbe (1818), Hartmann Schedel (1440), Joachim Fest (1926), Helmut Haller (1939), and Frederick I, Grand Duke of Baden (1826). After her are Nena (1960), Hans Reichenbach (1891), Lothar von Richthofen (1894), Theodor Busse (1897), Louis I, Grand Duke of Hesse (1753), and Friedrich-Werner Graf von der Schulenburg (1875).


Among film directors born in Germany, Margarethe von Trotta ranks 15Before her are Volker Schlöndorff (1939), Max Ophüls (1902), Roland Emmerich (1955), Robert Siodmak (1900), Thea von Harbou (1888), and Mike Nichols (1931). After her are Douglas Sirk (1897), Oskar Fischinger (1900), Lotte Reiniger (1899), Veit Harlan (1899), Walter Ruttmann (1887), and Gustaf Gründgens (1899).