Margit Sandemo

1924 - 2018

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Margit Sandemo (née Underdal, 23 April 1924 – 1 September 2018) was a Norwegian-Swedish historical fantasy author. She had been the best-selling author in the Nordic Countries since the 1980s, when her novel series of 47 books, The Legend of the Ice People, was published. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Margit Sandemo has received more than 50,471 page views. Her biography is available in 19 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 18 in 2019). Margit Sandemo is the 1,928th most popular writer (down from 1,627th in 2019), the 119th most popular biography from Norway and the 17th most popular Norwegian Writer.

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Among writers, Margit Sandemo ranks 1,928 out of 5,794Before her are Theodore Sturgeon, Vizma Belševica, Ludwig Börne, Gabriel Naudé, Konstantin Ushinsky, and Edward Bunker. After her are Arctinus of Miletus, Edmond Jabès, Phocylides, Anne Golon, Charles Berlitz, and Constantine Manasses.

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Among people born in 1924, Margit Sandemo ranks 121Before her are Rudolf Vrba, Roland Petit, Pat Hingle, Jacques Vergès, Rikidōzan, and Jozef Tomko. After her are József Zakariás, Lefter Küçükandonyadis, Daniel Inouye, Raymond Barre, Yuri Bondarev, and Alexander Haig. Among people deceased in 2018, Margit Sandemo ranks 102Before her are Ermanno Olmi, Josep Lluís Núñez, Thorvald Stoltenberg, Keith O'Brien, Yoshinobu Ishii, and Kim Jong-pil. After her are Eduard Uspensky, Paul Andreu, Gennady Rozhdestvensky, Nicanor Parra, Lill-Babs, and Michael Halliday.

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In Norway

Among people born in Norway, Margit Sandemo ranks 119 out of 735Before her are Einar Gerhardsen (1897), Henrik Wergeland (1808), Sigurd Slembe (1100), Caspar Wessel (1745), Arne Garborg (1851), and Kjell Magne Bondevik (1947). After her are Thorbjørn Jagland (1950), Jørgen Moe (1813), Belle Gunness (1859), Princess Märtha Louise of Norway (1971), Colin Archer (1832), and Knut Haugland (1917).

Among WRITERS In Norway

Among writers born in Norway, Margit Sandemo ranks 17Before her are Herbjørg Wassmo (1942), Alexander Kielland (1849), Jonas Lie (1833), Nordahl Grieg (1902), Henrik Wergeland (1808), and Arne Garborg (1851). After her are Jørgen Moe (1813), Anne Holt (1958), Karin Fossum (1954), Gunnar Staalesen (1947), Thorbjørn Egner (1912), and Per Petterson (1952).