Meir Shalev

1948 - Today

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Meir Shalev (Hebrew: מאיר שלו‎; born 29 July 1948) is an Israeli writer and newspaper columnist for the daily Yedioth Ahronoth . Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Meir Shalev has received more than 59,015 page views. His biography is available in 17 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 16 in 2019). Meir Shalev is the 3,822nd most popular writer (down from 3,686th in 2019), the 222nd most popular biography from Israel (down from 203rd in 2019) and the 12th most popular Israeli Writer.

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Among writers, Meir Shalev ranks 3,822 out of 5,794Before him are John Lyly, Léon Damas, Turan Dursun, R. K. Narayan, Robert Herrick, and Bret Easton Ellis. After him are Vincenzo Cerami, Farrukhi Sistani, Ernst Stadler, Alexander McCall Smith, Russell Kirk, and Mary Stewart.

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Among people born in 1948, Meir Shalev ranks 280Before him are Enrique Vila-Matas, Joaquín Almunia, Sergei Bodrov, José Luis Capón, Joel Santana, and Nusrat Fateh Ali Khan. After him are Meg Foster, Alexander McCall Smith, Giuseppe Impastato, Sandra Brown, Mykola Avilov, and Ana Mendieta.

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In Israel

Among people born in Israel, Meir Shalev ranks 222 out of 389Before him are Amir Pnueli (1941), Adi Shamir (1952), Ayelet Zurer (1969), Yakir Aharonov (1932), Oded Fehr (1970), and Judea Pearl (1936). After him are Amotz Zahavi (1928), Ruth Arnon (1933), Elia Suleiman (1960), Israel Finkelstein (1949), Nehemiah Persoff (1919), and Azmi Bishara (1956).

Among WRITERS In Israel

Among writers born in Israel, Meir Shalev ranks 12Before him are Ghassan Kanafani (1936), A. B. Yehoshua (1936), May Ziade (1886), Ahron Daum (1951), Emile Habibi (1922), and Etgar Keret (1967). After him are Tony Cliff (1917), Gideon Levy (1953), Amira Hass (1956), Rami Saari (1963), Nadav Lapid (1975), and Lucy Ayoub (1992).