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Mendele Mocher Sforim

1835 - 1917

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Mendele Mocher Sforim (Yiddish: מענדעלע מוכר ספֿרים‎, Hebrew: מנדלי מוכר ספרים, also known as Moykher, Sfarim; lit. "Mendele the book peddler"; January 2, 1836, Kapyl – December 8, 1917 [N.S.], Odessa), born Sholem Yankev Abramovich (Yiddish: שלום יעקבֿ אַבראַמאָװיטש‎, Russian: Соломон Моисеевич Абрамович, romanized: Solomon Moiseyevich Abramovich) or S. J. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Mendele Mocher Sforim has received more than 77,840 page views. His biography is available in 26 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 25 in 2019). Mendele Mocher Sforim is the 1,643rd most popular writer (down from 1,370th in 2019), the 53rd most popular biography from Belarus (down from 40th in 2019) and the 5th most popular Belarusian Writer.

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Among WRITERS

Among writers, Mendele Mocher Sforim ranks 1,643 out of 5,755Before him are Lady Randolph Churchill, Vladimir Posner, Ted Hughes, Martin Opitz, Avitus of Vienne, and Rafael Sabatini. After him are Martin of Opava, Per Wahlöö, Joseph von Hammer-Purgstall, Ruth Rendell, Lothar-Günther Buchheim, and Rainis.

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Contemporaries

Among people born in 1835, Mendele Mocher Sforim ranks 32Before him are Adolph Wagner, Hijikata Toshizō, Sai Baba of Shirdi, Princess Adelheid of Hohenlohe-Langenburg, Simon Newcomb, and Maria Alexandrovna Ulyanova. After him are Matsukata Masayoshi, Eugenio Beltrami, Christian Otto Mohr, Tomás Estrada Palma, John Hughlings Jackson, and Émile Combes. Among people deceased in 1917, Mendele Mocher Sforim ranks 33Before him are Ferdinand Georg Frobenius, Princess Louise Margaret of Prussia, Hugo Simberg, Maximilian von Prittwitz, Gustav von Schmoller, and Georges Guynemer. After him are Eleonore Reuss of Köstritz, Bérenger Saunière, Carolus-Duran, Ivan Goremykin, Lucien Petit-Breton, and Kristian Birkeland.

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In Belarus

Among people born in Belarus, Mendele Mocher Sforim ranks 53 out of 330Before him are Vasil Bykaŭ (1924), Yakov Zeldovich (1914), Ignacy Domeyko (1802), Alexander Orlov (1895), Mikołaj "the Black" Radziwiłł (1515), and Shneur Zalman of Liadi (1745). After him are Vseslav of Polotsk (1029), Paul Baran (1926), Eliza Orzeszkowa (1841), Yevno Azef (1869), Mikołaj "the Red" Radziwiłł (1512), and Antoine Pevsner (1884).

Among WRITERS In Belarus

Among writers born in Belarus, Mendele Mocher Sforim ranks 5Before him are Ryszard Kapuściński (1932), Yanka Kupala (1882), Yakub Kolas (1882), and Vasil Bykaŭ (1924). After him are Eliza Orzeszkowa (1841), Oscar Milosz (1877), S. Ansky (1863), Maksim Bahdanovič (1891), Aleksander Chodźko (1804), Immanuel Velikovsky (1895), and Uladzimir Karatkievich (1930).