Michael Ende

1929 - 1995

Michael Ende

Michael Andreas Helmuth Ende (12 November 1929 – 28 August 1995) was a German writer of fantasy and children's fiction. He is best known for his epic fantasy The Neverending Story; other famous works include Momo and Jim Button and Luke the Engine Driver. His works have been translated into more than 40 languages, sold more than 35 million copies, and adapted as motion pictures, stage plays, operas and audio books. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Michael Ende has received more than 458,533 page views. His biography is available in 50 different languages on Wikipedia making him the 293rd most popular writer.

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  • 50

    Languages Editions (L)

  • 7.90

    Effective Languages (L*)

  • 3.03

    Coefficient of Variation (CV)

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Among writers, Michael Ende ranks 291 out of 4,883Before him are Marguerite de Navarre, Gao Xingjian, Mario Puzo, Shmuel Yosef Agnon, Marguerite Duras, and Beatrix Potter. After him are Italo Calvino, Roger Martin du Gard, Carlos Castaneda, Mikhail Lermontov, J. M. Coetzee, and Romain Gary.

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Among people born in 1929, Michael Ende ranks 19Before him are Jacques Brel, Hassan II of Morocco, Jean Baudrillard, Frank Gehry, Peter Higgs, and Christopher Plummer. After him are Irene Papas, Chet Baker, Oriana Fallaci, Alejandro Jodorowsky, Max von Sydow, and Tigran Petrosian. Among people deceased in 1995, Michael Ende ranks 6Before him are Yitzhak Rabin, Gilles Deleuze, Juan Manuel Fangio, Emil Cioran, and Anatoly Dyatlov. After him are Emmanuel Levinas, Konrad Zuse, Mikhail Botvinnik, Eugene Wigner, Gunnar Nordahl, and Adolf Butenandt.

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In Germany

Among people born in Germany, Michael Ende ranks 229 out of 3,763Before him are Valentinian II (371), Valéry Giscard d'Estaing (1926), Hermann Hoth (1885), Eduard Bernstein (1850), Max von Laue (1879), and Lutz Graf Schwerin von Krosigk (1887). After him are Helmuth von Moltke the Elder (1800), Eduard Buchner (1860), Adolf von Baeyer (1835), Jupp Heynckes (1945), Wilhelm Pieck (1876), and Wilhelm Grimm (1786).

Among WRITERS In Germany

Among writers born in Germany, Michael Ende ranks 16Before him are Heinrich Böll (1917), Novalis (1772), Friedrich Hölderlin (1770), Gotthold Ephraim Lessing (1729), Jacob Grimm (1785), and Nelly Sachs (1891). After him are Wilhelm Grimm (1786), Paul Heyse (1830), Ernst Jünger (1895), Alexandra Feodorovna (1872), Karl May (1842), and Heinrich von Kleist (1777).