Mika Waltari

1908 - 1979

Mika Waltari

Mika Toimi Waltari (pronunciation ) (19 September 1908 – 26 August 1979) was a Finnish writer, best known for his best-selling novel The Egyptian (Finnish: Sinuhe egyptiläinen). Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Mika Waltari has received more than 154,704 page views. His biography is available in 45 different languages on Wikipedia making him the 406th most popular writer.

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  • 150k

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  • 67.25

    Historical Popularity Index (HPI)

  • 45

    Languages Editions (L)

  • 10.54

    Effective Languages (L*)

  • 2.62

    Coefficient of Variation (CV)

Notable Works

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Among writers, Mika Waltari ranks 403 out of 4,883Before him are John Galsworthy, Frans Eemil Sillanpää, Paul Auster, Jorge Amado, George R. R. Martin, and Jo Nesbø. After him are Jami, Qu Yuan, Max Brod, Herta Müller, Alexander Pope, and Vuk Karadžić.

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Among people born in 1908, Mika Waltari ranks 22Before him are Simon Wiesenthal, Edward Teller, Olivier Messiaen, John Bardeen, Anna Magnani, and Geli Raubal. After him are Hannes Alfvén, Ilya Frank, Franz Stangl, Balthus, Manoel de Oliveira, and Amon Göth. Among people deceased in 1979, Mika Waltari ranks 11Before him are Talcott Parsons, Jean Renoir, Nino Rota, Jean Monnet, Dennis Gabor, and Sándor Kocsis. After him are Hanna Reitsch, Louis Mountbatten, 1st Earl Mountbatten of Burma, Hafizullah Amin, Ludvík Svoboda, Agostinho Neto, and Sid Vicious.

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In Finland

Among people born in Finland, Mika Waltari ranks 8 out of 362Before him are Alvar Aalto (1898), Simo Häyhä (1905), Carl Gustaf Emil Mannerheim (1867), Tove Jansson (1914), Paavo Nurmi (1897), and Frans Eemil Sillanpää (1888). After him are Urho Kekkonen (1900), Sauli Niinistö (1948), Adolf Erik Nordenskiöld (1832), Tarja Halonen (1943), Elias Lönnrot (1802), and Artturi Ilmari Virtanen (1895).

Among WRITERS In Finland

Among writers born in Finland, Mika Waltari ranks 3Before him are Tove Jansson (1914) and Frans Eemil Sillanpää (1888). After him are Mikael Agricola (1510), Arto Paasilinna (1942), Johan Ludvig Runeberg (1804), Aleksis Kivi (1834), Zachris Topelius (1818), Väinö Linna (1920), Eino Leino (1878), Minna Canth (1844), and Juhani Aho (1861).