Moa Martinson

1890 - 1964

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Moa Martinson, born Helga Maria Swarts sometimes spelt Swartz, (2 November 1890 – 5 August 1964) was one of Sweden's most noted authors of proletarian literature. Her ambition was to change society with her authorship and to portray the conditions of the working class, and also the personal development of women. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Moa Martinson has received more than 55,181 page views. Her biography is available in 26 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 22 in 2019). Moa Martinson is the 3,576th most popular writer (down from 3,493rd in 2019), the 498th most popular biography from Sweden (down from 472nd in 2019) and the 51st most popular Swedish Writer.

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Among writers, Moa Martinson ranks 3,576 out of 5,794Before her are Veniamin Kaverin, Walter Kempowski, Ludwig Anzengruber, Simin Daneshvar, Walter J. Ong, and Yun Seondo. After her are Stevan Sremac, Albert Ehrenstein, Grigor Parlichev, Bob Shaw, Olof von Dalin, and Masuji Ibuse.

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Among people born in 1890, Moa Martinson ranks 132Before her are Mark Tobey, Alexander Granach, Elizabeth Bolden, Percy Hodge, Helge Løvland, and Hjalmar Riiser-Larsen. After her are Tibor Szamuely, Heinrich Zimmer, Lev Chernyi, Elmer Niklander, Katherine Anne Porter, and Lauritz Melchior. Among people deceased in 1964, Moa Martinson ranks 111Before her are Seán O'Casey, Georges Thierry d'Argenlieu, Joseph Schildkraut, Bodil Ipsen, Jean-Baptiste Janssens, and Henry Maitland Wilson. After her are Ronald Fairbairn, Maurice Farman, Lauge Koch, Patrick Ryan, Ólafur Thors, and Nancy Astor, Viscountess Astor.

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In Sweden

Among people born in Sweden, Moa Martinson ranks 498 out of 1,296Before her are Thomas Hammarberg (1942), Carl Charlier (1862), Bo Johansson (1942), Carl Axel Magnus Lindman (1856), Henry Eriksson (1920), and Ulla Jacobsson (1929). After her are Karl-Erik Palmér (1929), Anna Q. Nilsson (1888), Sigrid Hjertén (1885), Peter Haber (1952), Ivar Lo-Johansson (1901), and Hedvig Charlotta Nordenflycht (1718).

Among WRITERS In Sweden

Among writers born in Sweden, Moa Martinson ranks 51Before her are Gustaf Fröding (1860), Viktor Rydberg (1828), Kerstin Ekman (1933), Runer Jonsson (1916), Lars Norén (1944), and Dan Andersson (1888). After her are Ivar Lo-Johansson (1901), Hedvig Charlotta Nordenflycht (1718), Sven Lindqvist (1932), Jan Arnald (1963), Elin Wägner (1882), and Victoria Benedictsson (1850).