Mochtar Lubis

1922 - 2004

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Mochtar Lubis ([moxˈtar luˈbɪs]; 7 March 1922 – 2 July 2004) was an Indonesian Batak journalist and novelist who co-founded Indonesia Raya and monthly literary magazine "Horison". His novel Senja di Jakarta (Twilight in Jakarta in English) was the first Indonesian novel to be translated into English. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Mochtar Lubis has received more than 62,171 page views. His biography is available in 15 different languages on Wikipedia. Mochtar Lubis is the 4,703rd most popular writer, the 53rd most popular biography from Indonesia and the 6th most popular Indonesian Writer.

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Among writers, Mochtar Lubis ranks 4,703 out of 5,794Before him are Zoltán Ambrus, Pauline Baynes, Tony Duvert, Diane di Prima, Atiq Rahimi, and Armistead Maupin. After him are Inger Hagerup, Yōko Ogawa, Linn Ullmann, Gyula Juhász, John Piper, and Peter Englund.

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Among people born in 1922, Mochtar Lubis ranks 293Before him are Jim Pollard, Riccardo Carapellese, Darren McGavin, Lloyd La Beach, Frances Spence, and Pauline Baynes. After him are René Bader, Rudolf Illovszky, Barbara Hale, Jacques Pollet, Margaret Leighton, and Ruth Roman. Among people deceased in 2004, Mochtar Lubis ranks 213Before him are Albert Mol, Mildred McDaniel, Heinrich Mark, Jan Sterling, Yordan Radichkov, and Shirley Strickland. After him are David Raksin, Carlos Julio Arosemena Monroy, Skeeter Davis, Guinn Smith, José Luis Cuciuffo, and Mikheil Korkia.

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In Indonesia

Among people born in Indonesia, Mochtar Lubis ranks 53 out of 93Before him are Adrianus de Jong (1882), Adriaan Fokker (1887), Xaviera Hollander (1943), Agnez Mo (1986), Ali Sastroamidjojo (1903), and Boediono (1943). After him are Sandra Reemer (1950), Chrisye (1949), Ignatius Suharyo Hardjoatmodjo (1950), Erick Thohir (1970), Basuki Tjahaja Purnama (1966), and Taco (1955).

Among WRITERS In Indonesia

Among writers born in Indonesia, Mochtar Lubis ranks 6Before him are Pramoedya Ananta Toer (1925), Hella Haasse (1918), Chairil Anwar (1922), Amir Hamzah (1911), and Xaviera Hollander (1943). After him are Ayu Utami (1968).