Mohamed Choukri

1935 - 2003

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Mohamed Choukri (Arabic: محمد شكري, Berber: ⵎⵓⵃⴰⵎⵎⴻⴷ ⵛⵓⴽⵔⵉ), born on July 15, 1935 and died on November 15, 2003, was a Moroccan author and novelist who is best known for his internationally acclaimed autobiography For Bread Alone (al-Khubz al-Hafi), which was described by the American playwright Tennessee Williams as "A true document of human desperation, shattering in its impact". Choukri was born in 1935, in Ayt Chiker (Ayt Chiker, hence his adopted family name: Choukri / Chikri), a small village in the Rif mountains, in the Nador province, Morocco. He was raised in a very poor family. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Mohamed Choukri has received more than 77,868 page views. His biography is available in 18 different languages on Wikipedia. Mohamed Choukri is the 2,204th most popular writer, the 44th most popular biography from Morocco and the 4th most popular Moroccan Writer.

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Among writers, Mohamed Choukri ranks 2,204 out of 5,794. Before him are Tomé Pires, Johann Nestroy, Naftali Herz Imber, Guido Guinizelli, Ahmad Shamlou, and Ramón Sampedro. After him are Wolfgang Iser, Katsu Kaishū, Émile Augier, Adalet Ağaoğlu, John Wyndham, and Mykhailo Kotsiubynsky.

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Among people born in 1935, Mohamed Choukri ranks 138Before him are Serge Klarsfeld, Oleg Tabakov, Ferdinand Alexander Porsche, Helmut Lachenmann, Don Norman, and Inger Christensen. After him are Roger B. Chaffee, Charles Koch, Walter De Maria, Samak Sundaravej, Ghita Nørby, and Lajos Tichy. Among people deceased in 2003, Mohamed Choukri ranks 96Before him are Miloš Milutinović, Maurice Pialat, Michael Kamen, Mohammed Dib, Tadao Horie, and Donald Davidson. After him are Ramón Serrano Suñer, Martha Chase, Leon Uris, Janko Bobetko, Valeriy Brumel, and Foday Sankoh.

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In Morocco

Among people born in Morocco, Mohamed Choukri ranks 44 out of 163. Before him are Abd al-Rahman of Morocco (1779), Mohammed ben Abdallah (1710), Mordechai Vanunu (1954), Christian de Portzamparc (1944), Abbas El Fassi (1940), and Idris II of Morocco (791). After him are Abu Yusuf Yaqub ibn Abd al-Haqq (1212), Yusuf II, Almohad caliph (1197), Amir Peretz (1952), Ibn al-Banna' al-Marrakushi (1256), Ahmed Faras (1946), and Saadeddine Othmani (1956).

Among WRITERS In Morocco

Among writers born in Morocco, Mohamed Choukri ranks 4Before him are Fatema Mernissi (1940), Tahar Ben Jelloun (1944), and Daniel Pennac (1944). After him are Driss Chraïbi (1926), Ahmed Rami (1946), Muriel Barbery (1969), Katherine Pancol (1954), and Leïla Slimani (1981).