Mohammed Dib

1920 - 2003

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Mohammed Dib (Arabic: محمد ديب; 21 July 1920 – 2 May 2003) was an Algerian author. He wrote over 30 novels, as well as numerous short stories, poems, and children's literature in the French language. He is probably Algeria's most prolific and well-known writer. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Mohammed Dib has received more than 136,801 page views. His biography is available in 23 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 21 in 2019). Mohammed Dib is the 2,168th most popular writer (down from 2,037th in 2019), the 56th most popular biography from Algeria (down from 54th in 2019) and the 9th most popular Algerian Writer.

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Among writers, Mohammed Dib ranks 2,168 out of 5,794Before him are Modest Ilyich Tchaikovsky, Jovan Jovanović Zmaj, Joseph Mohr, Pierre Lemaitre, Johannes Mario Simmel, and Cornelia Funke. After him are Isaac Alfasi, Alberto Manguel, Daqiqi, Servius Sulpicius Rufus, Rutilius Taurus Aemilianus Palladius, and Nikolay Dobrolyubov.

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Among people born in 1920, Mohammed Dib ranks 133Before him are Martine Carol, Zhou Xuan, Alexander Arutiunian, Yevgeny Dragunov, Viveca Lindfors, and Hans Blumenberg. After him are Jack Lord, Marie Tharp, Amet-khan Sultan, John Lewis, Paik Sun-yup, and Ross Martin. Among people deceased in 2003, Mohammed Dib ranks 93Before him are Eizo Yuguchi, Wendy Hiller, Vasil Bykaŭ, Miloš Milutinović, Maurice Pialat, and Michael Kamen. After him are Tadao Horie, Donald Davidson, Mohamed Choukri, Ramón Serrano Suñer, Martha Chase, and Leon Uris.

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In Algeria

Among people born in Algeria, Mohammed Dib ranks 56 out of 164Before him are Edwige Fenech (1948), Alphonse Juin (1888), Francisco Serrano, 1st Duke of la Torre (1810), Rabah Madjer (1958), Adherbal (-200), and René Viviani (1862). After him are Isaac Alfasi (1013), Ali Kafi (1928), Lakhdar Brahimi (1934), Rachid Taha (1958), Alain Mimoun (1921), and Thelma Schoonmaker (1940).

Among WRITERS In Algeria

Among writers born in Algeria, Mohammed Dib ranks 9Before him are Marcus Minucius Felix (110), Assia Djebar (1936), Bernard-Henri Lévy (1948), Robert Merle (1908), Hélène Cixous (1937), and Kateb Yacine (1929). After him are Isaac Alfasi (1013), Mouloud Feraoun (1913), Ahmed Mohammed al-Maqqari (1578), Yasmina Khadra (1955), Mouloud Mammeri (1917), and Boualem Sansal (1949).