Nâzım Hikmet

1902 - 1963

Nâzım Hikmet

Nâzım Hikmet Ran (15 January 1902 – 3 June 1963), commonly known as Nâzım Hikmet (Turkish: [naːˈzɯm hicˈmet] (listen)), was a Turkish poet, playwright, novelist, screenwriter, director and memoirist. He was acclaimed for the "lyrical flow of his statements". Described as a "romantic communist" and "romantic revolutionary", he was repeatedly arrested for his political beliefs and spent much of his adult life in prison or in exile. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Nâzım Hikmet has received more than 314,660 page views. His biography is available in 55 different languages on Wikipedia making him the 234th most popular writer.

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  • 55

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  • 2.71

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Among writers, Nâzım Hikmet ranks 232 out of 4,883Before him are Roald Dahl, Robert Musil, Taras Shevchenko, Svetlana Alexievich, Mary Wollstonecraft, and Karl Adolph Gjellerup. After him are W. Somerset Maugham, Carlo Goldoni, Philip K. Dick, Pierre Corneille, Henri Charrière, and Henry Miller.

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Among people born in 1902, Nâzım Hikmet ranks 11Before him are Leni Riefenstahl, Paul Dirac, Erik Erikson, Carl Rogers, Georgy Malenkov, and Halldór Laxness. After him are Talcott Parsons, Fernand Braudel, Isaac Bashevis Singer, Ray Kroc, Eugene Wigner, and Saud of Saudi Arabia. Among people deceased in 1963, Nâzım Hikmet ranks 12Before him are Georges Braque, Aldous Huxley, Robert Schuman, Tristan Tzara, C. S. Lewis, and Lee Harvey Oswald. After him are Ngo Dinh Diem, Paul Hindemith, Abd el-Krim, Thích Quảng Đức, Francis Poulenc, and Theodor Heuss.

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In Greece

Among people born in Greece, Nâzım Hikmet ranks 60 out of 698Before him are Pyrrho (-365), Nikos Kazantzakis (1883), Isocrates (-436), Vangelis (1943), Pope Dionysius (200), and Constantine II of Greece (1940). After him are Lysippos (-390), Leucippus (-500), Queen Sofía of Spain (1938), Clement of Alexandria (150), Epaminondas (-418), and Hephaestion (-356).

Among WRITERS In Greece

Among writers born in Greece, Nâzım Hikmet ranks 8Before him are Aeschylus (-525), Aristophanes (-448), Sappho (-630), Pindar (-517), Menander (-342), and Nikos Kazantzakis (1883). After him are Simonides of Ceos (-556), Archilochus (-680), Arion (-700), Phaedrus (-20), Lysias (-445), and Alcaeus of Mytilene (-620).

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