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Nelly Sachs

1891 - 1970

Nelly Sachs

Nelly Sachs (10 December 1891 – 12 May 1970) was a German-Swedish poet and playwright. Her experiences resulting from the rise of the Nazis in World War II Europe transformed her into a poignant spokesperson for the grief and yearnings of her fellow Jewish people. Her best-known play is Eli: Ein Mysterienspiel vom Leiden Israels (1950); other works include the poems "Zeichen im Sand" (1962), "Verzauberung" (1970), and the collections of poetry In den Wohnungen des Todes (1947), Flucht und Verwandlung (1959), Fahrt ins Staublose (1961), and Suche nach Lebenden (1971). Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Nelly Sachs has received more than 829,055 page views. Her biography is available in 80 different languages on Wikipedia making her the 251st most popular writer.

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Among WRITERS

Among WRITERS, Nelly Sachs ranks 251 out of 4,883Before her are Luís de Camões, Henryk Sienkiewicz, Jaroslav Hašek, Ezra Pound, Johanna Spyri, and Anna Akhmatova. After her are Honoré Gabriel Riqueti, comte de Mirabeau, Primo Levi, Karen Blixen, Terry Pratchett, Louis-Ferdinand Céline, and Percy Bysshe Shelley.

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Contemporaries

Among people born in 1891, Nelly Sachs ranks 11Before her are Mikhail Bulgakov, Max Ernst, James Chadwick, Walter Model, Henry Miller, and Edith Stein. After her are B. R. Ambedkar, Pär Lagerkvist, Otto Dix, Walther Bothe, Rudolf Carnap, and Helmuth Weidling. Among people deceased in 1970, Nelly Sachs ranks 14Before her are Jimi Hendrix, Yukio Mishima, Sukarno, Max Born, Alexander Kerensky, and Hjalmar Schacht. After her are Mark Rothko, François Mauriac, Shmuel Yosef Agnon, Paul Celan, Napoleon Hill, and Édouard Daladier.

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In Germany

Among people born in Germany, Nelly Sachs ranks 194 out of 3,763Before her are Otto III, Holy Roman Emperor (980), Saint Ursula (400), Princess Sophie of Bavaria (1805), Franz Marc (1880), Wilhelm Canaris (1887), and Christian IX of Denmark (1818). After her are Michael Schumacher (1969), Konstantin von Neurath (1873), Wilhelm Dilthey (1833), Erich Hartmann (1922), Johannes Stark (1874), and Walter Ulbricht (1893).