Nuruddin Farah

1945 - Today

Nuruddin Farah

Nuruddin Farah (Somali: Nuuradiin Faarax, Arabic: نورالدين فارح‎) (born 24 November 1945) is a Somali novelist. He has also written plays both for stage and radio, as well as short stories and essays. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Nuruddin Farah has received more than 142,628 page views. His biography is available in 25 different languages on Wikipedia making him the 3,956th most popular writer.

Memorability Metrics

  • 140k

    Page Views (PV)

  • 44.83

    Historical Popularity Index (HPI)

  • 25

    Languages Editions (L)

  • 4.23

    Effective Languages (L*)

  • 3.21

    Coefficient of Variation (CV)

Notable Works

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Among writers, Nuruddin Farah ranks 3,950 out of 4,883Before him are Eudora Welty, Mike Resnick, Cora Sandel, Tom Robbins, Tankred Dorst, and Val McDermid. After him are A. E. Housman, Jakub Arbes, Paco Ignacio Taibo II, Nicholas Pileggi, Jan Kjærstad, and Robertson Davies.

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Among people born in 1945, Nuruddin Farah ranks 304Before him are Saharon Shelah, Marielle Goitschel, Golden State Killer, David Chase, Lasse Berghagen, and Robert T. Bakker. After him are Marion Rung, Katharine Houghton, Burhan Ghalioun, Katri Helena, Pierre Michon, and Portia Simpson-Miller.

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In Somalia

Among people born in Somalia, Nuruddin Farah ranks 17 out of 30Before him are Hassan Sheikh Mohamud (1955), Sharif Sheikh Ahmed (1964), Mohamed Abdullahi Mohamed (1962), Nur Hassan Hussein (1937), Ayaan Hirsi Ali (1969), and Ahmed Mohamed Mohamoud (1936). After him are Muhammad Haji Ibrahim Egal (1928), Dahir Riyale Kahin (1952), Omar Sharmarke (1960), Mo Farah (1983), Ali Mohammed Ghedi (1952), and K'naan (1978).

Among WRITERS In Somalia

Among writers born in Somalia, Nuruddin Farah ranks 3Before him are Waris Dirie (1965) and Mohammed Abdullah Hassan (1856).