WRITER

Orhan Kemal

1914 - 1970

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Orhan Kemal (15 September 1914, Ceyhan, Adana – 2 June 1970, Sofia, Bulgaria) is the pen name of Turkish novelist Mehmet Raşit Öğütçü. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Orhan Kemal has received more than 38,652 page views. His biography is available in 20 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 18 in 2019). Orhan Kemal is the 3,634th most popular writer (down from 3,007th in 2019), the 861st most popular biography from Turkey (down from 723rd in 2019) and the 100th most popular Turkish Writer.

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  • 39k

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  • 60.89

    Historical Popularity Index (HPI)

  • 20

    Languages Editions (L)

  • 2.32

    Effective Languages (L*)

  • 3.44

    Coefficient of Variation (CV)

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Among WRITERS

Among writers, Orhan Kemal ranks 3,634 out of 5,794Before him are Betti Alver, Patrick Leigh Fermor, Robert Jungk, Antun Gustav Matoš, Anne Bradstreet, and Richard Hakluyt. After him are Tariq Ali, Francis Scott Key, D. R. Bendre, Connie Willis, Millosh Gjergj Nikolla, and Blaga Dimitrova.

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Contemporaries

Among people born in 1914, Orhan Kemal ranks 201Before him are Ralph Ellison, Afonsinho, Vincent J. McMahon, Jacques Dufilho, Christl Cranz, and Mihailo Lalić. After him are Viktor Grishin, Dorothy Lamour, Carl Scarborough, Daniel J. Boorstin, Edmund Muskie, and Wilhelm Hahnemann. Among people deceased in 1970, Orhan Kemal ranks 145Before him are Ed Begley, Fritz Kortner, Robert Gerhard, Max Abegglen, Jérôme Carcopino, and Julius Pokorny. After him are Dora Boothby, Ștefan Barbu, Billie Burke, František Junek, Pierre Mac Orlan, and Sydney Chapman.

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In Turkey

Among people born in Turkey, Orhan Kemal ranks 861 out of 1,128Before him are Burak Özçivit (1984), Nihat Kahveci (1979), Arif Mardin (1932), Ruben III, Prince of Armenia (1145), Sabiha Kasimati (1912), and Andronikos Doukas Angelos (1130). After him are Musine Kokalari (1917), Nihat Erim (1912), Attilâ İlhan (1925), Theodosius (583), Cansu Dere (1980), and Polyeuctus of Constantinople (null).

Among WRITERS In Turkey

Among writers born in Turkey, Orhan Kemal ranks 100Before him are Ayşe Kulin (1941), Ahmet Hamdi Tanpınar (1901), Tevfik Fikret (1867), Siamanto (1878), Orhan Veli Kanık (1914), and Zülfü Livaneli (1946). After him are Musine Kokalari (1917), Attilâ İlhan (1925), Musa Anter (1920), Diphilus (null), Turan Dursun (1934), and İbrahim Şinasi (1826).