Paul Celan

1920 - 1970

Paul Celan

Paul Celan (; German: [ˈtseːlaːn]; 23 November 1920 – c. 20 April 1970) was a Romanian-born German-language poet and translator. He was born as Paul Antschel to a Jewish family in Cernăuți (German: Czernowitz), in the then Kingdom of Romania (now Chernivtsi, Ukraine), and adopted the pseudonym "Paul Celan". Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Paul Celan has received more than 389,865 page views. His biography is available in 43 different languages on Wikipedia making him the 329th most popular writer.

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Among writers, Paul Celan ranks 327 out of 4,883Before him are Alejandro Jodorowsky, Kenzaburō Ōe, Françoise Sagan, Gerhart Hauptmann, Elena Ferrante, and Anne Brontë. After him are Nadine Gordimer, André Malraux, Archilochus, Apollonius of Rhodes, Heinrich von Kleist, and Valmiki.

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Among people born in 1920, Paul Celan ranks 11Before him are Charles Bukowski, Ray Bradbury, Toshiro Mifune, Rosalind Franklin, Mario Puzo, and Farouk of Egypt. After him are Javier Pérez de Cuéllar, Traudl Junge, Melina Mercouri, Juan Antonio Samaranch, Owen Chamberlain, and Amália Rodrigues. Among people deceased in 1970, Paul Celan ranks 18Before him are Alexander Kerensky, Hjalmar Schacht, Nelly Sachs, Mark Rothko, François Mauriac, and Shmuel Yosef Agnon. After him are Napoleon Hill, Édouard Daladier, Semyon Timoshenko, Rudolf Carnap, C. V. Raman, and Peter II of Yugoslavia.

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In Ukraine

Among people born in Ukraine, Paul Celan ranks 35 out of 764Before him are Leopold von Sacher-Masoch (1836), Kliment Voroshilov (1881), Shmuel Yosef Agnon (1888), Sviatoslav I of Kiev (942), Simon Wiesenthal (1908), and Ivan Aivazovsky (1817). After him are Lyudmila Pavlichenko (1916), Igor Sikorsky (1889), Sholem Aleichem (1859), George Gamow (1904), Viktor Yanukovych (1950), and Vladimir Horowitz (1903).

Among WRITERS In Ukraine

Among writers born in Ukraine, Paul Celan ranks 10Before him are Helena Blavatsky (1831), Taras Shevchenko (1814), Svetlana Alexievich (1948), Anna Akhmatova (1889), Leopold von Sacher-Masoch (1836), and Shmuel Yosef Agnon (1888). After him are Sholem Aleichem (1859), Joseph Roth (1894), Ilya Ehrenburg (1891), Anton Makarenko (1888), Ze'ev Jabotinsky (1880), and Isaac Babel (1894).