Paul Goma

1935 - 2020

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Paul Goma (Romanian pronunciation: [ˈpa.ul ˈɡoma]; October 2, 1935 – March 24, 2020) was a Romanian writer, known for his activities as a dissident and leading opponent of the communist regime before 1989. Forced into exile by the communist authorities, he became a political refugee and resided in France as a stateless person. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Paul Goma has received more than 71,582 page views. His biography is available in 18 different languages on Wikipedia. Paul Goma is the 1,501st most popular writer, the 7th most popular biography from Moldova and the most popular Moldovan Writer.

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  • 72k

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  • 67.46

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  • 18

    Languages Editions (L)

  • 4.98

    Effective Languages (L*)

  • 1.61

    Coefficient of Variation (CV)

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Among writers, Paul Goma ranks 1,501 out of 5,794Before him are Chikamatsu Monzaemon, Naim Frashëri, Juan Marsé, Rafael Sabatini, Karl-Maria Kertbeny, and Ruy González de Clavijo. After him are John Webster, David Grossman, Robert Wilson, Patricia Cornwell, Jakob Michael Reinhold Lenz, and Dominique Venner.

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Among people born in 1935, Paul Goma ranks 78Before him are Mohammad Hussein Fadlallah, Toni Sailer, Jack Welch, António Ramalho Eanes, Vladica Popović, and Judd Hirsch. After him are Lee Remick, Dominique Venner, Robert Silverberg, Valeri Kubasov, Princess Elisabeth of Denmark, and Bruno Sammartino. Among people deceased in 2020, Paul Goma ranks 133Before him are Hamed Karoui, Tony Allen, Wim Suurbier, Nikolai Kapustin, Juan Marsé, and Park Won-soon. After him are Benjamin Mkapa, Éva Székely, Abderrahmane Youssoufi, Rubem Fonseca, Mad Mike Hoare, and Larry Tesler.

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In Moldova

Among people born in Moldova, Paul Goma ranks 7 out of 78Before him are Semyon Timoshenko (1895), Anton Rubinstein (1829), Lewis Milestone (1895), Vladimir Voronin (1941), Emil Constantinescu (1939), and Nicolae Timofti (1948). After him are Mikhail Larionov (1881), Avigdor Lieberman (1958), Mircea Snegur (1941), Iona Yakir (1896), Boris Kolker (1939), and Vladimir Purishkevich (1870).

Among WRITERS In Moldova

Among writers born in Moldova, Paul Goma ranks 1After him are Grigore Vieru (1935), Ion Druță (1928), and I. A. L. Diamond (1920).