Per Olov Enquist

1934 - 2020

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Per Olov Enquist, also known as P. O. Enquist, (23 September 1934 – 25 April 2020) was a Swedish author. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Per Olov Enquist has received more than 108,976 page views. His biography is available in 31 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 26 in 2019). Per Olov Enquist is the 706th most popular writer (up from 1,274th in 2019), the 97th most popular biography from Sweden (up from 195th in 2019) and the 12th most popular Swedish Writer.

Olov Enquist is most famous for his novel "The Visit" which was published in 2000. The novel is a fictionalized account of the visit of the French writer Marcel Proust to the Swedish novelist Selma Lagerlöf.

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  • 31

    Languages Editions (L)

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Notable Works

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Among writers, Per Olov Enquist ranks 706 out of 5,794Before him are Ambrose Bierce, Edmund Spenser, Kōbō Abe, John Dos Passos, Ferenc Molnár, and Alfred de Vigny. After him are Marie Mancini, Artemidorus, Francisco de Quevedo, Bert Hellinger, Masaru Emoto, and Douglas Adams.

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Among people born in 1934, Per Olov Enquist ranks 39Before him are Diana Wynne Jones, Leonid Kravchuk, Georges Moustaki, Roman Herzog, Tarcisio Bertone, and Bill Bixby. After him are Larisa Latynina, Brian Epstein, Ronald Wayne, Niklaus Wirth, Stanislav Shushkevich, and John L. Hall. Among people deceased in 2020, Per Olov Enquist ranks 44Before him are Nexhmije Hoxha, Rob Rensenbrink, Juliette Gréco, Jānis Lūsis, Brian Dennehy, and Dmitry Yazov. After him are John Horton Conway, Manu Dibango, Diana Rigg, Stanley Ho, Ernesto Cardenal, and Jerry Stiller.

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In Sweden

Among people born in Sweden, Per Olov Enquist ranks 97 out of 1,296Before him are Hannes Alfvén (1908), Anund Jacob (1008), Princess Birgitta of Sweden (1937), Stefan Löfven (1957), Peter Stormare (1953), and Magnus I of Sweden (1106). After him are Birger Jarl (1210), Marie Fredriksson (1958), Prince Carl, Duke of Västergötland (1861), Arvid Carlsson (1923), Alva Myrdal (1902), and Roy Andersson (1943).

Among WRITERS In Sweden

Among writers born in Sweden, Per Olov Enquist ranks 12Before him are Henning Mankell (1948), Erik Axel Karlfeldt (1864), Eyvind Johnson (1900), Harry Martinson (1904), Stieg Larsson (1954), and Verner von Heidenstam (1859). After him are Maj Sjöwall (1935), Jan Guillou (1944), Ellen Key (1849), Stig Dagerman (1923), Per Wahlöö (1926), and Håkan Nesser (1950).