Peter Bichsel

1935 - Today

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Peter Bichsel (born 24 March 1935) is a popular Swiss writer and journalist representing modern German literature. He was a member of the Gruppe Olten. Bichsel was born 1935 in Lucerne, Switzerland, the son of manual labourers. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Peter Bichsel has received more than 46,752 page views. His biography is available in 22 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 21 in 2019). Peter Bichsel is the 3,250th most popular writer (down from 2,847th in 2019), the 308th most popular biography from Switzerland (down from 261st in 2019) and the 30th most popular Swiss Writer.

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  • 22

    Languages Editions (L)

  • 3.24

    Effective Languages (L*)

  • 3.26

    Coefficient of Variation (CV)

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Among writers, Peter Bichsel ranks 3,250 out of 5,794Before him are Jules Janin, Sachchidananda Vatsyayan, Maria Dąbrowska, Heinrich Vogeler, Johan Turi, and Chittaranjan Das. After him are A. Merritt, Paul Fort, Ferenc Kazinczy, Anton Pann, Johan Ludvig Heiberg, and Evgeny Schwartz.

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Among people born in 1935, Peter Bichsel ranks 203Before him are Ramón Chao, Ryhor Baradulin, Nicola Cabibbo, Vladimir Aksyonov, Sadiq al-Mahdi, and Sarah Kirsch. After him are Kenneth Mars, Rahsaan Roland Kirk, Barbara Harris, Vitaly Sevastyanov, Ivan Dimitrov, and Grigore Vieru.

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In Switzerland

Among people born in Switzerland, Peter Bichsel ranks 308 out of 749Before him are Justus Dahinden (1925), Philippe Jaccottet (1925), Simon Antoine Jean L'Huilier (1750), Heinrich Sutermeister (1910), Claude Goretta (1929), and Henri Druey (1799). After him are Johann III Bernoulli (1744), Liselotte Pulver (1929), Andreas Vollenweider (1953), Oswald Heer (1809), Oliver Neuville (1973), and Princess Elena of Romania (1950).

Among WRITERS In Switzerland

Among writers born in Switzerland, Peter Bichsel ranks 30Before him are Jeremias Gotthelf (1797), Isaac Casaubon (1559), Arthur Cravan (1887), Peter Bieri (1944), Theodore Bibliander (1500), and Philippe Jaccottet (1925). After him are Fernán Caballero (1796), Robert Pinget (1919), Nicolas Bouvier (1929), Françoise Giroud (1916), Johann Jakob Breitinger (1701), and Urs Widmer (1938).