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Petr Ginz

1928 - 1944

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Petr Ginz (1 February 1928 – 28 September 1944) was a Czechoslovak boy of partial Jewish background who was deported to the Theresienstadt Ghetto (known as Terezín, in Czech) during the Holocaust. He was murdered at the age of sixteen when he was transferred to Auschwitz concentration camp and gassed to death upon arrival. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Petr Ginz has received more than 129,999 page views. His biography is available in 25 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 21 in 2019). Petr Ginz is the 1,554th most popular writer (up from 1,884th in 2019), the 191st most popular biography from Czechia (up from 223rd in 2019) and the 20th most popular Czech Writer.

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  • 25

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  • 8.28

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  • 1.80

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Among writers, Petr Ginz ranks 1,554 out of 5,755Before him are Korney Chukovsky, Li Yu, Yeghishe Charents, Christy Brown, Pío Baroja, and Jean de Meun. After him are Gustav Landauer, Eduard Mörike, Petros Markaris, Madame d'Aulnoy, Symeon the New Theologian, and Charles Paul de Kock.

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Among people born in 1928, Petr Ginz ranks 125Before him are Jack Kevorkian, Georgy Dobrovolsky, Burt Bacharach, Bo Diddley, Vladimir Beara, and Humberto Maturana. After him are Frank Borman, Al Lettieri, Fred Rogers, Walter Tevis, Fumihiko Maki, and Einojuhani Rautavaara. Among people deceased in 1944, Petr Ginz ranks 94Before him are Artur Phleps, Sergei Bulgakov, Wolf-Heinrich Graf von Helldorff, Asmahan, Aliya Moldagulova, and Zinaida Portnova. After him are Agustín Barrios, Kurt Gerron, Chaim Rumkowski, Tanya Savicheva, Hiroyoshi Nishizawa, and Nikolai Polikarpov.

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In Czechia

Among people born in Czechia, Petr Ginz ranks 191 out of 973Before him are Karl von Terzaghi (1883), Leo Perutz (1882), Otfried Preußler (1923), Libuše Šafránková (1953), Adolf Schärf (1890), and Ivo Viktor (1942). After him are Jindřich Matyáš Thurn (1567), Petr Čech (1982), Otto Kittel (1917), John Henry, Margrave of Moravia (1322), Franz Bardon (1909), and Sigfried Held (1942).

Among WRITERS In Czechia

Among writers born in Czechia, Petr Ginz ranks 20Before him are Jan Neruda (1834), Cosmas of Prague (1045), Alfred Kubin (1877), Josef Čapek (1887), Marie von Ebner-Eschenbach (1830), and Otfried Preußler (1923). After him are Martin of Opava (1300), Egon Kisch (1885), Ivan Klíma (1931), Guido Adler (1855), Pavel Kohout (1928), and Josef Lada (1887).