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 concentration camp (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 96,950 page views. His biography is available in 21 different languages on Wikipedia. Petr Ginz is the 1,885th most popular writer (down from 1,734th in 2019), the 223rd most popular biography from Czechia (down from 64th in 2019) and the 24th most popular Czech Writer.

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Among writers, Petr Ginz ranks 1,885 out of 5,794Before him are Christian Jacq, John Kennedy Toole, Johann Jakob Bodmer, John Tzetzes, Heinz G. Konsalik, and Augustus the Younger, Duke of Brunswick-Lüneburg. After him are Victoria Ocampo, Christopher Isherwood, Vera Brittain, Jean Paulhan, Friedrich Rückert, and Konstantin Paustovsky.

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Among people born in 1928, Petr Ginz ranks 151Before him are Gerald Bull, Alfonso de Portago, Héctor Rial, Malcolm Glazer, Ulric Neisser, and Peter Naur. After him are Vidal Sassoon, Gordie Howe, Muhammad Sayyid Tantawy, Ardico Magnini, Luigi Colani, and Sid Watkins. Among people deceased in 1944, Petr Ginz ranks 107Before him are Paul Masson, Ethel Smyth, Thomas Midgley Jr., Helmut Lent, Hans Krása, and Pavel Haas. After him are Heinz Brandt, Lina Cavalieri, Israel Joshua Singer, Rudolf Schmundt, J. Walter Christie, and Chaim Rumkowski.

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In Czechia

Among people born in Czechia, Petr Ginz ranks 223 out of 839Before him are Maria of Austria, Duchess of Jülich-Cleves-Berg (1531), John Henry, Margrave of Moravia (1322), Zdeněk Zeman (1947), Hans Krása (1899), Pavel Haas (1899), and Bořivoj II, Duke of Bohemia (1064). After him are Hugo Meisl (1881), Archduke Leopold Salvator of Austria (1863), Jaroslav Drobný (1921), Archduchess Maria Theresa of Austria (1862), Guido Adler (1855), and Jean-Gaspard Deburau (1796).

Among WRITERS In Czechia

Among writers born in Czechia, Petr Ginz ranks 24Before him are Egon Kisch (1885), Marie von Ebner-Eschenbach (1830), Josef Čapek (1887), Martin of Opava (1300), Ivan Klíma (1931), and Otfried Preußler (1923). After him are Guido Adler (1855), Karel Hynek Mácha (1810), Józef Czapski (1896), Princess Michael of Kent (1945), Josef Lada (1887), and Pavel Kohout (1928).