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Pola Negri

1897 - 1987

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Pola Negri (; born Barbara Apolonia Chalupec [apɔˈlɔɲa xaˈwupɛt͡s]; 3 January 1897 – 1 August 1987) was a Polish stage and film actress and singer. She achieved worldwide fame during the silent and golden eras of Hollywood and European film for her tragedienne and femme fatale roles and was acknowledged as a sex symbol.Raised in the Congress Kingdom of Poland, Negri's childhood was marked by several personal hardships: After her father was sent to Siberia, she was raised by her single mother in poverty, and suffered tuberculosis as a teenager. Negri recovered, and went on to study ballet and acting in Warsaw, becoming a well-known stage actress there. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Pola Negri has received more than 977,928 page views. Her biography is available in 48 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 44 in 2019). Pola Negri is the 217th most popular actor (up from 254th in 2019), the 77th most popular biography from Poland (up from 83rd in 2019) and the 2nd most popular Polish Actor.

Pola Negri was a Polish actress and singer who was most famous for her roles in the silent films of the 1910s and 1920s.

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Among actors, Pola Negri ranks 217 out of 9,996Before her are Shirley Temple, Peter Ustinov, Jodie Foster, Michael Clarke Duncan, Dianne Wiest, and Franco Nero. After her are Aishwarya Rai, Patrick Stewart, Geoffrey Rush, Maximilian Schell, Paul Walker, and John Hurt.

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Among people born in 1897, Pola Negri ranks 16Before her are Ludwig Erhard, Wilhelm Reich, Paavo Nurmi, Georges Bataille, Grand Duchess Tatiana Nikolaevna of Russia, and Norbert Elias. After her are Thích Quảng Đức, Louis Aragon, Gordon Allport, Enid Blyton, Ferenc Szálasi, and Kurt Schuschnigg. Among people deceased in 1987, Pola Negri ranks 11Before her are Louis de Broglie, Rita Hayworth, Primo Levi, Lawrence Kohlberg, Fred Astaire, and Marguerite Yourcenar. After her are Andrey Kolmogorov, Thomas Sankara, Gunnar Myrdal, Walter Houser Brattain, John Huston, and Lino Ventura.

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In Poland

Among people born in Poland, Pola Negri ranks 77 out of 1,454Before her are Andrzej Sapkowski (1948), Casimir IV Jagiellon (1427), Maria Feodorovna (1759), Norbert Elias (1897), Walther Nernst (1864), and John II Casimir Vasa (1609). After her are Wolfram Freiherr von Richthofen (1895), Anna Jagiellon (1523), Horst Köhler (1943), Benoit Mandelbrot (1924), Carl Menger (1840), and Egon Krenz (1937).

Among ACTORS In Poland

Among actors born in Poland, Pola Negri ranks 2Before her are Klaus Kinski (1926). After her are Hanna Schygulla (1943), Barbara Brylska (1941), Daniel Olbrychski (1945), Anny Ondra (1903), Dita Parlo (1906), Izabella Scorupco (1970), Beata Tyszkiewicz (1938), Peter van Eyck (1911), Bella Darvi (1928), and Bohdan Stupka (1941).

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