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Renate Dorrestein

1954 - 2018

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Renate Maria Dorrestein (25 January 1954 – 4 May 2018) was a Dutch writer, journalist and feminist. She started working as a junior journalist for the Dutch magazines Libelle and Panorama. During the period 1977 - 1982 she published in Het Parool, Viva, Onkruid and Opzij. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Renate Dorrestein has received more than 36,488 page views. Her biography is available in 20 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 19 in 2019). Renate Dorrestein is the 5,939th most popular writer (down from 5,318th in 2019), the 941st most popular biography from Netherlands (down from 816th in 2019) and the 52nd most popular Dutch Writer.

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Among writers, Renate Dorrestein ranks 5,939 out of 5,755Before her are Peter Stamm, Jasper Fforde, Amory Lovins, Sarah Winnemucca, Masih Alinejad, and Kim Leine. After her are Kevin Poulsen, Elizabeth Inchbald, Walter Besant, William Empson, Emma Willard, and Russell Simmons.

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Among people born in 1954, Renate Dorrestein ranks 539Before her are George Galloway, Yuli Tamir, Novella Calligaris, Jerry Mateparae, Ken Wahl, and Walter Payton. After her are Vladimir Vysotsky, Marc Vann, Gérard Soler, Barbara Prammer, Jutta Kirst, and Allison Anders. Among people deceased in 2018, Renate Dorrestein ranks 477Before her are Simon Shelton, Denis Ten, Vibeke Skofterud, Emma Chambers, Walter Bahr, and Věra Růžičková. After her are Yevgeni Zimin, Dick Quax, Olivia Cole, Celeste Yarnall, Nanette Fabray, and Joseph Campanella.

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In Netherlands

Among people born in Netherlands, Renate Dorrestein ranks 941 out of 1,427Before her are Edsilia Rombley (1978), Sylvie Meis (1978), Hans van Baalen (1960), Lieke Martens (1992), Remko Pasveer (1983), and Yvonne van Gennip (1964). After her are Joop Hiele (1958), Patrick van Aanholt (1990), Giedo van der Garde (1985), Dick Quax (1948), Arthur Numan (1969), and Johan de Kock (1964).

Among WRITERS In Netherlands

Among writers born in Netherlands, Renate Dorrestein ranks 52Before her are J. Slauerhoff (1898), Remco Campert (1929), Gerrit Achterberg (1905), Ian Buruma (1951), Meindert DeJong (1906), and Michel Faber (1960). After her are Arnon Grunberg (1971), Marieke Lucas Rijneveld (1991), and Femke Dekker (1979).