Ruth Prawer Jhabvala

1927 - 2013

Ruth Prawer Jhabvala

Ruth Prawer Jhabvala, (7 May 1927 – 3 April 2013) was a German-born British and American Booker prize-winning novelist, short story writer and two-time Academy Award-winning screenwriter. She is perhaps best known for her long collaboration with Merchant Ivory Productions, made up of director James Ivory and producer Ismail Merchant. After meeting Cyrus Jhabvala in England, she married him and moved to India in 1951; Jhabvala was an Indian-Parsi architect. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Ruth Prawer Jhabvala has received more than 367,324 page views. Her biography is available in 31 different languages on Wikipedia making her the 3,893rd most popular writer.

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Among writers, Ruth Prawer Jhabvala ranks 3,886 out of 4,883Before her are Michio Mado, Mahmoud Dowlatabadi, Teresa de la Parra, Giovanni Berchet, John Holt, and Norman Smith. After her are Jacqueline Susann, Joanna Russ, Rod Serling, Valentín Paz-Andrade, Reiner Kunze, and Thomas Friedman.

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Among people born in 1927, Ruth Prawer Jhabvala ranks 239Before her are Karl Stotz, Gerard K. O'Neill, Aušra Augustinavičiūtė, William Perry, Stein Eriksen, and Shirley Fry. After her are Victor Mees, Trude Beiser, Greta Andersen, Harold Brown, Heini Walter, and Carmen Basilio. Among people deceased in 2013, Ruth Prawer Jhabvala ranks 263Before her are Anthony Caro, Ersilio Tonini, Bill Smith, John Thomas, Giuseppe Casari, and Gerda Lerner. After her are Alla Kushnir, Maria Tallchief, Angela Voigt, Nigel Davenport, Amar Bose, and Max Jakobson.

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In Germany

Among people born in Germany, Ruth Prawer Jhabvala ranks 2,841 out of 3,763Before her are Johan Zoffany (1733), Martin Schwarzschild (1912), Susanne Klatten (1962), Ingo Schwichtenberg (1965), Francis Buchholz (1954), and Diana Damrau (1971). After her are Bernhard Klodt (1926), Albert Brülls (1937), Wolf Hoffmann (1959), Thomas Doll (1966), Frank Beyer (1932), and Heinz Kubsch (1930).

Among WRITERS In Germany

Among writers born in Germany, Ruth Prawer Jhabvala ranks 194Before her are Ruth Westheimer (1928), Fritz Reuter (1810), Marie Luise Kaschnitz (1901), Botho Strauß (1944), Hilde Domin (1909), and Mirjam Pressler (1940). After her are Tankred Dorst (1925), Ulrich Plenzdorf (1934), Curt Siodmak (1902), Hermann Kant (1926), Herbert Achternbusch (1938), and Kerstin Gier (1966).