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Ryszard Kapuściński

1932 - 2007

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Ryszard Kapuściński (Polish: [ˈrɨʂart kapuɕˈt͡ɕij̃skʲi] (listen); 4 March 1932 – 23 January 2007) was a Polish journalist, photographer, poet and author. He received many awards and was considered a candidate for the Nobel Prize in Literature. Kapuściński's personal journals in book form attracted both controversy and admiration for blurring the conventions of reportage with the allegory and magical realism of literature. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Ryszard Kapuściński has received more than 487,853 page views. His biography is available in 46 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 44 in 2019). Ryszard Kapuściński is the 677th most popular writer (down from 649th in 2019), the 16th most popular biography from Belarus (down from 15th in 2019) and the most popular Belarusian Writer.

Ryszard Kapuściński is most famous for his books about his travels in Africa, Latin America, and the Middle East. He is also known for his book about the Iranian Revolution.

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Notable Works

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Among writers, Ryszard Kapuściński ranks 677 out of 5,755Before him are Vuk Karadžić, Masaru Emoto, Bernart de Ventadorn, Giambattista Basile, Ivan Goncharov, and Antoine François Prévost. After him are Osip Mandelstam, H. L. Mencken, Thomas Hardy, Pierre Boulle, Ze'ev Jabotinsky, and Tony Buzan.

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Among people born in 1932, Ryszard Kapuściński ranks 43Before him are Vladimir Ivashko, Valentino, Houari Boumédiène, Robert Mundell, Roy Scheider, and Louis Malle. After him are John Searle, Vytautas Landsbergis, Oliver E. Williamson, Stéphane Audran, Little Richard, and Princess Astrid, Mrs. Ferner. Among people deceased in 2007, Ryszard Kapuściński ranks 21Before him are Albert Ellis, Sidney Sheldon, Maurice Béjart, Benazir Bhutto, Deborah Kerr, and Jean-Pierre Cassel. After him are Ike Turner, Barry Nelson, Ernst Otto Fischer, Momofuku Ando, Kai Siegbahn, and Nils Liedholm.

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In Belarus

Among people born in Belarus, Ryszard Kapuściński ranks 16 out of 330Before him are Chaim Weizmann (1874), Simon Kuznets (1901), Yitzhak Shamir (1915), Meyer Lansky (1902), Sviatopolk I of Kiev (978), and Chaim Soutine (1893). After him are Hacı I Giray (1397), Yanka Kupala (1882), Mstislav I of Kiev (1076), Ossip Zadkine (1888), Pavel Sukhoi (1895), and Stanislav Shushkevich (1934).

Among WRITERS In Belarus

Among writers born in Belarus, Ryszard Kapuściński ranks 1After him are Yanka Kupala (1882), Yakub Kolas (1882), Vasil Bykaŭ (1924), Mendele Mocher Sforim (1835), Eliza Orzeszkowa (1841), Oscar Milosz (1877), S. Ansky (1863), Maksim Bahdanovič (1891), Aleksander Chodźko (1804), Immanuel Velikovsky (1895), and Uladzimir Karatkievich (1930).