Saadat Hasan Manto

1912 - 1955

Saadat Hasan Manto

Saadat Hasan Manto (; Urdu: سعادت حسن منٹو‎, pronounced [səˈaːd̪ət̪ ˈɦəsən ˈməɳʈoː]; 11 May 1912 – 18 January 1955) was a colonial Indian and Pakistani writer, playwright and author born in Ludhiana, India. Writing mainly in the Urdu language, he produced 22 collections of short stories, a novel, five series of radio plays, three collections of essays and two collections of personal sketches. His best short stories are held in high esteem by writers and critics. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Saadat Hasan Manto has received more than 1,878,640 page views. His biography is available in 22 different languages on Wikipedia making him the 4,025th most popular writer.

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Among writers, Saadat Hasan Manto ranks 4,018 out of 4,883Before him are Eduardo Acevedo Díaz, Hermann Kant, Fay Weldon, Dai Sijie, Jerry Falwell, and J. Bernlef. After him are Sidney Howard, Stijn Streuvels, Vjenceslav Novak, Ai Yazawa, Arthur Golden, and Jurgis Baltrušaitis.

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Among people born in 1912, Saadat Hasan Manto ranks 227Before him are Martin Schwarzschild, Alfredo Pián, Santiago Lovell, Frank Thomas, Horace W. Babcock, and B. D. Jatti. After him are Frank Oppenheimer, George Woodcock, Nina Andrycz, Eleanor Powell, Ollie Johnston, and Simón Lecue. Among people deceased in 1955, Saadat Hasan Manto ranks 98Before him are Bill Vukovich, Honus Wagner, Nick Winter, Tommy Burns, Edwin Barclay, and Major Ritchie. After him are František Janda-Suk, Shemp Howard, Martha Norelius, William C. deMille, S. Z. Sakall, and James P. Johnson.

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In India

Among people born in India, Saadat Hasan Manto ranks 420 out of 848Before him are B. D. Jatti (1912), Verghese Kurien (1921), Abhishek Bachchan (1976), N. T. Rama Rao (1923), Vijay Mallya (1955), and Surendranath Banerjee (1848). After him are Nilakantha Somayaji (1444), Govind Ballabh Pant (1887), Feroz Khan (1939), Preity Zinta (1975), V. S. Ramachandran (1951), and George Fernandes (1930).

Among WRITERS In India

Among writers born in India, Saadat Hasan Manto ranks 48Before him are Ram Prasad Bismil (1897), Bhavabhuti (null), R. K. Narayan (1906), Shakuntala Devi (1929), Tarasankar Bandyopadhyay (1898), and Arundhati Roy (1961). After him are Anita Desai (1937), Mahadev Desai (1892), Ravindra Prabhat (1969), Muthuswami Dikshitar (1775), Amitav Ghosh (1956), and Javed Akhtar (1945).

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