Sarah Kirsch

1935 - 2013

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Sarah Kirsch (German: [ˈzaː.ʁa ˈkɪʁʃ] ; 16 April 1935 – 5 May 2013) was a German poet. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Sarah Kirsch has received more than 57,942 page views. Her biography is available in 26 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 25 in 2019). Sarah Kirsch is the 3,990th most popular writer (down from 3,529th in 2019), the 3,987th most popular biography from Germany (down from 3,446th in 2019) and the 241st most popular German Writer.

Memorability Metrics

  • 58k

    Page Views (PV)

  • 50.29

    Historical Popularity Index (HPI)

  • 26

    Languages Editions (L)

  • 3.05

    Effective Languages (L*)

  • 3.41

    Coefficient of Variation (CV)

Notable Works

Werke in fünf Bänden
The Panther Woman
Social life and customs, Women, Fiction
Die Pantherfrau

Page views of Sarah Kirsches by language

Over the past year Sarah Kirsch has had the most page views in the with 32,022 views, followed by English (7,253), and French (1,256). In terms of yearly growth of page views the top 3 wikpedia editions are Catalan (87.55%), Esperanto (55.13%), and Welsh (39.86%)


Among writers, Sarah Kirsch ranks 3,990 out of 7,302Before her are Yuriy Venelin, Wilferd Madelung, Joan Lindsay, Matilde Serao, Maxwell Anderson, and Ralph Ellison. After her are Alexander Neckam, Mary Norton, Jan Wolkers, Tad Williams, Eleanor Hibbert, and Grigol Abashidze.

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Among people born in 1935, Sarah Kirsch ranks 260Before her are Károly Palotai, Dinkha IV, Paul Chambers, Bruno Rodzik, Alexander Men, and Igor Dmitriyevich Novikov. After her are Kenneth Mars, Mario Bellini, Syd Field, Semka Sokolović-Bertok, Johnny Pacheco, and Sergei Yursky. Among people deceased in 2013, Sarah Kirsch ranks 256Before her are Rentarō Mikuni, Jonathan Winters, Julien Ries, Peter Banks, Olga Gyarmati, and Kumar Pallana. After her are Zhuang Zedong, Viktor Tsybulenko, Israel Gutman, Syd Field, David Frost, and Nadir Afonso.

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In Germany

Among people born in Germany, Sarah Kirsch ranks 3,987 out of 7,253Before her are Carl Theodore Liebermann (1842), Theo Lingen (1903), Karl Allmendinger (1891), Wilferd Madelung (1930), Bernhard II, Duke of Saxe-Jena (1638), and Emmanuel Scheffer (1924). After her are Gernot Rohr (1953), Otto von Emmich (1848), Philip, Duke of Holstein-Gottorp (1570), Rudolf Noack (1913), Hans Leonhard Schäufelein (1480), and Michael Gielen (1927).

Among WRITERS In Germany

Among writers born in Germany, Sarah Kirsch ranks 241Before her are Friedrich von Bodenstedt (1819), Leopold Zunz (1794), Max Lange (1832), Philipp Nicolai (1556), Emmy Hennings (1885), and Wilferd Madelung (1930). After her are Hans Carossa (1878), Otto Ludwig (1813), Oskar Maria Graf (1894), Theodor Plievier (1892), James Krüss (1926), and Duchess Elisabeth Sophie of Mecklenburg (1613).