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Simon Vestdijk

1898 - 1971

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Simon Vestdijk (Dutch pronunciation: [ˈsimɔɱ ˈvɛzdɛik]; 17 October 1898 – 23 March 1971) was a Dutch writer. He was nominated for the Nobel prize in literature fifteen times. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Simon Vestdijk has received more than 59,384 page views. His biography is available in 25 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 23 in 2019). Simon Vestdijk is the 3,883rd most popular writer (down from 3,804th in 2019), the 570th most popular biography from Netherlands (down from 544th in 2019) and the 29th most popular Dutch Writer.

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Among writers, Simon Vestdijk ranks 3,883 out of 5,755Before him are Francis Beaumont, Matilde Serao, Hafez Ibrahim, Halina Konopacka, Margit Kaffka, and Alexander Volkov. After him are Dušan Kovačević, Per Daniel Amadeus Atterbom, Lajos Bíró, Max Lange, Nathanael West, and Mario Rigoni Stern.

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Among people born in 1898, Simon Vestdijk ranks 157Before him are Tadeusz Dołęga-Mostowicz, Dorothy Gish, Masuji Ibuse, Jan Brzechwa, Boughera El Ouafi, and Anthony McAuliffe. After him are Hugh O'Flaherty, Arend Heyting, Louis Adamic, Tarasankar Bandyopadhyay, Emmanuel Bove, and Aksel Airo. Among people deceased in 1971, Simon Vestdijk ranks 125Before him are Harald Öhquist, Richard Montague, Bengt Ekerot, Wynton Kelly, Kanaiyalal Maneklal Munshi, and Shunryū Suzuki. After him are Tarasankar Bandyopadhyay, Joseph Helffrich, Josef Košťálek, Jean-Pierre Monseré, Guillermo León Valencia, and John Dall.

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In Netherlands

Among people born in Netherlands, Simon Vestdijk ranks 570 out of 1,427Before him are Maarten Schmidt (1929), Wubbo Ockels (1946), Frederik van Eeden (1860), Kees Kist (1952), Neelie Kroes (1941), and Elly Ameling (1933). After him are Sandra Roelofs (1968), Gerrit Schimmelpenninck (1794), Dirk Brouwer (1902), Estella Agsteribbe (1909), Coen Moulijn (1937), and Arend Heyting (1898).

Among WRITERS In Netherlands

Among writers born in Netherlands, Simon Vestdijk ranks 29Before him are Willem Frederik Hermans (1921), Corrie ten Boom (1892), Tim Krabbé (1943), Abraham Jacob van der Aa (1792), Jan Wolkers (1925), and Bertus Aafjes (1914). After him are Gysbert Japiks (1603), Janwillem van de Wetering (1931), Fedde Schurer (1898), Gerbrand Bredero (1585), Herman Heijermans (1864), and Aagje Deken (1741).