Stanisław Ignacy Witkiewicz

1885 - 1939

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Stanisław Ignacy Witkiewicz (Polish: [staˈɲiswaf iɡˈnatsɨ vʲitˈkʲɛvʲitʂ]; 24 February 1885 – 18 September 1939), commonly known as Witkacy, was a Polish writer, painter, philosopher, theorist, playwright, novelist, and photographer active before World War I and during the interwar period. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Stanisław Ignacy Witkiewicz has received more than 188,538 page views. His biography is available in 31 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 28 in 2019). Stanisław Ignacy Witkiewicz is the 1,802nd most popular writer (down from 1,756th in 2019), the 374th most popular biography from Poland (down from 365th in 2019) and the 37th most popular Polish Writer.

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Among writers, Stanisław Ignacy Witkiewicz ranks 1,802 out of 5,794Before him are Cornelis Tromp, Jón Arason, José Mauro de Vasconcelos, Stanisław Wyspiański, Symeon the New Theologian, and Cecil Bødker. After him are Pir Sultan Abdal, Ybyrai Altynsarin, Marcel Achard, Methodius of Olympus, Philippe Quinault, and Jean Bruller.

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Among people born in 1885, Stanisław Ignacy Witkiewicz ranks 76Before him are Friedrich Kellner, Nikolai Krylenko, Agustín Barrios, Soemu Toyoda, Seishirō Itagaki, and Princess Victoria Adelaide of Schleswig-Holstein. After him are Frank Knight, Jacques Feyder, Theodor Kaluza, Constantin Sănătescu, Władysław Raczkiewicz, and St John Philby. Among people deceased in 1939, Stanisław Ignacy Witkiewicz ranks 39Before him are Otto Wels, Gerardo Machado, Vladimir Shukhov, Albrecht, Duke of Württemberg, Carl Laemmle, and Max Skladanowsky. After him are Isaak Brodsky, Roman Dmowski, Wu Peifu, Danilo, Crown Prince of Montenegro, Evald Aav, and Arthur Rackham.

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In Poland

Among people born in Poland, Stanisław Ignacy Witkiewicz ranks 374 out of 1,231Before him are Alfred Flatow (1869), Georg Heym (1887), Emil Krebs (1867), Muazzez Sultan (1628), Lukas Podolski (1985), and Stanisław Wyspiański (1869). After him are Gustav Freytag (1816), Jan Zamoyski (1542), Theodor Leschetizky (1830), Rudolf Christoph Freiherr von Gersdorff (1905), Vitello (1230), and Roman Dmowski (1864).

Among WRITERS In Poland

Among writers born in Poland, Stanisław Ignacy Witkiewicz ranks 37Before him are Johanna Schopenhauer (1766), Fritz Gerlich (1883), Jan Długosz (1415), Marcel Reich-Ranicki (1920), Georg Heym (1887), and Stanisław Wyspiański (1869). After him are George Adamski (1891), Avraham Stern (1907), I. L. Peretz (1852), Israel Joshua Singer (1893), Maria Konopnicka (1842), and Julian Tuwim (1894).