Stanisław Ignacy Witkiewicz

1885 - 1939

Stanisław Ignacy Witkiewicz

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 153,105 page views. His biography is available in 28 different languages on Wikipedia making him the 1,760th most popular writer.

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Among writers, Stanisław Ignacy Witkiewicz ranks 1,758 out of 4,883Before him are Luis de León, Nordahl Grieg, Raymond E. Feist, Aphrahat, Edward Plunkett, 18th Baron of Dunsany, and Xu Shen. After him are Julien Gracq, Almeida Garrett, Elsa Beskow, Vladimir Bartol, Jacopone da Todi, and Aelia Eudocia.

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Among people born in 1885, Stanisław Ignacy Witkiewicz ranks 74Before him are Egon Kisch, Seishirō Itagaki, Aristides de Sousa Mendes, Clementine Churchill, Sydney Chaplin, and Dorando Pietri. After him are Constantin Sănătescu, Frank Knight, Josef Frank, Soemu Toyoda, Frank Jack Fletcher, and Alexandros Koryzis. Among people deceased in 1939, Stanisław Ignacy Witkiewicz ranks 42Before him are Louis Wain, Wu Peifu, Louis Trousselier, Otto Wels, Norman Bethune, and Max Skladanowsky. After him are Carl Laemmle, Evald Aav, Oscar Milosz, Roman Dmowski, Arthur Rackham, and Grigori Sokolnikov.

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In Poland

Among people born in Poland, Stanisław Ignacy Witkiewicz ranks 365 out of 930Before him are Fritz London (1900), Ernst Wilimowski (1916), Artur Schnabel (1882), I. L. Peretz (1852), Stefan Wyszyński (1901), and Lestek (870). After him are Józef Cyrankiewicz (1911), Arthur Zimmermann (1864), Eleonore Reuss of Köstritz (1860), Horst Mahler (1936), Peter I, Grand Duke of Oldenburg (1755), and Helmut Lent (1918).

Among WRITERS In Poland

Among writers born in Poland, Stanisław Ignacy Witkiewicz ranks 35Before him are Jan Kochanowski (1530), Jan Długosz (1415), Stanisław Wyspiański (1869), Martin Opitz (1597), Georg Heym (1887), and I. L. Peretz (1852). After him are Israel Joshua Singer (1893), George Adamski (1891), Stanisław Przybyszewski (1868), Marcel Reich-Ranicki (1920), Julian Tuwim (1894), and Maria Konopnicka (1842).

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