Stanisław Jerzy Lec

1909 - 1966

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Stanisław Jerzy Lec (Polish pronunciation: [staˈɲiswaf ˈjɛʐɨ lɛts]; 6 March 1909 – 7 May 1966), born Baron Stanisław Jerzy de Tusch-Letz, was a Polish aphorist and poet. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Stanisław Jerzy Lec has received more than 164,240 page views. His biography is available in 26 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 25 in 2019). Stanisław Jerzy Lec is the 1,073rd most popular writer (up from 1,143rd in 2019), the 123rd most popular biography from Ukraine (up from 138th in 2019) and the 21st most popular Ukrainian Writer.

Stanisław Jerzy Lec is most famous for his novel, The Unbearable Lightness of Being.

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Among writers, Stanisław Jerzy Lec ranks 1,073 out of 5,794Before him are N. F. S. Grundtvig, Peter Christen Asbjørnsen, Arthur Hailey, Bertran de Born, Khachatur Abovian, and Jeanne-Marie Leprince de Beaumont. After him are Thomas Mayne Reid, Ken Kesey, Dobrica Ćosić, Raymond Radiguet, Gottfried Keller, and Magtymguly Pyragy.

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Among people born in 1909, Stanisław Jerzy Lec ranks 40Before him are Joseph L. Mankiewicz, Oldřich Nejedlý, Vicente Feola, Matt Busby, Yiannis Ritsos, and Virginia Apgar. After him are Norberto Bobbio, Edward Tatum, Hideo Sakai, James Mason, Ernst vom Rath, and Rollo May. Among people deceased in 1966, Stanisław Jerzy Lec ranks 36Before him are Alexander von Falkenhausen, D. T. Suzuki, Gino Severini, Cléo de Mérode, Ludwig Binswanger, and L. E. J. Brouwer. After him are Charlotte Cooper, Abdul Salam Arif, Alfred Naujocks, Hannes Kolehmainen, Lao She, and Elizabeth Arden.

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In Ukraine

Among people born in Ukraine, Stanisław Jerzy Lec ranks 123 out of 913Before him are Sergei Bondarchuk (1920), Leo Kanner (1894), Josaphat Kuntsevych (1580), Sviatopolk II of Kiev (1050), Ivan Kozhedub (1920), and Georgy Gapon (1870). After him are Gregory Skovoroda (1722), Theodosius Dobzhansky (1900), Sofia Rotaru (1947), Mikhail Kirponos (1892), Vladimir Arnold (1937), and P. D. Ouspensky (1878).

Among WRITERS In Ukraine

Among writers born in Ukraine, Stanisław Jerzy Lec ranks 21Before him are Ze'ev Jabotinsky (1880), Irène Némirovsky (1903), Lesya Ukrainka (1871), Clarice Lispector (1920), Ivan Franko (1856), and Nestor the Chronicler (1056). After him are Gregory Skovoroda (1722), Nikolay Nekrasov (1821), Władysław Tarnowski (1836), Hayim Nahman Bialik (1873), Vladimir Korolenko (1853), and Juliusz Słowacki (1809).