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Stig Claesson

1928 - 2008

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John Stig Claesson (2 June 1928 – 4 January 2008), also known under his signature Slas, was a Swedish writer, visual artist, and illustrator. Claesson was born on 2 June 1928 in Huddinge, south of Stockholm. He attended the Royal Swedish Academy of Arts between 1947 and 1952, during which time he began to illustrate Swedish literature such as the novels of Per Anders Fogelström. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Stig Claesson has received more than 20,204 page views. His biography is available in 15 different languages on Wikipedia. Stig Claesson is the 5,675th most popular writer, the 997th most popular biography from Sweden and the 88th most popular Swedish Writer.

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Among writers, Stig Claesson ranks 5,675 out of 5,755Before him are Ann Bannon, Richard Price, China Miéville, George Alec Effinger, Tim O'Brien, and George MacDonald Fraser. After him are Frances Power Cobbe, Kåre Holt, Leïla Slimani, Göran Sonnevi, Banjo Paterson, and Arthur Laurents.

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Among people born in 1928, Stig Claesson ranks 471Before him are Ted Sorensen, Martin Davis, Surya Bahadur Thapa, Vern Mikkelsen, Fred Ebb, and Peter Taylor. After him are Sheila Lerwill, Bernard Cribbins, Donald Henderson, Keely Smith, Ferenc Juhász, and Serge Blusson. Among people deceased in 2008, Stig Claesson ranks 303Before him are Albin Planinc, Algis Budrys, Jeff Healey, Christian Brando, Witold Woyda, and George MacDonald Fraser. After him are Avery Dulles, Beatrice Ohanessian, Heinz Wewers, Vlado Taneski, Benoît Lamy, and Sam Bottoms.

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In Sweden

Among people born in Sweden, Stig Claesson ranks 997 out of 1,612Before him are Nils Granfelt (1887), Peter Hultqvist (1958), Niclas Alexandersson (1971), Kajsa Bergqvist (1976), Jan Möller (1953), and Gustaf Rosenquist (1887). After him are Marie Bergman (1950), Göran Sonnevi (1939), Tore Eriksson (1937), Annalisa Ericson (1913), John Ajvide Lindqvist (1968), and Claes-Göran Hederström (1945).

Among WRITERS In Sweden

Among writers born in Sweden, Stig Claesson ranks 88Before him are Kjell Espmark (1930), Per Wästberg (1933), Karin Alvtegen (1965), Johan Theorin (1963), Birger Sjöberg (1885), and Gunnel Vallquist (1918). After him are Göran Sonnevi (1939), John Ajvide Lindqvist (1968), Eva Ström (1947), Sonja Åkesson (1926), Klas Östergren (1955), and Martin Österdahl (1973).