WRITER

Stig Dagerman

1923 - 1954

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Stig Halvard Dagerman (5 October 1923 – 4 November 1954) was a Swedish author and journalist prominent in the aftermath of World War II. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Stig Dagerman has received more than 118,729 page views. His biography is available in 23 different languages on Wikipedia. Stig Dagerman is the 1,883rd most popular writer (down from 1,341st in 2019), the 284th most popular biography from Sweden (down from 202nd in 2019) and the 22nd most popular Swedish Writer.

Memorability Metrics

  • 120k

    Page Views (PV)

  • 56.61

    Historical Popularity Index (HPI)

  • 23

    Languages Editions (L)

  • 3.76

    Effective Languages (L*)

  • 2.93

    Coefficient of Variation (CV)

Notable Works

Bränt barn
Dagsedlar
The games of night
Swedish Short stories, Translations into English
De dömdas ö
Bröllopsbesvär
Nattens lekar
Swedish Short stories, Translations into English

Among WRITERS

Among writers, Stig Dagerman ranks 1,883 out of 7,302Before him are Annette von Droste-Hülshoff, Doppo Kunikida, Johnston McCulley, Jovan Dučić, Khurshidbanu Natavan, and Ibn 'Abd al-Barr. After him are Victoria Ocampo, Chuck Palahniuk, Shirley Jackson, Hierocles of Alexandria, Marko Vovchok, and Ion of Chios.

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Contemporaries

Among people born in 1923, Stig Dagerman ranks 109Before him are Daniel Carleton Gajdusek, Yuriko, Princess Mikasa, Cheikh Anta Diop, Philly Joe Jones, Irvin Kershner, and Walerian Borowczyk. After him are Alexandre Astruc, Loriot, Charles Durning, Svetozar Gligorić, Dimitrios Ioannidis, and Igor Shafarevich. Among people deceased in 1954, Stig Dagerman ranks 47Before him are Edwin Howard Armstrong, Ahmed Nihad, Viktor Abakumov, Gideon Sundback, Oscar Straus, and Lionel Barrymore. After him are Theodor Kaluza, Claude Cahun, Princess Antonia of Luxembourg, James Hilton, Jacob Tullin Thams, and Robert H. Jackson.

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In Sweden

Among people born in Sweden, Stig Dagerman ranks 284 out of 1,879Before him are Per Wahlöö (1926), Thorbjörn Fälldin (1926), Oskar Klein (1894), Christopher Polhem (1661), Princess Cecilia of Sweden (1807), and Mikael Persbrandt (1963). After him are Princess Eugénie of Sweden (1830), Magnus Stenbock (1664), John, Duke of Östergötland (1589), Anna Vasa of Sweden (1568), Eva Dahlbeck (1920), and Oskar Backlund (1846).

Among WRITERS In Sweden

Among writers born in Sweden, Stig Dagerman ranks 22Before him are Olaus Petri (1493), Hjalmar Söderberg (1869), Camilla Läckberg (1974), Jan Guillou (1944), Håkan Nesser (1950), and Per Wahlöö (1926). After him are Sven Nordqvist (1946), Kerstin Ekman (1933), Ulf Stark (1944), Jonas Jonasson (1961), Maria Gripe (1923), and David Lagercrantz (1962).