Stig Dagerman

1923 - 1954

Photo of Stig Dagerman

Icon of person Stig Dagerman

Stig Halvard Dagerman (5 October 1923 – 4 November 1954) was a Swedish journalist and writer. He was one of the most prominent Swedish authors writing in the aftermath of World War II, but his existential texts transcend time and place and continue to be widely published in Sweden and abroad. Stig Dagerman was born in Älvkarleby, Uppsala County. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Stig Dagerman has received more than 74,995 page views. His biography is available in 21 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 19 in 2019). Stig Dagerman is the 1,448th most popular writer (up from 1,517th in 2019), the 215th most popular biography from Sweden (up from 233rd in 2019) and the 16th most popular Swedish Writer.

Memorability Metrics

  • 75k

    Page Views (PV)

  • 67.71

    Historical Popularity Index (HPI)

  • 21

    Languages Editions (L)

  • 6.20

    Effective Languages (L*)

  • 2.03

    Coefficient of Variation (CV)

Notable Works

Page views of Stig Dagermen by language


Among writers, Stig Dagerman ranks 1,448 out of 5,794Before him are Sadegh Hedayat, Gampopa, B. K. S. Iyengar, Margherita Sarfatti, Bruno Schulz, and Fran Krsto Frankopan. After him are Marcel Aymé, Wen Tianxiang, Carolyne zu Sayn-Wittgenstein, Princess Isabelle of Orléans-Braganza, Eupolis, and Ono no Komachi.

Most Popular Writers in Wikipedia

Go to all Rankings


Among people born in 1923, Stig Dagerman ranks 75Before him are André Courrèges, Albert King, Chaleo Yoovidhya, Koji Miyata, Richard Avedon, and Yelena Bonner. After him are Hank Williams, Gyula Lóránt, Lloyd Shapley, Reinhart Koselleck, Queen Anne of Romania, and Valentina Cortese. Among people deceased in 1954, Stig Dagerman ranks 35Before him are Charles Edward, Duke of Saxe-Coburg and Gotha, Aristides de Sousa Mendes, Franco Alfano, Archduke Eugen of Austria, Jörg Lanz von Liebenfels, and Sadriddin Ayni. After him are Oscar Straus, Viktor Abakumov, James Hilton, Clemens Krauss, Lionel Barrymore, and Princess Margaret of Prussia.

Others Born in 1923

Go to all Rankings

Others Deceased in 1954

Go to all Rankings

In Sweden

Among people born in Sweden, Stig Dagerman ranks 215 out of 1,296Before him are Knut Wicksell (1851), Sigvard Bernadotte (1907), Helge von Koch (1870), Inger Nilsson (1959), Prince Eugen, Duke of Närke (1865), and Harry Nyquist (1889). After him are Hans Blix (1928), Jussi Björling (1911), Ingemar Johansson (1932), Stefan Edberg (1966), Carl Johan Bernadotte (1916), and Håkan the Red (1040).

Among WRITERS In Sweden

Among writers born in Sweden, Stig Dagerman ranks 16Before him are Stieg Larsson (1954), Verner von Heidenstam (1859), Per Olov Enquist (1934), Maj Sjöwall (1935), Jan Guillou (1944), and Ellen Key (1849). After him are Per Wahlöö (1926), Håkan Nesser (1950), Camilla Läckberg (1974), Olaus Petri (1493), Maria Gripe (1923), and Catherine Vasa of Sweden (1539).