Sven Nordqvist

1946 - Today

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Sven Otto Rickard Nordqvist (born 30 April 1946) is a Swedish writer and illustrator of children's books, best known for his series Pettson and Findus, about the old farmer Pettson and his talented cat Findus. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Sven Nordqvist has received more than 63,635 page views. His biography is available in 17 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 15 in 2019). Sven Nordqvist is the 2,731st most popular writer (up from 2,894th in 2019), the 378th most popular biography from Sweden (up from 400th in 2019) and the 33rd most popular Swedish Writer.

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  • 17

    Languages Editions (L)

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  • 1.46

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Among writers, Sven Nordqvist ranks 2,731 out of 5,794Before him are Maksym Rylsky, Ford Madox Ford, Katherine Paterson, Robert M. Pirsig, Charles Pinot Duclos, and Abdurauf Fitrat. After him are Miklós Radnóti, Jean Lorrain, Janosch, Mihail Sadoveanu, Ada Negri, and Mirra Alfassa.

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Among people born in 1946, Sven Nordqvist ranks 213Before him are Joanna Lumley, Udo Lindenberg, Irena Szewińska, Tyne Daly, Al Green, and Johnson Toribiong. After him are André Dussollier, Stephen Rea, Roméo Dallaire, Henrique Rosa, Zhang Dejiang, and Dick van Dijk.

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In Sweden

Among people born in Sweden, Sven Nordqvist ranks 378 out of 1,296Before him are Gustav Trolle (1488), Gunnar Nilsson (1948), Malena Ernman (1970), Erik Nilsson (1916), Björn Andrésen (1955), and Georg Stiernhielm (1598). After him are Kristina Lugn (1948), Artur Lundkvist (1906), Ingeborg Magnusdotter of Sweden (1277), Sofia Helin (1972), Alicia Vikander (1988), and Mikkey Dee (1963).

Among WRITERS In Sweden

Among writers born in Sweden, Sven Nordqvist ranks 33Before him are Vilhelm Moberg (1898), Marianne Fredriksson (1927), Ulf Stark (1944), Liza Marklund (1962), Carl Jonas Love Almqvist (1793), and Georg Stiernhielm (1598). After him are Kristina Lugn (1948), Artur Lundkvist (1906), Jonas Jonasson (1961), Gunnar Ekelöf (1907), Erik Gustaf Geijer (1783), and Esaias Tegnér (1782).