Timur Vermes

1967 - Today

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Timur Vermes (born 1967) is a German writer. Previously a ghostwriter, his first novel Er ist wieder da, which has sold over a million copies in Germany, is a satire about Adolf Hitler and 21st-century Germany. The English version, Look Who's Back, was translated by Jamie Bulloch and published by MacLehose Press in April 2014. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Timur Vermes has received more than 113,543 page views. His biography is available in 24 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 23 in 2019). Timur Vermes is the 5,439th most popular writer (down from 4,849th in 2019), the 4,604th most popular biography from Germany (down from 4,016th in 2019) and the 309th most popular Writer.

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  • 110k

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  • 43.11

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  • 24

    Languages Editions (L)

  • 5.70

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  • 2.43

    Coefficient of Variation (CV)

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Among writers, Timur Vermes ranks 5,439 out of 5,755Before him are Michael Blake, Rolf Jacobsen, Robert E. Sherwood, Winston Churchill, Marmaduke Pickthall, and Samuel Benchetrit. After him are Serhiy Zhadan, Sony Lab'ou Tansi, Akiva Goldsman, Pat Barker, Whittaker Chambers, and Robin Morgan.

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Among people born in 1967, Timur Vermes ranks 279Before him are Gustavo Zapata, Tooru Fujisawa, Dieudonné Nzapalainga, Judy Reyes, Titiyo, and Adam Savage. After him are Ekin Cheng, Gus Poyet, Ľubomír Luhový, Dana Vávrová, Gavin Newsom, and Jón Gnarr.

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In Germany

Among people born in Germany, Timur Vermes ranks 4,604 out of 6,142Before him are Matthias Heidemann (1912), Rosemarie Trockel (1952), Dolly Haas (1910), Johann Ludwig Krapf (1810), Frauke Petry (1975), and Bernd Leno (1992). After him are Jens Jeremies (1974), Georg Dascher (1911), Bärbel Bas (1968), Joseph Weydemeyer (1818), Ingrid Becker (1942), and Annette Schavan (1955).

Among WRITERS In Germany

Among writers born in Germany, Timur Vermes ranks 309Before him are Heinrich Christian Boie (1744), Stefan Andres (1906), Walter Moers (1957), Douglas Coupland (1961), Ferdinand von Schirach (1964), and Brigitte Reimann (1933). After him are Monika Maron (1941), Ralf König (1960), Irmtraud Morgner (1933), Frank Schätzing (1957), Peter Wohlleben (1964), and Gert Hofmann (1931).