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Tom Lanoye

1958 - Today

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Tom Lanoye (his name is pronounced the French way: /lanwa/) was born on 27 August 1958 in the Belgian city Sint Niklaas. He is a novelist, poet, columnist, screenwriter and playwright. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Tom Lanoye has received more than 40,753 page views. His biography is available in 15 different languages on Wikipedia. Tom Lanoye is the 6,046th most popular writer (down from 5,403rd in 2019), the 782nd most popular biography from Belgium (down from 694th in 2019) and the 46th most popular Belgian Writer.

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  • 41k

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  • 15

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  • 2.56

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  • 2.77

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Among writers, Tom Lanoye ranks 6,046 out of 5,755Before him are Ronald D. Moore, Paul Attanasio, Kofi Awoonor, Bayard Taylor, Éric Vuillard, and Martin Österdahl. After him are Maxine Hong Kingston, Éliette Abécassis, Ann Leckie, D. C. Fontana, Sjón, and Juli Zeh.

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Among people born in 1958, Tom Lanoye ranks 537Before him are Dominique Voynet, Norbert Meier, Nancy J. Currie-Gregg, Chris Hughton, Deran Sarafian, and Hiroshi Mori. After him are Frank Schaffer, Ron Simmons, Abu Hamza al-Masri, Pascale Trinquet, Peter Eriksson, and Ulrike Tauber.

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In Belgium

Among people born in Belgium, Tom Lanoye ranks 782 out of 1,019Before him are Remco Evenepoel (2000), Princess Elisabeth, Duchess of Brabant (2001), Jean-François Gillet (1979), Dany Verlinden (1963), Youri Mulder (1969), and Kris Peeters (1962). After him are Gert Verheyen (1970), Lost Frequencies (1993), Edwig Van Hooydonck (1966), Prince Amedeo of Belgium, Archduke of Austria-Este (1986), Prince Gabriel of Belgium (2003), and Olivier Rochus (1981).

Among WRITERS In Belgium

Among writers born in Belgium, Tom Lanoye ranks 46Before him are François Weyergans (1941), Princess Delphine of Belgium (1968), Karel van de Woestijne (1878), Jan Frans Willems (1793), Herman Teirlinck (1879), and Axel Merckx (1972). After him are Koenraad Elst (1959).

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