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Tristan Tzara

1896 - 1963

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Tristan Tzara (French: [tʁistɑ̃ dzaʁa]; Romanian: [trisˈtan ˈt͡sara]; born Samuel or Samy Rosenstock, also known as S. Samyro; 28 April [O.S. 16 April] 1896 – 25 December 1963) was a Romanian and French avant-garde poet, essayist and performance artist. Also active as a journalist, playwright, literary and art critic, composer and film director, he was known best for being one of the founders and central figures of the anti-establishment Dada movement. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Tristan Tzara has received more than 646,052 page views. His biography is available in 63 different languages on Wikipedia. Tristan Tzara is the 195th most popular writer (down from 191st in 2019), the 9th most popular biography from Romania (down from 8th in 2019) and the 2nd most popular Romanian Writer.

Tristan Tzara is most famous for his Dadaist poems and his co-founding of the Dadaist movement.

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  • 63

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  • 12.95

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  • 2.62

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Among writers, Tristan Tzara ranks 195 out of 5,755Before him are Svetlana Alexievich, Quintilian, Snorri Sturluson, Terence, Karen Blixen, and Lou Andreas-Salomé. After him are Ian Fleming, Osamu Dazai, Emily Dickinson, Imre Kertész, Yasunari Kawabata, and Herman Melville.

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Among people born in 1896, Tristan Tzara ranks 8Before him are F. Scott Fitzgerald, Wallis Simpson, Lev Vygotsky, Georgy Zhukov, André Breton, and Imre Nagy. After him are Roman Jakobson, Konstantin Rokossovsky, Antonin Artaud, Eugenio Montale, Trygve Lie, and Klement Gottwald. Among people deceased in 1963, Tristan Tzara ranks 10Before him are Robert Frost, Jean Cocteau, Georges Braque, Aldous Huxley, Lee Harvey Oswald, and Robert Schuman. After him are Ngo Dinh Diem, C. S. Lewis, Abd el-Krim, Paul Hindemith, Nâzım Hikmet, and Francis Poulenc.

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In Romania

Among people born in Romania, Tristan Tzara ranks 9 out of 665Before him are Béla Bartók (1881), Alaric I (376), Eugène Ionesco (1909), John Hunyadi (1407), Stephen Báthory (1533), and Emil Cioran (1911). After him are Elena Ceaușescu (1916), Michael I of Romania (1921), Ion Antonescu (1882), Béla IV of Hungary (1206), Mircea Eliade (1907), and Carol II of Romania (1893).

Among WRITERS In Romania

Among writers born in Romania, Tristan Tzara ranks 2Before him are Eugène Ionesco (1909). After him are Paul Celan (1920), Herta Müller (1953), Elie Wiesel (1928), Mihai Eminescu (1850), Jacob L. Moreno (1889), Dimitrie Cantemir (1673), Panait Istrati (1884), Dositej Obradović (1742), Ion Creangă (1837), and Károly Kerényi (1897).