Tristan Tzara

1896 - 1963

Tristan Tzara

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. Under the influence of Adrian Maniu, the adolescent Tzara became interested in Symbolism and co-founded the magazine Simbolul with Ion Vinea (with whom he also wrote experimental poetry) and painter Marcel Janco. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Tristan Tzara has received more than 449,362 page views. His biography is available in 57 different languages on Wikipedia making him the 204th most popular writer.

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  • 57

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  • 11.40

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  • 2.57

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Among writers, Tristan Tzara ranks 202 out of 4,883Before him are Naguib Mahfouz, Orhan Pamuk, Arthur C. Clarke, Colette, Imre Kertész, and Bjørnstjerne Bjørnson. After him are William Golding, Stanisław Lem, Quintilian, Walt Whitman, Mario Vargas Llosa, and Henry David Thoreau.

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Among people born in 1896, Tristan Tzara ranks 8Before him are Wallis Simpson, Jean Piaget, Lev Vygotsky, Georgy Zhukov, André Breton, and Imre Nagy. After him are Roman Jakobson, Antonin Artaud, Konstantin Rokossovsky, Trygve Lie, Klement Gottwald, and Charlotte, Grand Duchess of Luxembourg. Among people deceased in 1963, Tristan Tzara ranks 9Before him are Pope John XXIII, Robert Frost, Jean Cocteau, Georges Braque, Aldous Huxley, and Robert Schuman. After him are C. S. Lewis, Lee Harvey Oswald, Nâzım Hikmet, Ngo Dinh Diem, Paul Hindemith, and Abd el-Krim.

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In Romania

Among people born in Romania, Tristan Tzara ranks 9 out of 421Before him are Matthias Corvinus (1443), Alaric I (376), Béla Bartók (1881), John Hunyadi (1407), Eugène Ionesco (1909), and Stephen Báthory (1533). After him are Ion Antonescu (1882), Elena Ceaușescu (1916), Mircea Eliade (1907), Vlad II Dracul (1395), Johnny Weissmuller (1904), and Michael I of Romania (1921).

Among WRITERS In Romania

Among writers born in Romania, Tristan Tzara ranks 2Before him are Eugène Ionesco (1909). After him are Herta Müller (1953), Jacob L. Moreno (1889), Mihai Eminescu (1850), Elie Wiesel (1928), Dimitrie Cantemir (1673), Panait Istrati (1884), Dositej Obradović (1742), Nikolaus Lenau (1802), Lajos Zilahy (1891), and Károly Kerényi (1897).