WRITER

Tsitsi Dangarembga

1959 - Today

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Tsitsi Dangarembga (born 4 February 1959) is a Zimbabwean novelist, playwright, and filmmaker. Her debut novel, Nervous Conditions (1988), which was the first to be published in English by a Black woman from Zimbabwe, was named by the BBC in 2018 as one of the top 100 books that have shaped the world. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Tsitsi Dangarembga has received more than 143,895 page views. Her biography is available in 19 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 17 in 2019). Tsitsi Dangarembga is the 5,677th most popular writer (down from 4,807th in 2019), the 26th most popular biography from Zimbabwe (down from 20th in 2019) and the 3rd most popular Zimbabwean Writer.

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  • 140k

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  • 46.54

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  • 19

    Languages Editions (L)

  • 1.86

    Effective Languages (L*)

  • 3.68

    Coefficient of Variation (CV)

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Among WRITERS

Among writers, Tsitsi Dangarembga ranks 5,677 out of 5,794Before her are Haddy N'jie, Szczepan Sadurski, Jorge Majfud, Léonora Miano, Henriett Seth F., and Dinesh D'Souza. After her are Sanjay Gupta, Giuliana Rancic, Viet Thanh Nguyen, Helen Dunmore, Walt Dohrn, and Kristin Cashore.

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Contemporaries

Among people born in 1959, Tsitsi Dangarembga ranks 581Before her are Bert Cameron, Kazuhiro Koso, Lawrie Sanchez, Penny Pritzker, David Shulkin, and Jennifer Granholm. After her are Chris Van Hollen, Gregory Kaidanov, Mark Kirk, Zarina Wahab, Michael J. Bloomfield, and Andrew Hoy.

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In Zimbabwe

Among people born in Zimbabwe, Tsitsi Dangarembga ranks 26 out of 31Before her are Kirsty Coventry (1983), Kevin Ullyett (1972), Rick Cosnett (1983), Liz Chase (1950), Byron Black (1969), and Wayne Black (1973). After her are Benjani Mwaruwari (1978), Debora Patta (1964), Knowledge Musona (1987), Marvelous Nakamba (1994), and Brendan Galloway (1996).

Among WRITERS In Zimbabwe

Among writers born in Zimbabwe, Tsitsi Dangarembga ranks 3Before her are Alexander McCall Smith (1948) and Paula Hawkins (1972). After her are Debora Patta (1964).