Ulf Stark

1944 - 2017

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Ulf Gottfrid Stark (12 July 1944 – 13 June 2017) was a Swedish author and screenwriter (he adapted several of his own books for film and wrote the screenplay for the 1999 film Tsatsiki, morsan och polisen). Stark has collaborated with the illustrators Anna Höglund and Mati Lepp. From 1989 to 1998 he was an elected member of the Swedish Academy for Children's Books.In 1998 he received the Nordic Children's Book Prize.Stark died 13 June 2017 in Stockholm, Sweden. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Ulf Stark has received more than 39,879 page views. His biography is available in 21 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 20 in 2019). Ulf Stark is the 2,432nd most popular writer (up from 2,718th in 2019), the 345th most popular biography from Sweden (up from 376th in 2019) and the 29th most popular Swedish Writer.

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  • 21

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Among writers, Ulf Stark ranks 2,432 out of 5,794Before him are Sergei Nilus, Tayeb Salih, Mouloud Feraoun, Ivan Yefremov, Michael Choniates, and Theodore I. After him are Olympiodorus of Thebes, Pierre Gamarra, Saigyō, Mary Baker Eddy, Ngũgĩ wa Thiong'o, and Kyōka Izumi.

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Among people born in 1944, Ulf Stark ranks 191Before him are Patrick Sercu, Pierre Deligne, James Michel, Candy Darling, Michael Rosbash, and Brenda Lee. After him are Alan Stivell, Claude-Michel Schönberg, Richard Ford, Ronald Lauder, Hugo Gatti, and Craig T. Nelson. Among people deceased in 2017, Ulf Stark ranks 159Before him are John Wetton, Richard F. Gordon Jr., Seijun Suzuki, Hal Moore, Clifton James, and Manuel Marín. After him are Igor Volk, Shadia, Igor Shafarevich, Gorden Kaye, Naim Süleymanoğlu, and Lennart Nilsson.

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In Sweden

Among people born in Sweden, Ulf Stark ranks 345 out of 1,296Before him are Alice Babs (1924), Pehr Osbeck (1723), Marianne Fredriksson (1927), Kalle Svensson (1925), Svante Nilsson (1460), and Kristina Söderbaum (1912). After him are Pernilla August (1958), Alexander Skarsgård (1976), Erik Acharius (1757), Greta Thunberg (2003), Princess Madeleine, Duchess of Hälsingland and Gästrikland (1982), and Gösta Pettersson (1940).

Among WRITERS In Sweden

Among writers born in Sweden, Ulf Stark ranks 29Before him are Karin Boye (1900), Hjalmar Söderberg (1869), Elsa Beskow (1874), Frans G. Bengtsson (1894), Vilhelm Moberg (1898), and Marianne Fredriksson (1927). After him are Liza Marklund (1962), Carl Jonas Love Almqvist (1793), Georg Stiernhielm (1598), Sven Nordqvist (1946), Kristina Lugn (1948), and Artur Lundkvist (1906).