WRITER

Vizma Belševica

1931 - 2005

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Vizma Belševica (May 30, 1931, Riga – August 6, 2005) was a Latvian poet, writer and translator. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Vizma Belševica has received more than 29,396 page views. Her biography is available in 23 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 21 in 2019). Vizma Belševica is the 1,923rd most popular writer (up from 3,317th in 2019), the 38th most popular biography from Latvia (up from 82nd in 2019) and the 4th most popular Latvian Writer.

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  • 1.90

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Among WRITERS

Among writers, Vizma Belševica ranks 1,923 out of 5,794Before her are Cesare Zavattini, Yoshida Kenkō, Hermann Bahr, Dubravka Ugrešić, Clarissa Pinkola Estés, and Theodore Sturgeon. After her are Ludwig Börne, Gabriel Naudé, Konstantin Ushinsky, Edward Bunker, Margit Sandemo, and Arctinus of Miletus.

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Contemporaries

Among people born in 1931, Vizma Belševica ranks 125Before her are Rolf Hochhuth, Zeki Müren, Marianne Koch, Juan Goytisolo, Magali Noël, and Peter Collins. After her are Lamberto Dini, Gennady Rozhdestvensky, Jan Troell, Márta Mészáros, Neil Postman, and George Maciunas. Among people deceased in 2005, Vizma Belševica ranks 87Before her are Álvaro Cunhal, James Doohan, Amrish Puri, Julio César Turbay Ayala, Aenne Burda, and Ghena Dimitrova. After her are Edward Bunker, Monica Zetterlund, Alberto Lattuada, Jef Raskin, Michalina Wisłocka, and Andre Gunder Frank.

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In Latvia

Among people born in Latvia, Vizma Belševica ranks 38 out of 242Before her are Wilhelm Kettler (1574), Duke Alexander of Württemberg (1804), Jānis K. Bērziņš (1889), Oswald Külpe (1862), Jukums Vācietis (1873), and Frederick Casimir Kettler (1650). After her are Friedrich Kettler (1569), Raimonds Pauls (1936), Solomon Mikhoels (1890), Friedrich Zander (1887), Laimdota Straujuma (1951), and Pēteris Vasks (1946).

Among WRITERS In Latvia

Among writers born in Latvia, Vizma Belševica ranks 4Before her are Aron Nimzowitsch (1886), Jakob Michael Reinhold Lenz (1751), and Rainis (1865). After her are Ferdynand Antoni Ossendowski (1876), Maria Skobtsova (1891), Yury Tynyanov (1894), Vilis Lācis (1904), Krišjānis Barons (1835), Aspazija (1865), Kristjan Jaak Peterson (1801), and Garlieb Merkel (1769).