Wolfgang Koeppen

1906 - 1996

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Wolfgang Arthur Reinhold Koeppen (23 June 1906 – 15 March 1996) was a German novelist and one of the best known German authors of the postwar period. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Wolfgang Koeppen has received more than 34,881 page views. His biography is available in 17 different languages on Wikipedia. Wolfgang Koeppen is the 4,052nd most popular writer (down from 3,481st in 2019), the 3,573rd most popular biography from Germany (down from 2,676th in 2019) and the 249th most popular German Writer.

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Among writers, Wolfgang Koeppen ranks 4,052 out of 5,794Before him are Bolesław Leśmian, Leopold Staff, Isaac Watts, Rod Serling, Henry of Huntingdon, and James Agee. After him are Jean Clair, Jan Andrzej Morsztyn, Pierre Daninos, Konstanty Ildefons Gałczyński, Martin Kukučín, and Tankred Dorst.

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Among people born in 1906, Wolfgang Koeppen ranks 233Before him are Benedicto de Moraes Menezes, Petre Steinbach, Karl Sesta, Alexander Moyzes, Boris Papandopulo, and Alf Andersen. After him are William Wilson Morgan, Eitel Cantoni, Alexander Gelfond, Lon Chaney Jr., V. J. Sukselainen, and Jānis Ivanovs. Among people deceased in 1996, Wolfgang Koeppen ranks 180Before him are Robert Nisbet, Khondaker Mostaq Ahmad, Tiny Tim, Bill Monroe, José Sasía, and Roger Lapébie. After him are Jon Pertwee, Hillevi Rombin, Marin Sorescu, José Lázaro Robles, Eva Cassidy, and Birgit Brüel.

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In Germany

Among people born in Germany, Wolfgang Koeppen ranks 3,573 out of 5,289Before him are Berthold Delbrück (1842), Hugo Winckler (1863), Fahriye Evcen (1986), Rudolf Wagner (1805), Joshua Kimmich (1995), and Kornelia Ender (1958). After him are Christian Thielemann (1959), Otto Deßloch (1889), Tankred Dorst (1925), Peter Härtling (1933), Oskar Messter (1866), and Angela Voigt (1951).

Among WRITERS In Germany

Among writers born in Germany, Wolfgang Koeppen ranks 249Before him are Günter Kunert (1929), Philipp Nicolai (1556), Jakob van Hoddis (1887), Hans Werner Richter (1908), Bruno Apitz (1900), and Karl Leberecht Immermann (1796). After him are Tankred Dorst (1925), Peter Härtling (1933), Fredric Wertham (1895), Peter Scholl-Latour (1924), Fritz von Unruh (1885), and Louise Otto-Peters (1819).