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Yasmina Khadra

1955 - Today

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Mohammed Moulessehoul (Arabic: محمد مولسهول; born January 10, 1955), better known by the pen name Yasmina Khadra (Arabic: ياسمينة خضراء), is an Algerian author living in France, who writes in French. One of the most famous Algerian novelists in the world has written almost 40 novels, and has published in more than 50 countries. Khadra has often explored Algerian and other Arab countries' civil wars, depicting Muslim conflicts and reality, the attraction of radical Islamism to those alienated by the incompetence and hypocrisy of politicians, and conflicts between East and West. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Yasmina Khadra has received more than 185,269 page views. His biography is available in 31 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 30 in 2019). Yasmina Khadra is the 2,923rd most popular writer (up from 3,217th in 2019), the 80th most popular biography from Algeria and the 14th most popular Algerian Writer.

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  • 31

    Languages Editions (L)

  • 3.71

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  • 3.51

    Coefficient of Variation (CV)

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Among writers, Yasmina Khadra ranks 2,923 out of 5,755Before him are Paul Fleming, Robert Harris, Michalina Wisłocka, Jean-Antoine de Baïf, Igor Gouzenko, and Huseyn Javid. After him are Peter James, Giacomo da Lentini, Richard Baxter, Hermann Rauschning, Marjorie Boulton, and Ales Adamovich.

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Among people born in 1955, Yasmina Khadra ranks 143Before him are James Gosling, Alan Sokal, Paul Greengrass, Mika Kaurismäki, Edwin Moses, and Daniel Bertoni. After him are Brian Kobilka, Tommy Wiseau, Jean-Hugues Anglade, William Forsythe, Anthony Horowitz, and Jimmy Smits.

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In Algeria

Among people born in Algeria, Yasmina Khadra ranks 80 out of 184Before him are Ahmed Ouyahia (1952), Émile Boirac (1851), Ibn Manzur (1233), Évariste Lévi-Provençal (1894), Abdelmalek Sellal (1948), and Thelma Schoonmaker (1940). After him are Alexandre Villaplane (1905), Patrick Bruel (1959), Abdelaziz Djerad (1954), Albert Soboul (1914), Abderrahmane Farès (1911), and Françoise Arnoul (1931).

Among WRITERS In Algeria

Among writers born in Algeria, Yasmina Khadra ranks 14Before him are Kateb Yacine (1929), Mohammed Dib (1920), Isaac Alfasi (1013), Mouloud Feraoun (1913), Ahmed Mohammed al-Maqqari (1578), and Ibn Manzur (1233). After him are Mouloud Mammeri (1917), Boualem Sansal (1949), Emmanuel Roblès (1914), Tahar Djaout (1954), Jean Amrouche (1906), and Jules Roy (1907).

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