WRITER

Yehuda Amichai

1924 - 2000

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Yehuda Amichai (Hebrew: יהודה עמיחי‎; born Ludwig Pfeuffer ‎3 May 1924 – 22 September 2000) was an Israeli poet and author, one of the first to write in colloquial Hebrew in modern times.Amichai was awarded the 1957 Shlonsky Prize, the 1969 Brenner Prize, 1976 Bialik Prize, and 1982 Israel Prize. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Yehuda Amichai has received more than 177,921 page views. His biography is available in 27 different languages on Wikipedia. Yehuda Amichai is the 2,057th most popular writer (up from 2,061st in 2019), the 2,097th most popular biography from Germany (down from 1,869th in 2019) and the 139th most popular German Writer.

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Among WRITERS

Among writers, Yehuda Amichai ranks 2,057 out of 5,794Before him are Nigidius Figulus, Radoje Domanović, Ernst von Salomon, Mustafa Balel, Tony Robbins, and Anonymus. After him are Aristeas, Pierre Alexis Ponson du Terrail, William Moulton Marston, Leonora Christina Ulfeldt, John Fletcher, and Bella Akhmadulina.

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Contemporaries

Among people born in 1924, Yehuda Amichai ranks 128Before him are József Zakariás, Lefter Küçükandonyadis, Daniel Inouye, Raymond Barre, Yuri Bondarev, and Alexander Haig. After him are Idries Shah, Allan Edwall, Vasil Bykaŭ, Karlheinz Deschner, Zbigniew Herbert, and Fess Parker. Among people deceased in 2000, Yehuda Amichai ranks 81Before him are Steven Runciman, Charles M. Schulz, Screamin' Jay Hawkins, Libertad Lamarque, Edward Gorey, and Roger Peyrefitte. After him are Don Budge, Andy Hug, Ahmet Kaya, George Segal, Ahmad Shamlou, and Oleg Yefremov.

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In Germany

Among people born in Germany, Yehuda Amichai ranks 2,097 out of 5,289Before him are Hans Globke (1898), Gustave Whitehead (1874), Adolf Meyer (1881), Ernst von Salomon (1902), Heinz Hoffmann (1910), and Adolf Frederick I, Duke of Mecklenburg (1588). After him are Guido Buchwald (1961), Klaus Kinkel (1936), Franz Reuleaux (1829), Hermann I, Landgrave of Thuringia (1155), Henry XIV, Duke of Bavaria (1305), and George Frederick, Margrave of Brandenburg-Ansbach (1539).

Among WRITERS In Germany

Among writers born in Germany, Yehuda Amichai ranks 139Before him are Gottschalk of Orbais (805), Günter Wallraff (1942), Fred Uhlman (1901), Gustav Schwab (1792), Marianne Weber (1870), and Ernst von Salomon (1902). After him are Anthony Ulrich, Duke of Brunswick-Wolfenbüttel (1633), C. W. Ceram (1915), Karlheinz Deschner (1924), Stefan Heym (1913), Cornelia Funke (1958), and Wolfgang Iser (1926).