WRITER

Yrsa Sigurðardóttir

1963 - Today

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Vilborg Yrsa Sigurðardóttir (born in 1963) is an Icelandic writer of both crime novels and children's fiction. She has been writing since 1998. Her début crime novel was translated into English by Bernard Scudder. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Yrsa Sigurðardóttir has received more than 164,573 page views. Her biography is available in 21 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 19 in 2019). Yrsa Sigurðardóttir is the 3,767th most popular writer (down from 3,665th in 2019), the 42nd most popular biography from Iceland (down from 41st in 2019) and the 13th most popular Icelander Writer.

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  • 160k

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  • 60.57

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  • 21

    Languages Editions (L)

  • 7.28

    Effective Languages (L*)

  • 1.80

    Coefficient of Variation (CV)

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Among WRITERS

Among writers, Yrsa Sigurðardóttir ranks 3,767 out of 5,794Before her are Tad Williams, Graham Swift, Mikhail Isakovsky, Hitoshi Igarashi, Martin Amis, and Kim Hyon-hui. After her are Enrique Vila-Matas, Mykola Bazhan, Žemaitė, François Cavanna, Butrus al-Bustani, and Matilde Serao.

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Contemporaries

Among people born in 1963, Yrsa Sigurðardóttir ranks 163Before her are Bernard Cazeneuve, Érik Comas, Michael Chiklis, Jan Arnald, Karl Markovics, and Hugh Bonneville. After her are Ming-Na Wen, Alexandra Paul, Simon Wright, Alessandro Safina, Ingeborga Dapkūnaitė, and James Denton.

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In Iceland

Among people born in Iceland, Yrsa Sigurðardóttir ranks 42 out of 166Before her are Katrín Jakobsdóttir (1976), Jóhannes Sveinsson Kjarval (1885), Vilhjálmur Einarsson (1934), Friðrik Ólafsson (1935), Gunnar Hansen (1947), and Geir Hallgrímsson (1925). After her are Ólafur Thors (1892), Saint Thorlak (1133), Gunnar Thoroddsen (1910), Benedikt Sigurðsson Gröndal (1924), Baltasar Kormákur (1966), and Eiður Guðjohnsen (1978).

Among WRITERS In Iceland

Among writers born in Iceland, Yrsa Sigurðardóttir ranks 13Before her are Jón Arason (1484), Magnús Scheving (1964), Hallgrímur Pétursson (1614), Jónas Hallgrímsson (1807), Sturla Þórðarson (1214), and Matthías Jochumsson (1835). After her are Einar Benediktsson (1864), Eggert Ólafsson (1726), Einar Már Guðmundsson (1954), Jón Kalman Stefánsson (1963), Þórbergur Þórðarson (1888), and Hallgrímur Helgason (1959).