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Rank Topic Wikipedia views
Oct 21 2010
1 Jorge Luis Borges 7842
2 Haruki Murakami - translator of Raymond Chandler 6636
3 Rabindranath Tagore 6148
4 Samuel Beckett 4057
5 Vladimir Nabokov - translated Alice in Wonderland and Lolita 4012
6 Charles Baudelaire produced a famous and immensely influential translation of the works of Edgar Allan Poe 2969
7 Boris Pasternak - translated Faust and Hamlet 1743
8 Italo Calvino - translated Raymond Queneau's Les fleurs bleues (The Blue Flowers) 1142
9 Karen Blixen 902
10 Emperor D. Pedro II - translated poetry by Luís de Camões from Portuguese 880
11 Julius Nyerere, first president of Tanzania, translated Shakespeare into Swahili 774
12 Harry Potter in translation 460
13 Ivan Bunin - translated The Song of Hiawatha 449
14 Taha Hussein – Sophocles, Racine, others 406
15 List of translations of the Qur'an 222
16 Cesare Pavese - translated Melville, Dickens and others 195
17 Vasily Zhukovsky - some of his translations proved more lasting than their originals 131
18 Ahmed Shawqi 127
19 Ignacy Krasicki – translated Plutarch and Ossian. 121
20 Eduardo De Filippo - translated Shakepeare's The Tempest into 18th century Neapolitan 120
21 Adin Steinsaltz - dozens of volumes of Talmud from Aramaic 117
22 Julian Tuwim – translator of Alexander Pushkin and other Russian poets. 105
23 Antoine Galland - translated the first European edition of the Arabian Nights 98
24 Yves Bonnefoy, noted contemporary translator, particularly of English poetry. 91
25 Jalal Al-e-Ahmad – translated works by Camus, Sartre, Dostoevski, etc. 80
26 Alexander Gode - translated scientific and medical literature into Interlingua 73
27 Samuil Marshak - translated Shakespeare's sonnets, among his other works 70
28 Jean Hyppolite - translated Hegel and popularized his work 60
29 Elio Vittorini - translated works by Ernest Hemingway, William Saroyan, John Steinbeck, Erskine Caldwell, William Faulkner, D.H. Lawrence and Edgar Allan Poe 53
30 Carlos do Amaral Freire 52
31 William Beckford 47
32 Shaul Tchernichovsky - prolific literary translator 45
33 Jacques Amyot produced a famous version of Plutarch's Parallel Lives, later rendered into English by Sir Thomas North 40
34 Robert Stiller – prolific translator of classic and contemporary literature, from a score of languages, European as well as Oriental. 39
35 Johann Heinrich Voss - translated classical poetry into German 38
36 List of translators into English 36
37 Ibn Tibbon family - translated Greek, Roman, Arab, and Jewish works from Arabic 32
38 Valeri Petrov 28
39 Herman of Carinthia translated Arabic scientific texts into Latin. 25
40 Yehuda Alharizi - translated Maimonides' Guide for the Perplexed and Arabic maqama poetry 25
41 Robert of Ketton and Herman of Carinthia rendered the Qur'an into Latin (1142-1143). 24
42 Fernanda Pivano - translated works by Ernest Hemingway, Edgar Lee Masters, Francis Scott Fitzgerald, William Faulkner, Thornton Wilder, Allen Ginsberg, Lawrence Ferlinghetti, Gregory Corso and many other English-language authors 24
43 Ettore Capriolo - translated McLuhan, Camus, Rushdie 23
44 Franz Kuhn - translator of many Chinese works including Dream of the Red Chamber into German 22
45 Abraham Regelson - translated literature from English and Yiddish 17
46 Joachim Honnef - translator of popular fiction 17
47 Anne Dacier – translated classical Greek works 17
48 T. Carmi - Shakespeare 16
49 Grazyna Miller - translated Pope John Paul II's Roman Triptych: Meditations from Polish into Italian 15
50 Nikolay Gnedich - made the classical translation of The Iliad 12
51 Carl August Hagberg – translator of Shakespeare 9
52 Mikhail Lozinsky - made the classical translation of The Divine Comedy 8
53 J. C. Mardrus - a translator of the Arabian Nights 8
54 Abraham Usque 8
55 Daniel Galera 7
56 Henny Koch - produced the first translation of Mark Twain's Adventures of Huckleberry Finn in 1890 7
57 Albena Bakratcheva 7
58 Wang Chong 7
59 Nikolai B. Popov 6
60 Yitzhak Salkinsohn - relatively early (19th century) translator of Milton and Shakespeare 5
61 Reetu Kansal - translator of German and English texts into Hindi for a number of literary and professional organisations < 5
62 Décio Pignatari - translator of Dante, Shakespeare, Goethe and McLuhan < 5
63 Maciej Słomczyński – translator of James Joyce's Ulysses and of the complete works of Shakespeare. < 5
64 Yeonhyang Lee - translator and professor at Monterey Inst. of Foreign Studies < 5
65 Vincenzo Mantovani - translated works by William Faulkner, Henry Miller, Philip Roth, Salman Rushdie, Saul Bellow, Malcolm Lowry, Charles Bukowski, Isaac Asimov, Richard Ford, William Gaddis, John Updike, Norman Mailer, Bernard Malamud, Jerzy Kosinski and others < 5
66 Shunji Shimizu - translator of movie dialogs and Raymond Chandler < 5
67 Ana Saldanha - translator of Mandela, Kipling < 5
68 Odajima Seisi - translator of Shakespeare < 5
69 Leconte de Lisle – translated classical Greek authors < 5
70 Abraham Shlonsky - translated Shakespeare, Gogol, and others < 5
71 Javier Marías - translated many English works into Spanish < 5
72 Adam Ważyk – translator of Alexander Pushkin's Eugene Onegin. < 5
73 Geneviève Maury - translated Thomas Mann from the German < 5
74 Kiman Hong - translator of movie dialogs, from English or Japanese into Korean and, vice versa < 5
75 Maruya Saiichi - translator of Joyce < 5
76 Władysław Syrokomla – superb translator of Latin, French, German, Russian and Ukrainian poets, including works by Béranger, Goethe, Heine, Lermontov, Nekrasov and Shevchenko. < 5
77 Étienne Aignan < 5
78 Matsudaira Chiaki - translator of Homer, Xenophon < 5
79 Ogai Mori - translator of Goethe and Andersen (from the German) < 5
80 Tadeusz Boy-Żeleński – prolific translator of French classic literature; murdered by the Nazis. < 5
81 Schlegel and Tieck produced the most famous German translation of Shakespeare < 5
82 Carlo Linati - translated Joyce, Lawrence, Yeats, Synge, Dickens and Henry James < 5
83 Bronisław Zieliński – translator of classic and contemporary English-language literature. < 5
84 Masolino D'Amico - translated Hemingway and other authors from English < 5
85 Feliks Konopka – translator of Goethe's Faust. < 5
86 Machado de Assis < 5
87 Hamlet Isaxanli (Isayev) - translator of poems from Russian, English and French < 5
88 St. Jerome produced the Latin Vulgate version of the Bible; is regarded among Christians as the patron saint of translators. < 5
89 Jerzy S. Sito – translator of English-language poetry. < 5
90 Maria Napolitano Martone - translated works by Ernest Hemingway, Erskine Caldwell, Archibald Joseph Cronin, James M. Cain, W. Somerset Maugham, John Fante, William Hudson, P.G. Wodehouse, Daphne du Maurier < 5
91 Chateaubriand translated Milton's epic poem Paradise Lost into French prose < 5
92 Abraham bar Hiyya Ha-Nasi - translated scientific works from Arabic into Hebrew (for further translation into Latin by Plato of Tivoli) < 5
93 Bolesław Leśmian – poet who translated the tales of Edgar Allan Poe. < 5
94 List of Bible translators < 5
95 Watanabe Kazuo - translator of French < 5
96 Fortunatus Kawegere - translator of Animal Farm by George Orwell < 5
97 Ingo Sundmacher - translator of literature, radio plays, theatre end film from Danish, English, Norwegian and Swedish into German < 5

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