WRITER

Alberto Moravia

1907 - 1990

Alberto Moravia

Alberto Moravia (US: moh-RAH-vee-ə, -⁠RAY-, Italian: [alˈbɛrto moˈraːvja]; born Alberto Pincherle [ˈpiŋkerle]; November 28, 1907 – September 26, 1990) was an Italian novelist and journalist. His novels explored matters of modern sexuality, social alienation and existentialism. Moravia is best known for his debut novel Gli indifferenti (1929) and for the anti-fascist novel Il Conformista (The Conformist), the basis for the film The Conformist (1970) directed by Bernardo Bertolucci. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Alberto Moravia has received more than 264,643 page views. His biography is available in 61 different languages on Wikipedia making him the 346th most popular writer.

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Among WRITERS

Among writers, Alberto Moravia ranks 344 out of 4,883Before him are Ali-Shir Nava'i, Arion, Jean Genet, Heinrich Mann, Svetlana Alliluyeva, and Patrick Modiano. After him are Czesław Miłosz, Ludovico Ariosto, Georges Bataille, Henry James, Sholem Aleichem, and Lorenzo Valla.

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Contemporaries

Among people born in 1907, Alberto Moravia ranks 11Before him are Oscar Niemeyer, John Wayne, Mircea Eliade, Edwin McMillan, Hergé, and Laurence Olivier. After him are François Duvalier, Jacques Tati, Yakov Dzhugashvili, J. Hans D. Jensen, Baldur von Schirach, and Bhagat Singh. Among people deceased in 1990, Alberto Moravia ranks 10Before him are Roald Dahl, B. F. Skinner, Louis Althusser, Leonard Bernstein, Ava Gardner, and Pavel Cherenkov. After him are Norbert Elias, Friedrich Dürrenmatt, Sarah Vaughan, Paulette Goddard, John Bowlby, and Yun Posun.

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In Italy

Among people born in Italy, Alberto Moravia ranks 418 out of 3,282Before him are Carlo Gesualdo (1566), Jacopo Peri (1561), Pope Telesphorus (100), Pope Leo II (611), Pietro Badoglio (1871), and Andrea del Sarto (1486). After him are Pope Honorius I (585), Ludovico Ariosto (1474), Francesco I de' Medici, Grand Duke of Tuscany (1541), Pope Stephen IV (770), Camillo Golgi (1843), and Anna Magnani (1908).

Among WRITERS In Italy

Among writers born in Italy, Alberto Moravia ranks 25Before him are Primo Levi (1919), Dario Fo (1926), Luigi Pirandello (1867), Christine de Pizan (1365), Cassiodorus (487), and Elena Ferrante (1943). After him are Ludovico Ariosto (1474), Lorenzo Valla (1407), Pietro Aretino (1492), Propertius (-50), Cornelius Nepos (-100), and Livius Andronicus (-280).

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