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Alfonso Sastre

1926 - 2021

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Alfonso Sastre (20 February 1926 – 17 September 2021) was a Spanish playwright, essayist, and critic associated with the Generation of '36 movement. He was an outspoken critic of censorship during the reign of General Francisco Franco and the ensuing political regime arising from the 1978 Constitution altogether. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Alfonso Sastre has received more than 26,407 page views. His biography is available in 17 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 16 in 2019). Alfonso Sastre is the 2,409th most popular writer (up from 4,414th in 2019), the 798th most popular biography from Spain (up from 1,305th in 2019) and the 91st most popular Spanish Writer.

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Among writers, Alfonso Sastre ranks 2,409 out of 5,755Before him are Péter Esterházy, Keigo Higashino, Pedro Sarmiento de Gamboa, Mihail Sadoveanu, Menasseh Ben Israel, and T. H. White. After him are John Webster, Aleksander Chodźko, Rosario Castellanos, William L. Shirer, Winston Groom, and Nennius.

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Among people born in 1926, Alfonso Sastre ranks 157Before him are Claude Akins, Jaba Ioseliani, Lou Ottens, Wolfgang Iser, Peter Alexander, and Juan José Linz. After him are Maria Emanuel, Margrave of Meissen, John G. Kemeny, Muhammad al-Badr, Richard Anderson, Judith Malina, and Anne McCaffrey. Among people deceased in 2021, Alfonso Sastre ranks 225Before him are Tarcísio Meira, Carlos do Carmo, Chuck Close, Susana Higuchi, Carlos Marín, and Shunsuke Kikuchi. After him are Anerood Jugnauth, Teresa Żylis-Gara, Hilton Valentine, Yvon Douis, Louis Andriessen, and Art Metrano.

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In Spain

Among people born in Spain, Alfonso Sastre ranks 798 out of 2,932Before him are Luis Molowny (1925), Domingo de Soto (1494), Juan O'Donojú (1762), Julian of Toledo (642), Pedro Sarmiento de Gamboa (1532), and Joseph Albo (1380). After him are Adolfo Nicolás (1936), Edmundo Suárez (1916), Francisco Guerrero (1528), Joaquín Peiró (1936), Moses ibn Ezra (1060), and Emilio Castelar (1832).

Among WRITERS In Spain

Among writers born in Spain, Alfonso Sastre ranks 91Before him are Juan del Encina (1468), Leopoldo Alas (1852), Francesc Eiximenis (1330), Juvencus (400), Salvador de Madariaga (1886), and Pedro Sarmiento de Gamboa (1532). After him are Moses ibn Ezra (1060), Carmen Laforet (1921), Juan de Valdés (1505), Francisco Ayala (1906), Juan Ruiz (1283), and Alonso de Ercilla (1533).