Angelos Sikelianos

1884 - 1951

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Angelos Sikelianos (Greek: Άγγελος Σικελιανός; 28 March 1884 – 19 June 1951) was a Greek lyric poet and playwright. His themes include Greek history, religious symbolism as well as universal harmony in poems such as The Moonstruck, Prologue to Life, Mother of God, and Delphic Utterance. His plays include Sibylla, Daedalus in Crete, Christ in Rome, The Death of Digenis, The Dithyramb of the Rose and Asklepius. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Angelos Sikelianos has received more than 79,577 page views. His biography is available in 22 different languages on Wikipedia. Angelos Sikelianos is the 3,271st most popular writer (down from 2,845th in 2019), the 565th most popular biography from Greece (down from 484th in 2019) and the 71st most popular Greek Writer.

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Among writers, Angelos Sikelianos ranks 3,271 out of 5,794Before him are Maryana Marrash, Peter Wessel Zapffe, Mary Norton, Jiří Dienstbier, Jean-Christophe Grangé, and Boris Polevoy. After him are Ahmadou Kourouma, Ronald Harwood, William Langland, Sallustius, Philoxenus of Cythera, and Kurd Lasswitz.

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Among people born in 1884, Angelos Sikelianos ranks 111Before him are Willem Marinus Dudok, Phraya Manopakorn Nititada, Santiago Casares Quiroga, Evelyn Nesbit, A. Merritt, and Bohumil Kubišta. After him are Axel Ljung, Rickard Sandler, Ants Piip, Harry Ferguson, Ali Aaltonen, and David Bergelson. Among people deceased in 1951, Angelos Sikelianos ranks 91Before him are Ernest Bevin, Charles Dillon Perrine, Selim Palmgren, Mohammad-Taqi Bahar, István Friedrich, and Karl Koller. After him are Abanindranath Tagore, Louis Adamic, José Enrique Varela, Henry Taylor, Roland Jacobi, and Sabiha Kasimati.

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In Greece

Among people born in Greece, Angelos Sikelianos ranks 565 out of 855Before him are Damaskinos of Athens (1891), Marinella (1938), Eudamidas II (-350), Dimitrios Gounaris (1867), Gregory III of Constantinople (1450), and Dimitrios Golemis (1874). After him are Philoxenus of Cythera (-435), Manuel Doukas (1187), Nikolaos Trikoupis (1868), Xenophon Zolotas (1904), Konstantinos Tsiklitiras (1888), and Laomedon of Mytilene (-400).

Among WRITERS In Greece

Among writers born in Greece, Angelos Sikelianos ranks 71Before him are Hierocles of Alexandria (410), Praxilla (-500), Anyte of Tegea (-290), Alexandros Papadiamantis (1851), Onomacritus (-530), and Vitsentzos Kornaros (1553). After him are Philoxenus of Cythera (-435), Pherecrates (-450), Lesches (-700), Alki Zei (1925), Matilde Serao (1856), and Kostas Karyotakis (1896).