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Antonio Tabucchi

1943 - 2012

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Antonio Tabucchi (Italian: [anˈtɔːnjo taˈbukki]; 24 September 1943 – 25 March 2012) was an Italian writer and academic who taught Portuguese language and literature at the University of Siena, Italy. Deeply in love with Portugal, he was an expert, critic and translator of the works of Fernando Pessoa from whom he drew the conceptions of saudade, of fiction and of the heteronyms. Tabucchi was first introduced to Pessoa's works in the 1960s when attending the Sorbonne. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Antonio Tabucchi has received more than 127,977 page views. His biography is available in 44 different languages on Wikipedia. Antonio Tabucchi is the 842nd most popular writer (up from 957th in 2019), the 997th most popular biography from Italy (up from 1,064th in 2019) and the 70th most popular Italian Writer.

Antonio Tabucchi is an Italian writer who is most famous for his novel "The Solitude of Prime Numbers".

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Among writers, Antonio Tabucchi ranks 842 out of 5,755Before him are Edgar Wallace, Thomas Pynchon, Sam Shepard, Matilde Camus, Theodore Beza, and Odysseas Elytis. After him are Annie Ernaux, L. Frank Baum, Muhammad Nasiruddin al-Albani, Magtymguly Pyragy, Valerius Maximus, and Cao Xueqin.

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Among people born in 1943, Antonio Tabucchi ranks 61Before him are Klaus von Klitzing, Hanna Schygulla, Mario Monti, Neale Donald Walsch, Mario Botta, and Sam Shepard. After him are Joni Mitchell, Jerry Bruckheimer, Ólafur Ragnar Grímsson, John Denver, Eduard Limonov, and Esma Redžepova. Among people deceased in 2012, Antonio Tabucchi ranks 36Before him are Stephen Covey, Antoni Tàpies, Pope Shenouda III of Alexandria, Kiro Gligorov, Princess Ragnhild, Mrs. Lorentzen, and Matilde Camus. After him are Dave Brubeck, Dietrich Fischer-Dieskau, Andrew Huxley, Eduard Khil, Joseph Murray, and Sun Myung Moon.

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In Italy

Among people born in Italy, Antonio Tabucchi ranks 997 out of 4,668Before him are Sandro Pertini (1896), Maurizio Sarri (1959), Giovanni Alfonso Borelli (1608), Francesco Cossiga (1928), Bartolomeo Colleoni (1400), and Pier Luigi Farnese, Duke of Parma (1503). After him are Niccolò Piccinni (1728), Valerius Maximus (-100), Romuald (951), Ibycus (-600), Franco Columbu (1941), and Liutprand of Cremona (922).

Among WRITERS In Italy

Among writers born in Italy, Antonio Tabucchi ranks 70Before him are Cesare Pavese (1908), Italo Svevo (1861), Arrigo Boito (1842), Theognis of Megara (-570), Emilio Salgari (1862), and Stesichorus (-630). After him are Valerius Maximus (-100), Ibycus (-600), Gerard of Cremona (1114), Gaius Lucilius (-180), Rustichello da Pisa (1290), and Quintus Tullius Cicero (-102).