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 101,669 page views. His biography is available in 44 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 42 in 2019). Antonio Tabucchi is the 957th most popular writer (down from 942nd in 2019), the 1,064th most popular biography from Italy (down from 1,025th in 2019) and the 78th 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 957 out of 5,794Before him are Christoph Martin Wieland, Harry Mulisch, Roger Zelazny, Gustavo Adolfo Bécquer, Henri Troyat, and Jorge Semprún. After him are Clifford D. Simak, Panait Istrati, Vinicius de Moraes, Jacques-Henri Bernardin de Saint-Pierre, Aelia Eudocia, and Derek Walcott.

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Among people born in 1943, Antonio Tabucchi ranks 54Before him are Klaus Maria Brandauer, Raffaella Carrà, Lorenzo Sanz, Eduard Limonov, Mario Botta, and Ulay. After him are John Denver, Hanna Schygulla, Helmut Marko, Jean-Louis Tauran, Wolfgang Overath, and Esma Redžepova. Among people deceased in 2012, Antonio Tabucchi ranks 42Before him are Pope Shenouda III of Alexandria, Sun Myung Moon, Dietrich Fischer-Dieskau, Eduard Khil, Erland Josephson, and Nayef bin Abdul-Aziz Al Saud. After him are Rauf Denktaş, Miguel de la Madrid, Sergey Sokolov, George Armitage Miller, Chavela Vargas, and Carl Woese.

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In Italy

Among people born in Italy, Antonio Tabucchi ranks 1,064 out of 4,088Before him are Sergio Corbucci (1926), Valerius Maximus (-100), Guido Cavalcanti (1258), Aurelia Cotta (-120), Giuseppe Guarneri (1698), and Claudia Felicitas of Austria (1653). After him are Sebastian Cabot (1484), Giovanni Battista Re (1934), Riccardo Muti (1941), Francesco Bartolomeo Rastrelli (1700), Drusus Julius Caesar (-13), and Pietro Cavallini (1240).

Among WRITERS In Italy

Among writers born in Italy, Antonio Tabucchi ranks 78Before him are Stesichorus (-630), Veronica Franco (1546), Ibycus (-600), Eugenio Montale (1896), Valerius Maximus (-100), and Guido Cavalcanti (1258). After him are Gerard of Cremona (1114), Natalia Ginzburg (1916), Titus Pomponius Atticus (-110), Gaius Valerius Flaccus (45), Quintus Fabius Pictor (-254), and Elsa Morante (1912).