Boris Pahor

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Boris Pahor (pronunciation ) (born 26 August 1913) is a Slovene novelist living in Italy who is best known for his heartfelt descriptions of life as a member of the Slovenian minority in pre-Second World War increasingly fascist Italy. as well as a Nazi concentration camp survivor. In his novel Necropolis he visits the Natzweiler-Struthof camp twenty years after his relocation to Dachau. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Boris Pahor has received more than 152,072 page views. His biography is available in 26 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 21 in 2019). Boris Pahor is the 1,559th most popular writer (up from 1,713th in 2019), the 1,618th most popular biography from Italy (up from 1,649th in 2019) and the 112th most popular Italian Writer.

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  • 26

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  • 2.21

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Among writers, Boris Pahor ranks 1,559 out of 5,794Before him are Albert Cohen, Ishwar Chandra Vidyasagar, Georges Feydeau, James Hilton, Herbjørg Wassmo, and Alexander Kielland. After him are Martin Opitz, Rodulfus Glaber, Georges Rodenbach, Hassan ibn Thabit, Hipponax, and Du Mu.

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Among people born in 1913, Boris Pahor ranks 85Before him are Bruno Pontecorvo, Heinz Kohut, Haxhi Lleshi, Motoo Tatsuhara, Princess Katherine of Greece and Denmark, and Pierre Werner. After him are Israel Gelfand, Willi Hennig, Shih Kien, Maurice Wilkes, Robert Adler, and Johannes Steinhoff.

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In Italy

Among people born in Italy, Boris Pahor ranks 1,618 out of 4,088Before him are Paolo Villaggio (1932), Virginia Oldoini, Countess of Castiglione (1837), Marco Materazzi (1973), Bernardo Pasquini (1637), Nanni Moretti (1953), and Elisabetta Sirani (1638). After him are Francis Hyacinth, Duke of Savoy (1632), Gaius Musonius Rufus (25), Guarino da Verona (1374), Laura Mancini (1636), Luigi Luca Cavalli-Sforza (1922), and Domenico Zipoli (1688).

Among WRITERS In Italy

Among writers born in Italy, Boris Pahor ranks 112Before him are Vladimir Bartol (1903), Margherita Sarfatti (1880), Giovannino Guareschi (1908), Jacopo Sannazaro (1458), Tonino Guerra (1920), and Rafael Sabatini (1875). After him are Enzo of Sardinia (1220), Giorgio Bassani (1916), Oswald von Wolkenstein (1377), Matteo Maria Boiardo (1441), Felice Romani (1788), and Julius Firmicus Maternus (400).