Carlo Collodi

1826 - 1890

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Carlo Lorenzini (24 November 1826 – 26 October 1890), better known by the pen name Carlo Collodi (Italian: [ˈkarlo kolˈlɔːdi]), was an Italian author, humourist, and journalist, widely known for his fairy tale novel The Adventures of Pinocchio. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Carlo Collodi has received more than 528,329 page views. His biography is available in 64 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 61 in 2019). Carlo Collodi is the 131st most popular writer (up from 152nd in 2019), the 150th most popular biography from Italy (up from 196th in 2019) and the 12th most popular Italian Writer.

Carlo Collodi is most famous for writing the children's book, The Adventures of Pinocchio.

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Among writers, Carlo Collodi ranks 131 out of 5,794Before him are Robert Louis Stevenson, Emily Brontë, Walter Scott, August Strindberg, E. T. A. Hoffmann, and William Blake. After him are Kālidāsa, Heinrich Böll, Boris Pasternak, Sully Prudhomme, Günter Grass, and Apuleius.

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Among people born in 1826, Carlo Collodi ranks 2Before him is Bernhard Riemann. After him are Eugénie de Montijo, Gustave Moreau, Charles XV of Sweden, Ludwig Minkus, Wilhelm Liebknecht, Zénobe Gramme, Armand David, Alexander Afanasyev, Frederick I, Grand Duke of Baden, and Stanislao Cannizzaro. Among people deceased in 1890, Carlo Collodi ranks 3Before him are Vincent van Gogh and Heinrich Schliemann. After him are Sitting Bull, César Franck, William III of the Netherlands, Amadeo I of Spain, Joseph Merrick, Henri Nestlé, Gyula Andrássy, Duchess Helene in Bavaria, and Richard Francis Burton.

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In Italy

Among people born in Italy, Carlo Collodi ranks 150 out of 4,088Before him are Pope Pius VIII (1761), Luigi Galvani (1737), Boethius (480), Paolo Veronese (1528), Agatha of Sicily (235), and Joseph-Louis Lagrange (1736). After him are Gaetano Donizetti (1797), Pope Leo XII (1760), Anselm of Canterbury (1033), Pope Gregory IX (1160), Pope Clement VIII (1536), and Pope Benedict XIV (1675).

Among WRITERS In Italy

Among writers born in Italy, Carlo Collodi ranks 12Before him are Horace (-65), Giacomo Casanova (1725), Umberto Eco (1932), Giorgio Vasari (1511), Cato the Elder (-243), and Plautus (-254). After him are Guillaume Apollinaire (1880), Catullus (-84), Pliny the Younger (61), Juvenal (50), Christine de Pizan (1365), and Sallust (-86).