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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 939,769 page views. His biography is available in 67 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 64 in 2019). Carlo Collodi is the 132nd most popular writer (down from 131st in 2019), the 160th most popular biography from Italy (down from 150th 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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  • 67

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  • 2.78

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Among writers, Carlo Collodi ranks 132 out of 5,755Before him are H. P. Lovecraft, Robert Louis Stevenson, Haruki Murakami, Walter Scott, Guy de Maupassant, and August Strindberg. After him are Günter Grass, Charles Baudelaire, Rudyard Kipling, Charlotte Brontë, Catullus, and Tove Jansson.

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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, Frederick I, Grand Duke of Baden, Stanislao Cannizzaro, Armand David, Zénobe Gramme, and Frederic Edwin Church. 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, Gyula Andrássy, Duchess Helene in Bavaria, Henri Nestlé, Joseph Merrick, and Richard Francis Burton.

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In Italy

Among people born in Italy, Carlo Collodi ranks 160 out of 4,668Before him are Pope Pius VI (1717), Gina Lollobrigida (1927), Tomaso Albinoni (1671), Marcello Mastroianni (1924), Pope Leo XI (1535), and Pier Paolo Pasolini (1922). After him are Pope Clement XII (1652), Jean-Baptiste Lully (1632), Luchino Visconti (1906), Pope Benedict XIV (1675), Gaius Marius (-157), and Pope Sixtus V (1520).

Among WRITERS In Italy

Among writers born in Italy, Carlo Collodi ranks 12Before him are Horace (-65), Umberto Eco (1932), Giacomo Casanova (1725), Giorgio Vasari (1511), Cato the Elder (-243), and Plautus (-254). After him are Catullus (-84), Guillaume Apollinaire (1880), Pliny the Younger (61), Juvenal (50), Luigi Pirandello (1867), and Torquato Tasso (1544).