Carlo Goldoni

1707 - 1793

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Carlo Osvaldo Goldoni (, also US: , Italian: [ˈkarlo oˈzvaldo ɡolˈdoːni]; 25 February 1707 – 6 February 1793) was an Italian playwright and librettist from the Republic of Venice. His works include some of Italy's most famous and best-loved plays. Audiences have admired the plays of Goldoni for their ingenious mix of wit and honesty. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Carlo Goldoni has received more than 363,700 page views. His biography is available in 67 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 66 in 2019). Carlo Goldoni is the 214th most popular writer (up from 265th in 2019), the 300th most popular biography from Italy (up from 350th in 2019) and the 18th most popular Italian Writer.

Carlo Goldoni is most famous for his comedies that were written in the 18th century.

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Notable Works

Impressario iz Smirny = L'Impresario delle Smirne
Collezione completa delle commedie del signor Carlo Goldoni ..
Un curioso accidente
La locandiera ; Les rustres
Trilogia della villeggiatura


Among writers, Carlo Goldoni ranks 214 out of 7,302Before him are Mario Vargas Llosa, Imre Kertész, Anacreon, Johanna Spyri, Sigrid Undset, and Maurice Leblanc. After him are Diogenes Laërtius, Terence, Quintilian, Pierre Corneille, Tomas Tranströmer, and Ferdowsi.

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Among people born in 1707, Carlo Goldoni ranks 3Before him are Carl Linnaeus, and Leonhard Euler. After him are Georges-Louis Leclerc, Comte de Buffon, Louis I of Spain, Frederick, Prince of Wales, Henry Fielding, Louis-Michel van Loo, Louis, Duke of Brittany, Moshe Chaim Luzzatto, Michel Corrette, and Charles Wesley. Among people deceased in 1793, Carlo Goldoni ranks 5Before him are Marie Antoinette, Louis XVI of France, Madame du Barry, and Jean-Paul Marat. After him are Olympe de Gouges, Charlotte Corday, Louis Philippe II, Duke of Orléans, Yolande de Polastron, Francesco Guardi, Madame Roland, and Jacques Pierre Brissot.

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In Italy

Among people born in Italy, Carlo Goldoni ranks 300 out of 5,161Before him are Tommaso Campanella (1568), Umberto I of Italy (1844), Pope Damasus I (305), Pope John X (860), Pope Adrian V (1205), and Bonaventure (1221). After him are Michelangelo Antonioni (1912), Pope Pius I (90), Pope Paschal I (775), Paolo Uccello (1475), Pope Gelasius I (410), and Pope Adrian III (800).

Among WRITERS In Italy

Among writers born in Italy, Carlo Goldoni ranks 18Before him are Cato the Elder (-243), Carlo Collodi (1826), Catullus (-84), Pliny the Younger (61), Luigi Pirandello (1867), and Juvenal (50). After him are Torquato Tasso (1544), Dario Fo (1926), Sallust (-86), Primo Levi (1919), Alberto Moravia (1907), and Marcus Terentius Varro (-116).