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 226,111 page views. His biography is available in 64 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 60 in 2019). Carlo Goldoni is the 251st most popular writer (down from 234th in 2019), the 320th most popular biography from Italy (down from 277th in 2019) and the 21st 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

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Among writers, Carlo Goldoni ranks 251 out of 5,794. Before him are Percy Bysshe Shelley, Isabel Allende, Ian Fleming, Anna Akhmatova, Dario Fo, and Torquato Tasso. After him are Terry Pratchett, Chinghiz Aitmatov, John Keats, Germaine de Staël, Frédéric Mistral, and Robert Burns.

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Among people born in 1707, Carlo Goldoni ranks 3Before him are Carl Linnaeus and Leonhard Euler. After him are Louis I of Spain, Georges-Louis Leclerc, Comte de Buffon, Henry Fielding, Frederick, Prince of Wales, Louis, Duke of Brittany, Louis-Michel van Loo, Charles Wesley, Ernest Frederick II, Duke of Saxe-Hildburghausen, and Johannes Burman. Among people deceased in 1793, Carlo Goldoni ranks 7Before him are Louis XVI of France, Marie Antoinette, Jean-Paul Marat, Olympe de Gouges, Madame du Barry, and Charlotte Corday. After him are Louis Philippe II, Duke of Orléans, Yolande de Polastron, Madame Roland, Jean Sylvain Bailly, Francesco Guardi, and Jacques Pierre Brissot.

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In Italy

Among people born in Italy, Carlo Goldoni ranks 320 out of 4,088. Before him are Antonio Canova (1757), Torquato Tasso (1544), Canaletto (1697), Pope Paul I (700), Pope John X (860), and Pope Paul II (1417). After him are Pope Benedict VIII (980), Pope Nicholas I (800), Archytas (-428), Cosimo I de' Medici, Grand Duke of Tuscany (1519), Antipope John XXIII (1370), and Roberto Rossellini (1906).

Among WRITERS In Italy

Among writers born in Italy, Carlo Goldoni ranks 21Before him are Pliny the Younger (61), Juvenal (50), Christine de Pizan (1365), Sallust (-86), Dario Fo (1926), and Torquato Tasso (1544). After him are Marcus Terentius Varro (-116), Primo Levi (1919), Alberto Moravia (1907), Elena Ferrante (1943), Luigi Pirandello (1867), and Cassiodorus (487).