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Carlo Levi

1902 - 1975

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Carlo Levi (Italian pronunciation: [ˈkarlo ˈlɛːvi]) (29 November 1902 – 4 January 1975) was an Italian painter, writer, activist, independent leftist politician, and doctor. He is best known for his book Cristo si è fermato a Eboli (Christ Stopped at Eboli), published in 1945, a memoir of his time spent in exile in Lucania, Italy, after being arrested in connection with his political activism. In 1979, the book became the basis of a movie of the same name, directed by Francesco Rosi. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Carlo Levi has received more than 215,470 page views. His biography is available in 35 different languages on Wikipedia. Carlo Levi is the 422nd most popular painter (up from 552nd in 2019), the 1,308th most popular biography from Italy (up from 1,578th in 2019) and the 113th most popular Italian Painter.

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Among painters, Carlo Levi ranks 422 out of 1,421Before him are André Lhote, Maud Lewis, Alessandro Allori, Hans Makart, Jean-Étienne Liotard, and Tom of Finland. After him are Lyubov Popova, Karl Schmidt-Rottluff, Christian Krohg, José Clemente Orozco, Ary Scheffer, and Anna Ancher.

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Among people born in 1902, Carlo Levi ranks 51Before him are Prince George, Duke of Kent, Menachem Mendel Schneerson, Lúcio Costa, Max Ophüls, David O. Selznick, and George Ostrogorsky. After him are E. E. Evans-Pritchard, Anatole Litvak, Maximilian, Duke of Hohenberg, Carlo Gambino, Oskar Morgenstern, and Mohammad Hatta. Among people deceased in 1975, Carlo Levi ranks 44Before him are Susan Hayward, Dong Biwu, Chivu Stoica, François Tombalbaye, Rex Stout, and Bernard Herrmann. After him are Vicente Feola, George Stevens, P. G. Wodehouse, Elijah Muhammad, Leroy Anderson, and Luigi Dallapiccola.

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In Italy

Among people born in Italy, Carlo Levi ranks 1,308 out of 4,668Before him are Drusus Caesar (7), Gabriele Amorth (1925), Claudio Magris (1939), Paolo Gentiloni (1954), Alberic II of Spoleto (911), and Vittorio Pozzo (1886). After him are Frederick the Simple (1342), Norberto Bobbio (1909), Paolo Giovio (1483), Miuccia Prada (1949), Leonardo Leo (1694), and Alfonso, Duke of Anjou and Cádiz (1936).

Among PAINTERS In Italy

Among painters born in Italy, Carlo Levi ranks 113Before him are Stefano di Giovanni (1392), Cennino Cennini (1360), Giovanni Segantini (1858), Cristofano Allori (1577), Cosimo Tura (1430), and Alessandro Allori (1535). After him are Piero Manzoni (1933), Orcagna (1315), Giovanni Boldini (1842), Jacopo de' Barbari (1460), Giovanni Antonio Boltraffio (1467), and Pietro Longhi (1701).