Carlos Marighella

1911 - 1969

Carlos Marighella

Carlos Marighella (Brazilian Portuguese: [ˈkaʁluz ˌmaɾiˈɡɛlɐ]; 5 December 1911 – 4 November 1969) was a Brazilian politician, writer and guerrilla fighter of Marxist–Leninist orientation, accused of engaging in "terrorist acts" against the Brazilian Military Dictatorship.Marighella's most famous contribution to revolutionary struggle literature was the Minimanual of the Urban Guerrilla, consisting of advice on how to disrupt and overthrow a military regime, aiming at revolution to implement a Marxist regime. Written shortly before his death in late 1969 in São Paulo, Minimanual was first published in North America by the Berkeley Tribe in Berkeley, California in July 1970 in an English edition. Marighella also wrote For the Liberation of Brazil. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Carlos Marighella has received more than 137,573 page views. His biography is available in 17 different languages on Wikipedia making him the 2,005th most popular writer.

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Among writers, Carlos Marighella ranks 2,002 out of 4,883Before him are Jean-Louis Guez de Balzac, Mak Dizdar, Kathrine Switzer, Joseph Heller, Antimachus, and Bálint Balassi. After him are Bernard Palissy, Niccolò de' Niccoli, Rafael Sánchez Ferlosio, Judith Kerr, Juan Ruiz, and Zygmunt Krasiński.

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Among people born in 1911, Carlos Marighella ranks 88Before him are Andor Lilienthal, Lucille Ball, Viktor Barna, Herta Oberheuser, Jean-Pierre Aumont, and Hans Woellke. After him are Teddy Kollek, Maureen O'Sullivan, Joe Rosenthal, Thanom Kittikachorn, Simone Simon, and Alfredo Foni. Among people deceased in 1969, Carlos Marighella ranks 72Before him are Frederic Bartlett, John Kennedy Toole, Eduardo Mondlane, Ramón Grau, Adolfo López Mateos, and Kimon Georgiev. After him are Markian Popov, Duke Adolf Friedrich of Mecklenburg, Meher Baba, John Wyndham, Max Weinreich, and Mikio Naruse.

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In Brazil

Among people born in Brazil, Carlos Marighella ranks 141 out of 1,296Before him are Fernando Collor de Mello (1949), Thiago Silva (1984), Leovegildo Lins da Gama Júnior (1954), Jânio Quadros (1917), Émerson Leão (1949), and Bernardino Machado (1851). After him are Roberto Burle Marx (1909), Chico Mendes (1944), João Guimarães Rosa (1908), Hélio Gracie (1913), Zózimo (1932), and Aymoré Moreira (1912).

Among WRITERS In Brazil

Among writers born in Brazil, Carlos Marighella ranks 8Before him are Jorge Amado (1912), Machado de Assis (1839), Vinicius de Moraes (1913), Chico Xavier (1910), Augusto Boal (1931), and Mário de Andrade (1893). After him are João Guimarães Rosa (1908), Carlos Drummond de Andrade (1902), José de Alencar (1829), Rubem Fonseca (1925), Ana Maria Machado (1941), and João Cabral de Melo Neto (1920).

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