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Carmen Laforet

1921 - 2004

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Carmen Laforet (Barcelona 6 September 1921 – Madrid, 28 February 2004) was a Spanish author who wrote in the period after the Spanish Civil War. An important European writer, her works contributed to the school of Existentialist Literature and her first novel Nada continued the Spanish tremendismo literary style begun by Camilo José Cela with his novel, La familia de Pascual Duarte. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Carmen Laforet has received more than 98,193 page views. Her biography is available in 19 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 17 in 2019). Carmen Laforet is the 2,454th most popular writer (up from 3,493rd in 2019), the 815th most popular biography from Spain (up from 1,064th in 2019) and the 93rd most popular Spanish Writer.

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Among writers, Carmen Laforet ranks 2,454 out of 5,755Before her are Margit Sandemo, Amélie Nothomb, John Cleland, John Fletcher, Peter of Dusburg, and Guillermo Cabrera Infante. After her are Immanuel Velikovsky, A. S. Byatt, Champfleury, Jovan Dučić, Tadeusz Różewicz, and Han Suyin.

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Among people born in 1921, Carmen Laforet ranks 151Before her are Jim Garrison, Anne Golon, Malcolm Arnold, Raymond Williams, Vasco Gonçalves, and Jackie Stallone. After her are Georges Wilson, Tadeusz Różewicz, Deanna Durbin, Mustafa Ben Halim, Kocheril R. Narayanan, and Abe Vigoda. Among people deceased in 2004, Carmen Laforet ranks 103Before her are Laura Betti, René Laloux, Czesław Niemen, Alexandra Ripley, P. V. Narasimha Rao, and Maria de Lourdes Pintasilgo. After her are Walter Frentz, Joe Viterelli, Paul Winfield, Rafael Eitan, Sophia de Mello Breyner Andresen, and Thomas Gold.

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In Spain

Among people born in Spain, Carmen Laforet ranks 815 out of 2,932Before her are Concha Velasco (1939), Lucius Cornelius Balbus (-100), Maria de Luna (1353), Néstor Almendros (1930), Kepa Arrizabalaga (1994), and Juan Belmonte (1892). After her are Marcelino Sanz de Sautuola (1831), Pahiño (1923), Pedro González de Mendoza (1428), Bartolomé Bermejo (1440), Carlos Westendorp (1937), and Julio Salinas (1962).

Among WRITERS In Spain

Among writers born in Spain, Carmen Laforet ranks 93Before her are Francesc Eiximenis (1330), Juvencus (400), Salvador de Madariaga (1886), Pedro Sarmiento de Gamboa (1532), Alfonso Sastre (1926), and Moses ibn Ezra (1060). After her are Juan de Valdés (1505), Francisco Ayala (1906), Juan Ruiz (1283), Alonso de Ercilla (1533), Àngel Guimerà (1845), and Lucía Sánchez Saornil (1895).