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Cesare Pavese

1908 - 1950

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Cesare Pavese (UK: pav-AY-zay, -⁠zee, Italian: [ˈtʃeːzare paˈveːse, ˈtʃɛː-, -eːze]; 9 September 1908 – 27 August 1950) was an Italian novelist, poet, short story writer, translator, literary critic, and essayist. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Cesare Pavese has received more than 395,514 page views. His biography is available in 46 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 45 in 2019). Cesare Pavese is the 772nd most popular writer (down from 730th in 2019), the 927th most popular biography from Italy (down from 855th in 2019) and the 64th most popular Italian Writer.

Cesare Pavese was a writer who is most famous for his novel "The Moon and the Bonfires."

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  • 46

    Languages Editions (L)

  • 3.85

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  • 4.56

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Notable Works

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Among writers, Cesare Pavese ranks 772 out of 5,755Before him are Yanka Kupala, Diana Wynne Jones, Stephen Covey, Ingeborg Bachmann, Marie de France, and Venantius Fortunatus. After him are George Steiner, Joseph of Anchieta, Abu al-Ghazi Bahadur, Maurice Druon, André Chénier, and Bernard Le Bovier de Fontenelle.

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Among people born in 1908, Cesare Pavese ranks 39Before him are Dmitry Ustinov, Werner von Haeften, Hannes Alfvén, Willard Libby, John Kenneth Galbraith, and Balthus. After him are Ilya Frank, Joseph Rotblat, Alfred Hershey, Günther Prien, Infante Jaime, Duke of Segovia, and Arthur Adamov. Among people deceased in 1950, Cesare Pavese ranks 25Before him are Nicolai Hartmann, Ramana Maharshi, Sri Aurobindo, Norman Haworth, Emil Jannings, and George Minot. After him are Max Beckmann, John Rabe, Kuniaki Koiso, Roman Shukhevych, Karl Seitz, and Dinu Lipatti.

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In Italy

Among people born in Italy, Cesare Pavese ranks 927 out of 4,668Before him are Elena Cornaro Piscopia (1646), Nina Ricci (1883), Julia (-76), David Sassoli (1956), Venantius Fortunatus (530), and Rocco Siffredi (1964). After him are Eleonora Gonzaga (1630), Ercole I d'Este, Duke of Ferrara (1431), Francesca Caccini (1587), Ulisse Aldrovandi (1522), Francesco Melzi (1491), and Andrea Gabrieli (1533).

Among WRITERS In Italy

Among writers born in Italy, Cesare Pavese ranks 64Before him are Giambattista Basile (1566), Pietro Bembo (1470), Epicharmus of Kos (-524), Marie Mancini (1639), Natalia Ginzburg (1916), and Venantius Fortunatus (530). After him are Italo Svevo (1861), Arrigo Boito (1842), Theognis of Megara (-570), Emilio Salgari (1862), Stesichorus (-630), and Antonio Tabucchi (1943).