Clarice Lispector

1920 - 1977

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Clarice Lispector (born Chaya Pinkhasivna Lispector (Ukrainian: Хая Пінкасівна Ліспектор); December 10, 1920 – December 9, 1977) was a Brazilian novelist and short story writer acclaimed internationally for her innovative novels and short stories. Born to a Jewish family in Podolia in Western Ukraine, as an infant she moved to Brazil with her family, amidst the disasters engulfing her native land following the First World War. She grew up in Recife, the capital of the northeastern state of Pernambuco, where her mother died when she was nine. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Clarice Lispector has received more than 582,667 page views. Her biography is available in 41 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 37 in 2019). Clarice Lispector is the 733rd most popular writer (up from 781st in 2019), the 82nd most popular biography from Ukraine (up from 93rd in 2019) and the 18th most popular Ukrainian Writer.

Clarice Lispector is most famous for her novel, "The Hour of the Star."

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  • 41

    Languages Editions (L)

  • 3.87

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  • 3.75

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Among writers, Clarice Lispector ranks 733 out of 5,794Before her are Faxian, Jean de La Bruyère, John Fante, Cesare Pavese, Epicharmus of Kos, and Theodoret. After her are John Jacob Astor IV, Yanka Kupala, Muriel Spark, Hans Fallada, Nikolai Ostrovsky, and Maurice Denis.

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Among people born in 1920, Clarice Lispector ranks 35Before her are Walter Matthau, Ravi Shankar, François Jacob, Douglass North, Fritz Walter, and Helmut Newton. After her are Dave Brubeck, Carlo Azeglio Ciampi, Alberto Sordi, Nicolaas Bloembergen, Sun Myung Moon, and Yoshiko Yamaguchi. Among people deceased in 1977, Clarice Lispector ranks 23Before her are Howard Hawks, Ernst Bloch, Bing Crosby, Francis Gary Powers, Joan Crawford, and Alexander Luria. After her are Ali Shariati, Peter Finch, Andreas Baader, Princess Charlotte, Duchess of Valentinois, Groucho Marx, and James Jones.

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In Ukraine

Among people born in Ukraine, Clarice Lispector ranks 82 out of 913Before her are Valeriy Lobanovskyi (1939), Daniel of Galicia (1201), Edward Rydz-Śmigły (1886), Oleg Blokhin (1952), Larisa Latynina (1934), and Lesya Ukrainka (1871). After her are Nachman of Breslov (1772), Lee Strasberg (1901), Sergey Bubka (1963), Sonia Delaunay (1885), Marie Bashkirtseff (1858), and Yaropolk I of Kiev (955).

Among WRITERS In Ukraine

Among writers born in Ukraine, Clarice Lispector ranks 18Before her are Vasily Grossman (1905), Isaac Babel (1894), Anton Makarenko (1888), Ze'ev Jabotinsky (1880), Irène Némirovsky (1903), and Lesya Ukrainka (1871). After her are Ivan Franko (1856), Nestor the Chronicler (1056), Stanisław Jerzy Lec (1909), Gregory Skovoroda (1722), Nikolay Nekrasov (1821), and Władysław Tarnowski (1836).