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 Ukrainian-born 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 747,767 page views. Her biography is available in 44 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 41 in 2019). Clarice Lispector is the 686th most popular writer (up from 733rd in 2019), the 85th most popular biography from Ukraine (down from 82nd in 2019) and the 18th most popular Writer.

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

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  • 750k

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  • 63.99

    Historical Popularity Index (HPI)

  • 44

    Languages Editions (L)

  • 4.37

    Effective Languages (L*)

  • 3.72

    Coefficient of Variation (CV)

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Among writers, Clarice Lispector ranks 686 out of 5,755Before her are Thomas Hardy, Pierre Boulle, Ze'ev Jabotinsky, Tony Buzan, Periander, and Alain-René Lesage. After her are Luis de Góngora, Judah Halevi, Pietro Bembo, Vātsyāyana, Alexander Pope, and Max Frisch.

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Among people born in 1920, Clarice Lispector ranks 34Before her are John Demjanjuk, Sheikh Mujibur Rahman, Ravi Shankar, Douglass North, Nicolaas Bloembergen, and François Jacob. After her are Gene Tierney, Carlo Azeglio Ciampi, Mickey Rooney, Fritz Walter, Timothy Leary, and Shelley Winters. Among people deceased in 1977, Clarice Lispector ranks 23Before her are Kurt Schuschnigg, Ernst Bloch, Francis Gary Powers, Howard Hawks, Princess Charlotte, Duchess of Valentinois, and Bing Crosby. After her are Alexander Luria, Groucho Marx, Andreas Baader, Edgar Adrian, Clementine Churchill, and Lee Miller.

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In Ukraine

Among people born in Ukraine, Clarice Lispector ranks 85 out of 1,083Before her are Vladimir Ivashko (1932), Anacharsis (-700), Yitzhak Ben-Zvi (1884), Sergey Bubka (1963), Edward Rydz-Śmigły (1886), and Ze'ev Jabotinsky (1880). After her are Nachman of Breslov (1772), Andriy Shevchenko (1976), Josaphat Kuntsevych (1580), Bruno Schulz (1892), Yevgeny Primakov (1929), and Boris Shcherbina (1919).

Among WRITERS In Ukraine

Among writers born in Ukraine, Clarice Lispector ranks 18Before her are Lesya Ukrainka (1871), Isaac Babel (1894), Irène Némirovsky (1903), Anton Makarenko (1888), Ivan Franko (1856), and Ze'ev Jabotinsky (1880). After her are Bruno Schulz (1892), Nestor the Chronicler (1056), Gregory Skovoroda (1722), Nikolay Nekrasov (1821), Vladimir Korolenko (1853), and Stanisław Jerzy Lec (1909).