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Curzio Malaparte

1898 - 1957

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Curzio Malaparte (Italian pronunciation: [ˈkurtsjo malaˈparte]; 9 June 1898 – 19 July 1957), born Kurt Erich Suckert, was an Italian writer, filmmaker, war correspondent and diplomat. Malaparte is best known outside Italy due to his works Kaputt (1944) and The Skin (1949). Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Curzio Malaparte has received more than 314,300 page views. His biography is available in 39 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 37 in 2019). Curzio Malaparte is the 639th most popular writer (up from 726th in 2019), the 793rd most popular biography from Italy (up from 851st in 2019) and the 55th most popular Italian Writer.

Curzio Malaparte was an Italian writer, journalist, and war correspondent. He is most famous for his novel The Skin, which is about the Nazi occupation of France.

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Among writers, Curzio Malaparte ranks 639 out of 5,755Before him are Edward Bernays, Aleksey Nikolayevich Tolstoy, Vasubandhu, Poliziano, Carlo Gozzi, and Geoffrey of Monmouth. After him are Edmond Rostand, Leo Africanus, Stieg Larsson, Luqman, Verner von Heidenstam, and Amin Maalouf.

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Among people born in 1898, Curzio Malaparte ranks 35Before him are Willy Messerschmitt, Jeanne Hébuterne, Karl Ziegler, Kenji Mizoguchi, Julius Evola, and Princess Charlotte, Duchess of Valentinois. After him are Peng Dehuai, Fritz Zwicky, Aloysius Stepinac, Julius Schreck, Georges Dumézil, and Joseph Murphy. Among people deceased in 1957, Curzio Malaparte ranks 24Before him are Gerty Cori, Gabriela Mistral, Giuseppe Tomasi di Lampedusa, Irving Langmuir, Alfred Döblin, and Joseph McCarthy. After him are František Kupka, Laura Ingalls Wilder, Eliot Ness, Erich von Stroheim, Heinrich Otto Wieland, and Heinrich Hoffmann.

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In Italy

Among people born in Italy, Curzio Malaparte ranks 793 out of 4,668Before him are Italo Balbo (1896), Laura Bassi (1711), Gian Gastone de' Medici, Grand Duke of Tuscany (1671), Poliziano (1454), Carlo Gozzi (1720), and Herod Agrippa II (28). After him are Archduke Joseph, Palatine of Hungary (1776), Peter Lombard (1096), Arnolfo di Cambio (1240), Andrea Camilleri (1925), Palmiro Togliatti (1893), and Renata Tebaldi (1922).

Among WRITERS In Italy

Among writers born in Italy, Curzio Malaparte ranks 55Before him are Salvatore Quasimodo (1901), Pietro Metastasio (1698), Alessandro Manzoni (1785), Lorenzo Da Ponte (1749), Poliziano (1454), and Carlo Gozzi (1720). After him are Andrea Camilleri (1925), Giosuè Carducci (1835), Giambattista Basile (1566), Pietro Bembo (1470), Epicharmus of Kos (-524), and Marie Mancini (1639).