Edmondo De Amicis

1846 - 1908

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Edmondo De Amicis (Italian pronunciation: [edˈmondo de aˈmiːtʃis]; 21 October 1846 – 11 March 1908) was an Italian novelist, journalist, poet and short-story writer. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Edmondo De Amicis has received more than 101,343 page views. His biography is available in 44 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 41 in 2019). Edmondo De Amicis is the 478th most popular writer (up from 565th in 2019), the 572nd most popular biography from Italy (up from 641st in 2019) and the 39th most popular Italian Writer.

Edmondo de Amicis is most famous for his novel, "Heart of a Dog."

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Among writers, Edmondo De Amicis ranks 478 out of 5,794Before him are Frans Eemil Sillanpää, Gérard de Nerval, Arion, Henry IV of Castile, Jostein Gaarder, and Imadaddin Nasimi. After him are Anaïs Nin, Enheduanna, Saul Bellow, Samuel Johnson, Laurence Sterne, and Athenaeus.

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Among people born in 1846, Edmondo De Amicis ranks 9Before him are Rudolf Christoph Eucken, Henryk Sienkiewicz, Princess Helena of the United Kingdom, Buffalo Bill, Wilhelm Maybach, and Comte de Lautréamont. After him are Wladimir Köppen, Elisabeth Förster-Nietzsche, Émile Gallé, Gaston Maspero, Prince Leopold of Bavaria, and G. Stanley Hall. Among people deceased in 1908, Edmondo De Amicis ranks 8Before him are Empress Dowager Cixi, Nikolai Rimsky-Korsakov, Guangxu Emperor, Grover Cleveland, Pablo de Sarasate, and Randal Cremer. After him are Carlos I of Portugal, Demetrius Vikelas, Butch Cassidy, Joseph Maria Olbrich, Machado de Assis, and Luís Filipe, Prince Royal of Portugal.

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In Italy

Among people born in Italy, Edmondo De Amicis ranks 572 out of 4,088Before him are Charles Ponzi (1882), Gregorio Allegri (1582), Pope Anastasius III (890), Olybrius (400), Philip of Swabia (1177), and Kurt Schuschnigg (1897). After him are Giuliano de' Medici, Duke of Nemours (1479), Gentile Bellini (1429), Giorgio Moroder (1940), Pope Marcellinus (250), Victor Amadeus II of Sardinia (1666), and Pope Benedict VII (910).

Among WRITERS In Italy

Among writers born in Italy, Edmondo De Amicis ranks 39Before him are Ludovico Ariosto (1474), Cornelius Nepos (-100), Ennius (-239), Fausto Cercignani (1941), Baldassare Castiglione (1478), and Statius (40). After him are Lorenzo Da Ponte (1749), Gabriele D'Annunzio (1863), Grazia Deledda (1871), Giuseppe Tomasi di Lampedusa (1896), Francesca da Rimini (1259), and Aulus Gellius (123).