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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 142,124 page views. His biography is available in 44 different languages on Wikipedia. Edmondo De Amicis is the 391st most popular writer (up from 478th in 2019), the 508th most popular biography from Italy (up from 572nd in 2019) and the 30th most popular Italian Writer.

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

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    Languages Editions (L)

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Among writers, Edmondo De Amicis ranks 391 out of 5,755Before him are W. Somerset Maugham, Herta Müller, Friedrich Dürrenmatt, André Maurois, Henning Mankell, and Ammianus Marcellinus. After him are Hector Malot, Shmuel Yosef Agnon, Apollonius of Rhodes, J. M. G. Le Clézio, Sergei Yesenin, and Cornelius Nepos.

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Among people born in 1846, Edmondo De Amicis ranks 7Before him are Peter Carl Fabergé, Henryk Sienkiewicz, Rudolf Christoph Eucken, Princess Helena of the United Kingdom, George Westinghouse, and Buffalo Bill. After him are Comte de Lautréamont, Wilhelm Maybach, Wladimir Köppen, Prince Leopold of Bavaria, Gaston Maspero, and Nectarios of Aegina. Among people deceased in 1908, Edmondo De Amicis ranks 8Before him are Empress Dowager Cixi, Nikolai Rimsky-Korsakov, Guangxu Emperor, Randal Cremer, Grover Cleveland, and Pablo de Sarasate. After him are Carlos I of Portugal, Demetrius Vikelas, Mirza Ghulam Ahmad, Pat Garrett, Luís Filipe, Prince Royal of Portugal, and Joseph Maria Olbrich.

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In Italy

Among people born in Italy, Edmondo De Amicis ranks 508 out of 4,668Before him are Fabio Capello (1946), Pope Agapetus II (900), Oriana Fallaci (1929), Franco Nero (1941), Pope-elect Stephen (700), and Francesco Redi (1626). After him are Francesco I de' Medici, Grand Duke of Tuscany (1541), Totila (500), Cornelius Nepos (-100), Pietro Aretino (1492), Pope Boniface VI (800), and Alberto Ascari (1918).

Among WRITERS In Italy

Among writers born in Italy, Edmondo De Amicis ranks 30Before him are Eugenio Montale (1896), Primo Levi (1919), Alberto Moravia (1907), Lorenzo Valla (1407), Gabriele D'Annunzio (1863), and Ludovico Ariosto (1474). After him are Cornelius Nepos (-100), Pietro Aretino (1492), Propertius (-50), Tibullus (-50), Elena Ferrante (1943), and Ennius (-239).