Eleonora Duse

1858 - 1924

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Eleonora Giulia Amalia Duse ( DEW-zay, Italian: [eleoˈnɔːra ˈduːze]; 3 October 1858 – 21 April 1924), often known simply as Duse, was an Italian actress, rated by many as the greatest of her time. She performed in many countries, notably in the plays of Gabriele d'Annunzio and Henrik Ibsen. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Eleonora Duse has received more than 338,031 page views. Her biography is available in 36 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 34 in 2019). Eleonora Duse is the 599th most popular actor (down from 516th in 2019), the 1,095th most popular biography from Italy (down from 1,054th in 2019) and the 28th most popular Italian Actor.

Eleonora Duse was an Italian actress who is most famous for her performances in the late 1800s and early 1900s.

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Among actors, Eleonora Duse ranks 599 out of 10,030Before her are Anthony Mann, Luise Rainer, Kevin Bacon, Idina Menzel, Jacques Perrin, and Pat Hitchcock. After her are Uma Thurman, Powers Boothe, Erik Bruhn, Bruce Dern, Jane Seymour, and Emma Watson.

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Among people born in 1858, Eleonora Duse ranks 26Before her are Maria Christina of Austria, Kang Youwei, Eugène Ysaÿe, Mihajlo Pupin, Prince Valdemar of Denmark, and André Antoine. After her are Eugène Dubois, Lovis Corinth, Giovanni Segantini, Ludwig Quidde, Gaetano Mosca, and Fernand Khnopff. Among people deceased in 1924, Eleonora Duse ranks 22Before her are Marie-Adélaïde, Grand Duchess of Luxembourg, Ferdinand Cheval, Léon Bakst, Alexander Parvus, Paul Henri Balluet d'Estournelles de Constant, and G. Stanley Hall. After her are Karl Denke, Giacomo Matteotti, Paul Natorp, Bogd Khan, Lyubov Popova, and Ziya Gökalp.

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In Italy

Among people born in Italy, Eleonora Duse ranks 1,095 out of 4,088Before her are Fra Mauro (1385), Marie-Caroline of Bourbon-Two Sicilies, Duchess of Berry (1798), Maria Theresa of Savoy (1756), Bettino Craxi (1934), Fulvia (-77), and Titus Pomponius Atticus (-110). After her are Francesco di Giorgio Martini (1439), Giacomo Carissimi (1605), Princess Henriette Adelaide of Savoy (1636), Giuseppe Di Stefano (1921), Marco Ferreri (1928), and Leonardo Leo (1694).

Among ACTORS In Italy

Among actors born in Italy, Eleonora Duse ranks 28Before her are Giancarlo Giannini (1942), Raffaella Carrà (1943), Alberto Sordi (1920), Franco Columbu (1941), Raf Vallone (1916), and Michele Placido (1946). After her are Totò (1898), Elsa Martinelli (1935), Ugo Tognazzi (1922), Pier Angeli (1932), Daniela Bianchi (1942), and Amy Adams (1974).

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