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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 356,823 page views. Her biography is available in 38 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 36 in 2019). Eleonora Duse is the 625th most popular actor (down from 599th in 2019), the 1,104th most popular biography from Italy (down from 1,095th in 2019) and the 31st 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 625 out of 9,996Before her are Lance Henriksen, Charles Laughton, Marlène Jobert, Marcheline Bertrand, Capucine, and James Cagney. After her are James Brolin, Adam West, Loie Fuller, Daniel Auteuil, Robert Taylor, and Imelda Staunton.

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Among people born in 1858, Eleonora Duse ranks 27Before her are Eugène Ysaÿe, Marie Bashkirtseff, Mihajlo Pupin, Alessandro Moreschi, Eugène Dubois, and Jagadish Chandra Bose. After her are Lovis Corinth, Prince Valdemar of Denmark, André Antoine, Fernand Khnopff, Prince Henry of Battenberg, and Grand Duke Konstantin Konstantinovich of Russia. Among people deceased in 1924, Eleonora Duse ranks 21Before her are Robert Nivelle, Ferdinand Cheval, Paul Henri Balluet d'Estournelles de Constant, G. Stanley Hall, Giacomo Matteotti, and Léon Bakst. After her are Paul Natorp, Karl Denke, Alexander Parvus, Lyubov Popova, Princess Louise of Belgium, and Marie-Adélaïde, Grand Duchess of Luxembourg.

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In Italy

Among people born in Italy, Eleonora Duse ranks 1,104 out of 4,668Before her are Gnaeus Naevius (-275), Vittoria Colonna (1490), Filippo Maria Visconti (1392), Ferdinando de' Medici, Grand Prince of Tuscany (1663), Felice Beato (1832), and Sebastiano Venier (1496). After her are Frederick Francis IV, Grand Duke of Mecklenburg-Schwerin (1882), Persius (34), Archduke Rudolf of Austria (1788), Pier Luigi Nervi (1891), Lucius Accius (-170), and Drusus Julius Caesar (-13).

Among ACTORS In Italy

Among actors born in Italy, Eleonora Duse ranks 31Before her are Michele Placido (1946), Alberto Sordi (1920), Raf Vallone (1916), Daniela Bianchi (1942), Pier Angeli (1932), and Totò (1898). After her are Amy Adams (1974), Claudia Mori (1944), Adolfo Celi (1922), Stefania Sandrelli (1946), Gabriele Ferzetti (1925), and Ugo Tognazzi (1922).

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