Elio Vittorini

1908 - 1966

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Elio Vittorini (Italian pronunciation: [ˈɛːljo vittoˈriːni] (listen); 23 July 1908 – 12 February 1966) was an Italian writer and novelist. He was a contemporary of Cesare Pavese and an influential voice in the modernist school of novel writing. His best-known work is the anti-fascist novel Conversations in Sicily, for which he was jailed when it was published in 1941. The first U.S. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Elio Vittorini has received more than 52,565 page views. His biography is available in 23 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 21 in 2019). Elio Vittorini is the 3,074th most popular writer (down from 3,045th in 2019), the 2,570th most popular biography from Italy (down from 2,317th in 2019) and the 176th most popular Italian Writer.

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Among writers, Elio Vittorini ranks 3,074 out of 5,794Before him are Gabriel Chevallier, Amado Nervo, Francisco de Sá de Miranda, Helena Roerich, Longchenpa, and Nobuko Yoshiya. After him are Dorothe Engelbretsdatter, Evelyn Beatrice Hall, Peter James, Charles Fort, Princess Alexandra of Bavaria, and Lidia Zamenhof.

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Among people born in 1908, Elio Vittorini ranks 165Before him are Edoardo Amaldi, Jorge Oteiza, Christa Schroeder, Lars-Erik Larsson, Štefan Čambal, and Bengt Strömgren. After him are Juan Botasso, Pál Titkos, Arthur O'Connell, Percy Faith, Héctor Trujillo, and Birgit Cullberg. Among people deceased in 1966, Elio Vittorini ranks 104Before him are Lenny Bruce, Boris Podolsky, Sutan Sjahrir, Stanisław Mikołajczyk, Jan Kiepura, and Courtney Hodges. After him are Mehmet Fuat Köprülü, Albrecht Brandi, Vicente Rojo Lluch, Hans Hofmann, Erich Pommer, and Alfred Neuland.

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In Italy

Among people born in Italy, Elio Vittorini ranks 2,570 out of 4,088Before him are Enrico Forlanini (1848), Walter de Silva (1951), Emanuele d'Astorga (1680), Nello Pagani (1911), Matteo Messina Denaro (1962), and Pietro Vierchowod (1959). After him are Umberto Caligaris (1901), Gnaeus Cornelius Lentulus Marcellinus (-1), Michele Steno (1331), Benedetto Antelami (1150), Rose McGowan (1973), and Carlo Rambaldi (1925).

Among WRITERS In Italy

Among writers born in Italy, Elio Vittorini ranks 176Before him are Julius Obsequens (400), Alda Merini (1931), Antonio Beccadelli (1394), Antonio Ghislanzoni (1824), Sibilla Aleramo (1876), and Giuseppe Parini (1729). After him are Massimo Bontempelli (1878), Teofilo Folengo (1491), Giosafat Barbaro (1413), Goffredo Mameli (1827), Ennio Flaiano (1910), and Luciano De Crescenzo (1928).