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Ermanno Olmi

1931 - 2018

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Ermanno Olmi (24 July 1931 – 7 May 2018) was an Italian film director and screenwriter best known for directing Il Posto (1961) and The Tree of Wooden Clogs (1977), which won the Palme d'Or. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Ermanno Olmi has received more than 174,414 page views. His biography is available in 33 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 32 in 2019). Ermanno Olmi is the 297th most popular film director (up from 346th in 2019), the 1,642nd most popular biography from Italy (up from 1,779th in 2019) and the 28th most popular Italian Film Director.

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Among film directors, Ermanno Olmi ranks 297 out of 1,581Before him are Richard Brooks, Mike Nichols, Béla Tarr, M. Night Shyamalan, Leos Carax, and Carol Reed. After him are Tsui Hark, Henry King, John Landis, Jim Henson, Gaspar Noé, and King Vidor.

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Among people born in 1931, Ermanno Olmi ranks 101Before him are Mike Nichols, Yao Wenyuan, Nikolai Chernykh, Vujadin Boškov, Barbara Eden, and Koichi Sugiyama. After him are Telê Santana, Haya Harareet, Gunnel Lindblom, Sri Chinmoy, Luís Cabral, and Colin Wilson. Among people deceased in 2018, Ermanno Olmi ranks 82Before him are Christine Nöstlinger, James Mirrlees, Hayden White, John Gavin, Thomas A. Steitz, and Alan Bean. After him are Luigi Luca Cavalli-Sforza, Efraín Ríos Montt, Keith O'Brien, Paul Virilio, Nicole Fontaine, and John Young.

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In Italy

Among people born in Italy, Ermanno Olmi ranks 1,642 out of 4,668Before him are Giovanni Pacini (1796), Vito Cascio Ferro (1862), Teobaldo Boccapecci (1100), Federico I Gonzaga, Marquess of Mantua (1441), Nino Manfredi (1921), and Emilio de' Cavalieri (1550). After him are Marie Anne Mancini (1649), Ermanno Wolf-Ferrari (1876), Walter Bonatti (1930), Remo Giazotto (1910), Ercole III d'Este, Duke of Modena (1727), and Luigi Luca Cavalli-Sforza (1922).


Among film directors born in Italy, Ermanno Olmi ranks 28Before him are Lucio Fulci (1927), Mario Monicelli (1915), Joe D'Amato (1936), Gillo Pontecorvo (1919), Damiano Damiani (1922), and Ruggero Deodato (1939). After him are Giuseppe De Santis (1917), Paolo Sorrentino (1970), Marco Bellocchio (1939), Nanni Moretti (1953), Luigi Comencini (1916), and Alberto Lattuada (1914).