Fausto Cercignani

1941 - Today

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Fausto Cercignani (Italian pronunciation: [ˈfausto tʃertʃiɲˈɲani]; born March 21, 1941) is an Italian scholar, essayist and poet. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Fausto Cercignani has received more than 108,209 page views. His biography is available in 36 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 35 in 2019). Fausto Cercignani is the 426th most popular writer (up from 579th in 2019), the 524th most popular biography from Italy (up from 660th in 2019) and the 36th most popular Italian Writer.

Fausto Cercignani is most famous for his contributions to the field of quantum field theory, in particular his work on the renormalization group.

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Notable Works

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Among writers, Fausto Cercignani ranks 426 out of 5,794Before him are André Maurois, Osamu Dazai, G. K. Chesterton, William Makepeace Thackeray, Phaedrus, and Lactantius. After him are Mika Waltari, Percy Fawcett, Alfred de Musset, Dante Gabriel Rossetti, Andrzej Sapkowski, and Sei Shōnagon.

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Among people born in 1941, Fausto Cercignani ranks 24Before him are Lee Myung-bak, Nick Nolte, Jon Lord, Paul Simon, Art Garfunkel, and Franco Nero. After him are Tadao Ando, Julia Kristeva, Faye Dunaway, Dennis Ritchie, Václav Klaus, and Ahmet Necdet Sezer.

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In Italy

Among people born in Italy, Fausto Cercignani ranks 524 out of 4,088Before him are Totila (500), Alphonsus Liguori (1696), Franco Nero (1941), Galeazzo Ciano (1903), Conrad IV of Germany (1228), and Umberto Nobile (1885). After him are Pope John XI (910), Marcello Malpighi (1628), Charles Edward Stuart (1720), Camillus de Lellis (1550), Anna Magnani (1908), and Giovanni Falcone (1939).

Among WRITERS In Italy

Among writers born in Italy, Fausto Cercignani ranks 36Before him are Tibullus (-50), Propertius (-50), Livius Andronicus (-280), Ludovico Ariosto (1474), Cornelius Nepos (-100), and Ennius (-239). After him are Baldassare Castiglione (1478), Statius (40), Edmondo De Amicis (1846), Lorenzo Da Ponte (1749), Gabriele D'Annunzio (1863), and Grazia Deledda (1871).