Federico García Lorca

1898 - 1936

Federico García Lorca

Federico del Sagrado Corazón de Jesús García Lorca (Spanish pronunciation: [feðeˈɾiko ðel saˈɣɾaðo koɾaˈθon de xeˈsuz ɣaɾˈθi.a ˈloɾka]; 5 June 1898 – 19 August 1936), known as Federico García Lorca (English: gar-SEE-ə LOR-kə), was a Spanish poet, playwright, and theatre director. García Lorca achieved international recognition as an emblematic member of the Generation of '27, a group consisting of mostly poets who introduced the tenets of European movements (such as symbolism, futurism, and surrealism) into Spanish literature. He is believed to have been killed by Nationalist forces at the beginning of the Spanish Civil War. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Federico García Lorca has received more than 1,950,227 page views. His biography is available in 102 different languages on Wikipedia making him the 116th most popular writer.

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  • 102

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Among writers, Federico García Lorca ranks 115 out of 4,883Before him are Kālidāsa, Hafez, Alexandre Dumas fils, Aleksandr Solzhenitsyn, José Saramago, and François Villon. After him are Rudyard Kipling, Paul Verlaine, Apuleius, Jean Cocteau, Walter Scott, and Mary Shelley.

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Among people born in 1898, Federico García Lorca ranks 6Before him are René Magritte, Bertolt Brecht, Erich Maria Remarque, Golda Meir, and Sergei Eisenstein. After him are Alvar Aalto, M. C. Escher, Enzo Ferrari, Zhou Enlai, Herbert Marcuse, and George Gershwin. Among people deceased in 1936, Federico García Lorca ranks 3Before him are Ivan Pavlov and Maxim Gorky. After him are Rudyard Kipling, George V, Oswald Spengler, Lu Xun, Ferdinand Tönnies, Luigi Pirandello, Lev Kamenev, G. K. Chesterton, and Grigory Zinoviev.

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In Spain

Among people born in Spain, Federico García Lorca ranks 29 out of 1,895Before him are Joanna of Castile (1479), Saint Lawrence (225), Ferdinand II of Aragon (1452), Saint Dominic (1170), Teresa of Ávila (1515), and Francis Xavier (1506). After him are Julio Iglesias (1943), Catherine of Aragon (1485), Philip IV of Spain (1605), El Cid (1045), Philip III of Spain (1578), and Roland (736).

Among WRITERS In Spain

Among writers born in Spain, Federico García Lorca ranks 2Before him are Miguel de Cervantes (1547). After him are Quintilian (35), Martial (40), Alfonso X of Castile (1221), Lope de Vega (1562), Lucan (39), Bartolomé de las Casas (1484), Pedro Calderón de la Barca (1600), Henry IV of Castile (1425), Gaius Julius Hyginus (-64), and Sven Hassel (1917).

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