WRITER

Francisco Ayala

1906 - 2009

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Francisco Ayala García-Duarte (16 March 1906 – 3 November 2009) was a Spanish writer, the last representative of the Generation of '27. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Francisco Ayala has received more than 7,286 page views. His biography is available in 31 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 28 in 2019). Francisco Ayala is the 2,504th most popular writer (down from 2,330th in 2019), the 819th most popular biography from Spain (down from 712th in 2019) and the 96th most popular Spanish Writer.

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  • 31

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  • 3.78

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  • 3.58

    Coefficient of Variation (CV)

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Among WRITERS

Among writers, Francisco Ayala ranks 2,504 out of 5,794Before him are Peter Mayle, Adrienne Rich, Dominique Lapierre, Guido Gezelle, Dacia Maraini, and Erinna. After him are Giacomo da Lentini, Carlos Drummond de Andrade, Carlos Marighella, Ludwig Rellstab, Vítězslav Nezval, and Alois Jirásek.

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Contemporaries

Among people born in 1906, Francisco Ayala ranks 136Before him are Lilian Harvey, Harry Hammond Hess, John D. Rockefeller III, Princess Anne of Orléans, Paolo Stoppa, and Nicholas Georgescu-Roegen. After him are T. H. White, Alexander Gode, Paul Sacher, Philo Farnsworth, Ladislao Vajda, and Vitaly Abalakov. Among people deceased in 2009, Francisco Ayala ranks 116Before him are Budd Schulberg, Ryuzo Hiraki, Pierre Harmel, Tayeb Salih, Pierre Gamarra, and Konstantin Feoktistov. After him are Robert Enke, Stephen Toulmin, Henry Allingham, Armen Takhtajan, Allen Klein, and John Hughes.

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In Spain

Among people born in Spain, Francisco Ayala ranks 819 out of 2,595Before him are Pedro Salinas (1891), Alonso de Ercilla (1533), Francisco de Paula Martínez de la Rosa y Berdejo (1787), Isabella of Castile, Duchess of York (1355), Margaret of Prades (1395), and Gil Álvarez Carrillo de Albornoz (1310). After him are Federico Mayor Zaragoza (1934), David Silva (1986), Sergio Busquets (1988), Pedro Cieza de León (1520), Pablo Iglesias Posse (1850), and Leopoldo O'Donnell, 1st Duke of Tetuán (1809).

Among WRITERS In Spain

Among writers born in Spain, Francisco Ayala ranks 96Before him are Juan de Valdés (1505), Salvador de Madariaga (1886), Àngel Guimerà (1845), Robert de Nola (1500), Pedro Salinas (1891), and Alonso de Ercilla (1533). After him are Ramón Gómez de la Serna (1888), Leandro Fernández de Moratín (1760), Juan Pablo Bonet (1579), Luis Cernuda (1902), Garci Rodríguez de Montalvo (1450), and Joan Maragall (1860).