Gabriele D'Annunzio

1863 - 1938

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General Gabriele D'Annunzio, Prince of Montenevoso (UK: , US: , Italian: [ɡabriˈɛːle danˈnuntsjo]; 12 March 1863 – 1 March 1938), sometimes written d'Annunzio, was an Italian ultra-nationalist, poet, playwright, orator, journalist, aristocrat, and army officer during World War I. He occupied a prominent place in Italian literature from 1889 to 1910 and later political life from 1914 to 1924. He was often referred to under the epithets Il Vate ("the Poet") or Il Profeta ("the Prophet"). D'Annunzio was associated with the Decadent movement in his literary works, which interplayed closely with French Symbolism and British Aestheticism. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Gabriele D'Annunzio has received more than 1,017,165 page views. His biography is available in 70 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 66 in 2019). Gabriele D'Annunzio is the 378th most popular writer (up from 523rd in 2019), the 488th most popular biography from Italy (up from 621st in 2019) and the 28th most popular Writer.

Gabriele D'Annunzio was an Italian poet, journalist, soldier, and politician. He was also the founder of the Italian literary movement called Decadentism.

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Among writers, Gabriele D'Annunzio ranks 378 out of 5,755Before him are Arthur de Gobineau, Ken Follett, Kenzaburō Ōe, Théophile Gautier, Marguerite Yourcenar, and Auguste Escoffier. After him are Ludovico Ariosto, Erich von Däniken, Sándor Márai, Tulsidas, Dan Brown, and Jo Nesbø.

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Among people born in 1863, Gabriele D'Annunzio ranks 12Before him are Konstantin Stanislavski, Swami Vivekananda, Arthur Henderson, Pietro Mascagni, David Lloyd George, and Henry van de Velde. After him are George Herbert Mead, Constantine P. Cavafy, Carlos I of Portugal, Princess Victoria of Hesse and by Rhine, Joaquín Sorolla, and Vladimir Vernadsky. Among people deceased in 1938, Gabriele D'Annunzio ranks 15Before him are Nikolai Bukharin, Karl Kautsky, Faustina Kowalska, Charles Édouard Guillaume, Robert Johnson, and Alexei Rykov. After him are Carl von Ossietzky, Genrikh Yagoda, Marie of Romania, Muhammad Iqbal, Suzanne Valadon, and Grand Duke Kirill Vladimirovich of Russia.

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In Italy

Among people born in Italy, Gabriele D'Annunzio ranks 488 out of 4,668Before him are Galeazzo Ciano (1903), Giorgio Moroder (1940), Brennus (-500), Giuseppe Farina (1906), Giovanni Trapattoni (1939), and Conrad IV of Germany (1228). After him are Pontormo (1494), Niccolò Fontana Tartaglia (1499), Francesco I Sforza (1401), Januarius (272), Ludovico Ariosto (1474), and Guccio Gucci (1881).

Among WRITERS In Italy

Among writers born in Italy, Gabriele D'Annunzio ranks 28Before him are Carlo Goldoni (1707), Marcus Terentius Varro (-116), Eugenio Montale (1896), Primo Levi (1919), Alberto Moravia (1907), and Lorenzo Valla (1407). After him are Ludovico Ariosto (1474), Edmondo De Amicis (1846), Cornelius Nepos (-100), Pietro Aretino (1492), Propertius (-50), and Tibullus (-50).