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 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 834,511 page views. His biography is available in 66 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 60 in 2019). Gabriele D'Annunzio is the 523rd most popular writer (up from 535th in 2019), the 621st most popular biography from Italy (down from 613th in 2019) and the 41st most popular Italian 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 523 out of 5,794Before him are Charles, Duke of Orléans, Hugo von Hofmannsthal, Lorenzo Da Ponte, Alcaeus of Mytilene, Ágota Kristóf, and René Guénon. After him are Ismail Kadare, Gabriela Mistral, Grazia Deledda, Paul Claudel, Georges Perec, and Bernard Gui.

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Among people born in 1863, Gabriele D'Annunzio ranks 15Before him are Henry van de Velde, George Herbert Mead, Constantine P. Cavafy, David Lloyd George, Swami Vivekananda, and Alexandre Yersin. After him are Carlos I of Portugal, Werner Sombart, Austen Chamberlain, Vladimir Vernadsky, Abdul Karim, and Princess Victoria of Hesse and by Rhine. Among people deceased in 1938, Gabriele D'Annunzio ranks 19Before him are Robert Johnson, Thomas Wolfe, Carl von Ossietzky, Alexei Rykov, Genrikh Yagoda, and Muhammad Iqbal. After him are Mary Mallon, Suzanne Valadon, Osip Mandelstam, Maud of Wales, Bruno Taut, and Vasily Blyukher.

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In Italy

Among people born in Italy, Gabriele D'Annunzio ranks 621 out of 4,088Before him are Giacomo Barozzi da Vignola (1507), Lorenzo Da Ponte (1749), Januarius (272), Joanna I of Naples (1326), Pope Celestine II (1100), and Benozzo Gozzoli (1420). After him are Dominic Savio (1842), Louis II of Italy (825), Zeuxis (-500), Grazia Deledda (1871), Constance, Queen of Sicily (1154), and Carlo Ancelotti (1959).

Among WRITERS In Italy

Among writers born in Italy, Gabriele D'Annunzio ranks 41Before him are Ennius (-239), Fausto Cercignani (1941), Baldassare Castiglione (1478), Statius (40), Edmondo De Amicis (1846), and Lorenzo Da Ponte (1749). After him are Grazia Deledda (1871), Giuseppe Tomasi di Lampedusa (1896), Francesca da Rimini (1259), Aulus Gellius (123), Dino Buzzati (1906), and Alessandro Manzoni (1785).