Garcilaso de la Vega

1501 - 1536

Garcilaso de la Vega

Garcilaso de la Vega, KOS (c. 1501 – 14 October 1536) was a Spanish soldier and poet. Although not the first or the only one to do so, he was the most influential poet to introduce Italian Renaissance verse forms, poetic techniques, and themes to Spain. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Garcilaso de la Vega has received more than 24,629 page views. His biography is available in 28 different languages on Wikipedia making him the 1,202nd most popular writer.

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  • 25k

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  • 58.37

    Historical Popularity Index (HPI)

  • 28

    Languages Editions (L)

  • 1.74

    Effective Languages (L*)

  • 4.62

    Coefficient of Variation (CV)

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Among writers, Garcilaso de la Vega ranks 1,201 out of 4,883Before him are Jan Guillou, Bolesław Prus, Ivan Vazov, Antarah ibn Shaddad, Matthias Flacius, and Hugo Claus. After him are Yakub Kolas, Charles Péguy, Phrynichus, Norman Mailer, Albert Barillé, and Joseph Karo.

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Among people born in 1501, Garcilaso de la Vega ranks 6Before him are Anne Boleyn, Pope Marcellus II, Gerolamo Cardano, Isabella of Austria, and Pietro Andrea Mattioli. After him are Leonhart Fuchs, Yi Hwang, Bairam Khan, Sahib I Giray, Ivan Susanin, and Hemu. Among people deceased in 1536, Garcilaso de la Vega ranks 11Before him are Germaine of Foix, Baldassare Peruzzi, Francis III, Duke of Brittany, William Tyndale, Cecilia Gallerani, and John of Leiden. After him are Henry FitzRoy, 1st Duke of Richmond and Somerset, George Boleyn, 2nd Viscount Rochford, Gil Vicente, Frederick I, Margrave of Brandenburg-Ansbach, Jacob Hutter, and Hector Boece.

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In Spain

Among people born in Spain, Garcilaso de la Vega ranks 375 out of 1,895Before him are José Sanjurjo (1872), Diego de Landa (1524), Ausiàs March (1400), Ordoño I of Asturias (821), Fernando Alonso (1981), and Princess Marie Isabelle of Orléans (1848). After him are Lola Flores (1923), Eleanor of Alburquerque (1374), Joseph Karo (1488), Peter Claver (1581), Severo Ochoa (1905), and Andrés de Urdaneta (1498).

Among WRITERS In Spain

Among writers born in Spain, Garcilaso de la Vega ranks 41Before him are Rosalía de Castro (1837), Juan Antonio Villacañas (1922), Carlos Ruiz Zafón (1964), Bernardino de Sahagún (1499), Fernando Arrabal (1932), and Ausiàs March (1400). After him are Joseph Karo (1488), Manuel Vázquez Montalbán (1939), Joanot Martorell (1415), Rafael Alberti (1902), Ibrahim ibn Yaqub (912), and Josep Pla (1897).

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