Giambattista Marino

1569 - 1625

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Giambattista Marino (also Giovan Battista Marini) (14 October 1569 – 26 March 1625) was an Italian poet who was born in Naples. He is most famous for his epic L'Adone. The Cambridge History of Italian Literature thought him to be "one of the greatest Italian poets of all time". Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Giambattista Marino has received more than 102,564 page views. His biography is available in 37 different languages on Wikipedia. Giambattista Marino is the 1,050th most popular writer (up from 1,140th in 2019), the 1,190th most popular biography from Italy (up from 1,252nd in 2019) and the 86th most popular Italian Writer.

Giambattista Marino was a poet and novelist from Naples, Italy. He is most famous for his epic poem "Adone" which tells the story of Adonis, a beautiful young man who falls in love with Venus.

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Notable Works

Opere scelte di Giovan Battista Marino e dei Marinisti
Italian poetry, Collections
La sampogna
Il tempio
La lira
L' Adone

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Over the past year Giambattista Marino has had the most page views in the with 41,046 views, followed by English (14,560), and Spanish (6,087). In terms of yearly growth of page views the top 3 wikpedia editions are Tagalog (84.64%), Hungarian (75.04%), and Basque (71.65%)


Among writers, Giambattista Marino ranks 1,050 out of 7,302Before him are Michel Tournier, Thomas Malory, Emil Ludwig, Georgiana Cavendish, Duchess of Devonshire, Paul Bourget, and Emanuel Schikaneder. After him are Henri Troyat, Tess Gerritsen, Ján Kollár, Martin Andersen Nexø, Zhuanxu, and Auguste Villiers de l'Isle-Adam.

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Among people born in 1569, Giambattista Marino ranks 3Before him are Jahangir, and Ambrogio Spinola, 1st Marquess of Balbases. After him are Karl I, Prince of Liechtenstein, Ranuccio I Farnese, Duke of Parma, Boşnak Derviş Mehmed Pasha, Yodo-dono, Frans Pourbus the Younger, Friedrich Kettler, Heo Gyun, Guillén de Castro y Bellvis, and Antonio Marcello Barberini. Among people deceased in 1625, Giambattista Marino ranks 10Before him are Maurice, Prince of Orange, Johann Bayer, Willem Schouten, Simon Marius, Christina of Holstein-Gottorp, and Duchess Anna of Prussia. After him are Mōri Terumoto, Anna Vasa of Sweden, Honoré d'Urfé, Francisco Gómez de Sandoval, 1st Duke of Lerma, Orlando Gibbons, and Hans Rottenhammer.

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In Italy

Among people born in Italy, Giambattista Marino ranks 1,190 out of 5,161Before him are Francesco Rosi (1922), Umberto Tozzi (1952), Pier Angeli (1932), Giovanni Sartori (1924), Francis IV, Duke of Modena (1779), and Methodios I of Constantinople (788). After him are Raf Vallone (1916), Giuseppe Castiglione (1688), Paolo Gentiloni (1954), Margaret of Savoy, Vicereine of Portugal (1589), Ferdinando de' Medici, Grand Prince of Tuscany (1663), and Enzo Bearzot (1927).

Among WRITERS In Italy

Among writers born in Italy, Giambattista Marino ranks 86Before him are Rustichello da Pisa (1290), Chiara Lubich (1920), Quintus Tullius Cicero (-102), Vladimir Bartol (1903), Guido Cavalcanti (1258), and Persius (34). After him are Titus Pomponius Atticus (-110), Elsa Morante (1912), Gaius Valerius Flaccus (45), Cornelius Gallus (-69), Giovanni Papini (1881), and Francesco Maria Piave (1810).