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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 85,591 page views. His biography is available in 37 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 35 in 2019). Giambattista Marino is the 1,148th most popular writer (down from 897th in 2019), the 1,255th most popular biography from Italy (down from 1,006th in 2019) and the 88th 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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Among writers, Giambattista Marino ranks 1,148 out of 5,755Before him are Ivan Cankar, Cosmas of Prague, Fernando Arrabal, Vasily Zhukovsky, Ugo Foscolo, and Emmanuelle Arsan. After him are Ilia Chavchavadze, Thomas Mayne Reid, Tahar Ben Jelloun, Charles De Coster, Pu Songling, and Nathalie Sarraute.

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Among people born in 1569, Giambattista Marino ranks 4Before him are Jahangir, Ambrogio Spinola, 1st Marquess of Balbases, and Ranuccio I Farnese, Duke of Parma. After him are Karl I, Prince of Liechtenstein, Boşnak Derviş Mehmed Pasha, Friedrich Kettler, Frans Pourbus the Younger, Guillén de Castro y Bellvis, Antonio Marcello Barberini, Sophia of Holstein-Gottorp, and Geoffrey Keating. Among people deceased in 1625, Giambattista Marino ranks 10Before him are Jan Brueghel the Elder, Johann Bayer, Simon Marius, Christina of Holstein-Gottorp, Willem Schouten, and Duchess Anna of Prussia. After him are Mōri Terumoto, Francisco Gómez de Sandoval, 1st Duke of Lerma, Honoré d'Urfé, Anna Vasa of Sweden, Orlando Gibbons, and John Fletcher.

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In Italy

Among people born in Italy, Giambattista Marino ranks 1,255 out of 4,668Before him are Gnaeus Domitius Ahenobarbus (-2), Andrea Dandolo (1306), Salvador Luria (1912), Ranuccio I Farnese, Duke of Parma (1569), Antipope Felix II (300), and Cennino Cennini (1360). After him are Andrea Gritti (1455), Maria Cristina of Savoy (1812), Domitia Longina (100), Flavio Biondo (1388), Filarete (1400), and Mauro Giuliani (1781).

Among WRITERS In Italy

Among writers born in Italy, Giambattista Marino ranks 88Before him are Gaius Valerius Flaccus (45), Titus Pomponius Atticus (-110), Veronica Franco (1546), Guido Cavalcanti (1258), Lucrezia Tornabuoni (1427), and Gaius Asinius Pollio (-76). After him are Odoric of Pordenone (1286), Matteo Bandello (1484), Gabriele Amorth (1925), Claudio Magris (1939), Timaeus of Locri (-200), and Giovanni Papini (1881).