Giorgos Seferis

1900 - 1971

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Giorgos or George Seferis (; Greek: Γιώργος Σεφέρης [ˈʝorɣos seˈferis]), the pen name of Georgios Seferiades (Γεώργιος Σεφεριάδης; March 13 [O.S. February 29] 1900 – September 20, 1971), was a Greek poet and diplomat. He was one of the most important Greek poets of the 20th century, and a Nobel laureate. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Giorgos Seferis has received more than 228,472 page views. His biography is available in 76 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 71 in 2019). Giorgos Seferis is the 504th most popular writer (down from 486th in 2019), the 218th most popular biography from Turkey (down from 216th in 2019) and the 11th most popular Turkish Writer.

Giorgos Seferis is most famous for his poetry. He was born in Smyrna, Asia Minor, in 1900 and died in Athens in 1971.

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Among writers, Giorgos Seferis ranks 504 out of 5,794Before him are D. H. Lawrence, Octavio Paz, Muhammad Iqbal, Frank Herbert, Ellen G. White, and George Steiner. After him are Héloïse, Abai Qunanbaiuly, Vasily Grossman, Camille Flammarion, Paul Lafargue, and José Martí.

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Among people born in 1900, Giorgos Seferis ranks 25Before him are Dennis Gabor, Sándor Márai, Thomas Wolfe, Hans Fritzsche, Hans Adolf Krebs, and Jan Oort. After him are Kurt Weill, Eyvind Johnson, Urho Kekkonen, Karl Wolff, Choe Yong-gon, and W. Edwards Deming. Among people deceased in 1971, Giorgos Seferis ranks 18Before him are Arne Jacobsen, Wilhelm List, D. B. Cooper, Harold Lloyd, Igor Tamm, and Gotthard Heinrici. After him are Lin Biao, Rudolf Abel, Paul Karrer, Mátyás Rákosi, Theodor Svedberg, and Donald Winnicott.

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In Turkey

Among people born in Turkey, Giorgos Seferis ranks 218 out of 1,128Before him are John IV Laskaris (1250), Saint Nino (296), Gyges of Lydia (-790), Ahmet Necdet Sezer (1941), Romanos III Argyros (968), and Michael Psellos (1018). After him are Alexios V Doukas (1140), Constantine VI (771), Pharamond (370), Gülfem Hatun (1500), Alexios II Komnenos (1169), and Andronikos IV Palaiologos (1348).

Among WRITERS In Turkey

Among writers born in Turkey, Giorgos Seferis ranks 11Before him are Orhan Pamuk (1952), Anacreon (-570), Anna Komnene (1083), Dionysius of Halicarnassus (-60), Ammianus Marcellinus (330), and Yunus Emre (1240). After him are Novatian (220), Aratus (-315), André Chénier (1762), Artemidorus (200), Theodoret (393), and Theodore the Studite (759).