Giuseppe Tomasi di Lampedusa

1896 - 1957

Photo of Giuseppe Tomasi di Lampedusa

Icon of person Giuseppe Tomasi di Lampedusa

Giuseppe Tomasi di Lampedusa (Italian pronunciation: [dʒuˈzɛppe toˈmaːzi di lampeˈduːza]; December 23, 1896 – July 23, 1957) was an Italian writer and the last Prince of Lampedusa. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Giuseppe Tomasi di Lampedusa has received more than 267,836 page views. His biography is available in 45 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 43 in 2019). Giuseppe Tomasi di Lampedusa is the 541st most popular writer (down from 513th in 2019), the 637th most popular biography from Italy (down from 595th in 2019) and the 43rd most popular Italian Writer.

Giuseppe Tomasi di Lampedusa is most famous for his novel The Leopard, which is about a Sicilian aristocrat in the 1800s.

Memorability Metrics

  • 270k

    Page Views (PV)

  • 73.97

    Historical Popularity Index (HPI)

  • 45

    Languages Editions (L)

  • 7.71

    Effective Languages (L*)

  • 2.86

    Coefficient of Variation (CV)

Notable Works

Page views of Giuseppe Tomasi di Lampedusas by language


Among writers, Giuseppe Tomasi di Lampedusa ranks 541 out of 5,794Before him are Robert Walser, Ivan Bunin, Luo Guanzhong, Yevgeny Zamyatin, Arthur Koestler, and Bohumil Hrabal. After him are Salman Rushdie, Al-Maʿarri, A. J. Cronin, Frantz Fanon, Appius Claudius Caecus, and William of Rubruck.

Most Popular Writers in Wikipedia

Go to all Rankings


Among people born in 1896, Giuseppe Tomasi di Lampedusa ranks 22Before him are Felix Steiner, Paula Hitler, Charlotte, Grand Duchess of Luxembourg, Anna Anderson, Howard Hawks, and Milena Jesenská. After him are A. J. Cronin, Dziga Vertov, Gerty Cori, Buenaventura Durruti, Ernst Udet, and Donald Winnicott. Among people deceased in 1957, Giuseppe Tomasi di Lampedusa ranks 19Before him are Johannes Stark, Henry van de Velde, Gichin Funakoshi, Arturo Toscanini, Walther Bothe, and Gabriela Mistral. After him are Gerty Cori, František Kupka, Alfred Döblin, Laura Ingalls Wilder, Irving Langmuir, and Joseph McCarthy.

Others Born in 1896

Go to all Rankings

Others Deceased in 1957

Go to all Rankings

In Italy

Among people born in Italy, Giuseppe Tomasi di Lampedusa ranks 637 out of 4,088Before him are Bonaventura Cavalieri (1598), Dario Argento (1940), John William Waterhouse (1849), Francesco Redi (1626), Pope John XVIII (970), and Teia (550). After him are Saint Eustace (10), Michelozzo (1396), Pope Sergius II (800), Alcide De Gasperi (1881), Giovanni Schiaparelli (1835), and Marcello Lippi (1948).

Among WRITERS In Italy

Among writers born in Italy, Giuseppe Tomasi di Lampedusa ranks 43Before him are Baldassare Castiglione (1478), Statius (40), Edmondo De Amicis (1846), Lorenzo Da Ponte (1749), Gabriele D'Annunzio (1863), and Grazia Deledda (1871). After him are Francesca da Rimini (1259), Aulus Gellius (123), Dino Buzzati (1906), Alessandro Manzoni (1785), Giacomo Leopardi (1798), and Persius (34).