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Giuseppe Tomasi di Lampedusa

1896 - 1957

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Giuseppe Tomasi di Lampedusa (Italian pronunciation: [dʒuˈzɛppe toˈmaːzi di lampeˈduːza]; 23 December 1896 – 23 July 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 292,765 page views. His biography is available in 46 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 45 in 2019). Giuseppe Tomasi di Lampedusa is the 498th most popular writer (up from 541st in 2019), the 617th most popular biography from Italy (up from 637th in 2019) and the 41st 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.

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  • 46

    Languages Editions (L)

  • 7.62

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  • 2.93

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Notable Works

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Among WRITERS

Among writers, Giuseppe Tomasi di Lampedusa ranks 498 out of 5,755Before him are Robert Burns, Kurt Vonnegut, Milena Jesenská, Robert Walser, Harriet Tubman, and Charles, Duke of Orléans. After him are John le Carré, Nadine Gordimer, Beatrix Potter, Francesca da Rimini, Jean Paul, and Al-Maʿarri.

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Contemporaries

Among people born in 1896, Giuseppe Tomasi di Lampedusa ranks 21Before him are Andrei Zhdanov, Paula Hitler, Gerty Cori, Oswald Mosley, Felix Steiner, and Milena Jesenská. After him are Dziga Vertov, Charlotte, Grand Duchess of Luxembourg, Donald Winnicott, Ernst Udet, Howard Hawks, and Célestin Freinet. Among people deceased in 1957, Giuseppe Tomasi di Lampedusa ranks 20Before him are Constantin Brâncuși, Johannes Stark, Henry van de Velde, Walther Bothe, Gerty Cori, and Gabriela Mistral. After him are Irving Langmuir, Alfred Döblin, Joseph McCarthy, Curzio Malaparte, František Kupka, and Laura Ingalls Wilder.

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In Italy

Among people born in Italy, Giuseppe Tomasi di Lampedusa ranks 617 out of 4,668Before him are Maria Luisa of Savoy (1688), Leonardo Bruni (1370), Constance, Queen of Sicily (1154), Publius Cornelius Scipio (-260), Giulio Andreotti (1919), and Paolo Maldini (1968). After him are Pierluigi Collina (1960), Francesca da Rimini (1259), Pope John II (470), Gaius Caesar (-20), Ferdinand II of the Two Sicilies (1810), and Gian Galeazzo Sforza (1469).

Among WRITERS In Italy

Among writers born in Italy, Giuseppe Tomasi di Lampedusa ranks 41Before him are Elena Ferrante (1943), Ennius (-239), Livius Andronicus (-280), Grazia Deledda (1871), Statius (40), and Baldassare Castiglione (1478). After him are Francesca da Rimini (1259), Fausto Cercignani (1941), Giacomo Leopardi (1798), Cassiodorus (487), Aulus Gellius (123), and Theocritus (-315).