WRITER

Grazia Deledda

1871 - 1936

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Grazia Maria Cosima Damiana Deledda (Italian pronunciation: [ˈɡrattsja deˈlɛdda], Sardinian: [deˈlɛɖːa]; 27 September 1871 – 15 August 1936), also known in Sardinian language as Gràssia or Gràtzia Deledda, was an Italian writer who received the Nobel Prize for Literature in 1926 "for her idealistically inspired writings which with plastic clarity picture the life on her native island [i.e. Sardinia] and with depth and sympathy deal with human problems in general". Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Grazia Deledda has received more than 186,277 page views. Her biography is available in 88 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 81 in 2019). Grazia Deledda is the 526th most popular writer (down from 481st in 2019), the 625th most popular biography from Italy (down from 562nd in 2019) and the 42nd most popular Italian Writer.

Grazia Deledda was a writer from Sardinia who won the Nobel Prize for Literature in 1926. She is most famous for her novel, "The House by the Medlar Tree," which tells the story of a poor woman who struggles to support her family.

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Among WRITERS

Among writers, Grazia Deledda ranks 526 out of 5,794Before her are Alcaeus of Mytilene, Ágota Kristóf, René Guénon, Gabriele D'Annunzio, Ismail Kadare, and Gabriela Mistral. After her are Paul Claudel, Georges Perec, Bernard Gui, Alfred Jarry, Erik Axel Karlfeldt, and Seneca the Elder.

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Contemporaries

Among people born in 1871, Grazia Deledda ranks 16Before her are Heinrich Mann, Theodore Dreiser, Baroness Mary Vetsera, Victor Grignard, Albert Lebrun, and Ioannis Metaxas. After her are Elena of Montenegro, František Kupka, Georges Rouault, Giacomo Balla, Lesya Ukrainka, and Émile Borel. Among people deceased in 1936, Grazia Deledda ranks 18Before her are Albert Fish, G. K. Chesterton, Miguel de Unamuno, Alexander Glazunov, Eleftherios Venizelos, and Louis Blériot. After her are Fuad I of Egypt, Ottorino Respighi, Buenaventura Durruti, José Antonio Primo de Rivera, Moritz Schlick, and Róbert Bárány.

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In Italy

Among people born in Italy, Grazia Deledda ranks 625 out of 4,088Before her are Pope Celestine II (1100), Benozzo Gozzoli (1420), Gabriele D'Annunzio (1863), Dominic Savio (1842), Louis II of Italy (825), and Zeuxis (-500). After her are Constance, Queen of Sicily (1154), Carlo Ancelotti (1959), Gaius Claudius Glaber (-200), Atia (-85), Lucius Caesar (-17), and Bonaventura Cavalieri (1598).

Among WRITERS In Italy

Among writers born in Italy, Grazia Deledda ranks 42Before her are Fausto Cercignani (1941), Baldassare Castiglione (1478), Statius (40), Edmondo De Amicis (1846), Lorenzo Da Ponte (1749), and Gabriele D'Annunzio (1863). After her are Giuseppe Tomasi di Lampedusa (1896), Francesca da Rimini (1259), Aulus Gellius (123), Dino Buzzati (1906), Alessandro Manzoni (1785), and Giacomo Leopardi (1798).