Hugo Pratt

1927 - 1995

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Ugo Eugenio Prat, better known as Hugo Pratt (15 June 1927 – 20 August 1995), was an Italian comic book creator who was known for combining strong storytelling with extensive historical research on works such as Corto Maltese. He was inducted into the Will Eisner Award Hall of Fame in 2005. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Hugo Pratt has received more than 207,636 page views. His biography is available in 36 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 35 in 2019). Hugo Pratt is the 12th most popular comic artist, the 915th most popular biography from Italy (down from 841st in 2019) and the most popular Italian Comic Artist.

Hugo Pratt is most famous for his comic book series Corto Maltese.

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Among comic artists, Hugo Pratt ranks 12 out of 174Before him are Joseph Barbera, Carl Barks, Akira Toriyama, Jean Giraud, Matt Groening, and Peyo. After him are Bob Kane, Jack Kirby, Morris, Zdeněk Miler, Steve Ditko, and Tsugumi Ohba.

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Among people born in 1927, Hugo Pratt ranks 38Before him are Angelo Sodano, Marshall Warren Nirenberg, Simone Veil, K. Alex Müller, Hubert de Givenchy, and Jerry Stiller. After him are Gilbert Bécaud, Daniel Keyes, Ibrahim Ferrer, Robert Hossein, Stan Getz, and Harry Markowitz. Among people deceased in 1995, Hugo Pratt ranks 32Before him are Milovan Đilas, Fred Perry, Murray Rothbard, Lola Flores, Don Cherry, and Lana Turner. After him are Souphanouvong, William Alfred Fowler, John Vincent Atanasoff, Pierre Schaeffer, Ștefan Kovács, and Christian B. Anfinsen.

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In Italy

Among people born in Italy, Hugo Pratt ranks 915 out of 4,088Before him are Eduard von Böhm-Ermolli (1856), Gino Bartali (1914), Raimondo Montecuccoli (1609), Arrigo Boito (1842), Maurizio Pollini (1942), and Raffaella Carrà (1943). After him are Niccolò Piccinni (1728), Ildibad (450), Dionysius II of Syracuse (-397), Antipope Anacletus II (1090), Ferdinando II de' Medici, Grand Duke of Tuscany (1610), and Quirinius (-45).


Among comic artists born in Italy, Hugo Pratt ranks 1After him are Milo Manara (1945), Guido Crepax (1933), Romano Scarpa (1927), and Iginio Straffi (1965).