Isabel Allende

1942 - Today

Isabel Allende

Isabel Allende (American Spanish: [isaˈβel aˈʝende] (listen); born August 2, 1942) is a Chilean writer. Allende, whose works sometimes contain aspects of the genre magical realism, is known for novels such as The House of the Spirits (La casa de los espíritus, 1982) and City of the Beasts (La ciudad de las bestias, 2002), which have been commercially successful. Allende has been called "the world's most widely read Spanish-language author." In 2004, Allende was inducted into the American Academy of Arts and Letters, and in 2010, she received Chile's National Literature Prize. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Isabel Allende has received more than 1,636,597 page views. Her biography is available in 64 different languages on Wikipedia making her the 309th most popular writer.

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  • 64

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  • 6.30

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  • 4.00

    Coefficient of Variation (CV)

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Among writers, Isabel Allende ranks 307 out of 4,883Before her are Callimachus, Paul Heyse, Elfriede Jelinek, Ernst Jünger, Pedro Calderón de la Barca, and Robert Burns. After her are Alexandra Feodorovna, Simonides of Ceos, Paul Valéry, Philip Roth, Raymond Chandler, and Isaac Bashevis Singer.

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Among people born in 1942, Isabel Allende ranks 14Before her are Harrison Ford, Ratko Mladić, Hu Jintao, Martin Scorsese, Barbra Streisand, and Ronnie James Dio. After her are Dino Zoff, Brian Wilson, Scatman John, Aretha Franklin, Michael Haneke, and Brian Jones.

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In Peru

Among people born in Peru, Isabel Allende ranks 4 out of 124Before her are Mario Vargas Llosa (1936), Alberto Fujimori (1938), and Carlos Castaneda (1925). After her are Lina Medina (1933), Túpac Amaru (1545), Javier Pérez de Cuéllar (1920), Rose of Lima (1586), Pachacuti (1380), Manco Cápac (1250), Túpac Amaru II (1738), and Alan García (1949).

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