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Joan Fuster

1922 - 1992

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Joan Fuster i Ortells (Valencian pronunciation: [ʒuˈaɱ fusˈteɾ j oɾˈteʎs]; 23 November 1922 – 21 June 1992) was an influential Spanish writer. He is considered a major writer in the Valencian language (a dialect of the Catalan language), and his work contributed to reinvigorate left-wing, pro-Catalan nationalism in Valencia during the Spanish transition to democracy. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Joan Fuster has received more than 30,793 page views. His biography is available in 90 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 89 in 2019). Joan Fuster is the 1,124th most popular writer (down from 1,066th in 2019), the 358th most popular biography from Spain (down from 318th in 2019) and the 37th most popular Spanish Writer.

Joan Fuster is most famous for his work in the field of semiotics, which is the study of signs and symbols.

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Among writers, Joan Fuster ranks 1,124 out of 5,755Before him are Ephraim Kishon, Michael Connelly, Abu'l-Fazl ibn Mubarak, Lin Yutang, Rudolf von Sebottendorf, and Meng Haoran. After him are Gaius Asinius Pollio, Assia Djebar, James Bond, Hrotsvitha, Lobsang Rampa, and Ken Kesey.

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Among people born in 1922, Joan Fuster ranks 62Before him are Michael Cacoyannis, Har Gobind Khorana, Richard Hamilton, Lucian Freud, Toots Thielemans, and Oskar Werner. After him are Adolfo Celi, George Blake, Yuri Lotman, Barbara Bel Geddes, Carl Reiner, and Jake LaMotta. Among people deceased in 1992, Joan Fuster ranks 41Before him are David Bohm, Sam Walton, Denny Hulme, César Manrique, Albert Pierrepoint, and Peter D. Mitchell. After him are John Sturges, José Ferrer, Lev Gumilyov, Denholm Elliott, Wanda Rutkiewicz, and Lella Lombardi.

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In Spain

Among people born in Spain, Joan Fuster ranks 358 out of 2,932Before him are Manolo Blahnik (1942), Alfonso V of León (994), Martín Alonso Pinzón (1441), Bernal Díaz del Castillo (1492), José Sanjurjo (1872), and Infanta Luisa Fernanda, Duchess of Montpensier (1832). After him are Lluís Domènech i Montaner (1850), Francisco Largo Caballero (1869), Princess Marie Isabelle of Orléans (1848), Francisco Ferrer (1859), Al-Qurtubi (1214), and Juan Negrín (1892).

Among WRITERS In Spain

Among writers born in Spain, Joan Fuster ranks 37Before him are Garcilaso de la Vega (1501), Prudentius (348), Jorge Semprún (1923), Bernardino de Sahagún (1499), Mercè Rodoreda (1908), and Vicente Blasco Ibáñez (1867). After him are Fernando Arrabal (1932), Rosalía de Castro (1837), Manuel Vázquez Montalbán (1939), Joseph Karo (1488), Joanot Martorell (1415), and Arturo Pérez-Reverte (1951).