Jorge Icaza Coronel

1906 - 1978

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Jorge Icaza Coronel (June 10, 1906 – May 26, 1978), commonly referred to as Jorge Icaza, was a writer from Ecuador, best known for his novel Huasipungo, which brought attention to the exploitation of Ecuador's indigenous people by Ecuadorian whites. He was born in Quito in 1906 and died of cancer in the same city in 1978. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Jorge Icaza Coronel has received more than 29,387 page views. His biography is available in 18 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 15 in 2019). Jorge Icaza Coronel is the 4,440th most popular writer (down from 3,922nd in 2019), the 31st most popular biography from Ecuador and the 2nd most popular Ecuadorean Writer.

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Among writers, Jorge Icaza Coronel ranks 4,440 out of 5,794Before him are Ólafur Jóhann Sigurðsson, William Inge, Frank O'Hara, László Németh, Louis Sachar, and Anton Buttigieg. After him are Maurice Genevoix, Michael Grant, Daniel Silva, Jean Vautrin, Vikenty Veresaev, and György Faludy.

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Among people born in 1906, Jorge Icaza Coronel ranks 255Before him are Márcio Melo, Joseph Höffner, Albert Charles Smith, Alexander Kazantsev, Rolf Singer, and Eino Penttilä. After him are Carl-Erik Holmberg, James Quinn, Richard Llewellyn, Satchel Paige, Bukka White, and Augustin Chantrel. Among people deceased in 1978, Jorge Icaza Coronel ranks 169Before him are Gotthard Handrick, Peggy Wood, Ralph Metcalfe, Edgar Bergen, James B. Conant, and Artem Alikhanian. After him are Cyrille Adoula, Cearbhall Ó Dálaigh, Alexander Kipnis, Ljubiša Stevanović, George Moscone, and Philip Ahn.

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In Ecuador

Among people born in Ecuador, Jorge Icaza Coronel ranks 31 out of 108Before him are Raúl Eduardo Vela Chiriboga (1934), Osvaldo Hurtado (1939), Pancho Segura (1921), Guillermo Rodríguez (1924), Vicente Rocafuerte (1783), and Antonio José González Zumárraga (1925). After him are Carlos María de la Torre (1873), Carlos Alberto Arroyo del Río (1893), Antonio Flores Jijón (1833), Bernardino Echeverría Ruiz (1912), Jorge Enrique Adoum (1926), and Luis Cordero Crespo (1833).

Among WRITERS In Ecuador

Among writers born in Ecuador, Jorge Icaza Coronel ranks 2Before him are Juan Montalvo (1832). After him are Jorge Enrique Adoum (1926).