WRITER

José Saramago

1922 - 2010

José Saramago

José de Sousa Saramago, GColSE (Portuguese: [ʒuˈzɛ ðɨ ˈso(w).zɐ sɐɾɐˈmaɣu]; 16 November 1922 – 18 June 2010), was a Portuguese writer and recipient of the 1998 Nobel Prize in Literature. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of José Saramago has received more than 843,165 page views. His biography is available in 98 different languages on Wikipedia making him the 114th most popular writer.

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  • 98

    Languages Editions (L)

  • 9.72

    Effective Languages (L*)

  • 3.83

    Coefficient of Variation (CV)

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Among WRITERS

Among writers, José Saramago ranks 113 out of 4,883Before him are Paulo Coelho, Václav Havel, Kālidāsa, Hafez, Alexandre Dumas fils, and Aleksandr Solzhenitsyn. After him are François Villon, Federico García Lorca, Rudyard Kipling, Paul Verlaine, Apuleius, and Jean Cocteau.

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Contemporaries

Among people born in 1922, José Saramago ranks 3Before him are Stan Lee and Yitzhak Rabin. After him are Pier Paolo Pasolini, Christopher Lee, Thomas Kuhn, Norodom Sihanouk, Doris Day, Judy Garland, Boutros Boutros-Ghali, Erich Hartmann, and Jack Kerouac. Among people deceased in 2010, José Saramago ranks 1After him are J. D. Salinger, Leslie Nielsen, Gloria Stuart, Tony Curtis, Ronnie James Dio, Lech Kaczyński, Dennis Hopper, Juan Antonio Samaranch, Benoit Mandelbrot, Claude Chabrol, and Louise Bourgeois.

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In Portugal

Among people born in Portugal, José Saramago ranks 7 out of 370Before him are Ferdinand Magellan (1480), Vasco da Gama (1460), Bartolomeu Dias (1450), Anthony of Padua (1195), António de Oliveira Salazar (1889), and Prince Henry the Navigator (1394). After him are Pedro Álvares Cabral (1467), Fernando Pessoa (1888), Manuel I of Portugal (1469), António Guterres (1949), Afonso I of Portugal (1109), and Pope Damasus I (305).

Among WRITERS In Portugal

Among writers born in Portugal, José Saramago ranks 1After him are Fernando Pessoa (1888), Luís de Camões (1524), Denis of Portugal (1261), Judah Leon Abravanel (1460), José Maria de Eça de Queirós (1845), Gil Vicente (1465), João de Barros (1496), Almeida Garrett (1799), Tomé Pires (1468), António Vieira (1608), and Camilo Castelo Branco (1825).