Juan Goytisolo

1931 - 2017

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Juan Goytisolo Gay (6 January 1931 – 4 June 2017) was a Spanish poet, essayist, and novelist. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Juan Goytisolo has received more than 138,982 page views. His biography is available in 33 different languages on Wikipedia. Juan Goytisolo is the 1,527th most popular writer (up from 1,682nd in 2019), the 530th most popular biography from Spain (up from 595th in 2019) and the 53rd most popular Spanish Writer.

Memorability Metrics

  • 140k

    Page Views (PV)

  • 58.35

    Historical Popularity Index (HPI)

  • 33

    Languages Editions (L)

  • 5.72

    Effective Languages (L*)

  • 2.87

    Coefficient of Variation (CV)

Notable Works

Fin de fiesta
Duelo en el paraíso
Readers, Spanish language, Fiction
Juan sin tierra
Middle class, Fiction
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Among writers, Juan Goytisolo ranks 1,527 out of 7,302Before him are Madame d'Aulnoy, Eduard Mörike, Vasil Bykaŭ, Camilla Läckberg, Jean François Paul de Gondi, and Edward Albee. After him are Catherine of Bologna, Anne Desclos, Carson McCullers, Rainis, Adolph Freiherr Knigge, and Asconius Pedianus.

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Among people born in 1931, Juan Goytisolo ranks 94Before him are Johnny Kitagawa, Anthony de Mello, Samir Amin, Tomi Ungerer, Jack Swigert, and John Charles. After him are Mike Nichols, Angie Dickinson, Lamberto Dini, Márta Mészáros, Mauricio Kagel, and Seyni Kountché. Among people deceased in 2017, Juan Goytisolo ranks 94Before him are Tomas Milian, Hans Rosling, Colin Dexter, Paolo Villaggio, Karin Dor, and Tom Regan. After him are Robert Hardy, Emma Morano, Loalwa Braz, George Young, Bruce McCandless II, and Pierre Bergé.

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In Spain

Among people born in Spain, Juan Goytisolo ranks 530 out of 3,355Before him are María Cayetana de Silva, 13th Duchess of Alba (1762), Borrell II, Count of Barcelona (927), Beatus of Liébana (730), Andrés de Urdaneta (1498), García Sánchez III of Pamplona (1012), and Remedios Varo (1908). After him are Maria of Castile, Queen of Aragon (1401), Alicia de Larrocha (1923), Vímara Peres (820), Eleanor de Guzmán (1310), Victoria Abril (1959), and Infante Alfonso, Duke of Calabria (1901).

Among WRITERS In Spain

Among writers born in Spain, Juan Goytisolo ranks 53Before him are Joanot Martorell (1415), Manuel Vázquez Montalbán (1939), Rafael Alberti (1902), Don Juan Manuel (1282), Samuel ibn Naghrillah (993), and Ibn al-Khatib (1313). After him are Ausiàs March (1400), José de Acosta (1540), Pío Baroja (1872), Ibrahim ibn Yaqub (912), Mary of Jesus of Ágreda (1602), and Ramón del Valle-Inclán (1866).