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Juan Ruiz

1283 - 1350

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Juan Ruiz (c. 1283 – c. 1350), known as the Archpriest of Hita (Arcipreste de Hita), was a medieval Castilian poet. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Juan Ruiz has received more than 84,368 page views. His biography is available in 20 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 19 in 2019). Juan Ruiz is the 2,513th most popular writer (down from 2,321st in 2019), the 836th most popular biography from Spain (down from 752nd in 2019) and the 96th most popular Spanish Writer.

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  • 20

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  • 3.45

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Among writers, Juan Ruiz ranks 2,513 out of 5,755Before him are Édouard Glissant, E. Nesbit, Anne McCaffrey, Vasko Popa, Larry Niven, and Alessandro Baricco. After him are James Aldridge, Jack Williamson, Edgar Lee Masters, Heinrich Hoffmann, Félix Fénéon, and Vilhelm Moberg.

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Among people born in 1283, Juan Ruiz ranks 5Before him are Isabella of Castile, Queen of Aragon, Margaret, Maid of Norway, Yoshida Kenkō, and Edward Balliol. After him is Oshin, King of Armenia. Among people deceased in 1350, Juan Ruiz ranks 9Before him are Ibn Qayyim al-Jawziyya, Namdev, Odo IV, Duke of Burgundy, Cápac Yupanqui, Yoshida Kenkō, and Tribhuwana Wijayatunggadewi. After him are Johannes de Muris and Dafydd ap Gwilym.

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In Spain

Among people born in Spain, Juan Ruiz ranks 836 out of 2,932Before him are Pedro Arias Dávila (1443), Rodrigo de Bastidas (1460), Juan de Valdés (1505), Luis Fernández (1959), Francisco Ayala (1906), and García Jiménez of Pamplona (800). After him are Gaspar Cassadó (1897), Alonso Berruguete (1488), Jacinto Quincoces (1905), Ignacio Zuloaga (1870), Antonio Maura (1853), and Juan de Garay (1528).

Among WRITERS In Spain

Among writers born in Spain, Juan Ruiz ranks 96Before him are Pedro Sarmiento de Gamboa (1532), Alfonso Sastre (1926), Moses ibn Ezra (1060), Carmen Laforet (1921), Juan de Valdés (1505), and Francisco Ayala (1906). After him are Alonso de Ercilla (1533), Àngel Guimerà (1845), Lucía Sánchez Saornil (1895), Émile Henry (1872), Juan Marsé (1933), and Fructuosus of Braga (601).