Juan del Encina

1468 - 1529

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Juan del Encina (July 12, 1468 – 1529/1530) was a composer, poet, priest, and playwright,: 535  often credited as the joint-father (even "founder" or "patriarch") of Spanish drama, alongside Gil Vicente. His birth name was Juan de Fermoselle. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Juan del Encina has received more than 105,111 page views. His biography is available in 22 different languages on Wikipedia. Juan del Encina is the 2,545th most popular writer (down from 2,203rd in 2019), the 864th most popular biography from Spain (down from 745th in 2019) and the 91st most popular Spanish Writer.

Memorability Metrics

  • 110k

    Page Views (PV)

  • 54.35

    Historical Popularity Index (HPI)

  • 22

    Languages Editions (L)

  • 2.99

    Effective Languages (L*)

  • 3.29

    Coefficient of Variation (CV)

Notable Works

Teatro completo de Juan del Encina
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Égloga de Plácida y Victoriano
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Real Academia Espanola
Eglogas de Juan del Enzina
Cancionero de todas las obras de Juan del Enzina con las coplas de Zambardo
Latin American literature, Latin literature, Medieval and modern, Medieval and modern Latin literature

Page views of Juan del Encinas by language

Over the past year Juan del Encina has had the most page views in the with 41,752 views, followed by English (9,298), and French (2,090). In terms of yearly growth of page views the top 3 wikpedia editions are Egyptian Arabic (40.00%), Basque (36.84%), and Latin (21.12%)


Among writers, Juan del Encina ranks 2,545 out of 7,302Before him are Katherine Jackson, Frano Selak, Şihabetdin Märcani, Kakinomoto no Hitomaro, Alexandra Ripley, and Philo of Byblos. After him are Al-Asmaʿi, Lois McMaster Bujold, Cornelis de Bruijn, Dorothea von Schlegel, Noël Coward, and Amélie Nothomb.

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Among people born in 1468, Juan del Encina ranks 9Before him are Basil Fool for Christ, Charles I, Duke of Savoy, Juan de Zumárraga, Tomé Pires, Ibn Kemal, and Cornelis Engebrechtsz.. After him are Johannes Werner, Francesco Donato, Henry the Middle, Duke of Brunswick-Lüneburg, Catherine of Saxony, Archduchess of Austria, and Frederick Jagiellon. Among people deceased in 1529, Juan del Encina ranks 6Before him are Baldassare Castiglione, La Malinche, Wang Yangming, Andrea Sansovino, and Jan Provoost. After him are Álvaro de Saavedra Cerón, and John Skelton.

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In Spain

Among people born in Spain, Juan del Encina ranks 864 out of 3,355Before him are Santos Abril y Castelló (1936), Francisco de Montejo (1479), Rodrigo de Bastidas (1460), Eduardo Fajardo (1924), Joseph Alcazar (1911), and Francisco Hernández de Córdoba (1475). After him are Infanta Amalia of Spain (1834), Julian of Toledo (642), Paschal Baylón (1540), Ion Andoni Goikoetxea (1965), Infante Gonzalo of Spain (1914), and Marisol (1948).

Among WRITERS In Spain

Among writers born in Spain, Juan del Encina ranks 91Before him are José Zorrilla (1817), Juan de Valdés (1505), Ana María Matute (1925), Alonso de Ercilla (1533), Eduardo Mendoza Garriga (1943), and Miguel Delibes (1920). After him are Abraham ibn Daud (1110), Àngel Guimerà (1845), Moses ibn Ezra (1060), Juvencus (400), Louis of Granada (1504), and Luis Cernuda (1902).