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Juan del Encina

1468 - 1529

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Juan del Encina (July 12, 1468 – 1529 or 1530) was a composer, poet, and playwright,: 535  often called the founder, along with Gil Vicente, of Spanish drama. 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 94,942 page views. His biography is available in 22 different languages on Wikipedia. Juan del Encina is the 2,220th most popular writer (down from 1,999th in 2019), the 745th most popular biography from Spain (down from 658th in 2019) and the 85th most popular Spanish Writer.

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  • 22

    Languages Editions (L)

  • 2.96

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  • 3.29

    Coefficient of Variation (CV)

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Among writers, Juan del Encina ranks 2,220 out of 5,755Before him are Vilis Lācis, Adam Zagajewski, Judith Kerr, Victorinus of Pettau, Ivy Lee, and Heinz G. Konsalik. After him are Indro Montanelli, Wanda Wasilewska, Malik Muhammad Jayasi, Richard Aldington, Philo of Byblos, and Sergei Nilus.

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Among people born in 1468, Juan del Encina ranks 7Before him are Pope Paul III, John, Elector of Saxony, Charles I, Duke of Savoy, Basil Fool for Christ, Tomé Pires, and Juan de Zumárraga. After him are Francesco Donato, Cornelis Engebrechtsz., Catherine of Saxony, Archduchess of Austria, Ibn Kemal, and Henry the Middle, Duke of Brunswick-Lüneburg. Among people deceased in 1529, Juan del Encina ranks 7Before him are La Malinche, Baldassare Castiglione, Wang Yangming, Krishnadevaraya, 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 745 out of 2,932Before him are Infanta María Amalia of Spain (1779), Montserrat Figueras (1942), Gaspar Melchor de Jovellanos (1744), Javier Echevarría Rodríguez (1932), Cesc Fàbregas (1987), and Xavier Cugat (1900). After him are Luis García Berlanga (1921), Segundo de Chomón (1871), Luis de Pablo (1930), García Fernández of Castile (938), Aben Humeya (1520), and Álvaro Morte (1975).

Among WRITERS In Spain

Among writers born in Spain, Juan del Encina ranks 85Before him are Eduardo Mendoza Garriga (1943), Ramón Gómez de la Serna (1888), Ana María Matute (1925), Miguel Delibes (1920), José Zorrilla (1817), and Abraham ibn Daud (1110). After him are Leopoldo Alas (1852), Francesc Eiximenis (1330), Juvencus (400), Salvador de Madariaga (1886), Pedro Sarmiento de Gamboa (1532), and Alfonso Sastre (1926).