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Jules Supervielle

1884 - 1960

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Jules Supervielle (16 January 1884 – 17 May 1960) was a Franco-Uruguayan poet and writer born in Montevideo. He was nominated for the Nobel Prize in Literature three times.He opposed the surrealism movement in poetry and rejected automatic writing, although he did adopt other techniques of modern poetry. In so doing he anticipated the literary movements of the late 1940s, including the work of such authors as René Char, Henri Michaux, Saint-John Perse or Francis Ponge. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Jules Supervielle has received more than 53,386 page views. His biography is available in 23 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 21 in 2019). Jules Supervielle is the 2,692nd most popular writer (down from 2,565th in 2019), the 56th most popular biography from Uruguay (down from 52nd in 2019) and the 7th most popular Uruguayan Writer.

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Among writers, Jules Supervielle ranks 2,692 out of 5,755Before him are Arthur Cravan, Emmanuel Carrère, Jules Guesde, Phrynichus, Hilaire Belloc, and David Shore. After him are J.-H. Rosny aîné, Isaac Titsingh, Jon Fosse, Pavlo Tychyna, Teimuraz II of Kakheti, and Mihail Sebastian.

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Among people born in 1884, Jules Supervielle ranks 89Before him are Marcel Granet, Boris Asafyev, Gustave Garrigou, Claude Auchinleck, Helene Deutsch, and Johannes Popitz. After him are Jaan Anvelt, Evelyn Nesbit, Daniel Varoujan, Princess Caroline Reuss of Greiz, Roy Chapman Andrews, and Félix Éboué. Among people deceased in 1960, Jules Supervielle ranks 81Before him are Erwin Jaenecke, Richard Wright, Prince Ferdinand Pius, Duke of Calabria, Wu Lien-teh, Gottfried, Prince of Hohenlohe-Langenburg, and Chris Bristow. After him are St John Philby, Hashim al-Atassi, Alexander Mountbatten, 1st Marquess of Carisbrooke, Maud Menten, Joseph Vendryes, and Lottie Dod.

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In Uruguay

Among people born in Uruguay, Jules Supervielle ranks 56 out of 370Before him are José Batlle y Ordóñez (1856), Víctor Rodríguez Andrade (1927), Diego Godín (1986), Pablo Forlán (1945), Carlos Borges (1932), and Álvaro Recoba (1976). After him are Ernesto Mascheroni (1907), Manuel Oribe (1792), Joaquín Torres-García (1874), Schubert Gambetta (1920), Aparicio Méndez (1904), and Gerardo Matos Rodríguez (1897).

Among WRITERS In Uruguay

Among writers born in Uruguay, Jules Supervielle ranks 7Before him are Comte de Lautréamont (1846), Eduardo Galeano (1940), Mario Benedetti (1920), Jules Laforgue (1860), Horacio Quiroga (1878), and Juan Carlos Onetti (1909). After him are Delmira Agustini (1886), Cristina Peri Rossi (1941), Juana de Ibarbourou (1892), Ida Vitale (1923), José Enrique Rodó (1871), and Alfredo Zitarrosa (1936).