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Kostas Karyotakis

1896 - 1928

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Kostas Karyotakis (Greek: Κώστας Καρυωτάκης, 11 November [OS October 30], 1896 – 20 July 1928) is considered one of the most representative Greek poets of the 1920s and one of the first poets to use iconoclastic themes in Greece. His poetry conveys a great deal of nature, imagery and traces of expressionism and surrealism. He also belongs to the Greek Lost Generation movement. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Kostas Karyotakis has received more than 74,936 page views. His biography is available in 18 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 17 in 2019). Kostas Karyotakis is the 4,478th most popular writer (down from 4,039th in 2019), the 681st most popular biography from Greece (down from 637th in 2019) and the 78th most popular Greek Writer.

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Among writers, Kostas Karyotakis ranks 4,478 out of 5,755Before him are Stijn Streuvels, Nikolai Tikhonov, George Chapman, Iakob Gogebashvili, Hans Werner Richter, and Leo Buscaglia. After him are Samo Chalupka, Stanislav Stratiev, Andrea Maffei, Gavino Ledda, Tankred Dorst, and Leonard Howell.

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Among people born in 1896, Kostas Karyotakis ranks 182Before him are Alberto Vargas, Anton Walbrook, Louis Bromfield, Mordecai Ardon, Sofya Yanovskaya, and Nikolai Tikhonov. After him are Frederick Browning, Esteban Canal, Walter Lang, J. Lawton Collins, Constantin Rădulescu, and Horacio Muñoz. Among people deceased in 1928, Kostas Karyotakis ranks 85Before him are Arthur Moritz Schoenflies, Jean Collas, Ivan Merz, Adela Zamudio, Martin Kukučín, and Theodor Curtius. After him are Stefanos Skouloudis, José Eustasio Rivera, Jane Ellen Harrison, Paul van Ostaijen, Maria Yermolova, and Georges Passerieu.

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In Greece

Among people born in Greece, Kostas Karyotakis ranks 681 out of 936Before him are Thrasymedes (null), Archon of Pella (-400), Thomas Xenakis (1875), Spyridon Lambros (1851), Spyridon Belokas (1878), and Nikos Xilouris (1936). After him are Nikos Anastopoulos (1958), Spyridon Athanasopoulos (1900), Stavros Dimas (1941), Stephanos Christopoulos (1876), Miltiadis Gouskos (1877), and Alexandros Nikolopoulos (1875).

Among WRITERS In Greece

Among writers born in Greece, Kostas Karyotakis ranks 78Before him are Lesches (-700), Vitsentzos Kornaros (1553), Onomacritus (-530), Vassilis Alexakis (1943), Matilde Serao (1856), and Pherecrates (-450). After him are Philaenis (-250), Ioannis Chrysafis (1873), Kiki Dimoula (1931), Stratis Myrivilis (1890), Alki Zei (1925), and Maria Polydouri (1902).