Kostis Palamas

1859 - 1943

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Kostis Palamas (Greek: Κωστής Παλαμάς; 13 January [O.S. 8 January] 1859 – 27 February 1943) was a Greek poet who wrote the words to the Olympic Hymn. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Kostis Palamas has received more than 81,340 page views. His biography is available in 28 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 27 in 2019). Kostis Palamas is the 2,478th most popular writer (down from 2,357th in 2019), the 477th most popular biography from Greece (up from 2,007th in 2019) and the 61st most popular Greek Writer.

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Among writers, Kostis Palamas ranks 2,478 out of 5,794Before him are Karel Jaromír Erben, Cao Yu, Àngel Guimerà, Konstantin Balmont, Zeb-un-Nissa, and Subh-i-Azal. After him are Mina Witkojc, Unica Zürn, Robert de Nola, Isaac Titsingh, Arsen Kotsoyev, and Fernand Crommelynck.

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Among people born in 1859, Kostis Palamas ranks 61Before him are Sergei Lyapunov, Sidney Webb, 1st Baron Passfield, Nahum Sokolow, Josef Bohuslav Foerster, John Jellicoe, 1st Earl Jellicoe, and Walther von Lüttwitz. After him are Ernesto Cesàro, Otto Warburg, Gustave Kahn, Samuel Alexander, Sen Katayama, and Adolf Bertram. Among people deceased in 1943, Kostis Palamas ranks 84Before him are Jovan Dučić, Manshuk Mametova, Otto Freundlich, Prince Christoph of Hesse, Eric Knight, and Hàm Nghi. After him are Vladimir Kokovtsov, Georg, Crown Prince of Saxony, Yury Tynyanov, George Washington Carver, Guido Fubini, and Agustín Pedro Justo.

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In Greece

Among people born in Greece, Kostis Palamas ranks 477 out of 855Before him are Thrasyllus (-450), Teleclus (null), Euthymides (-600), Oenopides (-490), Archidamus V (-250), and Archidamus I (-600). After him are Phormio (-450), Erinna (-400), Leonidas Pyrgos (1871), Panagiotis Pikrammenos (1945), Alcmenes (null), and Polydorus of Sparta (-741).

Among WRITERS In Greece

Among writers born in Greece, Kostis Palamas ranks 61Before him are Posidippus (-310), Phylarchus (-255), Dionysios Solomos (1798), Asclepiades of Samos (-320), Pherecydes of Leros (-480), and Victorinus of Pettau (250). After him are Erinna (-400), Eumelus of Corinth (-800), Philitas of Cos (-400), Hierocles of Alexandria (410), Praxilla (-500), and Anyte of Tegea (-290).