Leonardo Padura Fuentes

1955 - Today

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Leonardo de la Caridad Padura Fuentes (born October 10, 1955) is a Cuban novelist and journalist. As of 2007, he is one of Cuba's best-known writers internationally. In his native Spanish, as well as in English and some other languages, he is often referred to by the shorter form of his name, Leonardo Padura. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Leonardo Padura Fuentes has received more than 170,768 page views. His biography is available in 19 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 18 in 2019). Leonardo Padura Fuentes is the 3,478th most popular writer (down from 3,080th in 2019), the 80th most popular biography from Cuba (down from 63rd in 2019) and the 11th most popular Cuban Writer.

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  • 19

    Languages Editions (L)

  • 4.63

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  • 2.12

    Coefficient of Variation (CV)

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Among writers, Leonardo Padura Fuentes ranks 3,478 out of 5,794Before him are Iain Banks, Pedro Juan Gutiérrez, Paul Johnson, Jens Bjørneboe, Joan Alcover, and Minette Walters. After him are Al-A'sha, Símun av Skarði, Gustaw Herling-Grudziński, Andrée Chedid, George Coșbuc, and Marcelino Menéndez y Pelayo.

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Among people born in 1955, Leonardo Padura Fuentes ranks 165Before him are Hassan Sheikh Mohamud, Paul Romer, Vladimir Sorokin, Wang Yang, Simon Yam, and Glenn Danzig. After him are Ron Johnson, Andreas Gursky, Şivan Perwer, Friedrich Merz, Christian Gourcuff, and Toru Iwatani.

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In Cuba

Among people born in Cuba, Leonardo Padura Fuentes ranks 80 out of 202Before him are Dave Lombardo (1965), William Levy (1980), Gertrudis Gómez de Avellaneda (1814), Chelo Alonso (1933), Ana de Armas (1988), and Pedro Juan Gutiérrez (1950). After him are Mario García Menocal (1866), Tomás Gutiérrez Alea (1928), Ramón Castro Ruz (1924), Félix Rodríguez (1941), Ana Mendieta (1948), and Félix Savón (1967).

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Among WRITERS In Cuba

Among writers born in Cuba, Leonardo Padura Fuentes ranks 11Before him are Nicolás Guillén (1902), José-Maria de Heredia (1842), Guillermo Cabrera Infante (1929), José Lezama Lima (1910), Gertrudis Gómez de Avellaneda (1814), and Pedro Juan Gutiérrez (1950). After him are Dulce María Loynaz (1902), José Carlos Somoza (1959), Daína Chaviano (1957), and Zoé Valdés (1959).