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Leopoldo Alas

1852 - 1901

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Leopoldo Enrique García-Alas y Ureña (25 April 1852 – 13 June 1901), also known as Clarín, was a Spanish realist novelist born in Zamora. His inflammatory articles, known as paliques (“chitchat”), as well as his advocacy of liberalism and anti-clericalism, made him a formidable and controversial critical voice. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Leopoldo Alas has received more than 84,498 page views. His biography is available in 33 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 31 in 2019). Leopoldo Alas is the 2,240th most popular writer (down from 2,134th in 2019), the 755th most popular biography from Spain (down from 697th in 2019) and the 86th most popular Spanish Writer.

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    Languages Editions (L)

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  • 4.58

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Among writers, Leopoldo Alas ranks 2,240 out of 5,755Before him are Sirindhorn, Abdurreshid Ibrahim, François Coppée, János Arany, Uhwudong, and Ernst von Salomon. After him are Germaine Greer, Karlheinz Deschner, Richard Ford, Janus Pannonius, Inger Christensen, and Zeb-un-Nissa.

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Among people born in 1852, Leopoldo Alas ranks 50Before him are Charles W. Fairbanks, Dashi-Dorzho Itigilov, John Henry Poynting, Arnold Toynbee, John French, 1st Earl of Ypres, and Vera Figner. After him are Théophile Delcassé, Infanta Maria das Neves of Portugal, Otakar Ševčík, Max von Gallwitz, Henri Gervex, and Dục Đức. Among people deceased in 1901, Leopoldo Alas ranks 33Before him are Princess Januária of Brazil, Lev Ivanov, Shō Tai, François-Marie Raoult, Nikolaos Gyzis, and John Kemp Starley. After him are Leon Czolgosz, Mahadev Govind Ranade, Albert, 4th duc de Broglie, Archduchess Maria Isabella of Austria, Dagny Juel, and Edmond Audran.

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In Spain

Among people born in Spain, Leopoldo Alas ranks 755 out of 2,932Before him are García Fernández of Castile (938), Aben Humeya (1520), Álvaro Morte (1975), Antonio de Ulloa (1716), Míchel (1963), and Félix Candela (1910). After him are Antonio de la Cruz (1947), Blas de Lezo (1689), Alfonso II, Count of Provence (1180), Leopoldo O'Donnell, 1st Duke of Tetuán (1809), Manuel Valls (1962), and Víctor Erice (1940).

Among WRITERS In Spain

Among writers born in Spain, Leopoldo Alas ranks 86Before him are Ramón Gómez de la Serna (1888), Ana María Matute (1925), Miguel Delibes (1920), José Zorrilla (1817), Abraham ibn Daud (1110), and Juan del Encina (1468). After him are Francesc Eiximenis (1330), Juvencus (400), Salvador de Madariaga (1886), Pedro Sarmiento de Gamboa (1532), Alfonso Sastre (1926), and Moses ibn Ezra (1060).