Luigi Pirandello

1867 - 1936

Luigi Pirandello

Luigi Pirandello (Italian: [luˈiːdʒi piranˈdɛllo]; 28 June 1867 – 10 December 1936) was an Italian dramatist, novelist, poet, and short story writer whose greatest contributions were his plays. He was awarded the 1934 Nobel Prize in Literature for "his almost magical power to turn psychological analysis into good theatre." Pirandello's works include novels, hundreds of short stories, and about 40 plays, some of which are written in Sicilian. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Luigi Pirandello has received more than 571,833 page views. His biography is available in 90 different languages on Wikipedia making him the 282nd most popular writer.

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Among writers, Luigi Pirandello ranks 280 out of 4,883Before him are Henrik Pontoppidan, Arthur Miller, Chinghiz Aitmatov, John Donne, Emily Dickinson, and J. K. Rowling. After him are Christine de Pizan, Pär Lagerkvist, Bartolomé de las Casas, François Mauriac, Marguerite de Navarre, and Gao Xingjian.

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Among people born in 1867, Luigi Pirandello ranks 5Before him are Marie Curie, Frank Lloyd Wright, Carl Gustaf Emil Mannerheim, and Józef Piłsudski. After him are Arturo Toscanini, John Galsworthy, Emil Nolde, Natsume Sōseki, Käthe Kollwitz, Mary of Teck, and Margaret Brown. Among people deceased in 1936, Luigi Pirandello ranks 9Before him are Federico García Lorca, Rudyard Kipling, George V, Oswald Spengler, Lu Xun, and Ferdinand Tönnies. After him are Lev Kamenev, G. K. Chesterton, Grigory Zinoviev, Alexander Glazunov, Eleftherios Venizelos, and Albert Fish.

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In Italy

Among people born in Italy, Luigi Pirandello ranks 356 out of 3,282Before him are Maria Gaetana Agnesi (1718), Andrea Doria (1466), Pope Celestine V (1215), Pope Leo IV (790), John Cabot (1450), and Pope Nicholas III (1215). After him are Cato the Younger (-95), Lucky Luciano (1897), Christine de Pizan (1365), Pope Felix III (440), Matteo Ricci (1552), and Monica Bellucci (1964).

Among WRITERS In Italy

Among writers born in Italy, Luigi Pirandello ranks 21Before him are Juvenal (50), Sallust (-86), Torquato Tasso (1544), Carlo Goldoni (1707), Primo Levi (1919), and Dario Fo (1926). After him are Christine de Pizan (1365), Cassiodorus (487), Elena Ferrante (1943), Alberto Moravia (1907), Ludovico Ariosto (1474), and Lorenzo Valla (1407).

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