Luigi Pulci

1432 - 1484

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Luigi Pulci (Italian pronunciation: [luˈiːdʒi ˈpultʃi]; 15 August 1432 – 11 November 1484) was an Italian diplomat and poet best known for his Morgante, an epic and parodistic poem about a giant who is converted to Christianity by Orlando and follows the knight in many adventures. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Luigi Pulci has received more than 49,117 page views. His biography is available in 24 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 22 in 2019). Luigi Pulci is the 1,722nd most popular writer (up from 2,332nd in 2019), the 1,807th most popular biography from Italy (up from 2,188th in 2019) and the 121st most popular Italian Writer.

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Notable Works

Luigi Pulci e quattordici cantari
Criticism and interpretation
Morgante, e lettere
Il Morgante maggiore di Luigi Pulci, e L'Orlando innamorato di Matteo Boiardo
Lettere di Luigi Pulci a Lorenzo il Magnifico e ad altri
Il morgante
Translations in French, Works by individual poets: classical, early & medieval, Italian Poetry


Among writers, Luigi Pulci ranks 1,722 out of 7,302Before him are Lewis Mumford, Mateo Alemán, David Morrell, Slavenka Drakulić, Marin Držić, and Giovanni Battista Guarini. After him are Marion Zimmer Bradley, Archestratus, E. E. Cummings, Hans F. K. Günther, Ken Wilber, and Sabino Arana.

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Among people born in 1432, Luigi Pulci ranks 9Before him are Afonso V of Portugal, Anne of Austria, Landgravine of Thuringia, Isabel of Coimbra, Alvise Cadamosto, Ahmad ibn Mājid, and Bartolomeo Vivarini. After him are Hōjō Sōun, and Christina Abrahamsdotter. Among people deceased in 1484, Luigi Pulci ranks 5Before him are Pope Sixtus IV, Saint Casimir, Edward of Middleham, Prince of Wales, and Federico I Gonzaga, Marquess of Mantua. After him are Ippolita Maria Sforza, Mino da Fiesole, Nicolas Froment, and Elisabeth of Bavaria, Electress of Saxony.

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In Italy

Among people born in Italy, Luigi Pulci ranks 1,807 out of 5,161Before him are Luigi Ferdinando Marsili (1658), Agostino Chigi (1465), Vittorio Brambilla (1937), Nevio Scala (1947), Vitalis of Milan (null), and Giovanni Battista Guarini (1538). After him are Giovanni Battista Gaulli (1639), Margherita de' Medici (1612), Archestratus (-350), Princess Maria Pia of Bourbon-Parma (1934), Pippo Spano (1369), and Antonio Maria Valsalva (1666).

Among WRITERS In Italy

Among writers born in Italy, Luigi Pulci ranks 121Before him are Matteo Maria Boiardo (1441), Clodia Pulchra (-94), Maria Valtorta (1897), Margherita Sarfatti (1880), Oswald von Wolkenstein (1377), and Giovanni Battista Guarini (1538). After him are Archestratus (-350), Ippolita Maria Sforza (1446), Gaius Julius Solinus (400), Tavo Burat (1932), Tonino Guerra (1920), and Cangrande I della Scala (1291).