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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. Pulci was born in Florence. His patrons were the Medicis, especially Lucrezia and Lorenzo Medici, who often sent Pulci on diplomatic missions. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Luigi Pulci has received more than 40,781 page views. His biography is available in 22 different languages on Wikipedia. Luigi Pulci is the 2,350th most popular writer (up from 2,420th in 2019), the 2,193rd most popular biography from Italy (up from 2,197th in 2019) and the 150th most popular Italian Writer.

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Among writers, Luigi Pulci ranks 2,350 out of 5,755Before him are Henri Desgrange, Salvador de Madariaga, Constantine Manasses, Waldemar Bonsels, Antimachus, and Boris Akunin. After him are Mouloud Feraoun, Théophile de Viau, Clive Barker, Lidia Zamenhof, Giovanni Pascoli, and Unica Zürn.

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Among people born in 1432, Luigi Pulci ranks 10Before him are Anne of Austria, Landgravine of Thuringia, Isabel of Coimbra, Alvise Cadamosto, Ahmad ibn Mājid, Hōjō Sōun, and Bartolomeo Vivarini.  Among people deceased in 1484, Luigi Pulci ranks 6Before him are Pope Sixtus IV, Saint Casimir, Edward of Middleham, Prince of Wales, Federico I Gonzaga, Marquess of Mantua, and Ippolita Maria Sforza. After him are 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 2,193 out of 4,668Before him are Carlo Matteucci (1811), Bruno Conti (1955), Enrico Mattei (1906), Cristoforo Buondelmonti (1385), Antonio da Sangallo the Elder (1455), and Alejandro Malaspina (1754). After him are Princess Yolanda of Savoy (1901), Nedo Nadi (1894), Giovanni Pascoli (1855), Pietro Lando (1462), Taddea Visconti (1351), and Gianluca Zambrotta (1977).

Among WRITERS In Italy

Among writers born in Italy, Luigi Pulci ranks 150Before him are Lucilius Junior (6), Umberto Saba (1883), Gian Giorgio Trissino (1478), Indro Montanelli (1909), Tavo Burat (1932), and Salvadore Cammarano (1801). After him are Giovanni Pascoli (1855), Apostolo Zeno (1668), Cangrande I della Scala (1291), Giovanni de' Bardi (1534), Guido Guinizelli (1230), and Asconius Pedianus (-9).