Mario Benedetti

1920 - 2009

Mario Benedetti

Mario Orlando Hardy Hamlet Brenno Benedetti Farrugia (Spanish pronunciation: [ˈmaɾjo βeneˈðeti] (listen); 14 September 1920 – 17 May 2009), best known as Mario Benedetti, was a Uruguayan journalist, novelist, and poet and an integral member of the Generación del 45. Despite publishing more than 80 books and being published in twenty languages he was not well known in the English-speaking world. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Mario Benedetti has received more than 266,115 page views. His biography is available in 34 different languages on Wikipedia making him the 1,220th most popular writer.

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  • 270k

    Page Views (PV)

  • 58.24

    Historical Popularity Index (HPI)

  • 34

    Languages Editions (L)

  • 2.10

    Effective Languages (L*)

  • 4.73

    Coefficient of Variation (CV)

Notable Works

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Among writers, Mario Benedetti ranks 1,219 out of 4,883Before him are Tahar Ben Jelloun, Juliusz Słowacki, Radegund, Božena Němcová, Hartmann Schedel, and Ljudevit Gaj. After him are Alexander Afanasyev, Alice Bailey, Manuel Vázquez Montalbán, Aleksey Konstantinovich Tolstoy, Adolfo Bioy Casares, and Zachris Topelius.

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Among people born in 1920, Mario Benedetti ranks 71Before him are Franklin J. Schaffner, Lê Đức Anh, Yoshiko Yamaguchi, Arthur Hailey, Albert Barillé, and Ovadia Yosef. After him are Alicia Alonso, Jaan Kross, P. D. James, Mario Beccaria, George Armitage Miller, and César Rodríguez Álvarez. Among people deceased in 2009, Mario Benedetti ranks 48Before him are Farrah Fawcett, J. G. Ballard, Patrick McGoohan, Edwin G. Krebs, Yves Rocher, and Albert Barillé. After him are Natasha Richardson, Edward T. Hall, Juan Almeida Bosque, Marek Edelman, Norman Borlaug, and Pavle, Serbian Patriarch.

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In Uruguay

Among people born in Uruguay, Mario Benedetti ranks 16 out of 219Before him are Héctor Castro (1904), Héctor Scarone (1898), Pedro Cea (1900), Luis Suárez (1987), José Gervasio Artigas (1764), and José Santamaría (1929). After him are Diego Forlán (1979), Obdulio Varela (1917), Jules Laforgue (1860), Pedro Petrone (1905), Enzo Francescoli (1961), and Enrique Ballestrero (1905).

Among WRITERS In Uruguay

Among writers born in Uruguay, Mario Benedetti ranks 3Before him are Comte de Lautréamont (1846) and Eduardo Galeano (1940). After him are Jules Laforgue (1860), Horacio Quiroga (1878), Juan Carlos Onetti (1909), Delmira Agustini (1886), Jules Supervielle (1884), Juana de Ibarbourou (1892), José Enrique Rodó (1871), Alfredo Zitarrosa (1936), and José Eustasio Rivera (1888).