Mario Vargas Llosa

1936 - Today

Mario Vargas Llosa

Jorge Mario Pedro Vargas Llosa, 1st Marquis of Vargas Llosa (born March 28, 1936), more commonly known as Mario Vargas Llosa (; Spanish: [ˈmaɾjo ˈβaɾɣaz ˈʎosa]), is a Peruvian writer, politician, journalist, essayist and college professor. Vargas Llosa is one of Latin America's most significant novelists and essayists, and one of the leading writers of his generation. Some critics consider him to have had a larger international impact and worldwide audience than any other writer of the Latin American Boom. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Mario Vargas Llosa has received more than 1,422,818 page views. His biography is available in 88 different languages on Wikipedia making him the 209th most popular writer.

Memorability Metrics

  • 1.4M

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  • 71.72

    Historical Popularity Index (HPI)

  • 88

    Languages Editions (L)

  • 5.21

    Effective Languages (L*)

  • 5.63

    Coefficient of Variation (CV)

Notable Works

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Among writers, Mario Vargas Llosa ranks 207 out of 4,883Before him are Bjørnstjerne Bjørnson, Tristan Tzara, William Golding, Stanisław Lem, Quintilian, and Walt Whitman. After him are Henry David Thoreau, Adam Mickiewicz, Alice Munro, Ahmad ibn Hanbal, C. S. Lewis, and Pearl S. Buck.

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Among people born in 1936, Mario Vargas Llosa ranks 8Before him are Silvio Berlusconi, Yves Saint Laurent, Václav Havel, Sepp Blatter, Robert Redford, and Valery Legasov. After him are Andrei Chikatilo, Zine El Abidine Ben Ali, Amancio Ortega, Mikhail Tal, Robert Woodrow Wilson, and Ken Loach.

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In Peru

Among people born in Peru, Mario Vargas Llosa ranks 1 out of 124After him are Alberto Fujimori (1938), Carlos Castaneda (1925), Isabel Allende (1942), Lina Medina (1933), Túpac Amaru (1545), Javier Pérez de Cuéllar (1920), Rose of Lima (1586), Pachacuti (1380), Manco Cápac (1250), Túpac Amaru II (1738), and Alan García (1949).

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