Matilde Camus

1919 - 2012

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Aurora Matilde Gómez Camus (26 September 1919 – 28 April 2012) was a Spanish poet from Cantabria who also wrote non-fiction. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Matilde Camus has received more than 24,655 page views. Her biography is available in 53 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 52 in 2019). Matilde Camus is the 669th most popular writer (up from 833rd in 2019), the 202nd most popular biography from Spain (up from 255th in 2019) and the 21st most popular Spanish Writer.

Matilde Camus is most famous for her novel "The House of the Spirits" which tells the story of a family of women in Chile.

Memorability Metrics

  • 25k

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  • 64.67

    Historical Popularity Index (HPI)

  • 53

    Languages Editions (L)

  • 23.75

    Effective Languages (L*)

  • 2.09

    Coefficient of Variation (CV)

Notable Works

Templo del alba
Historia del lugar de Cueto
Santander en mi sentir
Historia de San Román de la Llanilla


Among writers, Matilde Camus ranks 669 out of 7,302Before her are Giambattista Basile, Ivan Goncharov, Irwin Shaw, Eduardo Galeano, Sugawara no Michizane, and Theodore the Studite. After her are H. L. Mencken, Carlo Gozzi, Douglas Adams, Samuel Taylor Coleridge, Lawrence Durrell, and Marie de France.

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Among people born in 1919, Matilde Camus ranks 19Before her are Desmond Doss, Walter Scheel, Lino Ventura, Choi Kyu-hah, Margot Fonteyn, and Jack Palance. After her are Nat King Cole, Hans-Joachim Marseille, Pierre Trudeau, Gerhard Barkhorn, Donald Pleasence, and Dino De Laurentiis. Among people deceased in 2012, Matilde Camus ranks 24Before her are Sylvia Kristel, Roger Garaudy, Carroll Shelby, Ernest Borgnine, Donna Summer, and Robin Gibb. After her are Carlos Fuentes, Antoni Tàpies, Pope Shenouda III of Alexandria, Sven Hassel, Jean Giraud, and John Demjanjuk.

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In Spain

Among people born in Spain, Matilde Camus ranks 202 out of 3,355Before her are Arnaldus de Villa Nova (1240), Camilo José Cela (1916), Balthasar Charles, Prince of Asturias (1629), Amaro Pargo (1678), Eleanor of Toledo (1522), and Francis, Duke of Cádiz (1822). After her are Maria of Aragon, Queen of Portugal (1482), Pedro de Alvarado (1485), Urraca of León (1081), Alfonso IX of León (1171), Joseph of Anchieta (1534), and Jacinto Benavente (1866).

Among WRITERS In Spain

Among writers born in Spain, Matilde Camus ranks 21Before her are Gaius Julius Hyginus (-64), Judah Halevi (1079), Columella (4), Leo Africanus (1494), Tirso de Molina (1579), and Camilo José Cela (1916). After her are Joseph of Anchieta (1534), Jacinto Benavente (1866), Luis de Góngora (1561), Antonio Machado (1875), Vicente Aleixandre (1898), and Jorge Semprún (1923).