Miguel Delibes

1920 - 2010

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Miguel Delibes Setién MML (Spanish pronunciation: [miˈɣel deˈliβes]; 17 October 1920 – 12 March 2010) was a Spanish novelist, journalist and newspaper editor associated with the Generation of '36 movement. From 1975 until his death, he was a member of the Royal Spanish Academy, where he occupied letter "e" seat. Educated in commerce, he began his career as a cartoonist and columnist. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Miguel Delibes has received more than 126,364 page views. His biography is available in 33 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 32 in 2019). Miguel Delibes is the 1,993rd most popular writer (down from 1,946th in 2019), the 655th most popular biography from Spain (down from 629th in 2019) and the 79th most popular Spanish Writer.

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Among writers, Miguel Delibes ranks 1,993 out of 5,794Before him are Kingsley Amis, Tom Sharpe, Cleitarchus, Adnan Oktar, Mateo Alemán, and Abu Hamid al-Gharnati. After him are Joan Didion, Berthold Auerbach, Edward Gorey, José Zorrilla, Silva Kaputikyan, and Anne Perry.

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Among people born in 1920, Miguel Delibes ranks 122Before him are José Mauro de Vasconcelos, Nasrallah Boutros Sfeir, Cornelis Johannes van Houten, James Doohan, Eva Dahlbeck, and Henrietta Lacks. After him are Meliton Kantaria, Heinz Kessler, Thomas Szasz, Stan Ockers, Martine Carol, and Zhou Xuan. Among people deceased in 2010, Miguel Delibes ranks 85Before him are Sigmar Polke, Orlando Peçanha, Theo Albrecht, Robert Culp, Muhammad Sayyid Tantawy, and Peter Graves. After him are Malcolm McLaren, Captain Beefheart, Alexander Haig, Vladislav Ardzinba, Bella Akhmadulina, and Luis Molowny.

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In Spain

Among people born in Spain, Miguel Delibes ranks 655 out of 2,595Before him are Gaius Laelius (-300), Elsa Pataky (1976), Juande Ramos (1954), Abraham ibn Daud (1110), Mateo Alemán (1547), and Abu Hamid al-Gharnati (1080). After him are Muniadona of Castile (995), José Zorrilla (1817), Pelagius of Córdoba (912), Juan del Encina (1468), Lorenzo Fernández (1900), and Blanche of Navarre, Countess of Champagne (1177).

Among WRITERS In Spain

Among writers born in Spain, Miguel Delibes ranks 79Before him are Fernando de Rojas (1470), Ana María Matute (1925), Abbot Oliba (971), Abraham ibn Daud (1110), Mateo Alemán (1547), and Abu Hamid al-Gharnati (1080). After him are José Zorrilla (1817), Juan del Encina (1468), Francesc Eiximenis (1330), Pedro Antonio de Alarcón (1833), Caterina Albert (1869), and Eduardo Mendoza Garriga (1943).