Naim Frashëri

1846 - 1900

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Naim Bey Frashëri, more commonly Naim Frashëri (; pronounced [naˈim fɾaˈʃəˈɾi]; 25 May 1846 – 20 October 1900), was an Albanian patriot, historian, journalist, poet, rilindas and translator who was proclaimed national poet of Albania. He is regarded as the pioneer of modern Albanian literature and one of the most influential Albanian cultural icons of the 19th century.Naim and his brothers Abdyl and Sami were born and raised in the village of Frashër at the southern slopes of the Tomorr Mountains. He became acquainted with numerous cultures and languages such as Arabic, Ancient and Modern Greek, French, Italian, Ottoman Turkish and Persian. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Naim Frashëri has received more than 239,805 page views. His biography is available in 37 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 34 in 2019). Naim Frashëri is the 1,496th most popular writer (down from 1,388th in 2019), the 325th most popular biography from Greece (down from 19th in 2019) and the 41st most popular Greek Writer.

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Among writers, Naim Frashëri ranks 1,496 out of 5,794. Before him are Surdas, Jane Jacobs, Diagoras of Melos, Ibn al-Khatib, Samuel R. Delany, and Chikamatsu Monzaemon. After him are Juan Marsé, Rafael Sabatini, Karl-Maria Kertbeny, Ruy González de Clavijo, Paul Goma, and John Webster.

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Among people born in 1846, Naim Frashëri ranks 28Before him are Edward Charles Pickering, Alexander von Kluck, Tokugawa Iemochi, Franz Mehring, Nicholas Miklouho-Maclay, and Princess Clotilde of Saxe-Coburg and Gotha. After him are Paolo Tosti, Nectarios of Aegina, Mariam Baouardy, Anna Dostoevskaya, Hermann Paul, and Boutros Ghali. Among people deceased in 1900, Naim Frashëri ranks 27Before him are Mary Kingsley, Princess Josephine of Baden, José Maria de Eça de Queirós, Francis, Duke of Teck, Frederic Edwin Church, and Zdeněk Fibich. After him are Kuroda Kiyotaka, David Edward Hughes, Samori Ture, Joseph Bertrand, Vasily Kalinnikov, and Duchess Alexandra of Oldenburg.

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In Greece

Among people born in Greece, Naim Frashëri ranks 325 out of 855. Before him are Aratus of Sicyon (-271), Demosthenes (-412), Ion of Chios (-490), Alexis Tsipras (1974), Diagoras of Melos (-450), and Ageladas (-600). After him are Dimitri Mitropoulos (1896), Archidamus III (-350), Anaxarchus (-380), Antenor (-590), Demades (-380), and Alexios Komnenos (1106).

Among WRITERS In Greece

Among writers born in Greece, Naim Frashëri ranks 41Before him are Laonikos Chalkokondyles (1423), Cratinus (-500), Terpander (-712), Eupolis (-446), Ion of Chios (-490), and Diagoras of Melos (-450). After him are Acusilaus (-600), Albert Cohen (1895), Semonides of Amorgos (-650), Hellanicus of Lesbos (-490), Nikephoros Bryennios the Younger (1062), and Theophylact of Ohrid (1055).