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Nicanor Parra

1914 - 2018

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Nicanor Segundo Parra Sandoval (5 September 1914 – 23 January 2018) was a Chilean poet and physicist. He was considered one of the most influential Chilean poets of the Spanish language in the 20th century, often compared with Pablo Neruda. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Nicanor Parra has received more than 196,699 page views. His biography is available in 33 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 30 in 2019). Nicanor Parra is the 1,974th most popular writer (down from 1,967th in 2019), the 29th most popular biography from Chile (up from 32nd in 2019) and the 6th most popular Chilean Writer.

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  • 200k

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  • 65.58

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  • 33

    Languages Editions (L)

  • 2.81

    Effective Languages (L*)

  • 4.21

    Coefficient of Variation (CV)

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Among WRITERS

Among writers, Nicanor Parra ranks 1,974 out of 5,794Before him are Vasily Aksyonov, Éric-Emmanuel Schmitt, Minamoto no Sanetomo, Al-Hariri of Basra, Abbot Oliba, and Suzanne Collins. After him are Antiphanes, David Burliuk, Feng Menglong, Raul Hilberg, Vladimir Nemirovich-Danchenko, and Anne Sexton.

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Contemporaries

Among people born in 1914, Nicanor Parra ranks 103Before him are Ferenc Fricsay, Michael Morris, 3rd Baron Killanin, Álvaro del Portillo, Howard Fast, Edward Schillebeeckx, and Marcos Pérez Jiménez. After him are Richard Basehart, Vladimir Chelomey, Alberto Lattuada, Taizo Kawamoto, Kirill Kondrashin, and Edmund Conen. Among people deceased in 2018, Nicanor Parra ranks 106Before him are Yoshinobu Ishii, Kim Jong-pil, Margit Sandemo, Eduard Uspensky, Paul Andreu, and Gennady Rozhdestvensky. After him are Lill-Babs, Michael Halliday, Jozef Adamec, Henri Michel, Reinhard Hardegen, and Per Kirkeby.

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In Chile

Among people born in Chile, Nicanor Parra ranks 29 out of 225Before him are Eduardo Frei Ruiz-Tagle (1942), Leonel Sánchez (1936), Raúl Ruiz (1941), Humberto Maturana (1928), Jorge Medina (1926), and Roberto Matta (1911). After him are Jorge Alessandri (1896), Orlando Letelier (1932), Arturo Vidal (1987), Francisco Varela (1946), Gabriel González Videla (1898), and Antonio Skármeta (1940).

Among WRITERS In Chile

Among writers born in Chile, Nicanor Parra ranks 6Before him are Pablo Neruda (1904), Alejandro Jodorowsky (1929), Gabriela Mistral (1889), Luis Sepúlveda (1949), and Roberto Bolaño (1953). After him are Antonio Skármeta (1940), Sergio Badilla Castillo (1947), Vicente Huidobro (1893), Francisco Coloane (1910), José Donoso (1924), and Alberto Hurtado (1901).