Nicanor Parra

1914 - 2018

Nicanor Parra

Nicanor Segundo Parra Sandoval (5 September 1914 – 23 January 2018) was a Chilean poet and physicist. He is considered one of the most influential poets in the Spanish language of 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 158,146 page views. His biography is available in 30 different languages on Wikipedia making him the 1,973rd most popular writer.

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  • 160k

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  • 53.92

    Historical Popularity Index (HPI)

  • 30

    Languages Editions (L)

  • 2.46

    Effective Languages (L*)

  • 4.21

    Coefficient of Variation (CV)

Notable Works

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Among writers, Nicanor Parra ranks 1,969 out of 4,883Before him are Richard Bandler, Mateo Alemán, Isaac Alfasi, Patrick Pearse, Guido Guinizelli, and Polemon I of Pontus. After him are Sergei Dovlatov, Emma Orczy, Harivansh Rai Bachchan, Juvencus, Kaj Munk, and Anne Golon.

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Among people born in 1914, Nicanor Parra ranks 99Before him are Larbi Benbarek, Ferenc Fricsay, Vladimir Chelomey, Álvaro del Portillo, Akira Matsunaga, and Edmund Conen. After him are Kirill Kondrashin, George Reeves, Saul Steinberg, Sun Ra, Jerry Siegel, and Woody Strode. Among people deceased in 2018, Nicanor Parra ranks 107Before him are Henri Michel, Joseph Joffo, Raymond Chow, Trần Đại Quang, Đỗ Mười, and Ola Ullsten. After him are Sondra Locke, Per Kirkeby, Odvar Nordli, Robert Morris, Sergio Marchionne, and Robert Indiana.

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In Chile

Among people born in Chile, Nicanor Parra ranks 32 out of 152Before him are Elías Figueroa (1946), Jorge Medina (1926), Arturo Vidal (1987), Vicar (1934), Raúl Ruiz (1941), and Sergio Badilla Castillo (1947). After him are Juan Ignacio Molina (1740), Jorge Alessandri (1896), Francisco Varela (1946), Orlando Letelier (1932), Tom Araya (1961), and Guillermo Subiabre (1903).

Among WRITERS In Chile

Among writers born in Chile, Nicanor Parra ranks 7Before him are Pablo Neruda (1904), Alejandro Jodorowsky (1929), Gabriela Mistral (1889), Roberto Bolaño (1953), Luis Sepúlveda (1949), and Sergio Badilla Castillo (1947). After him are Antonio Skármeta (1940), José Donoso (1924), Vicente Huidobro (1893), Alberto Hurtado (1901), Gonzalo Rojas (1917), and Snooki (1987).

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