Nicolás Gómez Dávila

1913 - 1994

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Nicolás Gómez Dávila (18 May 1913 – 17 May 1994) was a Colombian philosopher. Gómez Dávila's fame began to spread only in the last few years before his death, particularly by way of German translations of his works. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Nicolás Gómez Dávila has received more than 220,493 page views. His biography is available in 18 different languages on Wikipedia. Nicolás Gómez Dávila is the 1,341st most popular writer (up from 1,372nd in 2019), the 10th most popular biography from Colombia (up from 12th in 2019) and the 2nd most popular Colombian Writer.

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Among writers, Nicolás Gómez Dávila ranks 1,341 out of 5,794Before him are Robert de Montesquiou, Kâtip Çelebi, Thomas Chatterton, Khaled Hosseini, Erich Segal, and Joanot Martorell. After him are Gunnar Gunnarsson, Michael Connelly, Judah Leon Abravanel, Robert E. Howard, Gore Vidal, and Léon Werth.

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Among people born in 1913, Nicolás Gómez Dávila ranks 67Before him are Richard Stone, Gerda Christian, Xi Zhongxun, Stanley Kramer, Mickey Cohen, and Stewart Granger. After him are Lloyd Bridges, Loretta Young, Tito Gobbi, Alan Ladd, Benjamin Bloom, and Heinz Linge. Among people deceased in 1994, Nicolás Gómez Dávila ranks 65Before him are Robert Bloch, Terence Young, James Clavell, Ken Noritake, Sylva Koscina, and Wilma Rudolph. After him are Joseph Cotten, Jeffrey Dahmer, Max Bill, Chung Il-kwon, Tengiz Abuladze, and Cab Calloway.

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In Colombia

Among people born in Colombia, Nicolás Gómez Dávila ranks 10 out of 271Before him are César Gaviria (1947), Juan Manuel Santos (1951), Shakira (1977), Carlos Valderrama (1961), René Higuita (1966), and Carlos Valdes (1989). After him are Luis Carlos Galán (1943), Francisco de Paula Santander (1792), Griselda Blanco (1943), Álvaro Uribe (1952), Sofía Vergara (1972), and Virgilio Barco Vargas (1921).

Among WRITERS In Colombia

Among writers born in Colombia, Nicolás Gómez Dávila ranks 2Before him are Gabriel García Márquez (1927). After him are Samael Aun Weor (1917), Álvaro Mutis (1923), Jorge Isaacs (1837), Fernando Vallejo (1942), Laura Restrepo (1950), and Juan Gabriel Vásquez (1973).