Pablo Neruda

1904 - 1973

Pablo Neruda

Ricardo Eliécer Neftalí Reyes Basoalto (12 July 1904 – 23 September 1973), better known by his pen name and, later, legal name Pablo Neruda (; Spanish: [ˈpaβlo neˈɾuða]), was a Chilean poet-diplomat and politician who won the Nobel Prize for Literature in 1971. Neruda became known as a poet when he was 13 years old, and wrote in a variety of styles, including surrealist poems, historical epics, overtly political manifestos, a prose autobiography, and passionate love poems such as the ones in his collection Twenty Love Poems and a Song of Despair (1924). Neruda occupied many diplomatic positions in various countries during his lifetime and served a term as a Senator for the Chilean Communist Party. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Pablo Neruda has received more than 3,035,276 page views. His biography is available in 117 different languages on Wikipedia making him the 88th most popular writer.

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Among writers, Pablo Neruda ranks 87 out of 4,883Before him are Guy de Maupassant, Knut Hamsun, Romain Rolland, Bertolt Brecht, Heinrich Heine, and Jorge Luis Borges. After him are Maurice Maeterlinck, Stephen King, Selma Lagerlöf, Virginia Woolf, Charles Bukowski, and Jonathan Swift.

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Among people born in 1904, Pablo Neruda ranks 4Before him are Salvador Dalí, Deng Xiaoping, and Reinhard Heydrich. After him are Dr. Seuss, Cary Grant, B. F. Skinner, Jean Gabin, Umberto II of Italy, J. Robert Oppenheimer, Alexei Nikolaevich, Tsarevich of Russia, and Johnny Weissmuller. Among people deceased in 1973, Pablo Neruda ranks 5Before him are Pablo Picasso, J. R. R. Tolkien, Bruce Lee, and David Ben-Gurion. After him are Salvador Allende, Erich von Manstein, Lyndon B. Johnson, Gustaf VI Adolf of Sweden, Fulgencio Batista, İsmet İnönü, and Pearl S. Buck.

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In Chile

Among people born in Chile, Pablo Neruda ranks 2 out of 152Before him are Augusto Pinochet (1915). After him are Salvador Allende (1908), Alejandro Jodorowsky (1929), Víctor Jara (1932), Michelle Bachelet (1951), Gabriela Mistral (1889), Bernardo O'Higgins (1778), Sebastián Piñera (1949), Claudio Arrau (1903), Hugo Gunckel Lüer (1901), and Ricardo Lagos (1938).

Among WRITERS In Chile

Among writers born in Chile, Pablo Neruda ranks 1After him are Alejandro Jodorowsky (1929), Gabriela Mistral (1889), Roberto Bolaño (1953), Luis Sepúlveda (1949), Sergio Badilla Castillo (1947), Nicanor Parra (1914), Antonio Skármeta (1940), José Donoso (1924), Vicente Huidobro (1893), Alberto Hurtado (1901), and Gonzalo Rojas (1917).

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