Paulo Coelho

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Paulo Coelho

Paulo Coelho de Souza (; Portuguese: [ˈpaw.lu kuˈeʎu]; born 24 August 1947) is a Brazilian lyricist and novelist, best known for his novel The Alchemist. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Paulo Coelho has received more than 3,399,857 page views. His biography is available in 91 different languages on Wikipedia making him the 108th most popular writer.

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  • 76.32

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  • 91

    Languages Editions (L)

  • 13.14

    Effective Languages (L*)

  • 3.31

    Coefficient of Variation (CV)

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Among writers, Paulo Coelho ranks 107 out of 4,883Before him are André Gide, John Steinbeck, George Sand, Theodor Herzl, Erich Maria Remarque, and François Rabelais. After him are Václav Havel, Kālidāsa, Hafez, Alexandre Dumas fils, Aleksandr Solzhenitsyn, and José Saramago.

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Among people born in 1947, Paulo Coelho ranks 5Before him are Hillary Clinton, Johan Cruyff, Arnold Schwarzenegger, and Stephen King. After him are David Bowie, Elton John, Brian May, James Hunt, Brian Johnson, Dilma Rousseff, and Florentino Pérez.

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In Brazil

Among people born in Brazil, Paulo Coelho ranks 2 out of 1,296Before him are Pelé (1940). After him are Garrincha (1933), Oscar Niemeyer (1907), Ayrton Senna (1960), João Gilberto (1931), Dilma Rousseff (1947), Luiz Inácio Lula da Silva (1945), Michel Temer (1940), Antônio Carlos Jobim (1927), Didi (1928), and Pedro II of Brazil (1825).

Among WRITERS In Brazil

Among writers born in Brazil, Paulo Coelho ranks 1After him are Jorge Amado (1912), Machado de Assis (1839), Vinicius de Moraes (1913), Chico Xavier (1910), Augusto Boal (1931), Mário de Andrade (1893), Carlos Marighella (1911), João Guimarães Rosa (1908), Carlos Drummond de Andrade (1902), José de Alencar (1829), and Rubem Fonseca (1925).

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