Penelope Delta

1874 - 1941

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Penelope Delta (Greek: Πηνελόπη Δέλτα; 1874, Alexandria, Khedivate of Egypt – 2 May 1941, Athens, Greece) was a Greek author. She is widely celebrated for her contributions to the field of children's literature. Her historical novels have been widely read and have influenced popular modern Greek perceptions of national identity and history. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Penelope Delta has received more than 66,315 page views. Her biography is available in 19 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 18 in 2019). Penelope Delta is the 3,649th most popular writer (down from 3,386th in 2019), the 405th most popular biography from Egypt (down from 353rd in 2019) and the 44th most popular Egyptian Writer.

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  • 19

    Languages Editions (L)

  • 1.93

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  • 3.54

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Among writers, Penelope Delta ranks 3,649 out of 5,794Before her are Steen Steensen Blicher, Cristina Trivulzio Belgiojoso, Alaa Al Aswany, Francišak Bahuševič, Bekir Çoban-zade, and Musine Kokalari. After her are Jędrzej Śniadecki, Leopold Andrian, Charles Williams, Dominique Fernandez, Rodolfo Walsh, and Andrejs Pumpurs.

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Among people born in 1874, Penelope Delta ranks 116Before her are Iraj Mirza, Alfred Tysoe, Billy Meredith, Fernand Bouisson, Francis Lane, and Pierre Souvestre. After her are Frank Elmore Ross, Juan Bautista Sacasa, Kiyotsugu Hirayama, Frederic Clements, Henry Travers, and Abraham Brill. Among people deceased in 1941, Penelope Delta ranks 118Before her are Karl Neukirch, Ernst, Prince of Saxe-Meiningen, Štefan Banič, Mario García Menocal, Jakob Emanuel Lange, and Franciszek Kleeberg. After her are Tom Phillips, Fritz Manteuffel, Milka Ternina, Afife Jale, Kazimierz Bartel, and Chris Watson.

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In Egypt

Among people born in Egypt, Penelope Delta ranks 405 out of 520Before her are Abu Ayyub al-Masri (1968), Apion (-30), Yusuf Idris (1927), Cleomenes of Naucratis (-400), Nebetah (-1350), and Alaa Al Aswany (1957). After her are Atef Ebeid (1932), Zakaria Mohieddin (1918), Ibrahim Mahlab (1949), Ahmed Lutfi el-Sayed (1872), Essam El Hadary (1973), and Farag Foda (1946).

Among WRITERS In Egypt

Among writers born in Egypt, Penelope Delta ranks 44Before her are Abbās al-Aqqād (1889), Aisha Abd al-Rahman (1913), Andrée Chedid (1920), Apion (-30), Yusuf Idris (1927), and Alaa Al Aswany (1957). After her are Farag Foda (1946), Yakup Kadri Karaosmanoğlu (1889), Gamal El-Ghitani (1945), Karim Rashid (1960), Magdi Allam (1952), and Penelope Lively (1933).