WRITER

Quintilian

35 - 96

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Marcus Fabius Quintilianus (Latin: [kᶣiːntɪliˈaːnʊs]; c. 35 – c. 100 AD) was a Roman educator and rhetorician from Hispania, widely referred to in medieval schools of rhetoric and in Renaissance writing. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Quintilian has received more than 553,076 page views. His biography is available in 47 different languages on Wikipedia. Quintilian is the 204th most popular writer (up from 205th in 2019), the 51st most popular biography from Spain (up from 52nd in 2019) and the 3rd most popular Spanish Writer.

Quintilian is most famous for his work, Institutio Oratoria, which was a guide to the art of public speaking.

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  • 550k

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  • 78.94

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  • 47

    Languages Editions (L)

  • 10.43

    Effective Languages (L*)

  • 2.45

    Coefficient of Variation (CV)

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Among WRITERS

Among writers, Quintilian ranks 204 out of 5,794Before him are Pearl S. Buck, Dr. Seuss, Lu Xun, Stanisław Lem, Roald Dahl, and Henri Charrière. After him are Vladimir Mayakovsky, Karel Čapek, Ralph Waldo Emerson, Imre Kertész, Lucy Maud Montgomery, and Yasunari Kawabata.

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Contemporaries

Among people born in 35, Quintilian ranks 1After him are Ignatius of Antioch and Statilia Messalina. Among people deceased in 96, Quintilian ranks 3Before him are Domitian and Joseph of Arimathea. After him is Statius.

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In Spain

Among people born in Spain, Quintilian ranks 51 out of 2,595Before him are Charles III of Spain (1716), Juan Sebastián Elcano (1476), Alfonso XIII of Spain (1886), Maria Theresa of Spain (1638), Bartolomé Esteban Murillo (1617), and Ibn Arabi (1165). After him are Tomás de Torquemada (1420), Pedro Almodóvar (1949), Eugénie de Montijo (1826), John of the Cross (1542), Ramon Llull (1232), and Lope de Vega (1562).

Among WRITERS In Spain

Among writers born in Spain, Quintilian ranks 3Before him are Miguel de Cervantes (1547) and Federico García Lorca (1898). After him are Lope de Vega (1562), Bartolomé de las Casas (1484), Martial (40), Lucan (39), Pedro Calderón de la Barca (1600), Alfonso X of Castile (1221), Henry IV of Castile (1425), Seneca the Elder (-54), and Juan Ramón Jiménez (1881).