Ricardo Palma

1833 - 1919

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Manuel Ricardo Palma Soriano (February 7, 1833 – October 6, 1919) was a Peruvian author, scholar, librarian and politician. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Ricardo Palma has received more than 85,134 page views. His biography is available in 19 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 18 in 2019). Ricardo Palma is the 2,660th most popular writer (up from 2,896th in 2019), the 49th most popular biography from Peru (down from 46th in 2019) and the 9th most popular Peruvian Writer.

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Among writers, Ricardo Palma ranks 2,660 out of 5,794Before him are Savitri Devi, Giovanni Pontano, Sylvain Maréchal, Paul the Silentiary, Kir Bulychev, and Prosper Jolyot de Crébillon. After him are Jónas Hallgrímsson, Itzhak Katzenelson, Jack Higgins, Gitta Sereny, Pietro Carrera, and Hồ Xuân Hương.

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Among people born in 1833, Ricardo Palma ranks 33Before him are Peter Waage, Alfred Clebsch, Louis Philippe, Crown Prince of Belgium, Manuel González Flores, Walter Clopton Wingfield, and Zacharie Astruc. After him are Kâmil Pasha, Eugen Langen, Félix Bracquemond, Friedrich Daniel von Recklinghausen, Louis Paulsen, and Lazarus Fuchs. Among people deceased in 1919, Ricardo Palma ranks 81Before him are Laurence Doherty, Alexander Izvolsky, Itagaki Taisuke, Szymon Winawer, Tivadar Csontváry Kosztka, and Vera Kholodnaya. After him are Karl Brugmann, Nikolai Iudovich Ivanov, Akashi Motojiro, Jérôme Eugène Coggia, Richard Bergh, and Victor Segalen.

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In Peru

Among people born in Peru, Ricardo Palma ranks 49 out of 196Before him are Francisco Morales Bermúdez (1921), Valentín Paniagua (1936), Boris Vallejo (1941), Martín Vizcarra (1963), José María Arguedas (1911), and Hernando de Soto Polar (1941). After him are Andrés Avelino Cáceres (1836), Henry Ian Cusick (1967), Daniel Alomía Robles (1871), Ollanta Humala (1962), Ramón Castilla (1797), and Manuel Prado Ugarteche (1889).

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Among WRITERS In Peru

Among writers born in Peru, Ricardo Palma ranks 9Before him are Carlos Castaneda (1925), Inca Garcilaso de la Vega (1539), César Vallejo (1892), Felipe Guaman Poma de Ayala (1535), José Carlos Mariátegui (1894), and José María Arguedas (1911). After him are Ciro Alegría (1909) and Jaime Bayly (1965).