Rosario Castellanos

1925 - 1974

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Rosario Castellanos Figueroa (Spanish pronunciation: [roˈsaɾjo kasteˈʝanos]; 25 May 1925 – 7 August 1974) was a Mexican poet and author. She was one of Mexico's most important literary voices in the last century. Throughout her life, she wrote eloquently about issues of cultural and gender oppression, and her work has influenced Mexican feminist theory and cultural studies. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Rosario Castellanos has received more than 308,012 page views. Her biography is available in 33 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 29 in 2019). Rosario Castellanos is the 2,343rd most popular writer (down from 1,903rd in 2019), the 103rd most popular biography from Mexico (down from 80th in 2019) and the 6th most popular Mexican Writer.

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Among writers, Rosario Castellanos ranks 2,343 out of 5,794Before her are Richard Wurmbrand, Nennius, George Mosse, Sarat Chandra Chattopadhyay, E. L. Doctorow, and Valentin Kataev. After her are Michael Ondaatje, Andrei Sinyavsky, Michele Ruggieri, S. Ansky, Józef Ignacy Kraszewski, and Thomas Gray.

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Among people born in 1925, Rosario Castellanos ranks 154Before her are Robert Mulligan, Jørgen Ingmann, Scott Carpenter, Cathy Berberian, François-Xavier Ortoli, and Silvana Pampanini. After her are Andrei Sinyavsky, Flannery O'Connor, Ali Hassan Mwinyi, Laura Ashley, Kalle Svensson, and Serge Dassault. Among people deceased in 1974, Rosario Castellanos ranks 81Before her are Ayub Khan, Vladimir Fock, Jean Absil, Princess Patricia of Connaught, Earl Wilbur Sutherland Jr., and Walther Meissner. After her are Candy Darling, Helmuth Koinigg, Ed Sullivan, Victor Boin, Olga Baclanova, and Everaldo.

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In Mexico

Among people born in Mexico, Rosario Castellanos ranks 103 out of 487Before her are Adolfo de la Huerta (1881), Agustín Lara (1897), Jorge Negrete (1910), Adolfo Ruiz Cortines (1889), Tomás Balcázar (1931), and Lupe Vélez (1908). After her are Laura Esquivel (1950), Emilio Portes Gil (1890), Juan Gabriel (1950), Miguel Miramón (1832), Antonio Aguilar (1919), and Ignacio Trelles (1916).

Among WRITERS In Mexico

Among writers born in Mexico, Rosario Castellanos ranks 6Before her are Octavio Paz (1914), Juana Inés de la Cruz (1648), Thomas Mayne Reid (1818), Juan Rulfo (1917), and Juan Ruiz de Alarcón (1581). After her are Laura Esquivel (1950), Amado Nervo (1870), José Emilio Pacheco (1939), Cesar Millan (1969), Mariano Azuela (1873), and Ignacio Manuel Altamirano (1834).