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Salvatore Quasimodo

1901 - 1968

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Salvatore Quasimodo (Italian: [salvaˈtoːre kwaˈziːmodo]; August 20, 1901 – June 14, 1968) was an Italian poet and translator. In 1959, he won the Nobel Prize in Literature "for his lyrical poetry, which with classical fire expresses the tragic experience of life in our own times". Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Salvatore Quasimodo has received more than 195,070 page views. His biography is available in 79 different languages on Wikipedia. Salvatore Quasimodo is the 577th most popular writer (up from 844th in 2019), the 720th most popular biography from Italy (up from 946th in 2019) and the 49th most popular Italian Writer.

Salvatore Quasimodo is most famous for his novel "The Hunchback of Notre Dame."

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  • 79

    Languages Editions (L)

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    Effective Languages (L*)

  • 5.54

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Among writers, Salvatore Quasimodo ranks 577 out of 5,755Before him are Dietrich Eckart, Eyvind Johnson, Isaac Babel, Dino Buzzati, Juan Ramón Jiménez, and Francisco de Quevedo. After him are Theodore Dreiser, Ludvig Holberg, Ghalib, Bernard Gui, Irène Némirovsky, and Elisabeth of Wied.

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Among people born in 1901, Salvatore Quasimodo ranks 40Before him are Nadezhda Alliluyeva, Gheorghe Gheorghiu-Dej, Ernest Lawrence, Ricardo Zamora, Nikolai Vatutin, and Henning von Tresckow. After him are Carl Barks, Jascha Heifetz, Arthur Liebehenschel, Alfred Tarski, Jaroslav Seifert, and Louis Kahn. Among people deceased in 1968, Salvatore Quasimodo ranks 21Before him are Karl Barth, George Gamow, Enid Blyton, Erwin Panofsky, Jim Clark, and Carl Theodor Dreyer. After him are Corneille Heymans, Kees van Dongen, Henry Hallett Dale, Neal Cassady, Pitirim Sorokin, and Kirill Meretskov.

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In Italy

Among people born in Italy, Salvatore Quasimodo ranks 720 out of 4,668Before him are Pope Eusebius (250), Pope Vigilius (500), Antonio del Pollaiolo (1429), Arrigo Sacchi (1946), Alcmaeon of Croton (-510), and Pinturicchio (1454). After him are Giacinto Facchetti (1942), Victor Emmanuel I of Sardinia (1759), Maria Goretti (1890), Pope Alexander II (1010), Boniface I, Marquess of Montferrat (1150), and Ottorino Respighi (1879).

Among WRITERS In Italy

Among writers born in Italy, Salvatore Quasimodo ranks 49Before him are Fausto Cercignani (1941), Giacomo Leopardi (1798), Cassiodorus (487), Aulus Gellius (123), Theocritus (-315), and Dino Buzzati (1906). After him are Pietro Metastasio (1698), Alessandro Manzoni (1785), Lorenzo Da Ponte (1749), Poliziano (1454), Carlo Gozzi (1720), and Curzio Malaparte (1898).