Sergio Badilla Castillo

1947 - Today

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Sergio Badilla Castillo (born November 30, 1947 in Valparaiso, Chile) is a Chilean poet and the founder of poetic transrealism in contemporary poetry. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Sergio Badilla Castillo has received more than 15,553 page views. His biography is available in 40 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 38 in 2019). Sergio Badilla Castillo is the 2,214th most popular writer (down from 1,948th in 2019), the 36th most popular biography from Chile (down from 31st in 2019) and the 8th most popular Chilean Writer.

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Among writers, Sergio Badilla Castillo ranks 2,214 out of 5,794Before him are John Wyndham, Mykhailo Kotsiubynsky, Amélie Nothomb, Fred Vargas, Ding Ling, and Samad Vurgun. After him are Agathangelos, Mirza Shafi Vazeh, Ippolita Maria Sforza, Karen Armstrong, Gisèle Halimi, and Fritz Leiber.

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Among people born in 1947, Sergio Badilla Castillo ranks 155Before him are Halldór Ásgrímsson, Giorgio Chinaglia, Ángel Nieto, Lois Chiles, Malam Bacai Sanhá, and James Cosmo. After him are Antonio de la Cruz, Patrick Dewaere, Helena Vondráčková, Steve Howe, Maria Farantouri, and Jügderdemidiin Gürragchaa.

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In Chile

Among people born in Chile, Sergio Badilla Castillo ranks 36 out of 225Before him are Jorge Alessandri (1896), Orlando Letelier (1932), Arturo Vidal (1987), Francisco Varela (1946), Gabriel González Videla (1898), and Antonio Skármeta (1940). After him are Patricio Guzmán (1941), Carlos Ibáñez del Campo (1877), Juan Ignacio Molina (1740), Pedro Pascal (1975), Arturo Alessandri (1868), and Tom Araya (1961).

Among WRITERS In Chile

Among writers born in Chile, Sergio Badilla Castillo ranks 8Before him are Alejandro Jodorowsky (1929), Gabriela Mistral (1889), Luis Sepúlveda (1949), Roberto Bolaño (1953), Nicanor Parra (1914), and Antonio Skármeta (1940). After him are Vicente Huidobro (1893), Francisco Coloane (1910), José Donoso (1924), Alberto Hurtado (1901), Gonzalo Rojas (1917), and Jorge Edwards (1931).