Tiziano Terzani

1938 - 2004

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Tiziano Terzani (Italian: [titˈtsjaːno terˈtsaːni]; 14 September 1938 – 28 July 2004) was an Italian journalist and writer, best known for his extensive knowledge of 20th century East Asia and for being one of the very few western reporters to witness both the fall of Saigon to the hands of the Viet Cong and the fall of Phnom Penh at the hands of the Khmer Rouge in the mid-1970s. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Tiziano Terzani has received more than 129,073 page views. His biography is available in 16 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 15 in 2019). Tiziano Terzani is the 2,855th most popular writer (down from 2,654th in 2019), the 2,444th most popular biography from Italy (down from 2,159th in 2019) and the 168th most popular Italian Writer.

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Among writers, Tiziano Terzani ranks 2,855 out of 5,794Before him are Duris of Samos, William Auld, Kjell Askildsen, Niccolò Tommaseo, Robert Harris, and Juliette Adam. After him are Marco Foscarini, Dag Solstad, Gunnar Ekelöf, Gonzalo de Berceo, François Hanriot, and Hella Haasse.

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Among people born in 1938, Tiziano Terzani ranks 219Before him are Ralph Bakshi, Tufuga Efi, Leon Panetta, Juraj Jakubisko, Spencer Johnson, and Richard Anthony. After him are James Farentino, Juan Carlos Wasmosy, Maxim Shostakovich, Margarita Salas, John Kufuor, and Chuan Leekpai. Among people deceased in 2004, Tiziano Terzani ranks 117Before him are Paul Winfield, P. V. Narasimha Rao, Naomi Shemer, Hubert Selby Jr., Juan Zambudio Velasco, and Thomas Gold. After him are Helmut Griem, Jacques Georges, Ryszard Kukliński, Antonio Gades, John Peel, and Kalevi Sorsa.

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In Italy

Among people born in Italy, Tiziano Terzani ranks 2,444 out of 4,088Before him are Archduke Ferdinand Karl Viktor of Austria-Este (1821), Marino Grimani (1532), Elia Dalla Costa (1872), Emma Bonino (1948), Proculus (300), and Alessandro Nannini (1959). After him are Marco Foscarini (1696), Camillo Berneri (1897), Guido Crepax (1933), Virgilio Noè (1922), Francesco Moser (1951), and Gastone Nencini (1930).

Among WRITERS In Italy

Among writers born in Italy, Tiziano Terzani ranks 168Before him are Silvio Pellico (1789), Apostolo Zeno (1668), Ada Negri (1870), Valerio Massimo Manfredi (1942), Giuseppe Giacosa (1847), and Duris of Samos (-340). After him are Marco Foscarini (1696), Julius Obsequens (400), Alda Merini (1931), Antonio Beccadelli (1394), Antonio Ghislanzoni (1824), and Sibilla Aleramo (1876).