Ugo Foscolo

1778 - 1827

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Ugo Foscolo (Italian: [ˈuːɡo ˈfoskolo, fɔs-]; 6 February 1778 – 10 September 1827), born Niccolò Foscolo, was an Italian writer, revolutionary and a poet.He is especially remembered for his 1807 long poem Dei Sepolcri. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Ugo Foscolo has received more than 231,802 page views. His biography is available in 49 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 47 in 2019). Ugo Foscolo is the 1,146th most popular writer (up from 1,159th in 2019), the 261st most popular biography from Greece (up from 262nd in 2019) and the 32nd most popular Writer.

Ugo Foscolo is most famous for his poem "Le ultime lettere di Jacopo Ortis."

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Among writers, Ugo Foscolo ranks 1,146 out of 5,755Before him are Raymond Radiguet, Catherine de Bourbon, Ivan Cankar, Cosmas of Prague, Fernando Arrabal, and Vasily Zhukovsky. After him are Emmanuelle Arsan, Giambattista Marino, Ilia Chavchavadze, Thomas Mayne Reid, Tahar Ben Jelloun, and Charles De Coster.

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Among people born in 1778, Ugo Foscolo ranks 17Before him are Bernardo O'Higgins, Clemens Brentano, Charles Ferdinand, Duke of Berry, Friedrich Ludwig Jahn, Coenraad Jacob Temminck, and Augustin Pyramus de Candolle. After him are Kittur Chennamma, Frederica of Mecklenburg-Strelitz, Frederick Louis, Hereditary Grand Duke of Mecklenburg-Schwerin, Beau Brummell, Sophie Blanchard, and Honoré V, Prince of Monaco. Among people deceased in 1827, Ugo Foscolo ranks 11Before him are William Blake, Augustin-Jean Fresnel, Frederick Augustus I of Saxony, Wilhelm Hauff, Samuel Crompton, and Maria Theresa of Austria. After him are Ernst Chladni, Armand-Augustin-Louis de Caulaincourt, Wilhelm Müller, George Canning, Robert Surcouf, and Michel-Gabriel Paccard.

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In Greece

Among people born in Greece, Ugo Foscolo ranks 261 out of 936Before him are Perdiccas I of Macedon (-700), Agis I (-957), Aristides of Athens (150), Theramenes (-450), Rigas Feraios (1757), and Anaxandridas II (-565). After him are Erasistratus (-303), Alexander V of Macedon (-390), Cyril Lucaris (1572), Machaon (null), Alexandros Papagos (1883), and Theaetetus (-417).

Among WRITERS In Greece

Among writers born in Greece, Ugo Foscolo ranks 32Before him are Philostratus (170), Agathon (-448), Aristarchus of Samothrace (-217), Jean Moréas (1856), Corinna (-501), and Rigas Feraios (1757). After him are Lycophron (-320), Naim Frashëri (1846), Cratinus (-500), Laonikos Chalkokondyles (1423), Terpander (-712), and Diagoras of Melos (-450).