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 209,740 page views. His biography is available in 47 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 45 in 2019). Ugo Foscolo is the 1,159th most popular writer (down from 1,099th in 2019), the 262nd most popular biography from Greece (down from 242nd in 2019) and the 31st most popular Greek Writer.

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

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Among writers, Ugo Foscolo ranks 1,159 out of 5,794Before him are Anton Praetorius, Ivan Cankar, Blaise Cendrars, Jan Guillou, Chinua Achebe, and Friedrich Maximilian Klinger. After him are Alcman, Aksel Sandemose, Robert Browning, Matteo Bandello, Joseph Bédier, and Jan Neruda.

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Among people born in 1778, Ugo Foscolo ranks 17Before him are Charles Ferdinand, Duke of Berry, Clemens Brentano, Friedrich Ludwig Jahn, Coenraad Jacob Temminck, Giovanni Battista Belzoni, and Augustin Pyramus de Candolle. After him are Honoré V, Prince of Monaco, Frederica of Mecklenburg-Strelitz, Sophie Blanchard, Frederick Louis, Hereditary Grand Duke of Mecklenburg-Schwerin, Carl Ludvig Engel, and Kittur Chennamma. Among people deceased in 1827, Ugo Foscolo ranks 10Before him are Johann Heinrich Pestalozzi, William Blake, Augustin-Jean Fresnel, Frederick Augustus I of Saxony, Wilhelm Hauff, and Maria Theresa of Austria. After him are Samuel Crompton, George Canning, Ernst Chladni, Wilhelm Müller, Armand-Augustin-Louis de Caulaincourt, and Robert Surcouf.

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In Greece

Among people born in Greece, Ugo Foscolo ranks 262 out of 855Before him are Callias II (-515), Gazi Husrev-beg (1480), Theodore Komnenos Doukas (1180), Julia Livilla (18), Theramenes (-450), and Conon (-401). After him are Princess Theodora of Greece and Denmark (1906), Machaon (null), Arsinoe I (-305), Hypereides (-390), Phaedo of Elis (-401), and Vicky Leandros (1949).

Among WRITERS In Greece

Among writers born in Greece, Ugo Foscolo ranks 31Before him are Corinna (-501), Agathon (-448), Lafcadio Hearn (1850), Aelia Eudocia (401), Jean Moréas (1856), and Philostratus (170). After him are Rigas Feraios (1757), Phrynichus (-535), Lycophron (-320), Laonikos Chalkokondyles (1423), Cratinus (-500), and Terpander (-712).