Vicente Aleixandre

1898 - 1984

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Vicente Pío Marcelino Cirilo Aleixandre y Merlo (Spanish pronunciation: [biˈθente alejkˈsandɾe]; 26 April 1898 – 14 December 1984) was a Spanish poet who was born in Seville. Aleixandre received the Nobel Prize for Literature in 1977 "for a creative poetic writing which illuminates man's condition in the cosmos and in present-day society, at the same time representing the great renewal of the traditions of Spanish poetry between the wars". Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Vicente Aleixandre has received more than 133,097 page views. His biography is available in 73 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 70 in 2019). Vicente Aleixandre is the 944th most popular writer (down from 909th in 2019), the 272nd most popular biography from Spain (up from 276th in 2019) and the 29th most popular Spanish Writer.

Vicente Aleixandre is most famous for his poem "Poema de los Dioses" which he published in 1959.

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Among writers, Vicente Aleixandre ranks 944 out of 5,794Before him are Silius Italicus, Eugenio Montale, Benito Pérez Galdós, Jamal Khashoggi, Marie d'Agoult, and Aziz Nesin. After him are Eleanor Marx, Irwin Shaw, Valerius Maximus, Kurt Eisner, Guido Cavalcanti, and Bernard Cornwell.

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Among people born in 1898, Vicente Aleixandre ranks 46Before him are Fritz Zwicky, Joseph Murphy, Therese Neumann, Julius Schreck, Josef Terboven, and Konrad Henlein. After him are Peggy Guggenheim, Héctor Scarone, Joris Ivens, Totò, Latife Uşşaki, and Hanns Eisler. Among people deceased in 1984, Vicente Aleixandre ranks 31Before him are Philippe Ariès, Sir Arthur Harris, 1st Baronet, Martin Ryle, Ahmed Sékou Touré, Dmitry Ustinov, and Karl Rahner. After him are Irwin Shaw, Yılmaz Güney, Jiro Miyake, Henri Michaux, Count Basie, and James Mason.

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In Spain

Among people born in Spain, Vicente Aleixandre ranks 272 out of 2,595Before him are Hisham II (965), Charles II, Duke of Parma (1799), Alfonso IX of León (1171), Mariano Rajoy (1955), Pompeia Plotina (65), and Benito Pérez Galdós (1843). After him are Ibn Zuhr (1091), Gustavo Adolfo Bécquer (1836), Alfonso, Prince of Asturias (1907), Jorge Semprún (1923), La Belle Otero (1868), and Cardinal-Infante Ferdinand of Austria (1609).

Among WRITERS In Spain

Among writers born in Spain, Vicente Aleixandre ranks 29Before him are Jacinto Benavente (1866), Carlos Ruiz Zafón (1964), Abraham Abulafia (1240), Joseph of Anchieta (1534), Prudentius (348), and Benito Pérez Galdós (1843). After him are Gustavo Adolfo Bécquer (1836), Jorge Semprún (1923), Mercè Rodoreda (1908), Joan Fuster (1922), Juan Antonio Villacañas (1922), and Vicente Blasco Ibáñez (1867).