Vittorio Alfieri

1749 - 1803

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Count Vittorio Alfieri (, also US: , Italian: [vitˈtɔːrjo alˈfjɛːri]; 16 January 1749 – 8 October 1803) was an Italian dramatist and poet, considered the "founder of Italian tragedy." He wrote nineteen tragedies, sonnets, satires, and a notable autobiography. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Vittorio Alfieri has received more than 194,650 page views. His biography is available in 38 different languages on Wikipedia. Vittorio Alfieri is the 1,240th most popular writer (up from 1,295th in 2019), the 1,355th most popular biography from Italy (up from 1,422nd in 2019) and the 97th most popular Italian Writer.

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    Languages Editions (L)

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Notable Works

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Over the past year Vittorio Alfieri has had the most page views in the with 107,548 views, followed by English (21,141), and Spanish (7,345). In terms of yearly growth of page views the top 3 wikpedia editions are Lombard (98.10%), Hungarian (66.31%), and Piedmontese (57.58%)


Among writers, Vittorio Alfieri ranks 1,240 out of 7,302Before him are Blaise Cendrars, Bhartṛhari, Boris Pahor, Radoje Domanović, Andrei Platonov, and Shammai. After him are Yosa Buson, Salawat Yulayev, John Dryden, Arturo Pérez-Reverte, Al-Khansa, and Publilius Syrus.

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Among people born in 1749, Vittorio Alfieri ranks 15Before him are Lorenzo Da Ponte, Marie Thérèse Louise of Savoy, Princesse de Lamballe, Daniel Rutherford, Adélaïde Labille-Guiard, Jean Baptiste Joseph Delambre, and Abraham Gottlob Werner. After him are Alexander Radishchev, Jean-Marie Collot d'Herbois, Martin Vahl, Georg Joseph Vogler, Johann Nikolaus Forkel, and Charles James Fox. Among people deceased in 1803, Vittorio Alfieri ranks 9Before him are Toussaint Louverture, Friedrich Gottlieb Klopstock, Cardinal de Rohan, Grand Duchess Elena Pavlovna of Russia, Adélaïde Labille-Guiard, and Franz Xaver Süssmayr. After him are Louis I of Etruria, Louis Claude de Saint-Martin, Ami Argand, Xenia of Saint Petersburg, Samuel Adams, and Kirill Razumovski.

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In Italy

Among people born in Italy, Vittorio Alfieri ranks 1,355 out of 5,161Before him are Tullio Levi-Civita (1873), Bernardo Daddi (1290), Sabrina Salerno (1968), Ludovico Manin (1725), Giovanni Antonio Boltraffio (1467), and Paolo Ruffini (1765). After him are Vittorio Storaro (1940), Paolo Giovio (1483), Lucius Domitius Ahenobarbus (-49), Giovanni Domenico Tiepolo (1727), Carlo Gambino (1902), and Liliana Cavani (1933).

Among WRITERS In Italy

Among writers born in Italy, Vittorio Alfieri ranks 97Before him are Giovanni Papini (1881), Francesco Maria Piave (1810), Odoric of Pordenone (1286), Giovanni Verga (1840), Maurus Servius Honoratus (363), and Boris Pahor (1913). After him are Claudio Magris (1939), Gaius Asinius Pollio (-76), Matteo Bandello (1484), Ubertino of Casale (1259), Ignazio Silone (1900), and Quintus Fabius Pictor (-254).