Émile Verhaeren

1855 - 1916

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Émile Adolphe Gustave Verhaeren (Dutch: [vərˈɦaːrən]; 21 May 1855 – 27 November 1916) was a Belgian poet and art critic who wrote in the French language. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Émile Verhaeren has received more than 25,847 page views. His biography is available in 45 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 43 in 2019). Émile Verhaeren is the 664th most popular writer (up from 751st in 2019), the 80th most popular biography from Belgium (up from 93rd in 2019) and the 5th most popular Belgian Writer.

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Among writers, Émile Verhaeren ranks 664 out of 5,794. Before him are Dimitrie Cantemir, Diana Wynne Jones, Periander, Stephen Covey, Irène Némirovsky, and Zhang Sanfeng. After him are William Saroyan, Max Frisch, Berossus, Wilbur Smith, Jean Anthelme Brillat-Savarin, and Frontinus.

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Among people born in 1855, Émile Verhaeren ranks 6Before him are Ferdinand Tönnies, Archduchess Sophie of Austria, Otto Liman von Sanders, John Browning, and Ivan Vladimirovich Michurin. After him are Houston Stewart Chamberlain, Percival Lowell, Ned Kelly, Eleanor Marx, Ernest Chausson, and Paul Deschanel. Among people deceased in 1916, Émile Verhaeren ranks 24Before him are Natsume Sōseki, Klas Pontus Arnoldson, Enrique Granados, Charles Taze Russell, Charles de Foucauld, and José Echegaray. After him are Elisabeth of Wied, Max Reger, Percival Lowell, Ivan Franko, Rubén Darío, and Eduard Strauss.

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In Belgium

Among people born in Belgium, Émile Verhaeren ranks 80 out of 899. Before him are Princess Joséphine Charlotte of Belgium (1927), Paul Delvaux (1897), Ernest Solvay (1838), Ambiorix (-100), Pieter Claesz (1596), and Jacques Rogge (1942). After him are Adrian Willaert (1490), Lamoral, Count of Egmont (1522), Dominique Pire (1910), Jacques Piccard (1922), Prince Philippe, Count of Flanders (1837), and Henri Pirenne (1862).

Among WRITERS In Belgium

Among writers born in Belgium, Émile Verhaeren ranks 5Before him are Maurice Maeterlinck (1862), Georges Simenon (1903), Marguerite Yourcenar (1903), and Julio Cortázar (1914). After him are Pierre Louÿs (1870), Marguerite Porete (1250), Laura Marx (1845), Henri Michaux (1899), Victor Serge (1890), Hugo Claus (1929), and Georges Rodenbach (1855).