Alfred de Musset

1810 - 1857

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Alfred Louis Charles de Musset-Pathay (French: [al.fʁɛd də my.sɛ]; 11 December 1810 – 2 May 1857) was a French dramatist, poet, and novelist. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Alfred de Musset has received more than 371,562 page views. His biography is available in 51 different languages on Wikipedia. Alfred de Musset is the 429th most popular writer (down from 423rd in 2019), the 490th most popular biography from France (down from 462nd in 2019) and the 77th most popular French Writer.

Alfred de Musset is most famous for his poetry.

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Among writers, Alfred de Musset ranks 429 out of 5,794Before him are William Makepeace Thackeray, Phaedrus, Lactantius, Fausto Cercignani, Mika Waltari, and Percy Fawcett. After him are Dante Gabriel Rossetti, Andrzej Sapkowski, Sei Shōnagon, Kurt Vonnegut, Alexander Pope, and Heinrich von Kleist.

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Among people born in 1810, Alfred de Musset ranks 6Before him are Frédéric Chopin, Robert Schumann, Pope Leo XIII, Camillo Benso, Count of Cavour, and P. T. Barnum. After him are Ferdinand II of the Two Sicilies, Éliphas Lévi, Theodor Schwann, Ferdinand Philippe, Duke of Orléans, Alexandre Colonna-Walewski, and Nikolay Pirogov. Among people deceased in 1857, Alfred de Musset ranks 6Before him are Auguste Comte, Augustin-Louis Cauchy, Mikhail Glinka, Carl Czerny, and Eugène François Vidocq. After him are Archduchess Sophie of Austria, Dominic Savio, Eugène Sue, Francis Beaufort, Charles Lucien Bonaparte, and Pierre-Jean de Béranger.

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In France

Among people born in France, Alfred de Musset ranks 490 out of 5,234Before him are Anne Robert Jacques Turgot (1727), Bernard Arnault (1949), Francis, Duke of Guise (1519), Marie Tussaud (1761), Margaret Mary Alacoque (1647), and Gabriel Marcel (1889). After him are Marius Petipa (1818), William Wyler (1902), Pérotin (1160), Claude Chabrol (1930), Maurice de Vlaminck (1876), and Charles Richet (1850).

Among WRITERS In France

Among writers born in France, Alfred de Musset ranks 77Before him are Louise de La Vallière (1644), Maurice Leblanc (1864), Françoise Sagan (1935), Pierre Beaumarchais (1732), Jacques Hébert (1757), and André Maurois (1885). After him are Nicolas Boileau-Despréaux (1636), Pierre de Marivaux (1688), Henri Barbusse (1873), Joris-Karl Huysmans (1848), J. M. G. Le Clézio (1940), and Louis Aragon (1897).