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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 410,364 page views. His biography is available in 55 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 51 in 2019). Alfred de Musset is the 490th most popular writer (down from 429th in 2019), the 579th most popular biography from France (down from 489th in 2019) and the 87th most popular French Writer.

Alfred de Musset is most famous for his poetry.

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  • 5.16

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  • 4.53

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Among writers, Alfred de Musset ranks 490 out of 5,755Before him are Tyrtaeus, Anthony Burgess, Baldassare Castiglione, Robert A. Heinlein, Gaston Leroux, and Imadaddin Nasimi. After him are Frans Eemil Sillanpää, Robert Burns, Kurt Vonnegut, Milena Jesenská, Robert Walser, and Harriet Tubman.

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Among people born in 1810, Alfred de Musset ranks 7Before him are Frédéric Chopin, Robert Schumann, Pope Leo XIII, Camillo Benso, Count of Cavour, P. T. Barnum, and Theodor Schwann. After him are Ferdinand II of the Two Sicilies, Éliphas Lévi, Ferdinand Philippe, Duke of Orléans, Alexandre Colonna-Walewski, Princess Marianne of the Netherlands, and Nikolay Pirogov. Among people deceased in 1857, Alfred de Musset ranks 8Before him are Augustin-Louis Cauchy, Carl Czerny, Archduchess Sophie of Austria, Eugène François Vidocq, Mikhail Glinka, and Dominic Savio. After him are Eugène Sue, Francis Beaufort, Charles Lucien Bonaparte, Joseph Freiherr von Eichendorff, Pierre-Jean de Béranger, and Johan Christian Dahl.

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In France

Among people born in France, Alfred de Musset ranks 579 out of 6,011Before him are François Arago (1786), Gustave Caillebotte (1848), Paul Dukas (1865), Roger I of Sicily (1031), Gaston Leroux (1868), and Alaric II (458). After him are Pierre Richard (1934), René Lacoste (1904), Jean-de-Dieu Soult (1769), Jacques Monod (1910), Robert Bresson (1901), and Charles, Duke of Orléans (1394).

Among WRITERS In France

Among writers born in France, Alfred de Musset ranks 87Before him are Nicolas Boileau-Despréaux (1636), René Guénon (1886), Jacques Hébert (1757), Boris Vian (1920), Jules Michelet (1798), and Gaston Leroux (1868). After him are Charles, Duke of Orléans (1394), Héloïse (1101), Henri Barbusse (1873), Gérard de Nerval (1808), Paul Claudel (1868), and Camille Flammarion (1842).