Alfred de Vigny

1797 - 1863

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Alfred Victor, Comte de Vigny (27 March 1797 – 17 September 1863) was a French poet and early French Romanticist. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Alfred de Vigny has received more than 229,271 page views. His biography is available in 41 different languages on Wikipedia. Alfred de Vigny is the 717th most popular writer (down from 656th in 2019), the 861st most popular biography from France (down from 770th in 2019) and the 118th most popular French Writer.

Alfred de Vigny is most famous for his poem, "The Song of the Sword."

Memorability Metrics

  • 230k

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  • 64.06

    Historical Popularity Index (HPI)

  • 41

    Languages Editions (L)

  • 8.00

    Effective Languages (L*)

  • 3.10

    Coefficient of Variation (CV)

Notable Works

Servitude et grandeur militaires
French fiction

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Over the past year Alfred de Vigny has had the most page views in the with 46,711 views, followed by English (22,836), and Spanish (5,524). In terms of yearly growth of page views the top 3 wikpedia editions are Mazandarani (101.86%), Finnish (59.06%), and Egyptian Arabic (54.90%)


Among writers, Alfred de Vigny ranks 717 out of 7,302Before him are Ivan Krylov, Nonnus, Dalton Trumbo, Veronica Franco, Alain-René Lesage, and Milorad Pavić. After him are Emilio Salgari, Julius Fučík, Geoffrey of Monmouth, Bernart de Ventadorn, William Saroyan, and Hugo Ball.

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Among people born in 1797, Alfred de Vigny ranks 14Before him are Hiroshige, Ghalib, Joseph Henry, Maria Leopoldina of Austria, Charles Lyell, and Frederick Augustus II of Saxony. After him are Leopold II, Grand Duke of Tuscany, Paul Delaroche, Utagawa Kuniyoshi, Ferdinand von Wrangel, Maria Isabel of Braganza, and Princess Henrietta of Nassau-Weilburg. Among people deceased in 1863, Alfred de Vigny ranks 6Before him are Eugène Delacroix, Jacob Grimm, Frederick VII of Denmark, William Makepeace Thackeray, and Sa'id of Egypt. After him are Horace Vernet, Franz Xaver Gruber, Solomon Northup, Jakob Steiner, Stonewall Jackson, and Johann Karl Ehrenfried Kegel.

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In France

Among people born in France, Alfred de Vigny ranks 861 out of 6,770Before him are Léon Gambetta (1838), Dominique Strauss-Kahn (1949), Emmanuelle Riva (1927), Georges Picquart (1854), Françoise Dorléac (1942), and Pierre Puvis de Chavannes (1824). After him are Louis Desaix (1768), Prince Philippe, Count of Paris (1838), Guy-Manuel de Homem-Christo (1974), Armand Fallières (1841), Bernart de Ventadorn (1135), and Lucien Lévy-Bruhl (1857).

Among WRITERS In France

Among writers born in France, Alfred de Vigny ranks 118Before him are Jean Froissart (1337), Maurice Denis (1870), Max Jacob (1876), Jean Anthelme Brillat-Savarin (1755), Marie de Rabutin-Chantal, marquise de Sévigné (1626), and Alain-René Lesage (1668). After him are Bernart de Ventadorn (1135), Edmond Rostand (1868), Sidonius Apollinaris (430), Pierre Boulle (1912), Edmond de Goncourt (1822), and Bernard Le Bovier de Fontenelle (1657).