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 leader of French Romanticism. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Alfred de Vigny has received more than 148,863 page views. His biography is available in 40 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 39 in 2019). Alfred de Vigny is the 705th most popular writer (up from 768th in 2019), the 802nd most popular biography from France (up from 856th in 2019) and the 120th most popular French Writer.

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

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Among writers, Alfred de Vigny ranks 705 out of 5,794Before him are Maurice Druon, Ambrose Bierce, Edmund Spenser, Kōbō Abe, John Dos Passos, and Ferenc Molnár. After him are Per Olov Enquist, Marie Mancini, Artemidorus, Francisco de Quevedo, Bert Hellinger, and Masaru Emoto.

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Among people born in 1797, Alfred de Vigny ranks 12Before him are Shamil, 3rd Imam of Dagestan, Adolphe Thiers, Hiroshige, Joseph Henry, Charles Lyell, and Ghalib. After him are Paul Delaroche, Frederick Augustus II of Saxony, Leopold II, Grand Duke of Tuscany, Utagawa Kuniyoshi, Maria Leopoldina of Austria, and Ferdinand von Wrangel. Among people deceased in 1863, Alfred de Vigny ranks 5Before him are Eugène Delacroix, Jacob Grimm, Frederick VII of Denmark, and William Makepeace Thackeray. After him are Solomon Northup, Horace Vernet, Sa'id of Egypt, Jakob Steiner, Johann Karl Ehrenfried Kegel, Christian Friedrich Hebbel, and Natalia Pushkina.

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In France

Among people born in France, Alfred de Vigny ranks 802 out of 5,234Before him are Charles Hermite (1822), Jean Sylvain Bailly (1736), Louis I, Duke of Bourbon (1279), Jean-Baptiste Greuze (1725), Isabella of Angoulême (1188), and Jules Dumont d'Urville (1790). After him are Gabrielle d'Estrées (1573), James Tissot (1836), André the Giant (1946), Francis Lai (1932), Robert Nivelle (1856), and Catherine Labouré (1806).

Among WRITERS In France

Among writers born in France, Alfred de Vigny ranks 120Before him are Marie de France (1101), Maurice Blanchot (1907), Alain-René Lesage (1668), Madame Roland (1754), Pierre Boulle (1912), and Maurice Druon (1918). After him are Max Jacob (1876), Jean de La Bruyère (1645), Maurice Denis (1870), Philippe Ariès (1914), Antoine Galland (1646), and Georges Bernanos (1888).