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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 209,608 page views. His biography is available in 41 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 40 in 2019). Alfred de Vigny is the 662nd most popular writer (up from 705th in 2019), the 772nd most popular biography from France (up from 800th in 2019) and the 107th most popular French Writer.

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

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  • 210k

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  • 64.24

    Historical Popularity Index (HPI)

  • 41

    Languages Editions (L)

  • 7.49

    Effective Languages (L*)

  • 3.25

    Coefficient of Variation (CV)

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Among writers, Alfred de Vigny ranks 662 out of 5,755Before him are William Saroyan, Oliver Sacks, Georges Perec, Dimitrie Cantemir, Maya Angelou, and Ismail Gaspirali. After him are Sven Hassel, Laura Ingalls Wilder, Walter Raleigh, Raymond Queneau, Kumārajīva, and Patricia Highsmith.

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Among people born in 1797, Alfred de Vigny ranks 13Before him are Adolphe Thiers, Hiroshige, Joseph Henry, Charles Lyell, Ghalib, and Leopold II, Grand Duke of Tuscany. After him are Maria Leopoldina of Austria, Frederick Augustus II of Saxony, Paul Delaroche, Ferdinand von Wrangel, Utagawa Kuniyoshi, and Maria Isabel of Braganza. 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, Franz Xaver Gruber, Stonewall Jackson, and Christian Friedrich Hebbel.

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In France

Among people born in France, Alfred de Vigny ranks 772 out of 6,011Before him are Jean Nouvel (1945), Roscellinus (1050), Georges Perec (1936), Theobald I of Navarre (1201), René Lalique (1860), and Gnaeus Pompeius Trogus (-90). After him are Françoise Dorléac (1942), Paul Doumer (1857), Louis the Blind (880), Raymond Queneau (1903), Jacques Pierre Brissot (1754), and Robert of Molesme (1024).

Among WRITERS In France

Among writers born in France, Alfred de Vigny ranks 107Before him are Pierre Choderlos de Laclos (1741), Maurice Blanchot (1907), Edmond Rostand (1868), Jean Anthelme Brillat-Savarin (1755), Frontinus (30), and Georges Perec (1936). After him are Raymond Queneau (1903), Bernart de Ventadorn (1135), Antoine François Prévost (1697), Pierre Boulle (1912), Alain-René Lesage (1668), and Ninon de l'Enclos (1620).