Amin Maalouf

1949 - Today

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Amin Maalouf (French: [maluf]; Arabic: أمين معلوف‎; born 25 February 1949) is a Lebanese-born French author who has lived in France since 1976. Although his native language is Arabic, he writes in French, and his works have been translated into over 40 languages. Of his several works of nonfiction, The Crusades through Arab Eyes is probably the best known. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Amin Maalouf has received more than 327,560 page views. His biography is available in 54 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 53 in 2019). Amin Maalouf is the 725th most popular writer (up from 990th in 2019), the 14th most popular biography from Lebanon (down from 13th in 2019) and the 2nd most popular Lebanese Writer.

Amin Maalouf is most famous for his novel, "The Rock of Tanios."

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  • 330k

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  • 72.06

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  • 54

    Languages Editions (L)

  • 7.71

    Effective Languages (L*)

  • 3.14

    Coefficient of Variation (CV)

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Among writers, Amin Maalouf ranks 725 out of 5,794Before him are Georgiana Cavendish, Duchess of Devonshire, Neal Cassady, Lesya Ukrainka, Sin Saimdang, Vittoria Colonna, and Cornelia, mother of the Gracchi. After him are Curzio Malaparte, Faxian, Jean de La Bruyère, John Fante, Cesare Pavese, and Epicharmus of Kos.

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Among people born in 1949, Amin Maalouf ranks 37Before him are Don Johnson, Dominique Strauss-Kahn, Thomas Sankara, Sebastián Piñera, John Belushi, and George Foreman. After him are Linda Lovelace, Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Philippe Petit, Thaksin Shinawatra, Ottmar Hitzfeld, and Joan Enric Vives Sicília.

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In Lebanon

Among people born in Lebanon, Amin Maalouf ranks 14 out of 119Before him are Porphyry (233), Rafic Hariri (1944), Charbel Makhlouf (1828), Christina of Bolsena (210), Fairuz (1935), and Ulpian (170). After him are Émile Lahoud (1936), Hiram I (-1000), Eusebius of Nicomedia (280), Rashid Rida (1865), Sheikh Adi ibn Musafir (1073), and Bachir Gemayel (1947).

Among WRITERS In Lebanon

Among writers born in Lebanon, Amin Maalouf ranks 2Before him are Khalil Gibran (1883). After him are Antipater of Sidon (-200), Jurji Zaydan (1861), Philo of Byblos (64), Mikha'il Na'ima (1889), Said Akl (1911), Elia Abu Madi (1890), Charles Malik (1906), Butrus al-Bustani (1819), Elias Khoury (1948), and Hanan al-Shaykh (1945).