André Chénier

1762 - 1794

André Chénier

André Marie Chénier (30 October 1762 – 25 July 1794) was a French poet of Greek and Franco-Levantine origin, associated with the events of the French Revolution of which he was a victim. His sensual, emotive poetry marks him as one of the precursors of the Romantic movement. His career was brought to an abrupt end when he was guillotined for supposed "crimes against the state", just three days before the end of the Reign of Terror. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of André Chénier has received more than 119,001 page views. His biography is available in 37 different languages on Wikipedia making him the 617th most popular writer.

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Among writers, André Chénier ranks 614 out of 4,883Before him are T. S. Eliot, Salman Rushdie, Lion Feuchtwanger, Isaac Babel, Seneca the Elder, and Pierre Boulle. After him are Alfred, Lord Tennyson, Walther von der Vogelweide, Theodore Dreiser, Max Frisch, Ferenc Molnár, and Arrigo Boito.

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Among people born in 1762, André Chénier ranks 5Before him are Catherine the Great, Johann Gottlieb Fichte, George IV of the United Kingdom, and Constanze Mozart. After him are Jean-Baptiste Jourdan, Gia Long, Pierre André Latreille, Theroigne de Mericourt, Thomas-Alexandre Dumas, Jacques Balmat, and Archduchess Maria Theresa of Austria. Among people deceased in 1794, André Chénier ranks 11Before him are Marquis de Condorcet, Cesare Beccaria, Edward Gibbon, Camille Desmoulins, Jacques Hébert, and Élisabeth of France. After him are Georges Couthon, Alexandre de Beauharnais, Augustin Robespierre, William Jones, Nicolas Chamfort, and Gregory Skovoroda.

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In Turkey

Among people born in Turkey, André Chénier ranks 257 out of 901Before him are Pulcheria (399), Michael IV the Paphlagonian (1010), Gemistus Pletho (1355), Barsine (-363), Said Nursî (1877), and Basiliscus (500). After him are Tiberius III (700), Calouste Gulbenkian (1869), Kayqubad I (1188), Cleanthes (-330), Niketas Choniates (1155), and Yaşar Kemal (1923).

Among WRITERS In Turkey

Among writers born in Turkey, André Chénier ranks 13Before him are Anna Komnene (1083), Ammianus Marcellinus (330), Yunus Emre (1240), Dionysius of Halicarnassus (-60), Giorgos Seferis (1900), and Novatian (220). After him are Yaşar Kemal (1923), Aziz Nesin (1915), Aratus (-315), Publilius Syrus (-100), Mehmet Akif Ersoy (1873), and John Malalas (491).

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