André Maurois

1885 - 1967

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André Maurois (French: [mɔʁwa]; born Émile Salomon Wilhelm Herzog; 26 July 1885 – 9 October 1967) was a French author. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of André Maurois has received more than 168,654 page views. His biography is available in 43 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 42 in 2019). André Maurois is the 420th most popular writer (up from 421st in 2019), the 482nd most popular biography from France (down from 461st in 2019) and the 76th most popular French Writer.

André Maurois is most famous for being a French writer and biographer. He was born in 1885 and died in 1967. He is most famous for his book "The Life of Sir Walter Scott."

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Among writers, André Maurois ranks 420 out of 5,794Before him are Ennius, Sergei Yesenin, Julio Cortázar, Traudl Junge, Thomas Wolfe, and Thomas Bernhard. After him are Osamu Dazai, G. K. Chesterton, William Makepeace Thackeray, Phaedrus, Lactantius, and Fausto Cercignani.

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Among people born in 1885, André Maurois ranks 15Before him are Ezra Pound, François Mauriac, Faisal I of Iraq, Chester W. Nimitz, Robert Delaunay, and Vladimir Tatlin. After him are Ernst Busch, Karen Horney, Umberto Nobile, Mikhail Frunze, Princess Alice of Battenberg, and D. H. Lawrence. Among people deceased in 1967, André Maurois ranks 14Before him are J. Robert Oppenheimer, Spencer Tracy, Jack Ruby, Vladimir Komarov, Mohammad Mosaddegh, and Clement Attlee. After him are Gordon Allport, Zoltán Kodály, Ilya Ehrenburg, John Coltrane, Felix Yusupov, and Johannes Itten.

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In France

Among people born in France, André Maurois ranks 482 out of 5,234Before him are Francis Picabia (1879), Lucien Bonaparte (1775), Étienne de La Boétie (1530), Johann Heinrich Lambert (1728), Christine Lagarde (1956), and Louis Philippe II, Duke of Orléans (1747). After him are Frédéric Bazille (1841), Anne Robert Jacques Turgot (1727), Bernard Arnault (1949), Francis, Duke of Guise (1519), Marie Tussaud (1761), and Margaret Mary Alacoque (1647).

Among WRITERS In France

Among writers born in France, André Maurois ranks 76Before him are Georges Bataille (1897), Louise de La Vallière (1644), Maurice Leblanc (1864), Françoise Sagan (1935), Pierre Beaumarchais (1732), and Jacques Hébert (1757). After him are Alfred de Musset (1810), Nicolas Boileau-Despréaux (1636), Pierre de Marivaux (1688), Henri Barbusse (1873), Joris-Karl Huysmans (1848), and J. M. G. Le Clézio (1940).