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Annie Ernaux

1940 - Today

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Annie Thérèse Blanche Ernaux (née Duchesne; born 1 September 1940) is a French writer who was awarded the 2022 Nobel Prize in Literature "for the courage and clinical acuity with which she uncovers the roots, estrangements and collective restraints of personal memory". Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Annie Ernaux has received more than 874,195 page views. Her biography is available in 29 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 21 in 2019). Annie Ernaux is the 843rd most popular writer (up from 1,679th in 2019), the 997th most popular biography from France (up from 1,858th in 2019) and the 131st most popular French Writer.

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  • 62.23

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  • 29

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  • 4.47

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  • 2.92

    Coefficient of Variation (CV)

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Among writers, Annie Ernaux ranks 843 out of 5,755Before her are Thomas Pynchon, Sam Shepard, Matilde Camus, Theodore Beza, Odysseas Elytis, and Antonio Tabucchi. After her are L. Frank Baum, Muhammad Nasiruddin al-Albani, Magtymguly Pyragy, Valerius Maximus, Cao Xueqin, and Ibycus.

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Among people born in 1940, Annie Ernaux ranks 66Before her are Óscar Arias, Al Jarreau, Shahnaz Pahlavi, Mina, Jacques Rancière, and Paolo Borsellino. After her are Herbie Hancock, Dennis Tito, Roberto Cavalli, Abdurrahman Wahid, Burt Young, and Fatema Mernissi.

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In France

Among people born in France, Annie Ernaux ranks 997 out of 6,011Before her are Ferdinand Walsin Esterhazy (1847), Theodore Beza (1519), Jean-Pierre Léaud (1944), Raymond VI, Count of Toulouse (1156), Jacques Demy (1931), and Princess Clémentine of Orléans (1817). After her are Jean-Baptiste Bessières (1768), Jean Rochefort (1930), Claude Cahun (1894), Robert I, Count of Artois (1216), René Girard (1923), and Antoine Galland (1646).

Among WRITERS In France

Among writers born in France, Annie Ernaux ranks 131Before her are Max Jacob (1876), Marie de Rabutin-Chantal, marquise de Sévigné (1626), Jean Anouilh (1910), Laura de Noves (1310), Madame Roland (1754), and Theodore Beza (1519). After her are Antoine Galland (1646), Maurice Denis (1870), Éric Zemmour (1958), Jean de Joinville (1224), Eugène Scribe (1791), and Jacques Clément (1567).