Antoine Isaac Silvestre de Sacy

1758 - 1838

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Antoine Isaac, Baron Silvestre de Sacy (French: [sasi]; 21 September 1758 – 21 February 1838), was a French nobleman, linguist and orientalist. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Antoine Isaac Silvestre de Sacy has received more than 56,564 page views. His biography is available in 24 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 22 in 2019). Antoine Isaac Silvestre de Sacy is the 1,521st most popular writer (up from 1,546th in 2019), the 1,701st most popular biography from France (down from 1,661st in 2019) and the 220th most popular French Writer.

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Among writers, Antoine Isaac Silvestre de Sacy ranks 1,521 out of 5,794Before him are Ramón del Valle-Inclán, Wolfgang Borchert, Ole Nydahl, Natalie Clifford Barney, Marin Držić, and Ahmad ibn Mājid. After him are Kathrine Switzer, Cornell Woolrich, Elizabeth George, Acusilaus, Ibrahim ibn Yaqub, and Mao Dun.

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Among people born in 1758, Antoine Isaac Silvestre de Sacy ranks 14Before him are Emperor Go-Momozono, Franz Joseph Gall, Marie-Anne Paulze Lavoisier, Duchess Sophia Frederica of Mecklenburg-Schwerin, Honoré IV, Prince of Monaco, and Pierre-Paul Prud'hon. After him are Carl Friedrich Zelter, Osman Pazvantoğlu, 8th Dalai Lama, Noah Webster, Carle Vernet, and Ryōkan. Among people deceased in 1838, Antoine Isaac Silvestre de Sacy ranks 9Before him are Adelbert von Chamisso, Jean Marc Gaspard Itard, Pierre Louis Dulong, Ferdinand Ries, Maximilian, Hereditary Prince of Saxony, and Bernard Courtois. After him are Johann Nepomuk Maelzel, Bernhard Crusell, Johanna Schopenhauer, Ivan Kotliarevsky, Charles Percier, and Anselme Gaëtan Desmarest.

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In France

Among people born in France, Antoine Isaac Silvestre de Sacy ranks 1,701 out of 5,234Before him are Claude Françoise de Lorraine (1612), Pierre Terrail, seigneur de Bayard (1476), Louis of Toulouse (1274), Madeleine de La Tour d'Auvergne (1498), Pierre Jean Georges Cabanis (1757), and Lolo Ferrari (1963). After him are Hugh IV, Duke of Burgundy (1213), Raoul Salan (1899), Charlotte Perriand (1903), Barthélemy Catherine Joubert (1769), Anne de Pisseleu d'Heilly (1508), and Henri de Lubac (1896).

Among WRITERS In France

Among writers born in France, Antoine Isaac Silvestre de Sacy ranks 220Before him are Roland Topor (1938), Robert Desnos (1900), Henry de Montherlant (1895), Dominique Venner (1935), Joseph Joubert (1754), and René Char (1907). After him are Alphonse Allais (1854), Jules Romains (1885), Georges Feydeau (1862), Rodulfus Glaber (985), Remy de Gourmont (1858), and Gottfried von Strassburg (1180).