Antoine de Montchrestien

1575 - 1621

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Antoine de Montchrestien (French pronunciation: [ɑ̃twan də mɔ̃kʁetjɛ̃], or Montchrétien) (c. 1575 – 7 or 8 October 1621) was a French soldier, dramatist, adventurer and economist. Montchrestien was born in Falaise, Normandy. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Antoine de Montchrestien has received more than 41,451 page views. His biography is available in 22 different languages on Wikipedia. Antoine de Montchrestien is the 1,555th most popular writer (down from 1,252nd in 2019), the 1,805th most popular biography from France (down from 1,455th in 2019) and the 226th most popular French Writer.

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Notable Works

Traicté de l'oeconomie politique
Economic policy, Economics
Haman and the Perfidy of Haman (Carleton Renaissance Plays in Translation,)
Traicté de l'œconomie politique
Economic policy, Economics
Les tragédies de Montchrestien
La reine d'Escosse : tragédie
Les lacènes

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Over the past year Antoine de Montchrestien has had the most page views in the with 8,318 views, followed by French (7,228), and English (5,322). In terms of yearly growth of page views the top 3 wikpedia editions are Estonian (67.37%), Kurdish (Sorani) (60.54%), and English (12.71%)


Among writers, Antoine de Montchrestien ranks 1,555 out of 7,302Before him are John Dickson Carr, Consuelo de Saint-Exupéry, Junji Ito, Raymond Roussel, Elizabeth Bishop, and Pío Baroja. After him are Ben Shapiro, Wen Tianxiang, Liu Cixin, Michael Moorcock, Jeffery Deaver, and Marcel Achard.

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Among people born in 1575, Antoine de Montchrestien ranks 11Before him are Concino Concini, Christoph Scheiner, Anne Catherine of Brandenburg, Diego, Prince of Asturias, John Adolf, Duke of Holstein-Gottorp, and Vittoria Aleotti. After him are Christina of Salm, Francesco Molin, Johann Carolus, Countess Palatine Anna Maria of Neuburg, Taranatha, and Lady Arbella Stuart. Among people deceased in 1621, Antoine de Montchrestien ranks 14Before him are Michael Praetorius, Şehzade Mehmed, Jan Karol Chodkiewicz, Cristofano Allori, Catherine Stenbock, and Maria Christina, Princess of Transylvania. After him are Ambrosius Bosschaert, Johann Arndt, Charles d'Albert, duc de Luynes, Bahāʾ al-dīn al-ʿĀmilī, John Berchmans, and Charles Bonaventure de Longueval, 2nd Count of Bucquoy.

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In France

Among people born in France, Antoine de Montchrestien ranks 1,805 out of 6,770Before him are Jean-Andoche Junot (1771), Elizabeth of the Trinity (1880), Pierre Bérégovoy (1925), Raymond Roussel (1877), Constant Troyon (1810), and Jean-Frédéric Phélypeaux, Count of Maurepas (1701). After him are Richeza of Lotharingia (995), André-Louis Debierne (1874), Philibert de l'Orme (1514), Monsieur de Sainte-Colombe (1640), Henri Grégoire (1750), and Étienne Balibar (1942).

Among WRITERS In France

Among writers born in France, Antoine de Montchrestien ranks 226Before him are Louise Labé (1524), Madame d'Aulnoy (1651), Jean François Paul de Gondi (1613), Anne Desclos (1907), Elizabeth of the Trinity (1880), and Raymond Roussel (1877). After him are Marcel Achard (1899), Anna de Noailles (1876), Philippe de Commines (1447), Robert Brasillach (1909), Jean-François Marmontel (1723), and Jean Chapelain (1595).