Antoine de Saint-Exupéry

1900 - 1944

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Antoine Marie Jean-Baptiste Roger, comte de Saint-Exupéry, simply known as de Saint-Exupéry (UK: , US: , French: [ɑ̃twan də sɛ̃t‿ɛɡzypeʁi]; 29 June 1900 – 31 July 1944), was a French writer, poet, aristocrat, journalist and pioneering aviator. He became a laureate of several of France's highest literary awards and also won the United States National Book Award. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Antoine de Saint-Exupéry has received more than 2,644,917 page views. His biography is available in 102 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 97 in 2019). Antoine de Saint-Exupéry is the 27th most popular writer (down from 21st in 2019), the 18th most popular biography from France (down from 17th in 2019) and the 7th most popular French Writer.

Antoine de Saint-Exupéry is most famous for his book, The Little Prince.

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Among writers, Antoine de Saint-Exupéry ranks 27 out of 5,794Before him are Aesop, Anton Chekhov, Alexander Pushkin, Giovanni Boccaccio, Agatha Christie, and Ovid. After him are Ernest Hemingway, Charles Dickens, Mark Twain, Miguel de Cervantes, Horace, and Émile Zola.

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Among people born in 1900, Antoine de Saint-Exupéry ranks 1After him are Heinrich Himmler, Queen Elizabeth The Queen Mother, Erich Fromm, Martin Bormann, Luis Buñuel, Wolfgang Pauli, Hans-Georg Gadamer, Hans Frank, Adolf Dassler, Louis Mountbatten, 1st Earl Mountbatten of Burma, and Charles Francis Richter. Among people deceased in 1944, Antoine de Saint-Exupéry ranks 2Before him is Edvard Munch. After him are Erwin Rommel, Wassily Kandinsky, Piet Mondrian, Romain Rolland, Claus von Stauffenberg, Abdulmejid II, Princess Beatrice of the United Kingdom, Richard Sorge, Günther von Kluge, and Reza Shah.

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In France

Among people born in France, Antoine de Saint-Exupéry ranks 18 out of 5,234Before him are Jules Verne (1828), Molière (1622), Louis XVI of France (1754), Honoré de Balzac (1799), Nostradamus (1503), and Jean-Paul Sartre (1905). After him are John Calvin (1509), Charles de Gaulle (1890), Paul Gauguin (1848), Paul Cézanne (1839), Émile Zola (1840), and Frederick I, Holy Roman Emperor (1122).

Among WRITERS In France

Among writers born in France, Antoine de Saint-Exupéry ranks 7Before him are Voltaire (1694), Victor Hugo (1802), Jules Verne (1828), Molière (1622), Honoré de Balzac (1799), and Jean-Paul Sartre (1905). After him are Émile Zola (1840), Stendhal (1783), Alexandre Dumas (1802), Marcel Proust (1871), Denis Diderot (1713), and Simone de Beauvoir (1908).