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Arnaut Daniel

1150 - 1210

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Arnaut Daniel (Occitan: [aɾˈnawd daniˈɛl]; fl. 1180–1200) was an Occitan troubadour of the 12th century, praised by Dante as "the best smith" (miglior fabbro) and called a "grand master of love" (gran maestro d'amore) by Petrarch. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Arnaut Daniel has received more than 109,453 page views. His biography is available in 44 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 42 in 2019). Arnaut Daniel is the 151st most popular musician (down from 125th in 2019), the 899th most popular biography from France (down from 778th in 2019) and the 7th most popular French Musician.

Arnaut Daniel is most famous for being a troubadour and composing the song "Aucassin et Nicolette."

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Among musicians, Arnaut Daniel ranks 151 out of 2,662Before him are James Hetfield, Malcolm Young, Nick Mason, Thelonious Monk, Tony Iommi, and Vladimir Ashkenazy. After him are Frank Farian, Giovanni Battista Martini, Joseph Joachim, Claudio Arrau, Pete Best, and György Cziffra.

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Among people born in 1150, Arnaut Daniel ranks 5Before him are Guy of Lusignan, Saxo Grammaticus, Boniface I, Marquess of Montferrat, and Qutb al-Din Aibak. After him are Geoffrey of Villehardouin, Canute I of Sweden, Robert IV of Sablé, Roman the Great, Kaykhusraw I, Baldwin V, Count of Hainaut, and Leo I, King of Armenia. Among people deceased in 1210, Arnaut Daniel ranks 2Before him is Qutb al-Din Aibak. After him are Geoffrey of Villehardouin, Hartmann von Aue, Sverker II of Sweden, Lu You, Walter Map, and Philippa of Armenia.

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In France

Among people born in France, Arnaut Daniel ranks 899 out of 6,011Before him are Jacques MacDonald (1765), Louis Desaix (1768), Inessa Armand (1874), Bruno Latour (1947), Beatrice I, Countess of Burgundy (1143), and Auguste Mariette (1821). After him are Francesco Bartolomeo Rastrelli (1700), Marie de France (1101), Jacques Delors (1925), George Steiner (1929), Fredegund (545), and Jean-Marie Lehn (1939).

Among MUSICIANS In France

Among musicians born in France, Arnaut Daniel ranks 7Before him are Jean-Michel Jarre (1948), Richard Clayderman (1953), Thomas Bangalter (1), Paul Mauriat (1925), Nadia Boulanger (1887), and David Guetta (1967). After him are Charles-Valentin Alkan (1813), Georges Prêtre (1924), Jean-Marie Leclair (1697), Stéphane Grappelli (1908), Louis Vierne (1870), and Émile Waldteufel (1837).