Bernard Clavel

1923 - 2010

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Bernard Charles Henri Clavel (29 May 1923 – 5 October 2010) was a French writer. Clavel was born in Lons-le-Saunier. From a humble background, he was largely self-educated. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Bernard Clavel has received more than 20,491 page views. His biography is available in 17 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 16 in 2019). Bernard Clavel is the 4,375th most popular writer (down from 3,902nd in 2019), the 3,731st most popular biography from France (down from 3,151st in 2019) and the 504th most popular French Writer.

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  • 17

    Languages Editions (L)

  • 2.08

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  • 3.38

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Among writers, Bernard Clavel ranks 4,375 out of 5,794Before him are Margarita Aliger, Kamini Roy, Lalleshwari, Mark Frost, Joanne Harris, and Edith Sitwell. After him are Joseba Sarrionandia, Nikolai Klyuev, W. S. Gilbert, Gonzalo Rojas, Philippe Néricault Destouches, and Edoardo Sanguineti.

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Among people born in 1923, Bernard Clavel ranks 282Before him are Norman Smith, Paul Xuereb, Gerrit Voorting, Karl-Heinz Metzner, Jean Stapleton, and Naziha al-Dulaimi. After him are Jorge Romo, Fats Navarro, Walter M. Miller Jr., Cyril M. Kornbluth, Eric Wolf, and Inger Jacobsen. Among people deceased in 2010, Bernard Clavel ranks 253Before him are Eino Tamberg, Lhasa de Sela, Corey Haim, Irina Arkhipova, Sally Menke, and Vesna Parun. After him are Edoardo Sanguineti, Harry Vos, Federico Vairo, Bhairon Singh Shekhawat, Walter Rudin, and Vladimir Maslachenko.

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In France

Among people born in France, Bernard Clavel ranks 3,731 out of 5,234Before him are Martin Fourcade (1988), Jeannie Longo (1958), Ray Ventura (1908), Medhi Benatia (1987), Maurice Schilles (1888), and Otto Froitzheim (1884). After him are Érik Orsenna (1947), Philippe Néricault Destouches (1680), Louis-Marie Billé (1938), Armand Blanchonnet (1903), Charles Alexandre Lesueur (1778), and Claudine Longet (1942).

Among WRITERS In France

Among writers born in France, Bernard Clavel ranks 504Before him are Teresa de la Parra (1889), Hervé Guibert (1955), Jacques Dupin (1927), Marguerite Audoux (1863), Florence Delay (1941), and Éric Zemmour (1958). After him are Philippe Néricault Destouches (1680), Jacques Jasmin (1798), Paul Du Chaillu (1835), Patrick Poivre d'Arvor (1947), Maurice Genevoix (1890), and Jean Vautrin (1933).