Bernard Pivot

1935 - 2024

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Bernard Pivot (French: [bɛʁnaʁ pivo]; 5 May 1935 – 6 May 2024) was a French journalist, interviewer and host of cultural television programmes. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Bernard Pivot has received more than 140,291 page views. His biography is available in 18 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 17 in 2019). Bernard Pivot is the 73rd most popular journalist (down from 64th in 2019), the 4,192nd most popular biography from France (down from 3,783rd in 2019) and the 8th most popular French Journalist.

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  • 140k

    Page Views (PV)

  • 49.03

    Historical Popularity Index (HPI)

  • 18

    Languages Editions (L)

  • 1.90

    Effective Languages (L*)

  • 3.48

    Coefficient of Variation (CV)


Among journalists, Bernard Pivot ranks 73 out of 196Before him are Maurizio Costanzo, Piers Morgan, Marina Ovsyannikova, Kanno Sugako, Don McCullin, and Martin Parr. After him are Vladislav Listyev, David Seymour, Dan Rather, Norbert Haug, Pierre Brossolette, and Dmitry Kiselyov.

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Among people born in 1935, Bernard Pivot ranks 308Before him are María Galiana, Noriko Ohara, Anne Treisman, Fortunato Baldelli, Sultan Ali Keshtmand, and Enzo Robotti. After him are Geraldine Ferraro, Lee Hoi-chang, Ali Al-Naimi, Mari Törőcsik, Michel Subor, and Doug McClure. Among people deceased in 2024, Bernard Pivot ranks 149Before him are Olga Fikotová, Klaus Wunder, Léon Semmeling, Percy Adlon, Elke Erb, and Joe Lieberman. After him are Hossein Amir-Abdollahian, Piedad Córdoba, Kagney Linn Karter, Ben Vautier, Lynn Conway, and Brian Lumley.

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In France

Among people born in France, Bernard Pivot ranks 4,192 out of 6,770Before him are Odilon Barrot (1791), Pierre Raymond de Montmort (1678), Jacques Martin (1921), Princess Maria Immaculata of Bourbon-Two Sicilies (1874), Léon-Adolphe Amette (1850), and Joan of Valois, Countess of Hainaut (1294). After him are François le Métel de Boisrobert (1592), Noël Roquevert (1892), Marie Bouliard (1762), Pierre Charles Fournier de Saint-Amant (1800), Mary of Avesnes (1280), and Hatem Ben Arfa (1987).


Among journalists born in France, Bernard Pivot ranks 8Before him are Robert Guérin (1876), Victor Noir (1848), Jean-Marie Balestre (1921), François Mignet (1796), Vladimir Posner (1934), and Robbie Ross (1869). After him are Pierre Brossolette (1903), Caroline Rémy de Guebhard (1855), Catherine Leroy (1944), Daniel Schneidermann (1958), and Rémi Ochlik (1983).