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Charles Augustin Sainte-Beuve

1804 - 1869

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Charles Augustin Sainte-Beuve (French: [sɛ̃t bœv]; 23 December 1804 – 13 October 1869) was a French literary critic. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Charles Augustin Sainte-Beuve has received more than 156,675 page views. His biography is available in 40 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 38 in 2019). Charles Augustin Sainte-Beuve is the 3rd most popular critic, the 804th most popular biography from France (up from 820th in 2019) and the most popular French Critic.

Charles Augustin Sainte-Beuve is most famous for his literary criticism.

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Among critics, Charles Augustin Sainte-Beuve ranks 3 out of 5Before him are John Ruskin and Vladimir Propp. After him are Vissarion Belinsky and Roger Ebert.

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Among people born in 1804, Charles Augustin Sainte-Beuve ranks 19Before him are Matthias Jakob Schleiden, John Deere, Mongkut, Marie Taglioni, Eugène Sue, and Carl Gustav Jacob Jacobi. After him are Johan Ludvig Runeberg, Princess Luisa Carlotta of Naples and Sicily, Carl von Rokitansky, Alfonso Ferrero La Marmora, Ludwig von Benedek, and Eduard Mörike. Among people deceased in 1869, Charles Augustin Sainte-Beuve ranks 7Before him are Hector Berlioz, Allan Kardec, Franklin Pierce, Alphonse de Lamartine, Jan Evangelista Purkyně, and Ghalib. After him are Johann Friedrich Overbeck, Antoine-Henri Jomini, Alexander Sergeyevich Menshikov, Thomas Graham, Carl Loewe, and Prince Leopold, Duke of Brabant.

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In France

Among people born in France, Charles Augustin Sainte-Beuve ranks 804 out of 6,011Before him are Émile Loubet (1838), Jean-Baptiste Greuze (1725), Bertrada of Laon (720), Childebert III (678), Ninon de l'Enclos (1620), and Pierre de Ronsard (1524). After him are René Coty (1882), Fulk, King of Jerusalem (1092), Ariovistus (-101), Jules Grévy (1807), Jean Moulin (1899), and Paul Reynaud (1878).

Among CRITICS In France

Among critics born in France, Charles Augustin Sainte-Beuve ranks 1