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Charles de Brosses

1709 - 1777

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Charles de Brosses (French: [də bʁɔs]), comte de Tournay, baron de Montfalcon, seigneur de Vezins et de Prevessin (7 February 1709 – 7 May 1777), was a French scholar of the 18th century. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Charles de Brosses has received more than 71,119 page views. His biography is available in 16 different languages on Wikipedia. Charles de Brosses is the 2,166th most popular writer (down from 2,010th in 2019), the 2,405th most popular biography from France (down from 2,175th in 2019) and the 313th most popular French Writer.

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Among writers, Charles de Brosses ranks 2,166 out of 5,755Before him are Kristijonas Donelaitis, Princess Michael of Kent, Idries Shah, Saki, Marcel Achard, and Paul Féval, père. After him are Mohammad-Hossein Shahriar, Lucilius Junior, Oscar Milosz, Cigerxwîn, Phocylides, and Magnús Scheving.

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Among people born in 1709, Charles de Brosses ranks 16Before him are Gabriel Bonnot de Mably, Andreas Sigismund Marggraf, Franz Xaver Richter, Johann Georg Gmelin, Tokugawa Ietsugu, and Alexei Razumovsky. After him are Giovanni Domenico Maraldi, John Cleland, Étienne de Silhouette, Francesco Araja, Antonio Rinaldi, and Ernst Ludwig II, Duke of Saxe-Meiningen. Among people deceased in 1777, Charles de Brosses ranks 8Before him are Joseph I of Portugal, Maximilian III Joseph, Elector of Bavaria, Albrecht von Haller, Marie Thérèse Rodet Geoffrin, Georg Christoph Wagenseil, and Johann Andreas Segner. After him are Infante Philip, Duke of Calabria, Maxim Berezovsky, Charles-Joseph Natoire, Johann Christian Polycarp Erxleben, Princess Amalia of Nassau-Dietz, and Bernard de Jussieu.

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In France

Among people born in France, Charles de Brosses ranks 2,405 out of 6,011Before him are René Pleven (1901), Marie of Lorraine (1674), Victor Noir (1848), Princess Anne of Orléans (1906), Paul Féval, père (1816), and Alexandre Ribot (1842). After him are Henri Marie Ducrotay de Blainville (1777), Otto, Duke of Burgundy (945), Ford Madox Brown (1821), Princess Françoise of Orléans (1844), Alain Bombard (1924), and Jean-Baptiste Boussingault (1801).

Among WRITERS In France

Among writers born in France, Charles de Brosses ranks 313Before him are Gabriel Matzneff (1936), Elena Poniatowska (1932), Eugène Marin Labiche (1815), Albert Gleizes (1881), Marcel Achard (1899), and Paul Féval, père (1816). After him are René Crevel (1900), Jean-Jacques Barthélemy (1716), Magnus Felix Ennodius (473), Yasmina Reza (1959), Zygmunt Krasiński (1812), and Walter of Châtillon (1135).