Christian Metz

1931 - 1993

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Christian Metz (French: [mɛts]; December 12, 1931 – September 7, 1993) was a French film theorist, best known for pioneering film semiotics, the application of theories of signification to the cinema. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Christian Metz has received more than 5,696 page views. His biography is available in 17 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 15 in 2019). Christian Metz is the 8,777th most popular politician (down from 8,597th in 2019), the 2,653rd most popular biography from France and the 623rd most popular French Politician.

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Among politicians, Christian Metz ranks 8,777 out of 15,710Before him are Manius Acilius Glabrio, Mahmoud Jibril, Ḫattušili II, Ariarathes V of Cappadocia, Robert II, Count of Dreux, and Sanna Marin. After him are Xie of Xia, Porfirio Lobo Sosa, Pōmare III, Salih Muslim, Lembitu, and Laches.

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Among people born in 1931, Christian Metz ranks 182Before him are Lars Hörmander, Shintaro Katsu, Tab Hunter, Bridget Riley, Dominique Lapierre, and Camillo Ruini. After him are Seyni Kountché, Vishwanath Pratap Singh, Mukaghali Makatayev, Krzysztof Komeda, Allen Klein, and Gunnel Lindblom. Among people deceased in 1993, Christian Metz ranks 94Before him are Frunzik Mkrtchyan, Maurice Yaméogo, Euronymous, Deke Slayton, Bruno Rossi, and Reuben Fine. After him are Emile Ardolino, Jan Gies, Richard Jordan, Henry Hazlitt, GG Allin, and Stanley Myers.

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Among people born in France, Christian Metz ranks 2,653 out of 5,234Before him are Antoine de Jussieu (1686), Michel Sardou (1947), Julie Delpy (1969), Lupus Servatus (805), Léon Flameng (1877), and Nominoe (800). After him are Michael Baius (1513), Jean-Henri d'Anglebert (1629), Jean Lefebvre (1919), Bob Sinclar (1969), Alain Bombard (1924), and André Salmon (1881).


Among politicians born in France, Christian Metz ranks 623Before him are Louis, Duke of Guyenne (1397), Serge Telle (1955), Emmanuel, comte de Las Cases (1766), Marius Jacob (1879), Léon Flameng (1877), and Nominoe (800). After him are Adelaide-Blanche of Anjou (945), Eugène-Henri Gravelotte (1876), René Mayer (1895), Jack Lang (1939), Anne Jules de Noailles (1650), and François de Charette (1763).