Claude Simon

1913 - 2005

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Claude Simon (French: [simɔ̃]; 10 October 1913 – 6 July 2005) was a French novelist, and the 1985 Nobel Laureate in Literature. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Claude Simon has received more than 126,930 page views. His biography is available in 78 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 74 in 2019). Claude Simon is the 340th most popular writer (down from 337th in 2019), the most popular biography from Madagascar and the most popular Malagasy Writer.

Claude Simon was a French novelist, poet, and essayist. He is most famous for his novels "The Flanders Road" and "The Golden Fleece."

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Among writers, Claude Simon ranks 340 out of 5,794Before him are Lorenzo Valla, Erich von Däniken, Dionysius of Halicarnassus, Constantine P. Cavafy, Arthur Schnitzler, and James Fenimore Cooper. After him are Jo Nesbø, Raymond Chandler, Graham Greene, Napoleon Hill, Margaret Atwood, and Henry James.

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Among people born in 1913, Claude Simon ranks 15Before him are Robert Capa, Jean Marais, Burt Lancaster, Paul Ricœur, Ramón Mercader, and Klaus Barbie. After him are Benjamin Britten, Gustáv Husák, Josef Bican, Jimmy Hoffa, Sabiha Gökçen, and Makarios III. Among people deceased in 2005, Claude Simon ranks 10Before him are George Best, Rinus Michels, Peter Drucker, Fahd of Saudi Arabia, Arthur Miller, and Paul Ricœur. After him are Rafic Hariri, Simon Wiesenthal, Saul Bellow, Zhao Ziyang, Jack Kilby, and Sister Lúcia.

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In Madagascar

Among people born in Madagascar, Claude Simon ranks 1 out of 32After him are Ranavalona I (1788), Radama I (1793), Andrianampoinimerina (1745), Ranavalona III (1861), Ranavalona II (1829), Didier Ratsiraka (1936), Rasoherina (1814), Radama II (1829), Philibert Tsiranana (1912), Marc Ravalomanana (1949), and Gabriel Ramanantsoa (1906).

Among WRITERS In Madagascar

Among writers born in Madagascar, Claude Simon ranks 1After him are Jean-Joseph Rabearivelo (1901).