WRITER

Cyrano de Bergerac

1619 - 1655

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Savinien de Cyrano de Bergerac ( SIRR-ə-noh də BUR-zhə-rak, – BAIR-, French: [savinjɛ̃ d(ə) siʁano d(ə) bɛʁʒəʁak]; 6 March 1619 – 28 July 1655) was a French novelist, playwright, epistolarian, and duelist. A bold and innovative author, his work was part of the libertine literature of the first half of the 17th century. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Cyrano de Bergerac has received more than 2,311,715 page views. His biography is available in 55 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 54 in 2019). Cyrano de Bergerac is the 164th most popular writer (up from 363rd in 2019), the 194th most popular biography from France (up from 283rd in 2019) and the 35th most popular French Writer.

Cyrano de Bergerac is most famous for his nose, which is large and ugly. He is a soldier, poet, and philosopher.

Memorability Metrics

  • 2.3M

    Page Views (PV)

  • 73.72

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  • 55

    Languages Editions (L)

  • 8.96

    Effective Languages (L*)

  • 3.05

    Coefficient of Variation (CV)

Notable Works

Voyages to the moon and the sun
L' autre monde
Histoire comique des états et empires de la lune et du Soleil
Les œuvres libertines de Cyrano de Bergerac
Histoire comique des états et empires de la lune et du soleil
A Voyage to the Moon
Voyages to the moon and the sun
L' autre monde
Fiction, French language, Ouvrages avant 1800
Les œuvres libertines de Cyrano de Bergerac
Histoire comique des états et empires de la lune et du soleil
Histoire comique des états et empires de la lune
French Science fiction, Translations into English, French literature

Among WRITERS

Among writers, Cyrano de Bergerac ranks 164 out of 7,302Before him are John the Evangelist, Terry Pratchett, Georges Simenon, Lucian, Heinrich Böll, and Menander. After him are Nicolas Flamel, Ivan Turgenev, H. G. Wells, Pindar, Yasunari Kawabata, and Orhan Pamuk.

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Contemporaries

Among people born in 1619, Cyrano de Bergerac ranks 1After him are Jean-Baptiste Colbert, Jan van Riebeeck, Charles Le Brun, Hyojong of Joseon, Barbara Strozzi, Francesco Morosini, Philips Wouwerman, Willem Kalf, Anne Geneviève de Bourbon, Prince Rupert of the Rhine, and Anna Catherine Constance Vasa. Among people deceased in 1655, Cyrano de Bergerac ranks 2Before him is Pope Innocent X. After him are Pierre Gassendi, Maria Eleonora of Brandenburg, Eleonora Gonzaga, Margaret of Savoy, Vicereine of Portugal, Janusz Radziwiłł, Cristóbal de Morales, Ukita Hideie, Eustache Le Sueur, Daniël Heinsius, and Francesco Molin.

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In France

Among people born in France, Cyrano de Bergerac ranks 194 out of 6,770Before him are Geoffrey Plantagenet, Count of Anjou (1113), Louis Bonaparte (1778), Saint Roch (1295), Jean-Baptiste-Camille Corot (1796), Henrik, Prince Consort of Denmark (1934), and Pope Benedict XII (1280). After him are Nicolas Flamel (1330), Louis Antoine, Duke of Angoulême (1775), Georges Cuvier (1769), Pope Gregory XI (1370), Erik Satie (1866), and Guy of Lusignan (1150).

Among WRITERS In France

Among writers born in France, Cyrano de Bergerac ranks 35Before him are Paul Verlaine (1844), François Villon (1431), Alexandre Dumas fils (1824), Petronius (27), Jean Racine (1639), and Annie Ernaux (1940). After him are Nicolas Flamel (1330), François-René de Chateaubriand (1768), André Breton (1896), Louis-Ferdinand Céline (1894), Stéphane Mallarmé (1842), and Maurice Leblanc (1864).