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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 1,995,657 page views. His biography is available in 54 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 52 in 2019). Cyrano de Bergerac is the 366th most popular writer (down from 169th in 2019), the 283rd most popular biography from United Kingdom (down from 194th in 2019) and the 33rd most popular British Writer.

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

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  • 54

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  • 4.61

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  • 4.57

    Coefficient of Variation (CV)

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Among writers, Cyrano de Bergerac ranks 366 out of 5,755Before him are Erik Axel Karlfeldt, Susan Sontag, Pär Lagerkvist, Alphonse Daudet, Anne Brontë, and Henri Charrière. After him are William Wordsworth, Romain Gary, Margaret Atwood, Joseph Roth, Henry James, and Arthur de Gobineau.

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Among people born in 1619, Cyrano de Bergerac ranks 3Before him are Jean-Baptiste Colbert and Charles Le Brun. After him are Jan van Riebeeck, Hyojong of Joseon, Barbara Strozzi, Francesco Morosini, Anne Geneviève de Bourbon, Willem Kalf, Philips Wouwerman, Anna Catherine Constance Vasa, and Jacob Stainer. Among people deceased in 1655, Cyrano de Bergerac ranks 3Before him are Pope Innocent X and Pierre Gassendi. After him are Maria Eleonora of Brandenburg, Eleonora Gonzaga, Margaret of Savoy, Vicereine of Portugal, Cristóbal de Morales, Janusz Radziwiłł, Ukita Hideie, Eustache Le Sueur, Daniël Heinsius, and Francesco Molin.

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In United Kingdom

Among people born in United Kingdom, Cyrano de Bergerac ranks 283 out of 7,765Before him are Peter Higgs (1929), Alec Guinness (1914), Daniel Craig (1968), Mordred (null), Daniel Day-Lewis (1957), and Anne Brontë (1820). After him are George Michael (1963), William Wordsworth (1770), William Ramsay (1852), Phil Collins (1951), Vanessa Redgrave (1937), and Gary Oldman (1958).

Among WRITERS In United Kingdom

Among writers born in United Kingdom, Cyrano de Bergerac ranks 33Before him are William Golding (1911), Percy Bysshe Shelley (1792), C. S. Lewis (1898), Graham Greene (1904), John Keats (1795), and Anne Brontë (1820). After him are William Wordsworth (1770), Ken Follett (1949), George Eliot (1819), G. K. Chesterton (1874), Dante Gabriel Rossetti (1828), and Christopher Marlowe (1564).