Edmond Rostand

1868 - 1918

Edmond Rostand

Edmond Eugène Alexis Rostand (UK: , US: , French: [ɛdmɔ̃ ʁɔstɑ̃]; 1 April 1868 – 2 December 1918) was a French poet and dramatist. He is associated with neo-romanticism and is known best for his 1897 play Cyrano de Bergerac. Rostand's romantic plays contrasted with the naturalistic theatre popular during the late nineteenth century. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Edmond Rostand has received more than 258,967 page views. His biography is available in 41 different languages on Wikipedia making him the 665th most popular writer.

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Among writers, Edmond Rostand ranks 662 out of 4,883Before him are Periander, Marcus Gavius Apicius, Thomas Harris, Curzio Malaparte, Pierre Loti, and Douglas Adams. After him are Jerome K. Jerome, Muriel Spark, Eduardo Galeano, Neal Cassady, Bert Hellinger, and John Jacob Astor IV.

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Among people born in 1868, Edmond Rostand ranks 28Before him are Felix Hoffmann, Scott Joplin, Dietrich Eckart, Vittorio Monti, Huo Yuanjia, and Charles Rennie Mackintosh. After him are August Horch, Josephine Bakhita, Prince Frederick Charles of Hesse, Charles Maurras, Henrietta Swan Leavitt, and La Belle Otero. Among people deceased in 1918, Edmond Rostand ranks 31Before him are Princess Elisabeth of Hesse and by Rhine, Louis Renault, Niko Pirosmani, Ferdinand Hodler, Arrigo Boito, and Frank Wedekind. After him are Fanny Kaplan, Paul Vidal de La Blache, Ernesto Teodoro Moneta, Frederick Trump, Aleksandr Lyapunov, and Hermann Cohen.

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In France

Among people born in France, Edmond Rostand ranks 728 out of 4,109Before him are Joseph Proust (1754), Nicolas Oudinot (1767), Aristide Maillol (1861), Sigismund of Burgundy (500), Georges Rouault (1871), and Pierre Loti (1850). After him are Charles-François Daubigny (1817), Philippe de Vitry (1291), Jean Meslier (1664), Louis the Blind (880), Jean Sylvain Bailly (1736), and Madame Roland (1754).

Among WRITERS In France

Among writers born in France, Edmond Rostand ranks 110Before him are Héloïse (1101), Jean Anthelme Brillat-Savarin (1755), Pierre Boulle (1912), Marie-Antoine Carême (1784), Raymond Queneau (1903), and Pierre Loti (1850). After him are Madame Roland (1754), Jean Froissart (1337), Maurice Blanchot (1907), Pierre Choderlos de Laclos (1741), Antoine Galland (1646), and Marie de France (1101).

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