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Edmond Rostand

1868 - 1918

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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 503,396 page views. His biography is available in 43 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 42 in 2019). Edmond Rostand is the 640th most popular writer (down from 608th in 2019), the 754th most popular biography from France (down from 682nd in 2019) and the 103rd most popular French Writer.

Edmond Rostand is most famous for writing Cyrano de Bergerac.

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Among writers, Edmond Rostand ranks 640 out of 5,755Before him are Aleksey Nikolayevich Tolstoy, Vasubandhu, Poliziano, Carlo Gozzi, Geoffrey of Monmouth, and Curzio Malaparte. After him are Leo Africanus, Stieg Larsson, Luqman, Verner von Heidenstam, Amin Maalouf, and Thomas Harris.

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Among people born in 1868, Edmond Rostand ranks 27Before him are Theodore William Richards, Dietrich Eckart, Gustav Meyrink, Vittorio Monti, Felix Hoffmann, and Henrietta Swan Leavitt. After him are Scott Joplin, August Horch, Huo Yuanjia, Charles Rennie Mackintosh, Prince Frederick Charles of Hesse, and Walter Rothschild, 2nd Baron Rothschild. Among people deceased in 1918, Edmond Rostand ranks 30Before him are Princess Elisabeth of Hesse and by Rhine, César Cui, Lavr Kornilov, Niko Pirosmani, Ferdinand Hodler, and Fanny Kaplan. After him are Paul Vidal de La Blache, Frederick Trump, Ernesto Teodoro Moneta, Arrigo Boito, Hermann Cohen, and Frank Wedekind.

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In France

Among people born in France, Edmond Rostand ranks 754 out of 6,011Before him are Margaret of Provence (1221), Vincent Auriol (1884), Jean-Pierre Cassel (1932), Françoise Hardy (1944), Bourvil (1917), and Sophie of France (1786). After him are Samuel de Champlain (1567), Hubert de Givenchy (1927), Philippe Petit (1949), Georges Rouault (1871), Robert Hossein (1927), and Louis, Prince of Condé (1530).

Among WRITERS In France

Among writers born in France, Edmond Rostand ranks 103Before him are Bernard Gui (1261), Ausonius (310), Eugène Sue (1804), Pierre Loti (1850), Pierre Choderlos de Laclos (1741), and Maurice Blanchot (1907). After him are Jean Anthelme Brillat-Savarin (1755), Frontinus (30), Georges Perec (1936), Alfred de Vigny (1797), Raymond Queneau (1903), and Bernart de Ventadorn (1135).