François Mauriac

1885 - 1970

François Mauriac

François Charles Mauriac (French pronunciation: ​[fʁɑ̃swa ʃaʁl moʁjak], Occitan: Francés Carles Mauriac; 11 October 1885 – 1 September 1970) was a French novelist, dramatist, critic, poet, and journalist, a member of the Académie française (from 1933), and laureate of the Nobel Prize in Literature (1952). He was awarded the Grand Cross of the Légion d'honneur in 1958. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of François Mauriac has received more than 220,822 page views. His biography is available in 77 different languages on Wikipedia making him the 286th most popular writer.

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Among writers, François Mauriac ranks 284 out of 4,883Before him are Emily Dickinson, J. K. Rowling, Luigi Pirandello, Christine de Pizan, Pär Lagerkvist, and Bartolomé de las Casas. After him are Marguerite de Navarre, Gao Xingjian, Mario Puzo, Shmuel Yosef Agnon, Marguerite Duras, and Beatrix Potter.

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Among people born in 1885, François Mauriac ranks 9Before him are George S. Patton, Ezra Pound, Karen Blixen, Albert Kesselring, Alban Berg, and Hermann Hoth. After him are Julius Streicher, Robert Delaunay, Umberto Nobile, Vladimir Tatlin, André Maurois, and Faisal I of Iraq. Among people deceased in 1970, François Mauriac ranks 16Before him are Sukarno, Max Born, Alexander Kerensky, Hjalmar Schacht, Nelly Sachs, and Mark Rothko. After him are Shmuel Yosef Agnon, Paul Celan, Napoleon Hill, Édouard Daladier, Semyon Timoshenko, and Rudolf Carnap.

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In France

Among people born in France, François Mauriac ranks 323 out of 4,109Before him are Marquis de Condorcet (1743), François Quesnay (1694), Léo Delibes (1836), Pope Clement IV (1190), Claude Lorrain (1600), and Gaspard-Gustave de Coriolis (1792). After him are Marguerite de Navarre (1492), Charles, Count of Valois (1270), Jules Rimet (1873), Jean-Baptiste-Siméon Chardin (1699), Georges-Louis Leclerc, Comte de Buffon (1707), and Henri Cartier-Bresson (1908).

Among WRITERS In France

Among writers born in France, François Mauriac ranks 52Before him are Honoré Gabriel Riqueti, comte de Mirabeau (1749), Louis-Ferdinand Céline (1894), Antonin Artaud (1896), Alphonse Daudet (1840), Germaine de Staël (1766), and Chrétien de Troyes (1135). After him are Marguerite de Navarre (1492), Roger Martin du Gard (1881), J. M. G. Le Clézio (1940), Paul Valéry (1871), Guillaume de Machaut (1300), and Françoise Sagan (1935).

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