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Françoise Sagan

1935 - 2004

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Françoise Sagan (born Françoise Delphine Quoirez; 21 June 1935 – 24 September 2004) was a French playwright, novelist, and screenwriter. Sagan was known for works with strong romantic themes involving wealthy and disillusioned bourgeois characters. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Françoise Sagan has received more than 489,705 page views. Her biography is available in 55 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 53 in 2019). Françoise Sagan is the 271st most popular writer (up from 402nd in 2019), the 317th most popular biography from France (up from 456th in 2019) and the 46th most popular French Writer.

Françoise Sagan is most famous for her novel, "Bonjour Tristesse."

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  • 490k

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  • 70.41

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  • 55

    Languages Editions (L)

  • 8.96

    Effective Languages (L*)

  • 3.07

    Coefficient of Variation (CV)

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Among writers, Françoise Sagan ranks 271 out of 5,755Before her are Carlo Goldoni, William Golding, Jordanes, Chrétien de Troyes, Valmiki, and Shams Tabrizi. After her are Percy Bysshe Shelley, Carl Spitteler, Guillaume de Machaut, C. S. Lewis, Alexandra Feodorovna, and Paul Valéry.

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Among people born in 1935, Françoise Sagan ranks 12Before her are Woody Allen, José Mujica, Mahmoud Abbas, Norman Foster, Baron Foster of Thames Bank, Hussein of Jordan, and Donald Sutherland. After her are Luis Suárez, Julie Andrews, Arvo Pärt, Kenzaburō Ōe, Erich von Däniken, and Michel Aoun. Among people deceased in 2004, Françoise Sagan ranks 10Before her are Ray Charles, Jacques Derrida, Juliana of the Netherlands, Francis Crick, Christopher Reeve, and Henri Cartier-Bresson. After her are Czesław Miłosz, Princess Alice, Duchess of Gloucester, Susan Sontag, Elisabeth Kübler-Ross, Peter Ustinov, and Ahmed Yassin.

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In France

Among people born in France, Françoise Sagan ranks 317 out of 6,011Before her are Isabella of France (1295), Chrétien de Troyes (1135), Fernand Braudel (1902), Raynald of Châtillon (1123), Emmanuel Joseph Sieyès (1748), and Henri Cartier-Bresson (1908). After her are Ferdinand de Lesseps (1805), Carlo Buonaparte (1746), Guillaume de Machaut (1300), Georges-Louis Leclerc, Comte de Buffon (1707), Sophie Germain (1776), and Paul Valéry (1871).

Among WRITERS In France

Among writers born in France, Françoise Sagan ranks 46Before her are Maurice Leblanc (1864), Louis-Ferdinand Céline (1894), François de La Rochefoucauld (1613), Germaine de Staël (1766), Frédéric Mistral (1830), and Chrétien de Troyes (1135). After her are Guillaume de Machaut (1300), Paul Valéry (1871), Antonin Artaud (1896), Honoré Gabriel Riqueti, comte de Mirabeau (1749), Marguerite de Navarre (1492), and Roger Martin du Gard (1881).