Francis Jammes

1868 - 1938

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Francis Jammes (French pronunciation: ​[ʒam]; 2 December 1868, Tournay, Hautes-Pyrénées ; 1 November 1938, Hasparren, Pyrénées-Atlantiques) was a French and European poet. He spent most of his life in his native region of Béarn and the Basque Country and his poems are known for their lyricism and for singing the pleasures of a humble country life (donkeys, maidens). Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Francis Jammes has received more than 44,167 page views. His biography is available in 29 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 27 in 2019). Francis Jammes is the 1,946th most popular writer (up from 2,078th in 2019), the 2,181st most popular biography from France (up from 2,235th in 2019) and the 275th most popular Writer.

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Among writers, Francis Jammes ranks 1,946 out of 5,755Before him are Mohammed Dib, Niccolò de' Niccoli, Tawfiq al-Hakim, Kate Millett, Adnan Oktar, and Fred Uhlman. After him are Bharavi, Ernst Robert Curtius, Minna Canth, Pierre Alexis Ponson du Terrail, Jaan Kaplinski, and Tony Robbins.

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Among people born in 1868, Francis Jammes ranks 73Before him are Frank Bunker Gilbreth Sr., Paul P. Harris, Archduke Ferdinand Karl of Austria, Louis Couturat, Wilhelm Schmidt, and Otto von Lossow. After him are Robert W. Wood, Lin Sen, Stanisław Przybyszewski, Aleksa Šantić, Infanta Blanca of Spain, and James Connolly. Among people deceased in 1938, Francis Jammes ranks 80Before him are Edwin Hall, King Oliver, Emile Vandervelde, Otto von Lossow, Christen C. Raunkiær, and Cao Kun. After him are Edmund Landau, Max Factor, Ante Trumbić, William Henry Pickering, Octavian Goga, and Émile Cohl.

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In France

Among people born in France, Francis Jammes ranks 2,181 out of 6,011Before him are François-Marie Raoult (1830), Étienne-Gabriel Morelly (1717), Paul Frère (1917), Amandus (600), Jean Prouvé (1901), and Henri Pescarolo (1942). After him are David d'Angers (1788), Jo Schlesser (1928), Raymond Duchamp-Villon (1876), Fulk I, Count of Anjou (870), Ernst Robert Curtius (1886), and Raymonde de Laroche (1882).

Among WRITERS In France

Among writers born in France, Francis Jammes ranks 275Before him are Julien Gracq (1910), Philippe Quinault (1635), Roger Peyrefitte (1907), Jean-Baptiste Rousseau (1669), Marceline Desbordes-Valmore (1786), and Jean-Dominique Bauby (1952). After him are Ernst Robert Curtius (1886), Pierre Alexis Ponson du Terrail (1829), Jean d'Ormesson (1925), Elif Shafak (1971), Jean-Baptiste Alphonse Karr (1808), and Jean Bodel (1165).