Francis Ponge

1899 - 1988

Francis Ponge

Francis Jean Gaston Alfred Ponge (French: [pɔ̃ʒ]; 27 March 1899 – 6 August 1988) was a French essayist and poet. Influenced by surrealism, he developed a form of prose poem, minutely examining everyday objects. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Francis Ponge has received more than 66,012 page views. His biography is available in 18 different languages on Wikipedia making him the 3,026th most popular writer.

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Among writers, Francis Ponge ranks 3,022 out of 4,883Before him are Willa Cather, Uwe Timm, Rosemary Sutcliff, Donald Adamson, Alaiza Pashkevich, and René Barjavel. After him are Frédéric Beigbeder, Bruce Sterling, Sigbjørn Obstfelder, Kamalaśīla, René Huyghe, and Steve Berry.

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Among people born in 1899, Francis Ponge ranks 135Before him are John Barbirolli, Peter Wessel Zapffe, Leonid Leonov, Jón Leifs, Domingo Tejera, and Udham Singh. After him are Charles Best, Armand Salacrou, Lovro von Matačić, Aleksander Zawadzki, C. S. Forester, and Iskander Mirza. Among people deceased in 1988, Francis Ponge ranks 101Before him are Cyril Jackson, Mikha'il Na'ima, Erich Probst, Son House, Shen Congwen, and Steno. After him are Pietro Arcari, Giorgio Almirante, Frederick Loewe, Sewall Wright, John Houseman, and Vasil Mzhavanadze.

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In France

Among people born in France, Francis Ponge ranks 2,767 out of 4,109Before him are Jean Stablinski (1932), Pierre Jean Jouve (1887), Victor Loret (1859), Pal Benko (1928), Jean-Jacques Beineix (1946), and René Barjavel (1911). After him are Frédéric Beigbeder (1965), Violette Szabo (1921), René Huyghe (1906), Marguerite Broquedis (1893), Alphonse Legros (1837), and Conon de Béthune (1150).

Among WRITERS In France

Among writers born in France, Francis Ponge ranks 367Before him are Étienne Jodelle (1532), Henry Becque (1837), Jules Vallès (1832), Paul Fort (1872), Pierre Jean Jouve (1887), and René Barjavel (1911). After him are Frédéric Beigbeder (1965), René Huyghe (1906), Catherine Breillat (1948), Armand Salacrou (1899), Sylvain Maréchal (1750), and Jean Rotrou (1609).

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