George Sand

1804 - 1876

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Amantine Lucile Aurore Dupin (French: [amɑ̃tin lysil oʁɔʁ dypɛ̃]; 1 July 1804 – 8 June 1876), best known by her pen name George Sand (French: [ʒɔʁʒ sɑ̃d]), was a French novelist, memoirist, and socialist. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of George Sand has received more than 1,715,280 page views. Her biography is available in 70 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 67 in 2019). George Sand is the 110th most popular writer (down from 103rd in 2019), the 109th most popular biography from France (down from 102nd in 2019) and the 25th most popular French Writer.

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  • 70

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  • 9.23

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  • 3.48

    Coefficient of Variation (CV)

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Among writers, George Sand ranks 110 out of 5,794. Before her are Miyamoto Musashi, Rainer Maria Rilke, Paulo Coelho, Paul Verlaine, Aleksandr Solzhenitsyn, and Václav Havel. After her are François Villon, Nicolas Flamel, Vladimir Nabokov, Samuel Beckett, Anatole France, and Alexandre Dumas fils.

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Among people born in 1804, George Sand ranks 2Before her is Ludwig Feuerbach. After her are Johann Strauss I, Mikhail Glinka, Wilhelm Eduard Weber, Benjamin Disraeli, Emil Lenz, Napoléon Louis Bonaparte, Nathaniel Hawthorne, Allan Kardec, Franklin Pierce, and Mongkut. Among people deceased in 1876, George Sand ranks 2Before her is Mikhail Bakunin. After her are Abdülaziz, George Armstrong Custer, Josephine of Leuchtenberg, Karl Ernst von Baer, Antonio López de Santa Anna, Truganini, Catherine Labouré, Christian Gottfried Ehrenberg, Marie d'Agoult, and Ildefons Cerdà.

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In France

Among people born in France, George Sand ranks 109 out of 5,234. Before her are Camille Saint-Saëns (1835), Albert Schweitzer (1875), Louis XII of France (1462), Paul Verlaine (1844), Godfrey of Bouillon (1060), and Louis Braille (1809). After her are Prince Eugene of Savoy (1663), Charles VII of France (1403), Francis I, Holy Roman Emperor (1708), Georges Danton (1759), François Villon (1431), and Nicolas Flamel (1330).

Among WRITERS In France

Among writers born in France, George Sand ranks 25Before her are Marquis de Sade (1740), Guy de Maupassant (1850), Octave Mirbeau (1848), François Rabelais (1494), André Gide (1869), and Paul Verlaine (1844). After her are François Villon (1431), Nicolas Flamel (1330), Anatole France (1844), Alexandre Dumas fils (1824), Jean Cocteau (1889), and Jean de La Fontaine (1621).

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