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George Sand

1804 - 1876

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Amantine Lucile Aurore Dupin de Francueil (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 journalist. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of George Sand has received more than 2,727,245 page views. Her biography is available in 74 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 70 in 2019). George Sand is the 95th most popular writer (up from 110th in 2019), the 102nd most popular biography from France (up from 109th in 2019) and the 21st most popular French Writer.

George Sand was a French novelist who wrote under the male pseudonym of George Sand. She is most famous for her novels, especially Lélia, which was published in 1833.

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  • 74

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Among writers, George Sand ranks 95 out of 5,755Before her are Maxim Gorky, Maurice Maeterlinck, Lewis Carroll, Jean de La Fontaine, Knut Hamsun, and George Bernard Shaw. After her are Rainer Maria Rilke, Ismail I, José Saramago, Theodor Herzl, Aleksandr Solzhenitsyn, and André Gide.

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

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In France

Among people born in France, George Sand ranks 102 out of 6,011Before her are Henry II of France (1519), Philip V of Spain (1683), Peter Abelard (1079), Francis I, Holy Roman Emperor (1708), Charles Aznavour (1924), and Louis XVII of France (1785). After her are Charles VII of France (1403), André Gide (1869), Philippe Pétain (1856), Sarah Bernhardt (1844), Bernard of Clairvaux (1090), and Henri de Toulouse-Lautrec (1864).

Among WRITERS In France

Among writers born in France, George Sand ranks 21Before her are Gustave Flaubert (1821), Arthur Rimbaud (1854), Charles Perrault (1628), Romain Rolland (1866), Marquis de Sade (1740), and Jean de La Fontaine (1621). After her are André Gide (1869), Nicolas Flamel (1330), Anatole France (1844), François Rabelais (1494), François Villon (1431), and Sully Prudhomme (1839).