Georges Feydeau

1862 - 1921

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Georges-Léon-Jules-Marie Feydeau (French: [ʒɔʁʒ fɛ.do]; 8 December 1862 – 5 June 1921) was a French playwright of the era known as the Belle Époque. He is remembered for his farces, written between 1886 and 1914. Feydeau was born in Paris to middle-class parents and raised in an artistic and literary environment. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Georges Feydeau has received more than 135,609 page views. His biography is available in 30 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 28 in 2019). Georges Feydeau is the 1,555th most popular writer (down from 1,387th in 2019), the 1,728th most popular biography from France (down from 1,519th in 2019) and the 223rd most popular French Writer.

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Among writers, Georges Feydeau ranks 1,555 out of 5,794Before him are Lyudmila Ulitskaya, Marion Zimmer Bradley, Saki, Håkan Nesser, Albert Cohen, and Ishwar Chandra Vidyasagar. After him are James Hilton, Herbjørg Wassmo, Alexander Kielland, Boris Pahor, Martin Opitz, and Rodulfus Glaber.

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Among people born in 1862, Georges Feydeau ranks 39Before him are Mary Kingsley, Aurel Stein, Infanta Maria Antonia of Portugal, Maurice Barrès, Ugyen Wangchuck, and Mary Anderson. After him are Théo van Rysselberghe, Henry McMahon, Leonid Pasternak, Adolphe Appia, Anton Ažbe, and Infanta María de la Paz of Spain. Among people deceased in 1921, Georges Feydeau ranks 36Before him are Ignác Goldziher, Robert de Montesquiou, Prince Louis of Battenberg, Ivan Vazov, Matthias Erzberger, and Nikolay Gumilyov. After him are Živojin Mišić, Hara Takashi, Yan Fu, Emilia Pardo Bazán, Georg Ritter von Schönerer, and Charles Joseph Bonaparte.

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In France

Among people born in France, Georges Feydeau ranks 1,728 out of 5,234Before him are Jean-Marie Lustiger (1926), Capucine (1928), Pierre Werner (1913), Charlotte Aglaé d'Orléans (1700), Léon Brillouin (1889), and Princess Isabelle of Orléans (1878). After him are Georges Canguilhem (1904), Caesarius of Arles (470), Le Pétomane (1857), Abraham Hyacinthe Anquetil-Duperron (1731), Henri-Edmond Cross (1856), and Charles de Bourbon (1523).

Among WRITERS In France

Among writers born in France, Georges Feydeau ranks 223Before him are Dominique Venner (1935), Joseph Joubert (1754), René Char (1907), Antoine Isaac Silvestre de Sacy (1758), Alphonse Allais (1854), and Jules Romains (1885). After him are Rodulfus Glaber (985), Remy de Gourmont (1858), Gottfried von Strassburg (1180), Théodore de Banville (1823), Jean-François Marmontel (1723), and Monique Wittig (1935).