Georges Simenon

1903 - 1989

Georges Simenon

Georges Joseph Christian Simenon (French: [ʒɔʁʒ simnɔ̃]; 13 February 1903 – 4 September 1989) was a Belgian writer. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Georges Simenon has received more than 709,983 page views. His biography is available in 69 different languages on Wikipedia making him the 147th most popular writer.

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Among writers, Georges Simenon ranks 145 out of 4,883Before him are Sigrid Undset, H. G. Wells, Heinrich Böll, Sully Prudhomme, William Faulkner, and Haruki Murakami. After him are Novalis, Elias Canetti, Petronius, Charlotte Brontë, Du Fu, and Aldous Huxley.

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Among people born in 1903, Georges Simenon ranks 5Before him are George Orwell, John von Neumann, Konrad Lorenz, and Theodor W. Adorno. After him are Aram Khachaturian, Ernst Kaltenbrunner, Olav V of Norway, Mark Rothko, Habib Bourguiba, Marguerite Yourcenar, and C. F. Powell. Among people deceased in 1989, Georges Simenon ranks 9Before him are Hirohito, Ruhollah Khomeini, Samuel Beckett, Herbert von Karajan, Konrad Lorenz, and Sergio Leone. After him are Andrei Sakharov, Ted Bundy, Elena Ceaușescu, Zita of Bourbon-Parma, Osamu Tezuka, and Andrei Gromyko.

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In Belgium

Among people born in Belgium, Georges Simenon ranks 15 out of 658Before him are Anthony van Dyck (1599), Gerardus Mercator (1512), Andreas Vesalius (1514), Claude Lévi-Strauss (1908), Mary of Burgundy (1457), and Frans Hals (1582). After him are Albert II of Belgium (1934), Philip I of Castile (1478), Rogier van der Weyden (1390), Margaret of Austria, Duchess of Savoy (1480), Leopold II of Belgium (1835), and Eddy Merckx (1945).

Among WRITERS In Belgium

Among writers born in Belgium, Georges Simenon ranks 2Before him are Maurice Maeterlinck (1862). After him are Marguerite Yourcenar (1903), Julio Cortázar (1914), Émile Verhaeren (1855), Henri Michaux (1899), Hugo Claus (1929), Georges Rodenbach (1855), Pierre Louÿs (1870), Laura Marx (1845), Victor Serge (1890), and William of Moerbeke (1215).