Guillaume Faye

1949 - 2019

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Guillaume Faye (French: [ɡijom faj]; 7 November 1949 – 6 March 2019) was a French journalist, writer, and leading member of the French New Right. Earlier in his career, anti-Zionism permeated his work; later on, criticism of Islam became prominent in his writings.Continuing the tradition of Giorgio Locchi, his various articles and books sought to posit Islam as a nemesis necessary to unite the white non-Muslim peoples of Europe and the former Soviet Union into an entity named "Eurosiberia". Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Guillaume Faye has received more than 162,911 page views. His biography is available in 19 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 16 in 2019). Guillaume Faye is the 952nd most popular philosopher (down from 817th in 2019), the 3,396th most popular biography from France (down from 2,533rd in 2019) and the 120th most popular French Philosopher.

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Among philosophers, Guillaume Faye ranks 952 out of 1,089Before him are Egon Bondy, Albrecht Ritschl, John Scott Haldane, Alois Riehl, Asclepigenia, and Northrop Frye. After him are Sedulius Scottus, Ram Dass, Aedesia, R. M. Hare, Peter Lamborn Wilson, and Carole Pateman.

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Among people born in 1949, Guillaume Faye ranks 255Before him are Ricardo Zunino, Rick Springfield, Bertalan Farkas, Valeriu Muravschi, Dusty Hill, and Bruno Kirby. After him are Arjun Appadurai, Pierre Buyoya, Ibrahim Mahlab, Hamadi Jebali, Jean-Michel Aulas, and Jessica Harper. Among people deceased in 2019, Guillaume Faye ranks 247Before him are Sergei Yursky, Diahann Carroll, Michael J. Pollard, Roland Matthes, Omero Antonutti, and Michel Aumont. After him are Sven Lindqvist, Ram Dass, Freddie Jones, Isacio Calleja, Rafael Sánchez Ferlosio, and Bayram Şit.

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Among people born in France, Guillaume Faye ranks 3,396 out of 5,234Before him are Pierre Raymond de Montmort (1678), Michel Delpech (1946), Michel Aumont (1936), Jules Méline (1838), Jean-Jacques Servan-Schreiber (1924), and Bernard Cazeneuve (1963). After him are Louis Buffet (1818), Charles Floquet (1828), Pierre Charles Fournier de Saint-Amant (1800), Jean-Baptiste Élie de Beaumont (1798), Emmanuel Todd (1951), and Chiara Mastroianni (1972).


Among philosophers born in France, Guillaume Faye ranks 120Before him are Anselm of Laon (1050), Roger de Rabutin, Comte de Bussy (1618), Michel Onfray (1959), Jean François de Saint-Lambert (1716), Bernard Stiegler (1952), and Daniel Bensaïd (1946). After him are Rémi Brague (1947), Samuel ibn Tibbon (1150), and André Comte-Sponville (1952).

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