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Héloïse (French: [elɔ.iz]; c. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Héloïse has received more than 394,570 page views. Her biography is available in 25 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 22 in 2019). Héloïse is the 505th most popular writer (up from 598th in 2019), the 571st most popular biography from France (up from 683rd in 2019) and the 89th most popular French Writer.

Héloïse is most famous for being the lover of Peter Abelard, a 12th century philosopher and theologian. They had a secret affair, but Héloïse became pregnant and was forced to marry another man, who was much older than her. She later wrote a series of letters to Peter, which were later published as the "Letters of Héloïse."

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  • 2.03

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Among writers, Héloïse ranks 505 out of 5,794Before her are Octavio Paz, Muhammad Iqbal, Frank Herbert, Ellen G. White, George Steiner, and Giorgos Seferis. After her are Abai Qunanbaiuly, Vasily Grossman, Camille Flammarion, Paul Lafargue, José Martí, and Harriet Beecher Stowe.

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Among people born in 1101, Héloïse ranks 1After her are Marie de France, Stephen II of Hungary, Andronikos I of Trebizond, Eustathius of Thessalonica, Muhammad bin Bakhtiyar Khalji, and Berenguer de Palou II. Among people deceased in 1164, Héloïse ranks 1After her are Antipope Victor IV, Emperor Sutoku, Elisabeth of Schönau, and Ottokar III of Styria.

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In France

Among people born in France, Héloïse ranks 571 out of 5,234Before her are René of Anjou (1409), Louis-Alexandre Berthier (1753), Emmanuel Macron (1977), Ansgar (801), Léon Blum (1872), and George Steiner (1929). After her are Paul Sabatier (1854), Jean Lannes (1769), Childebert I (497), Gaston, Duke of Orléans (1608), Joan II of Navarre (1311), and Camille Flammarion (1842).

Among WRITERS In France

Among writers born in France, Héloïse ranks 89Before her are Louis Aragon (1897), Gérard de Nerval (1808), Anaïs Nin (1903), Boris Vian (1920), Jules Michelet (1798), and George Steiner (1929). After her are Camille Flammarion (1842), Charles, Duke of Orléans (1394), René Guénon (1886), Paul Claudel (1868), Georges Perec (1936), and Bernard Gui (1261).