Hector Malot

1830 - 1907

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Hector-Henri Malot (Hector Malot) (20 May 1830 – 18 July 1907) was a French writer born in La Bouille, Seine-Maritime. He studied law in Rouen and Paris, but eventually literature became his passion. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Hector Malot has received more than 152,742 page views. His biography is available in 36 different languages on Wikipedia. Hector Malot is the 433rd most popular writer (down from 389th in 2019), the 510th most popular biography from France (down from 457th in 2019) and the 75th most popular French Writer.

Hector Malot is most famous for his novel "Le Petit Nicolas."

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Notable Works

En famile
Le docteur Claude
Sans famille
Romain Kalbris
Conscience (Conscience)


Among writers, Hector Malot ranks 433 out of 7,302Before him are Vladimir Vysotsky, Philip Roth, William of Rubruck, Phaedrus, Andrzej Sapkowski, and Frank Herbert. After him are Al-Maʿarri, Abdulrazak Gurnah, Kurt Vonnegut, Louis Aragon, André Maurois, and Meera.

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Among people born in 1830, Hector Malot ranks 9Before him are Isabella II of Spain, Robert Gascoyne-Cecil, 3rd Marquess of Salisbury, Abdülaziz, Frédéric Mistral, Paul Heyse, and Emily Dickinson. After him are Porfirio Díaz, Isma'il Pasha, Julius Lothar Meyer, Eadweard Muybridge, Hans von Bülow, and Louise Michel. Among people deceased in 1907, Hector Malot ranks 8Before him are Edvard Grieg, Klara Hitler, Sully Prudhomme, William Thomson, 1st Baron Kelvin, Oscar II of Sweden, and Henri Moissan. After him are Joris-Karl Huysmans, Alfred Jarry, Giosuè Carducci, Pierre Janssen, Robert I, Duke of Parma, and Asaph Hall.

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In France

Among people born in France, Hector Malot ranks 510 out of 6,770Before him are Paul Langevin (1872), Aristide Briand (1862), William of Rubruck (1220), Carlos Gardel (1890), Elisa Bonaparte (1777), and Arthur Honegger (1892). After him are Carloman I (751), Gabriel Marcel (1889), Joseph de Maistre (1753), Gaston Bachelard (1884), Charles de Foucauld (1858), and Louis Aragon (1897).

Among WRITERS In France

Among writers born in France, Hector Malot ranks 75Before him are Jacques Prévert (1900), René Guénon (1886), Nicolas Boileau-Despréaux (1636), Alfred de Musset (1810), Patrick Modiano (1945), and William of Rubruck (1220). After him are Louis Aragon (1897), André Maurois (1885), Auguste Escoffier (1847), Boris Vian (1920), Jacques Hébert (1757), and Héloïse (1101).