Henri Barbusse

1873 - 1935

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Henri Barbusse (French pronunciation: ​[ɑ̃ʁi baʁbys]; 17 May 1873 – 30 August 1935) was a French novelist and a member of the French Communist Party. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Henri Barbusse has received more than 133,162 page views. His biography is available in 51 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 48 in 2019). Henri Barbusse is the 451st most popular writer (up from 524th in 2019), the 519th most popular biography from France (up from 597th in 2019) and the 80th most popular French Writer.

Henri Barbusse is most famous for his book, Under Fire, which is a first-hand account of the First World War.

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Among writers, Henri Barbusse ranks 451 out of 5,794Before him are Ilya Ehrenburg, Enid Blyton, Comte de Lautréamont, Johannes V. Jensen, William S. Burroughs, and Pierre de Marivaux. After him are Sayyid Qutb, Lysias, Aleksey Nikolayevich Tolstoy, Louisa May Alcott, Herta Müller, and Joris-Karl Huysmans.

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Among people born in 1873, Henri Barbusse ranks 10Before him are Colette, Konstantin von Neurath, Jules Rimet, Alexis Carrel, Thomas Andrews, and Johannes V. Jensen. After him are Karl Schwarzschild, Alfred Jarry, Luigi Lucheni, Spyridon Louis, William McMaster Murdoch, and G. E. Moore. Among people deceased in 1935, Henri Barbusse ranks 16Before him are Arthur Henderson, Astrid of Sweden, Auguste Escoffier, André Citroën, Carlos Gardel, and Charles Richet. After him are Paul Dukas, Victor Grignard, Hugo de Vries, Ivan Vladimirovich Michurin, Max Liebermann, and Henri Pirenne.

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In France

Among people born in France, Henri Barbusse ranks 519 out of 5,234Before him are Baldwin II of Jerusalem (1060), Paul Barras (1755), Hugues de Payens (1074), Princess Marie Bonaparte (1882), Pierre de Marivaux (1688), and Pierre Boulez (1925). After him are Alexandre Cabanel (1823), René Laennec (1781), Jean-Baptiste Biot (1774), Ludwig I of Bavaria (1786), Henry I, Duke of Guise (1550), and Joris-Karl Huysmans (1848).

Among WRITERS In France

Among writers born in France, Henri Barbusse ranks 80Before him are Pierre Beaumarchais (1732), Jacques Hébert (1757), André Maurois (1885), Alfred de Musset (1810), Nicolas Boileau-Despréaux (1636), and Pierre de Marivaux (1688). After him are Joris-Karl Huysmans (1848), J. M. G. Le Clézio (1940), Louis Aragon (1897), Gérard de Nerval (1808), Anaïs Nin (1903), and Boris Vian (1920).