J. M. G. Le Clézio

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Jean-Marie Gustave Le Clézio (French: [ʒɑ̃ maʁi ɡystav lə klezjo]; 13 April 1940), usually identified as J. M. G. Le Clézio, of French and Mauritian nationality, is a writer and professor. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of J. M. G. Le Clézio has received more than 269,649 page views. His biography is available in 88 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 85 in 2019). J. M. G. Le Clézio is the 463rd most popular writer (down from 298th in 2019), the 534th most popular biography from France (down from 334th in 2019) and the 82nd most popular French Writer.

J. M. G. Le Clézio is most famous for being the youngest person to ever win the Nobel Prize in Literature. He is also known for his novel "Le Procès-Verbal" which was translated into English as "The Interrogation".

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  • 88

    Languages Editions (L)

  • 5.21

    Effective Languages (L*)

  • 5.91

    Coefficient of Variation (CV)

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Among writers, J. M. G. Le Clézio ranks 463 out of 5,794Before him are Joris-Karl Huysmans, Harold Pinter, Tulsidas, Wu Cheng'en, Thomas Paine, and Statius. After him are T. S. Eliot, Valmiki, Theodore Dreiser, Louis Aragon, Paula Hitler, and Susan Sontag.

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Among people born in 1940, J. M. G. Le Clézio ranks 33Before him are Patrick Stewart, Peter Fonda, James Caan, Terry Gilliam, Joseph Brodsky, and Abbas Kiarostami. After him are Julie Christie, Giorgio Moroder, Kip Thorne, Stuart Sutcliffe, George A. Romero, and Tabaré Vázquez.

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In France

Among people born in France, J. M. G. Le Clézio ranks 534 out of 5,234Before him are Rashi (1040), Genevieve (423), Antipope Clement VII (1342), Marcel Marceau (1923), Augustin-Jean Fresnel (1788), and Mary of Guise (1515). After him are William II of England (1056), François Arago (1786), Joseph Black (1728), Louis Aragon (1897), Niki de Saint Phalle (1930), and Louis Joseph, Dauphin of France (1781).

Among WRITERS In France

Among writers born in France, J. M. G. Le Clézio ranks 82Before him are André Maurois (1885), Alfred de Musset (1810), Nicolas Boileau-Despréaux (1636), Pierre de Marivaux (1688), Henri Barbusse (1873), and Joris-Karl Huysmans (1848). After him are Louis Aragon (1897), Gérard de Nerval (1808), Anaïs Nin (1903), Boris Vian (1920), Jules Michelet (1798), and George Steiner (1929).