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Jean-Baptiste Rousseau

1669 - 1741

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Jean-Baptiste Rousseau (6 April 1671 – 17 March 1741) was a French playwright and poet, particularly noted for his cynical epigrams. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Jean-Baptiste Rousseau has received more than 46,297 page views. His biography is available in 24 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 21 in 2019). Jean-Baptiste Rousseau is the 1,921st most popular writer (down from 1,781st in 2019), the 2,153rd most popular biography from France (down from 1,955th in 2019) and the 272nd most popular French Writer.

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Among writers, Jean-Baptiste Rousseau ranks 1,921 out of 5,755Before him are Jonas Lie, Maria Konopnicka, Sister Nivedita, Denis Fonvizin, Ahmad ibn Arabshah, and A. B. Yehoshua. After him are Prince Michael of Greece and Denmark, Edmond Jabès, Vita Sackville-West, Dora d'Istria, Elizabeth Cady Stanton, and Abu Hamid al-Gharnati.

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Among people born in 1669, Jean-Baptiste Rousseau ranks 6Before him are Maria Antonia of Austria, Yevdokiya Lopukhina, Anne Marie d'Orléans, Louis Marchand, and Isabel Luísa, Princess of Beira. After him are Wirich Philipp von Daun, Davit Bek, Philip William, Margrave of Brandenburg-Schwedt, Sébastien Vaillant, Jacob Bruce, and Kanhoji Angre. Among people deceased in 1741, Jean-Baptiste Rousseau ranks 9Before him are Ulrika Eleonora, Queen of Sweden, Elisabeth Therese of Lorraine, Johann Joseph Fux, Archduchess Maria Elisabeth of Austria, Jethro Tull, and Pauline Félicité de Mailly-Nesle. After him are Wirich Philipp von Daun, Victor Amadeus I, Prince of Carignano, Anna Maria Franziska of Saxe-Lauenburg, Blas de Lezo, Alvise Pisani, and Georg Rafael Donner.

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In France

Among people born in France, Jean-Baptiste Rousseau ranks 2,153 out of 6,011Before him are François Laurent d'Arlandes (1742), Gilbert de la Porrée (1070), Manitas de Plata (1921), Henri Gouraud (1867), André Leroi-Gourhan (1911), and Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang (1989). After him are Augustin Thierry (1795), Carle Vernet (1758), Alexis Korner (1928), Jean-Baptiste Oudry (1686), Yann Tiersen (1970), and Jean-Louis Schlesser (1948).

Among WRITERS In France

Among writers born in France, Jean-Baptiste Rousseau ranks 272Before him are Louis-Sébastien Mercier (1740), Augustin Barruel (1741), Pierre Klossowski (1905), Julien Gracq (1910), Philippe Quinault (1635), and Roger Peyrefitte (1907). After him are Marceline Desbordes-Valmore (1786), Jean-Dominique Bauby (1952), Francis Jammes (1868), Ernst Robert Curtius (1886), Pierre Alexis Ponson du Terrail (1829), and Jean d'Ormesson (1925).