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Jean-Baptiste de Boyer, Marquis d'Argens

1704 - 1771

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Jean-Baptiste de Boyer, Marquis d'Argens (24 June 1704 – 11 January 1771) was a French rationalist, author and critic of the Catholic Church, who was a close friend of Voltaire and spent much of his life in exile at the court of Frederick the Great. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Jean-Baptiste de Boyer, Marquis d'Argens has received more than 51,324 page views. His biography is available in 17 different languages on Wikipedia. Jean-Baptiste de Boyer, Marquis d'Argens is the 1,936th most popular writer (up from 2,033rd in 2019), the 2,194th most popular biography from France (up from 2,293rd in 2019) and the 269th most popular French Writer.

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Notable Works

Lettres juives, ou, Correspondance philosophique, historique & critique
Early works to 1800, Social life and customs, Jews
Jewish Spy
Le mentor cavalier
Mentor cavalier
Histoire de l'esprit humain ; ou, Memoires secrets et universels de la republique des lettres
Thérese philosophe, ou, Mémoires pour servir 1a l'histoire du P. Dirrag et de Mlle Eradice
Erotica, Etching

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Over the past year Jean-Baptiste de Boyer, Marquis d'Argens has had the most page views in the with 9,204 views, followed by French (3,432), and German (3,211). In terms of yearly growth of page views the top 3 wikpedia editions are Ukrainian (153.68%), Esperanto (84.62%), and Egyptian Arabic (27.27%)

Among WRITERS

Among writers, Jean-Baptiste de Boyer, Marquis d'Argens ranks 1,936 out of 7,302Before him are John of Ruusbroec, Pierre Gringore, Giovanni Botero, Jordan of Saxony, Robert James Waller, and Abdul-Qādir Bedil. After him are Ko Un, Otto IV, Margrave of Brandenburg-Stendal, José Luis de Vilallonga, 9th Marquess of Castellbell, Vazha-Pshavela, Avitus of Vienne, and Hirokazu Kanazawa.

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Contemporaries

Among people born in 1704, Jean-Baptiste de Boyer, Marquis d'Argens ranks 8Before him are Maurice Quentin de La Tour, Tahmasp II, Anne Christine of Sulzbach, Princess of Piedmont, Carl Heinrich Graun, Hans Hermann von Katte, and John Kay. After him are Countess Caroline of Nassau-Saarbrücken, Margravine Johanna of Baden-Baden, Johann Andreas Segner, Louis de Jaucourt, Carlos Seixas, and Charles Pinot Duclos. Among people deceased in 1771, Jean-Baptiste de Boyer, Marquis d'Argens ranks 8Before him are Claude Adrien Helvétius, Philip Miller, Francesco Bartolomeo Rastrelli, Giovanni Battista Morgagni, Henri Pitot, and Louis-Michel van Loo. After him are Alexei Razumovsky, John Bevis, Frederick William, Margrave of Brandenburg-Schwedt, Tobias Smollett, František Brixi, and Thomas Gray.

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In France

Among people born in France, Jean-Baptiste de Boyer, Marquis d'Argens ranks 2,194 out of 6,770Before him are Éric Zemmour (1958), Guillaume Dupuytren (1777), Sami Frey (1937), Pierre Gringore (1475), Léon Cogniet (1794), and Charles Cros (1842). After him are Pierre Nora (1931), Marina Ginestà (1919), Avitus of Vienne (450), Maria of Navarre (1326), Bernadette Lafont (1938), and Patrice Leconte (1947).

Among WRITERS In France

Among writers born in France, Jean-Baptiste de Boyer, Marquis d'Argens ranks 269Before him are Théodore de Banville (1823), Benjamin Péret (1899), Augustin Barruel (1741), Philippe Quinault (1635), Éric Zemmour (1958), and Pierre Gringore (1475). After him are Avitus of Vienne (450), Bernard Palissy (1510), Thomas Merton (1915), Pierre Klossowski (1905), Hincmar (806), and Jean-Louis Guez de Balzac (1597).