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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 50,293 page views. His biography is available in 17 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 15 in 2019). Jean-Baptiste de Boyer, Marquis d'Argens is the 2,040th most popular writer (up from 2,304th in 2019), the 2,300th most popular biography from France (up from 2,424th in 2019) and the 291st most popular French Writer.

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Among WRITERS

Among writers, Jean-Baptiste de Boyer, Marquis d'Argens ranks 2,040 out of 5,755Before him are Giovanni Botero, Benjamin Péret, Yoshida Kenkō, Mohamed Choukri, James M. Cain, and Joseph Kessel. After him are Felice Romani, Mykhailo Kotsiubynsky, Pir Sultan Abdal, Paul Adam, Fujiwara no Teika, and Joachim Neander.

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Contemporaries

Among people born in 1704, Jean-Baptiste de Boyer, Marquis d'Argens ranks 10Before him are John Kay, Carl Heinrich Graun, Hans Hermann von Katte, Anne Christine of Sulzbach, Princess of Piedmont, Countess Caroline of Nassau-Saarbrücken, and Johann Andreas Segner. After him are Margravine Johanna of Baden-Baden, Carlos Seixas, Louis de Jaucourt, Karl August, Prince of Waldeck and Pyrmont, Charles Pinot Duclos, and Prince John August of Saxe-Gotha-Altenburg. 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, Thomas Gray, John Bevis, Tobias Smollett, František Brixi, and Frederick William, Margrave of Brandenburg-Schwedt.

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In France

Among people born in France, Jean-Baptiste de Boyer, Marquis d'Argens ranks 2,300 out of 6,011Before him are Jean-Baptiste Denys (1643), Hans von Salmuth (1888), Marguerite of Lorraine (1615), Benjamin Péret (1899), Henry Beaufort (1374), and Gonzalo Higuaín (1987). After him are Johann Hermann (1738), Louis Poinsot (1777), Charles Frédéric Gerhardt (1816), Adémar de Chabannes (989), Eleanor of Castile, Queen of Navarre (1363), and Paul Adam (1862).

Among WRITERS In France

Among writers born in France, Jean-Baptiste de Boyer, Marquis d'Argens ranks 291Before him are Eustache Deschamps (1346), Jean-Baptiste Henri Lacordaire (1802), Jacques Amyot (1513), Honoré d'Urfé (1567), Violette Leduc (1907), and Benjamin Péret (1899). After him are Paul Adam (1862), Fred Vargas (1957), Auguste Maquet (1813), Bernard Palissy (1510), Nicholas Rémy (1530), and Sébastien Japrisot (1931).