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Jean-Pierre Vernant

1914 - 2007

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Jean-Pierre Vernant (French: [vɛʁnɑ̃]; January 4, 1914 – January 9, 2007) was a French historian and anthropologist, specialist in ancient Greece. Influenced by Claude Lévi-Strauss, Vernant developed a structuralist approach to Greek myth, tragedy, and society which would itself be influential among classical scholars. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Jean-Pierre Vernant has received more than 79,499 page views. His biography is available in 19 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 18 in 2019). Jean-Pierre Vernant is the 97th most popular historian (up from 111th in 2019), the 1,594th most popular biography from France (up from 1,881st in 2019) and the 12th most popular French Historian.

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Among historians, Jean-Pierre Vernant ranks 97 out of 339Before him are Al-Waqidi, Hieronymus Wolf, Arthur Moeller van den Bruck, Barbara W. Tuchman, Hermann Alexander Diels, and Reinhart Koselleck. After him are Christoph Cellarius, Arnold Hauser, George Kedrenos, Emmanuel Le Roy Ladurie, Abu al-Faraj al-Isfahani, and Hayden White.

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Among people born in 1914, Jean-Pierre Vernant ranks 65Before him are Jan Karski, Unity Mitford, Kurt Franz, Creighton Abrams, Lina Bo Bardi, and Edward T. Hall. After him are Martin Gardner, Pierre Balmain, Demetrios I of Constantinople, Carlo Maria Giulini, Archduchess Adelheid of Austria, and Asger Jorn. Among people deceased in 2007, Jean-Pierre Vernant ranks 60Before him are John Backus, Norman Mailer, Taha Yassin Ramadan, Jupp Derwall, Anna Nicole Smith, and Mary Douglas. After him are André Gorz, Lady Bird Johnson, Jean-Marie Lustiger, Ashraf Marwan, Ira Levin, and Michel Serrault.

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In France

Among people born in France, Jean-Pierre Vernant ranks 1,594 out of 6,011Before him are Jean-Marie Loret (1918), Lolo Ferrari (1963), Antoine Béchamp (1816), Princess Louise of Orléans (1882), Théodule-Armand Ribot (1839), and Elizabeth of the Trinity (1880). After him are Michel Debré (1912), Édouard-Léon Scott de Martinville (1817), Kylian Mbappé (1998), Philippe Soupault (1897), Pierre Levegh (1905), and Raymond Poulidor (1936).

Among HISTORIANS In France

Among historians born in France, Jean-Pierre Vernant ranks 12Before him are Jacques Le Goff (1924), Lucien Febvre (1878), Joseph Justus Scaliger (1540), Geoffrey of Villehardouin (1150), Gaston Maspero (1846), and Georges Duby (1919). After him are Emmanuel Le Roy Ladurie (1929), François Furet (1927), Pierre Nora (1931), Pierre de Bourdeille, seigneur de Brantôme (1540), Guibert of Nogent (1055), and Augustin Thierry (1795).