Jean Bodel

1165 - 1205

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Jean Bodel (c. 1165 – c. 1210), was an Old French poet who wrote a number of chansons de geste as well as many fabliaux. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Jean Bodel has received more than 50,616 page views. His biography is available in 23 different languages on Wikipedia. Jean Bodel is the 1,975th most popular writer (down from 1,755th in 2019), the 2,212th most popular biography from France (down from 1,926th in 2019) and the 281st most popular Writer.

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Among writers, Jean Bodel ranks 1,975 out of 5,755Before him are Gustav Schwab, Methodius of Olympus, Atsushi Nakajima, Ji Kang, Eiji Tsuburaya, and Ed McBain. After him are Chuck Palahniuk, Katia Mann, Karen Armstrong, Moschus, Musa Cälil, and Daqiqi.

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Among people born in 1165, Jean Bodel ranks 13Before him are Albert of Riga, Raimbaut de Vaqueiras, Joan of England, Queen of Sicily, Waleran III, Duke of Limburg, Phillipe de Plessis, and Vukan Nemanjić. After him are Pelagio Galvani, Władysław III Spindleshanks, and Renaud I, Count of Dammartin. Among people deceased in 1205, Jean Bodel ranks 11Before him are Isabella I of Jerusalem, Constantine Laskaris, Roman the Great, Ladislaus III of Hungary, Aimery of Cyprus, and Peire Vidal. After him are Louis I, Count of Blois, Joan I, Countess of Burgundy, and Otto II, Margrave of Brandenburg.

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In France

Among people born in France, Jean Bodel ranks 2,212 out of 6,011Before him are Jacques-Nicolas Billaud-Varenne (1756), Victor de Riqueti, marquis de Mirabeau (1715), Emmanuel Petit (1970), Robert Pires (1973), Claude Zidi (1934), and Alexandre-Émile Béguyer de Chancourtois (1820). After him are Félix d'Herelle (1873), Claude Berri (1934), Léon Cogniet (1794), Bertrand de Jouvenel (1903), Constance, Duchess of Brittany (1161), and Anselme Payen (1795).

Among WRITERS In France

Among writers born in France, Jean Bodel ranks 281Before him are Francis Jammes (1868), Ernst Robert Curtius (1886), Pierre Alexis Ponson du Terrail (1829), Jean d'Ormesson (1925), Elif Shafak (1971), and Jean-Baptiste Alphonse Karr (1808). After him are Philippe Sollers (1936), Isaac the Blind (1160), Paul Morand (1888), Michel Leiris (1901), Pierre Lemaitre (1951), and Gaston III, Count of Foix (1331).