Jean Paulhan

1884 - 1968

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Jean Paulhan (2 December 1884 – 9 October 1968) was a French writer, literary critic and publisher, director of the literary magazine Nouvelle Revue Française (NRF) from 1925 to 1940 and from 1946 to 1968. He was a member (Seat 6, 1963–68) of the Académie française. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Jean Paulhan has received more than 78,865 page views. His biography is available in 25 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 23 in 2019). Jean Paulhan is the 1,889th most popular writer (up from 2,286th in 2019), the 2,077th most popular biography from France (up from 2,300th in 2019) and the 275th most popular French Writer.

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Among writers, Jean Paulhan ranks 1,889 out of 5,794Before him are Heinz G. Konsalik, Augustus the Younger, Duke of Brunswick-Lüneburg, Petr Ginz, Victoria Ocampo, Christopher Isherwood, and Vera Brittain. After him are Friedrich Rückert, Konstantin Paustovsky, Peter Shaffer, Clive Barker, Howard Fast, and Voltairine de Cleyre.

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Among people born in 1884, Jean Paulhan ranks 71Before him are Gerald Gardner, Georg Lindemann, Yasuji Okamura, Joseph Boxhall, Antoine Pevsner, and Rómulo Gallegos. After him are Félix Gouin, Anna Vyrubova, Philipp Frank, Ferdinand von Bredow, Josias Braun-Blanquet, and Boris Asafyev. Among people deceased in 1968, Jean Paulhan ranks 67Before him are Hitoshi Imamura, Fedor Tokarev, Mario Castelnuovo-Tedesco, Princess Marina of Greece and Denmark, R. Norris Williams, and Augustin Bea. After him are Konstantin Paustovsky, Friedrich Christian, Margrave of Meissen, Jean Hyppolite, Santos Iriarte, István Dobi, and Tallulah Bankhead.

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In France

Among people born in France, Jean Paulhan ranks 2,077 out of 5,234Before him are Claude Berri (1934), Géraud Duroc (1772), Jean-Loup Chrétien (1938), André-Adolphe-Eugène Disdéri (1819), Guillaume Dupuytren (1777), and Françoise Dolto (1908). After him are Odo III, Duke of Burgundy (1166), Patrick Tambay (1949), Henriette of Cleves (1542), Roland Petit (1924), Horace François Bastien Sébastiani de La Porta (1772), and Luigi Federico Menabrea (1809).

Among WRITERS In France

Among writers born in France, Jean Paulhan ranks 275Before him are Michel Leiris (1901), Avitus of Vienne (450), Philippe de Commines (1447), Jean-Jacques Ampère (1800), Jean-Baptiste Henri Lacordaire (1802), and Christian Jacq (1947). After him are René Crevel (1900), Julien Gracq (1910), Gabriel Naudé (1600), Anne Golon (1921), Robert de Clari (1170), and Hincmar (806).