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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 107,250 page views. His biography is available in 25 different languages on Wikipedia. Jean Paulhan is the 2,119th most popular writer (down from 1,888th in 2019), the 2,366th most popular biography from France (down from 2,074th in 2019) and the 305th most popular French Writer.

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Among writers, Jean Paulhan ranks 2,119 out of 5,755Before him are Ludwig Uhland, Sven Nordqvist, Rahul Sankrityayan, Guillaume Thomas François Raynal, Michael Madhusudan Dutt, and Hamdallah Mustawfi. After him are Hallgrímur Pétursson, Jacques Collin de Plancy, Asclepiades of Samos, Erich Mühsam, Zbigniew Herbert, and Ottavio Rinuccini.

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Among people born in 1884, Jean Paulhan ranks 74Before him are Joseph Boxhall, Georg Lindemann, Antoine Pevsner, Josias Braun-Blanquet, Mikhail Borodin, and Gerald Gardner. After him are George Sarton, Rómulo Gallegos, Corrado Gini, Ferdinand von Bredow, Werner Krauss, and Max Erwin von Scheubner-Richter. Among people deceased in 1968, Jean Paulhan ranks 79Before him are Chester Carlson, Soraya Tarzi, Charles Munch, Ludovico Scarfiotti, Fyodor Okhlopkov, and Louis, Prince of Hesse and by Rhine. After him are Santos Iriarte, Darío Moreno, Randolph Churchill, George Hackenschmidt, Tallulah Bankhead, and Duke Kahanamoku.

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In France

Among people born in France, Jean Paulhan ranks 2,366 out of 6,011Before him are Paul Pogba (1993), Guillaume Thomas François Raynal (1713), Henri de La Tour d'Auvergne, Duke of Bouillon (1555), Michel Petrucciani (1962), Joseph-Marie Vien (1716), and Marie-Claire Alain (1926). After him are Pierre Berthier (1782), Jacques Collin de Plancy (1794), Horace François Bastien Sébastiani de La Porta (1772), Yannick Noah (1960), Charles Xavier Thomas (1785), and Jehan Alain (1911).

Among WRITERS In France

Among writers born in France, Jean Paulhan ranks 305Before him are Nicholas Rémy (1530), Sébastien Japrisot (1931), Georges Ohnet (1848), Matthieu Ricard (1946), Jean-Louis Guez de Balzac (1597), and Guillaume Thomas François Raynal (1713). After him are Jacques Collin de Plancy (1794), Gabriel Matzneff (1936), Elena Poniatowska (1932), Eugène Marin Labiche (1815), Albert Gleizes (1881), and Marcel Achard (1899).