WRITER

Jean Raspail

1925 - 2020

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Jean Raspail (French pronunciation: ​[ʒɑ̃ ʁaspaj], 5 July 1925 – 13 June 2020) was a French author, traveler, explorer. Many of his books are about historical figures, exploration and indigenous peoples. He was a recipient of the prestigious French literary awards Grand Prix du Roman and Grand Prix de littérature by the Académie française. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Jean Raspail has received more than 232,532 page views. His biography is available in 16 different languages on Wikipedia. Jean Raspail is the 1,795th most popular writer, the 1,974th most popular biography from France and the 258th most popular French Writer.

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Among WRITERS

Among writers, Jean Raspail ranks 1,795 out of 5,794Before him are Agnes Smedley, Robert Brasillach, Ernst Robert Curtius, James Herriot, Jean François Paul de Gondi, and Joseph von Hammer-Purgstall. After him are Cornelis Tromp, Jón Arason, José Mauro de Vasconcelos, Stanisław Wyspiański, Symeon the New Theologian, and Cecil Bødker.

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Contemporaries

Among people born in 1925, Jean Raspail ranks 114Before him are Jean d'Ormesson, Pramoedya Ananta Toer, Alexander Shulgin, Martin Rodbell, David Elazar, and Louison Bobet. After him are John Guillermin, Efim Geller, Max Morlock, Innokenty Smoktunovsky, Donald O'Connor, and Quett Masire. Among people deceased in 2020, Jean Raspail ranks 168Before him are Jack Charlton, Giacomo dalla Torre del Tempio di Sanguinetto, Nexhmije Pagarusha, Pierre Nkurunziza, Emilio Caprile, and Gérard Houllier. After him are Cecil Bødker, Julian Bream, Pierino Prati, Abu Mahdi al-Muhandis, Stanisław Kania, and John Hume.

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In France

Among people born in France, Jean Raspail ranks 1,974 out of 5,234Before him are Ernst Robert Curtius (1886), Jean Meslier (1664), Jean François Paul de Gondi (1613), Claude Sautet (1924), Gérard Houllier (1947), and Alexandre Brongniart (1770). After him are Simone Simon (1911), Princess Elisabeth of Savoy (1800), André Claveau (1911), Louise Abbéma (1853), Marcel Achard (1899), and Jean-Marie Guyau (1854).

Among WRITERS In France

Among writers born in France, Jean Raspail ranks 258Before him are Jules de Goncourt (1830), Henri de Régnier (1864), Jean-Baptiste Rousseau (1669), Robert Brasillach (1909), Ernst Robert Curtius (1886), and Jean François Paul de Gondi (1613). After him are Marcel Achard (1899), Philippe Quinault (1635), Jean Bruller (1902), Jean-Louis Guez de Balzac (1597), Yvan Goll (1891), and Jean Chapelain (1595).