Jean Vigo

1905 - 1934

Jean Vigo

Jean Vigo (French: [vigo]; 26 April 1905 – 5 October 1934) was a French film director who helped establish poetic realism in film in the 1930s. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Jean Vigo has received more than 161,035 page views. His biography is available in 32 different languages on Wikipedia making him the 136th most popular film director.

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Among film directors, Jean Vigo ranks 137 out of 1,305Before him are Zhang Yimou, Volker Schlöndorff, John Woo, Claude Lelouch, Christopher Nolan, and Ettore Scola. After him are Henri-Georges Clouzot, Jesús Franco, D. W. Griffith, Alfonso Cuarón, Jacques Demy, and Giuseppe Tornatore.

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Among people born in 1905, Jean Vigo ranks 35Before him are Marian Rejewski, Raymond Cattell, Franz Ziereis, Gerard Kuiper, Władysław Gomułka, and Ulf von Euler. After him are James J. Braddock, Nikolai Tikhonov, Albrecht Mertz von Quirnheim, George H. Hitchings, Félix Houphouët-Boigny, and Sebastian Shaw. Among people deceased in 1934, Jean Vigo ranks 24Before him are Tōgō Heihachirō, Gustav Holst, Marinus van der Lubbe, Emma of Waldeck and Pyrmont, Edmond James de Rothschild, and Augusto César Sandino. After him are Carl von Linde, Andrei Bely, Vlado Chernozemski, Gustav Ritter von Kahr, Willem de Sitter, and Nicholas Marr.

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In France

Among people born in France, Jean Vigo ranks 958 out of 4,109Before him are Étienne-Louis Boullée (1728), Jean Mabillon (1632), Horace Vernet (1789), Robert I, Duke of Burgundy (1011), Jean-Baptiste Dumas (1800), and Robert Hossein (1927). After him are Isabella of Hainault (1170), Charles Ferdinand, Duke of Berry (1778), Ambroise Thomas (1811), Sidonius Apollinaris (430), Henri-Georges Clouzot (1907), and Marie of France, Countess of Champagne (1145).


Among film directors born in France, Jean Vigo ranks 20Before him are René Clair (1898), Louis Malle (1932), Jean-Pierre Melville (1917), Jacques Rivette (1928), René Clément (1913), and Claude Lelouch (1937). After him are Henri-Georges Clouzot (1907), Jacques Demy (1931), Marcel Carné (1906), Abel Gance (1889), Claude Lanzmann (1925), and Jean-Pierre Jeunet (1953).

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