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Jean de Meun

1240 - 1305

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Jean de Meun (or de Meung, French: [ʒɑ̃ də mœ̃]) (c. 1240 – c. 1305) was a French author best known for his continuation of the Roman de la Rose. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Jean de Meun has received more than 72,770 page views. His biography is available in 22 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 20 in 2019). Jean de Meun is the 1,552nd most popular writer (up from 1,706th in 2019), the 1,773rd most popular biography from France (up from 1,878th in 2019) and the 224th most popular French Writer.

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  • 22

    Languages Editions (L)

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  • 1.81

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Among writers, Jean de Meun ranks 1,552 out of 5,755Before him are Prince Ferdinand, Duke of Alençon, Korney Chukovsky, Li Yu, Yeghishe Charents, Christy Brown, and Pío Baroja. After him are Petr Ginz, Gustav Landauer, Eduard Mörike, Petros Markaris, Madame d'Aulnoy, and Symeon the New Theologian.

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Among people born in 1240, Jean de Meun ranks 17Before him are Emperor Duzong, Boetius of Dacia, Elizabeth the Cuman, Petrus Peregrinus de Maricourt, Albert II, Margrave of Meissen, and Konstantin Tih. After him are John I Doukas of Thessaly, Butigeidis, Daumantas of Pskov, Margaret of England, Nikephoros I Komnenos Doukas, and Andronikos II of Trebizond. Among people deceased in 1305, Jean de Meun ranks 9Before him are Wenceslaus II of Bohemia, John IV Laskaris, Roger de Flor, Guy, Count of Flanders, Nicholas of Tolentino, and Moses de León. After him are Roger of Lauria, Maximus Planudes, Blanche of France, Duchess of Austria, Emperor Kameyama, and John II, Duke of Brittany.

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In France

Among people born in France, Jean de Meun ranks 1,773 out of 6,011Before him are Jacques Ellul (1912), Michelle of Valois (1395), Jules Bastien-Lepage (1848), Ravachol (1859), Jules Brunet (1838), and Maurice Herzog (1919). After him are Charles-André van Loo (1705), Louise Abbéma (1853), Eugène Tisserant (1884), Étienne Balibar (1942), John II, Duke of Lorraine (1425), and Michel Adanson (1727).

Among WRITERS In France

Among writers born in France, Jean de Meun ranks 224Before him are Jules de Goncourt (1830), Jean-Jacques Ampère (1800), Robert Desnos (1900), Anne Desclos (1907), Anna de Noailles (1876), and Prince Ferdinand, Duke of Alençon (1844). After him are Madame d'Aulnoy (1651), Charles Paul de Kock (1793), Marcel Aymé (1902), Nicolas-Edme Rétif (1734), Alphonse Allais (1854), and Remy de Gourmont (1858).