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Joseph Joubert

1754 - 1824

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Joseph Joubert (French: [ʒɔzɛf ʒubɛʁ]; 6 May 1754 in Montignac, Périgord – 4 May 1824 in Paris) was a French moralist and essayist, remembered today largely for his Pensées (Thoughts), which were published posthumously. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Joseph Joubert has received more than 119,887 page views. His biography is available in 18 different languages on Wikipedia. Joseph Joubert is the 1,834th most popular writer (down from 1,508th in 2019), the 2,045th most popular biography from France (down from 1,683rd in 2019) and the 255th most popular French Writer.

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Among writers, Joseph Joubert ranks 1,834 out of 5,755Before him are Hjalmar Söderberg, Nicanor Parra, Wilhelm Heinrich Wackenroder, Etel Adnan, Lucinda Riley, and Théodore de Banville. After him are Prosper of Aquitaine, Isaac Casaubon, Jonas Mekas, Maria Shriver, Eino Leino, and Stéphanie Félicité, comtesse de Genlis.

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Among people born in 1754, Joseph Joubert ranks 23Before him are Catherine-Dominique de Pérignon, Salawat Yulayev, Usman dan Fodio, Jean-Antoine Marbot, Jean-Baptiste Regnault, and Vicente Martín y Soler. After him are Pavel Tsitsianov, Salomon Maimon, William Murdoch, Jurij Vega, Alejandro Malaspina, and Andrea Appiani. Among people deceased in 1824, Joseph Joubert ranks 20Before him are Maria Theresia von Paradis, Rama II of Siam, Jean Jacques Régis de Cambacérès, Friedrich August Wolf, Charles-François Lebrun, and Kamehameha II. After him are Charles Maturin, Princess Antoinette of Saxe-Coburg-Saalfeld, Maria Anna of Savoy, Duchess of Chablais, Countess Palatine Maria Anna of Zweibrücken-Birkenfeld, Ercole Consalvi, and Agustín de Betancourt.

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In France

Among people born in France, Joseph Joubert ranks 2,045 out of 6,011Before him are Pierre Bérégovoy (1925), Gersonides (1288), Guillaume Amontons (1663), Géraud Duroc (1772), Louise Bénédicte de Bourbon (1676), and Théodore de Banville (1823). After him are Yvonne de Gaulle (1900), Prosper of Aquitaine (390), Maria Letizia Bonaparte, Duchess of Aosta (1866), Stéphanie Félicité, comtesse de Genlis (1746), Ferdinand Hérold (1791), and Prince Lorenz of Belgium, Archduke of Austria-Este (1955).

Among WRITERS In France

Among writers born in France, Joseph Joubert ranks 255Before him are Pierre Plantard (1920), Pierre Reverdy (1889), Marcel Schwob (1867), Christian Jacq (1947), Thomas Merton (1915), and Théodore de Banville (1823). After him are Prosper of Aquitaine (390), Stéphanie Félicité, comtesse de Genlis (1746), Jean-Marie Roland de la Platière (1734), Jacques Cazotte (1719), Yvan Goll (1891), and Michel Zevaco (1860).