Jules Laforgue

1860 - 1887

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Jules Laforgue (French: [ʒyl lafɔʁɡ]; 16 August 1860 – 20 August 1887) was a Franco-Uruguayan poet, often referred to as a Symbolist poet. Critics and commentators have also pointed to Impressionism as a direct influence and his poetry has been called "part-symbolist, part-impressionist". Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Jules Laforgue has received more than 99,486 page views. His biography is available in 25 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 24 in 2019). Jules Laforgue is the 1,458th most popular writer (up from 1,527th in 2019), the 20th most popular biography from Uruguay (down from 19th in 2019) and the 4th most popular Uruguayan Writer.

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Among writers, Jules Laforgue ranks 1,458 out of 5,794Before him are Princess Isabelle of Orléans-Braganza, Eupolis, Ono no Komachi, Aleksandr Kuprin, Jim Thompson, and Usama ibn Munqidh. After him are Bob Woodward, Ilia Chavchavadze, Jakob Wassermann, Wace, Korney Chukovsky, and Kenji Miyazawa.

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Among people born in 1860, Jules Laforgue ranks 41Before him are Mercedes of Orléans, Annie Oakley, James McKeen Cattell, Marianne von Werefkin, Princess Louise Margaret of Prussia, and William Kennedy Dickson. After him are Archduke Charles Stephen of Austria, Gyula Andrássy the Younger, Michel Zevaco, Lizzie Borden, Princess Elisabeth of Thurn and Taxis, and Eugen Goldstein. Among people deceased in 1887, Jules Laforgue ranks 13Before him are Aleksandr Ulyanov, Ivan Kramskoi, Johann Jakob Bachofen, Juan, Count of Montizón, Doc Holliday, and Carolyne zu Sayn-Wittgenstein. After him are Friedrich von Amerling, Jean-Baptiste Boussingault, Hippolyte Bayard, Józef Ignacy Kraszewski, Ditlev Gothard Monrad, and Paul Féval, père.

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In Uruguay

Among people born in Uruguay, Jules Laforgue ranks 20 out of 314Before him are Mario Benedetti (1920), José Santamaría (1929), Enzo Francescoli (1961), Obdulio Varela (1917), Enrique Ballestrero (1905), and Diego Forlán (1979). After him are Luis Suárez (1987), Edinson Cavani (1987), Pedro Rocha (1942), Ladislao Mazurkiewicz (1945), Pablo Dorado (1908), and Pedro Petrone (1905).

Among WRITERS In Uruguay

Among writers born in Uruguay, Jules Laforgue ranks 4Before him are Comte de Lautréamont (1846), Eduardo Galeano (1940), and Mario Benedetti (1920). After him are Juan Carlos Onetti (1909), Horacio Quiroga (1878), Jules Supervielle (1884), Delmira Agustini (1886), José Enrique Rodó (1871), Juana de Ibarbourou (1892), Alfredo Zitarrosa (1936), and Felisberto Hernández (1902).