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 100,507 page views. His biography is available in 28 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 25 in 2019). Jules Laforgue is the 1,457th most popular writer (up from 1,458th in 2019), the 20th most popular biography from Uruguay and the 4th most popular Writer.

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Among writers, Jules Laforgue ranks 1,457 out of 5,755Before him are Allen Carr, Tom Wolfe, Sadriddin Ayni, Ichiyō Higuchi, Rick Riordan, and César Vallejo. After him are Salvian, Fulcher of Chartres, J. G. Ballard, Vasil Bykaŭ, Al-Khalil ibn Ahmad al-Farahidi, and Quintus Smyrnaeus.

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Among people born in 1860, Jules Laforgue ranks 44Before him are Marianne von Werefkin, James McKeen Cattell, Gyula Andrássy the Younger, Archduke Charles Stephen of Austria, Princess Elisabeth of Thurn and Taxis, and Princess Louise Margaret of Prussia. After him are William Kennedy Dickson, Sergey Sazonov, Waldemar Haffkine, Eleonore Reuss of Köstritz, Grand Duke Dmitry Konstantinovich of Russia, and Annie Oakley. Among people deceased in 1887, Jules Laforgue ranks 12Before him are Aleksandr Ulyanov, Ivan Kramskoi, Multatuli, Johann Jakob Bachofen, Alfred Krupp, and Juan, Count of Montizón. After him are Doc Holliday, Friedrich von Amerling, Carolyne zu Sayn-Wittgenstein, Anandi Gopal Joshi, Hippolyte Bayard, and Paul Féval, père.

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In Uruguay

Among people born in Uruguay, Jules Laforgue ranks 20 out of 370Before him are José Gervasio Artigas (1764), Mario Benedetti (1920), Enrique Ballestrero (1905), Obdulio Varela (1917), Diego Forlán (1979), and José Santamaría (1929). After him are Edinson Cavani (1987), Enzo Francescoli (1961), Pedro Rocha (1942), Ladislao Mazurkiewicz (1945), Pedro Petrone (1905), and Luisa Cuesta (1920).

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 Horacio Quiroga (1878), Juan Carlos Onetti (1909), Jules Supervielle (1884), Delmira Agustini (1886), Cristina Peri Rossi (1941), Juana de Ibarbourou (1892), Ida Vitale (1923), and José Enrique Rodó (1871).