Jules Renard

1864 - 1910

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Pierre-Jules Renard (pronounced [pjɛʁ ʒyl ʁənaʁ]; 22 February 1864 – 22 May 1910) was a French author and member of the Académie Goncourt, most famous for the works Poil de carotte (Carrot Top, 1894) and Les Histoires Naturelles (Nature Stories, 1896). Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Jules Renard has received more than 132,878 page views. His biography is available in 36 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 34 in 2019). Jules Renard is the 929th most popular writer (down from 887th in 2019), the 1,089th most popular biography from France (down from 987th in 2019) and the 144th most popular Writer.

Jules Renard is most famous for his work as a novelist, poet, and journalist. He was born in 1864 in the town of Semur-en-Auxois, France. He studied law at the University of Paris and later became a journalist. He was a contributor to Le Figaro, Le Gaulois, and L'Echo de Paris. He died in 1910.

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Among writers, Jules Renard ranks 929 out of 5,755Before him are Herodian, Miroslav Krleža, Machado de Assis, Agathon, Ibn al-Muqaffa', and Aimé Césaire. After him are James Jones, Alexandra David-Néel, Ben Jonson, Arthur Adamov, Peter Townsend, and Roger Zelazny.

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Among people born in 1864, Jules Renard ranks 30Before him are Rudolf Kjellén, Charles Cooley, Alfred Stieglitz, Yun Chi-ho, Alexej von Jawlensky, and Séraphine Louis. After him are Nicholas Marr, Paul Sérusier, Johan Halvorsen, Li Yuanhong, Branislav Nušić, and Princess Zorka of Montenegro. Among people deceased in 1910, Jules Renard ranks 22Before him are Johann Gottfried Galle, Giovanni Schiaparelli, Huo Yuanjia, Elizabeth Blackwell, Pauline Viardot, and An Jung-geun. After him are Karl Lueger, Jean Moréas, Arkhip Kuindzhi, Stanislao Cannizzaro, Carl Reinecke, and William Holman Hunt.

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In France

Among people born in France, Jules Renard ranks 1,089 out of 6,011Before him are Rosa Bonheur (1822), Pierre Schaeffer (1910), Charles Trenet (1913), Émile Bernard (1868), Daniel Cohn-Bendit (1945), and Bruno Cremer (1929). After him are Agnes of Poitou (1025), Claude-Louis Navier (1785), Alexandra David-Néel (1868), Charles Marie de La Condamine (1701), Marie François Xavier Bichat (1771), and Nicolas Chauvin (1790).

Among WRITERS In France

Among writers born in France, Jules Renard ranks 144Before him are Bertran de Born (1140), Jean de La Bruyère (1645), Charles Maurras (1868), Madame de La Fayette (1634), Georges Bernanos (1888), and André Bazin (1918). After him are Alexandra David-Néel (1868), Auguste Villiers de l'Isle-Adam (1838), Charles Nodier (1780), Jacques-Henri Bernardin de Saint-Pierre (1737), Jean-Claude Carrière (1931), and Paulinus of Nola (354).