Jules de Goncourt

1830 - 1870

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Jules Alfred Huot de Goncourt (pronounced [ʒyl də ɡɔ̃kuʁ]; 17 December 1830 – 20 June 1870) was a French writer, who published books together with his brother Edmond. Jules was born and died in Paris. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Jules de Goncourt has received more than 48,375 page views. His biography is available in 25 different languages on Wikipedia. Jules de Goncourt is the 1,407th most popular writer (up from 1,513th in 2019), the 1,630th most popular biography from France (up from 1,720th in 2019) and the 198th most popular French Writer.

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  • 25

    Languages Editions (L)

  • 9.07

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  • 1.72

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Notable Works

Germinie Lacerteux
Accessible book
Paris and the arts, 1851-1896
Arts, France, Intellectual life
Madame Pompadour. Ein Lebensbild
Renée Mauperin
Femme au dix-huitième siècle
Salons, Social life and customs, History

Page views of Jules de Goncourts by language

Over the past year Jules de Goncourt has had the most page views in the with 6,986 views, followed by English (5,281), and Italian (4,723). In terms of yearly growth of page views the top 3 wikpedia editions are Latin (107.11%), Italian (74.86%), and Georgian (62.70%)


Among writers, Jules de Goncourt ranks 1,407 out of 7,302Before him are Luc de Clapiers, marquis de Vauvenargues, Korney Chukovsky, Kâtip Çelebi, Maj Sjöwall, Gavrila Derzhavin, and Jaan Kross. After him are Princess Isabelle of Orléans-Braganza, Georg Heym, Philippe Soupault, Liang Qichao, A. B. Yehoshua, and Agrippa d'Aubigné.

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Among people born in 1830, Jules de Goncourt ranks 19Before him are Eadweard Muybridge, Hans von Bülow, Louise Michel, Étienne-Jules Marey, Princess Alexandra of Saxe-Altenburg, and Élisée Reclus. After him are Albert Bierstadt, Samori Ture, Frederic Leighton, Numa Denis Fustel de Coulanges, Princess Elisabeth of Saxony, and Adèle Hugo. Among people deceased in 1870, Jules de Goncourt ranks 21Before him are Victor Noir, Anthony Mary Claret, Gabriel Lamé, Princess Louise of Prussia, Saverio Mercadante, and Ignaz Moscheles. After him are Juan Prim, 1st Count of Reus, Grand Duke Alexander Alexandrovich of Russia, Konstantin Ushinsky, Charles Auguste de Bériot, David Farragut, and Justo José de Urquiza.

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In France

Among people born in France, Jules de Goncourt ranks 1,630 out of 6,770Before him are Michel Richard Delalande (1657), Louis Henri, Prince of Condé (1756), Françoise Bettencourt Meyers (1953), Luc de Clapiers, marquis de Vauvenargues (1715), Walter Krüger (1890), and Pierre Jean Georges Cabanis (1757). After him are Princess Isabelle of Orléans-Braganza (1911), Raymond Loewy (1893), Abbé Pierre (1912), Philippe Soupault (1897), Agrippa d'Aubigné (1552), and Élie Cartan (1869).

Among WRITERS In France

Among writers born in France, Jules de Goncourt ranks 198Before him are Robert de Montesquiou (1855), Joseph Bédier (1864), Émile Gaboriau (1832), François de Malherbe (1555), Fulcher of Chartres (1059), and Luc de Clapiers, marquis de Vauvenargues (1715). After him are Princess Isabelle of Orléans-Braganza (1911), Philippe Soupault (1897), Agrippa d'Aubigné (1552), Jules Barbey d'Aurevilly (1808), Remy de Gourmont (1858), and Marcel Aymé (1902).