Julien Gracq

1910 - 2007

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Julien Gracq (French: [gʁak]; 27 July 1910 – 22 December 2007; born Louis Poirier in Saint-Florent-le-Vieil, in the French département of Maine-et-Loire) was a French writer. He wrote novels, critiques, a play, and poetry. His literary works were noted for their dreamlike abstraction, elegant style and refined vocabulary. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Julien Gracq has received more than 75,801 page views. His biography is available in 35 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 34 in 2019). Julien Gracq is the 1,910th most popular writer (down from 1,757th in 2019), the 2,095th most popular biography from France (down from 1,875th in 2019) and the 277th most popular French Writer.

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Among writers, Julien Gracq ranks 1,910 out of 5,794Before him are Vaikom Muhammad Basheer, Lady Randolph Churchill, Arne Garborg, I. L. Peretz, Anthony Trollope, and Nicolás Guillén. After him are Felipe Guaman Poma de Ayala, Telesilla, William of Moerbeke, Muhammad Said Ramadan al-Bouti, Simon Dach, and Didymus Chalcenterus.

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Among people born in 1910, Julien Gracq ranks 83Before him are Paul Bowles, Dorothea Tanning, Nouhak Phoumsavanh, Masayoshi Ōhira, Pascoal Ranieri Mazzilli, and Barthélemy Boganda. After him are Maurice Papon, John W. Campbell, Alex North, Jack Hawkins, Nguyễn Hữu Thọ, and Giorgio Perlasca. Among people deceased in 2007, Julien Gracq ranks 97Before him are Nobuo Matsunaga, Luigi Comencini, Denny Doherty, Lee Hazlewood, Vilma Espín, and Gianfranco Ferré. After him are Maurice Papon, Parry O'Brien, David Lane, Barzan Ibrahim al-Tikriti, Pierre Messmer, and Raul Hilberg.

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In France

Among people born in France, Julien Gracq ranks 2,095 out of 5,234Before him are Charles Friedel (1822), François Étienne de Kellermann (1770), Claude Brasseur (1936), Christiane Martel (1936), Emmanuel Petit (1970), and Alfred Loisy (1857). After him are Jacques Tourneur (1904), Jean-Baptiste Isabey (1767), Maria of Navarre (1326), Jacques-Nicolas Billaud-Varenne (1756), Constantin François de Chassebœuf, comte de Volney (1757), and Julien Benda (1867).

Among WRITERS In France

Among writers born in France, Julien Gracq ranks 277Before him are Philippe de Commines (1447), Jean-Jacques Ampère (1800), Jean-Baptiste Henri Lacordaire (1802), Christian Jacq (1947), Jean Paulhan (1884), and René Crevel (1900). After him are Gabriel Naudé (1600), Anne Golon (1921), Robert de Clari (1170), Hincmar (806), Éric-Emmanuel Schmitt (1960), and Honoré d'Urfé (1567).