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Louis Aragon

1897 - 1982

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Louis Aragon (French: [lwi aʁaɡɔ̃] ; 3 October 1897 – 24 December 1982) was a French poet who was one of the leading voices of the surrealist movement in France. He co-founded with André Breton and Philippe Soupault the surrealist review Littérature. He was also a novelist and editor, a long-time member of the Communist Party and a member of the Académie Goncourt. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Louis Aragon has received more than 454,764 page views. His biography is available in 61 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 60 in 2019). Louis Aragon is the 428th most popular writer (up from 467th in 2019), the 506th most popular biography from France (up from 537th in 2019) and the 73rd most popular French Writer.

Louis Aragon was a French poet, writer, and member of the French Communist Party. He is most famous for his poetry, which often deals with themes of love and death.

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Among writers, Louis Aragon ranks 428 out of 5,755Before him are George Eliot, Elena Ferrante, G. K. Chesterton, Dante Gabriel Rossetti, Jami, and Phaedrus. After him are Vladimir Vysotsky, Bohumil Hrabal, Ennius, Louise de La Vallière, Constantine P. Cavafy, and Louisa May Alcott.

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Among people born in 1897, Louis Aragon ranks 18Before him are Paavo Nurmi, Georges Bataille, Grand Duchess Tatiana Nikolaevna of Russia, Norbert Elias, Pola Negri, and Thích Quảng Đức. After him are Gordon Allport, Enid Blyton, Ferenc Szálasi, Kurt Schuschnigg, Frank Capra, and Soong Mei-ling. Among people deceased in 1982, Louis Aragon ranks 21Before him are Vasily Chuikov, Rainer Werner Fassbinder, Jacques Tati, Glenn Gould, Khalid of Saudi Arabia, and Barack Obama Sr.. After him are Gala Dalí, Karl von Frisch, Hans Selye, Gilles Villeneuve, Ahmed Hassan al-Bakr, and Mikhail Suslov.

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In France

Among people born in France, Louis Aragon ranks 506 out of 6,011Before him are Albert Lebrun (1871), Giambologna (1529), Paul Barras (1755), Lucien Bonaparte (1775), Étienne de La Boétie (1530), and Léon Blum (1872). After him are Louise de La Vallière (1644), Élisabeth Charlotte d'Orléans (1676), Patrick Modiano (1945), Philippe Pinel (1745), Henry I, Duke of Guise (1550), and Joseph de Maistre (1753).

Among WRITERS In France

Among writers born in France, Louis Aragon ranks 73Before him are Auguste Escoffier (1847), W. Somerset Maugham (1874), André Maurois (1885), Hector Malot (1830), J. M. G. Le Clézio (1940), and Alphonse de Lamartine (1790). After him are Louise de La Vallière (1644), Patrick Modiano (1945), Joris-Karl Huysmans (1848), Ève Curie (1904), Anaïs Nin (1903), and William of Rubruck (1220).