Lucien Febvre

1878 - 1956

Lucien Febvre

Lucien Paul Victor Febvre (, French: [lysjɛ̃ pɔl viktɔʁ fɛvʁ]; 22 July 1878 – 11 September 1956) was a French historian best known for the role he played in establishing the Annales School of history. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Lucien Febvre has received more than 104,384 page views. His biography is available in 36 different languages on Wikipedia making him the 35th most popular historian.

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Among historians, Lucien Febvre ranks 35 out of 292Before him are Leopold von Ranke, Hippolyte Taine, Arrian, Jacques Le Goff, Friedrich Carl von Savigny, and Ibn Kathir. After him are Samuel von Pufendorf, Marcus Velleius Paterculus, Ernst Gombrich, Ibn Ishaq, William of Tyre, and Erwin Panofsky.

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Among people born in 1878, Lucien Febvre ranks 12Before him are Grand Duke Michael Alexandrovich of Russia, Pancho Villa, Gustav Stresemann, Werner von Blomberg, André Citroën, and Robert Walser. After him are Pyotr Wrangel, Alfred Döblin, Ferenc Molnár, Paul Reynaud, Gemma Galgani, and Milan Nedić. Among people deceased in 1956, Lucien Febvre ranks 15Before him are Emil Nolde, Alfred Kinsey, Frederick Soddy, Robert Walser, Bela Lugosi, and Alexander Rodchenko. After him are A. A. Milne, Juho Kusti Paasikivi, Kenji Mizoguchi, Risto Ryti, Josef Hoffmann, and Konstantin Päts.

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In France

Among people born in France, Lucien Febvre ranks 607 out of 4,109Before him are Syagrius (430), Charles, Duke of Orléans (1394), Carlos Gardel (1890), Bernard Arnault (1949), Darius Milhaud (1892), and Maurice Jarre (1924). After him are François Jacob (1920), Louis Renault (1843), Thomas Bangalter (1), Alfred Jarry (1873), Sebastian Brant (1458), and Jacques Anquetil (1934).

Among HISTORIANS In France

Among historians born in France, Lucien Febvre ranks 6Before him are Alexis de Tocqueville (1805), Fernand Braudel (1902), Marc Bloch (1886), Hippolyte Taine (1828), and Jacques Le Goff (1924). After him are Joseph Justus Scaliger (1540), Geoffrey of Villehardouin (1150), Georges Duby (1919), Gaston Maspero (1846), Emmanuel Le Roy Ladurie (1929), and Adémar de Chabannes (989).

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