Madame Roland

1754 - 1793

Madame Roland

Marie-Jeanne 'Manon' Roland de la Platière (Paris, March 17, 1754 – Paris, November 8, 1793), born Marie-Jeanne Phlipon, and best known under the name Madame Roland, was a French revolutionary, salonnière and writer. Initially she led a quiet and unremarkable life as a provincial intellectual with her husband, the economist Jean-Marie Roland de la Platière. She became interested in politics only when the French Revolution broke out in 1789. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Madame Roland has received more than 249,776 page views. Her biography is available in 24 different languages on Wikipedia making her the 672nd most popular writer.

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  • 63.45

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  • 24

    Languages Editions (L)

  • 7.90

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  • 1.72

    Coefficient of Variation (CV)

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Among writers, Madame Roland ranks 669 out of 4,883Before her are Jerome K. Jerome, Muriel Spark, Eduardo Galeano, Neal Cassady, Bert Hellinger, and John Jacob Astor IV. After her are Luis de Góngora, Milena Jesenská, Gnaeus Naevius, Enheduanna, Publius Flavius Vegetius Renatus, and Frederick Forsyth.

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Among people born in 1754, Madame Roland ranks 6Before her are Louis XVI of France, Paul I of Russia, Charles Maurice de Talleyrand-Périgord, Joseph Proust, and Ferdinand Karl, Archduke of Austria-Este. After her are Seraphim of Sarov, Jacques Pierre Brissot, Bon-Adrien Jeannot de Moncey, William Bligh, Jean-François Pilâtre de Rozier, and Frederick I of Württemberg. Among people deceased in 1793, Madame Roland ranks 11Before her are Madame du Barry, Olympe de Gouges, Carlo Goldoni, Louis Philippe II, Duke of Orléans, Yolande de Polastron, and Jean Sylvain Bailly. After her are Jacques Pierre Brissot, Francesco Guardi, Alexander Roslin, Charles Bonnet, John Hancock, and Antoine Barnave.

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In France

Among people born in France, Madame Roland ranks 734 out of 4,109Before her are Edmond Rostand (1868), Charles-François Daubigny (1817), Philippe de Vitry (1291), Jean Meslier (1664), Louis the Blind (880), and Jean Sylvain Bailly (1736). After her are François Fénelon (1651), Maurice Gamelin (1872), Bertrand du Guesclin (1320), Robert Curthose (1054), Léonin (1135), and Sophie Marceau (1966).

Among WRITERS In France

Among writers born in France, Madame Roland ranks 111Before her are Jean Anthelme Brillat-Savarin (1755), Pierre Boulle (1912), Marie-Antoine Carême (1784), Raymond Queneau (1903), Pierre Loti (1850), and Edmond Rostand (1868). After her are Jean Froissart (1337), Maurice Blanchot (1907), Pierre Choderlos de Laclos (1741), Antoine Galland (1646), Marie de France (1101), and Jean de La Bruyère (1645).

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