Marc Ferro

1924 - 2021

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Marc Ferro (French pronunciation: [maʁk fɛʁo]; 24 December 1924 – 21 April 2021) was a French historian. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Marc Ferro has received more than 73,081 page views. His biography is available in 17 different languages on Wikipedia. Marc Ferro is the 238th most popular historian (down from 232nd in 2019), the 3,184th most popular biography from France (down from 3,063rd in 2019) and the 32nd most popular French Historian.

Memorability Metrics

  • 73k

    Page Views (PV)

  • 52.86

    Historical Popularity Index (HPI)

  • 17

    Languages Editions (L)

  • 5.23

    Effective Languages (L*)

  • 1.87

    Coefficient of Variation (CV)

Page views of Marc Ferros by language

Over the past year Marc Ferro has had the most page views in the with 17,705 views, followed by English (7,339), and Portuguese (5,040). In terms of yearly growth of page views the top 3 wikpedia editions are Portuguese (74.39%), Serbo-Croatian (65.31%), and Volapük (45.59%)


Among historians, Marc Ferro ranks 238 out of 561Before him are Gerald of Wales, Maxime Rodinson, Alexander Kazhdan, Johannes Aventinus, Timothy Garton Ash, and Gustave Lanson. After him are Gustave Schlumberger, Lucius Coelius Antipater, Elishe, Saul Friedländer, Krste Misirkov, and Gerardus Vossius.

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Among people born in 1924, Marc Ferro ranks 193Before him are Fud Leclerc, Gevork Vartanian, Isadore Singer, Maurice Karnaugh, Rudolf Barshai, and Prince Alexander of Yugoslavia. After him are Nina Foch, Alain Bombard, José Donoso, S. R. Nathan, Deke Slayton, and Antoine Cuissard. Among people deceased in 2021, Marc Ferro ranks 219Before him are John Miles, Koichi Sugiyama, Branko Mamula, Lars Norén, Clive Sinclair, and Kjell Askildsen. After him are Yury Vlasov, Roger Hunt, Louis Andriessen, Margitta Gummel, Lamine Diack, and Freimut Börngen.

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In France

Among people born in France, Marc Ferro ranks 3,184 out of 6,770Before him are Mary of Burgundy, Duchess of Savoy (1386), Eugène Emmanuel Amaury Duval (1808), Jacques-André Naigeon (1738), Henri Meilhac (1831), Aimeric de Peguilhan (1200), and Bernard Morel (1925). After him are Adolphe Pégoud (1889), Jean Guillou (1930), J. F. Oberlin (1740), Frédéric Cuvier (1773), Samir Nasri (1987), and Peter Julian Eymard (1811).

Among HISTORIANS In France

Among historians born in France, Marc Ferro ranks 32Before him are Roger Chartier (1945), Adémar de Chabannes (989), Henri Maspero (1883), Georges Lefebvre (1874), Maxime Rodinson (1915), and Gustave Lanson (1857). After him are Gustave Schlumberger (1844), Charles Rollin (1661), Joseph de Guignes (1721), Émile Mâle (1862), Bernard Desclot (1201), and Régine Pernoud (1909).