Marcel Achard

1899 - 1974

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Marcel Achard (5 July 1899 – 4 September 1974) was a French playwright and screenwriter whose popular sentimental comedies maintained his position as a highly recognizable name in his country's theatrical and literary circles for five decades. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Marcel Achard has received more than 63,099 page views. His biography is available in 31 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 29 in 2019). Marcel Achard is the 2,166th most popular writer (down from 1,804th in 2019), the 2,398th most popular biography from France (down from 1,976th in 2019) and the 311th most popular Writer.

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Among writers, Marcel Achard ranks 2,166 out of 5,755Before him are Albert Gleizes, Chandrashekhara Kambara, Kristijonas Donelaitis, Princess Michael of Kent, Idries Shah, and Saki. After him are Paul Féval, père, Charles de Brosses, Mohammad-Hossein Shahriar, Lucilius Junior, Oscar Milosz, and Cigerxwîn.

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Among people born in 1899, Marcel Achard ranks 103Before him are Soraya Tarzi, Max Simon, Pancho Vladigerov, Jimmie Angel, Hermann von Oppeln-Bronikowski, and Richard Hauptmann. After him are Charles Best, Noël Coward, Konstantinos Tsatsos, Maria Yudina, Café Filho, and Lovro von Matačić. Among people deceased in 1974, Marcel Achard ranks 73Before him are Anne Sexton, Princess Patricia of Connaught, Aman Andom, Jean Daniélou, Werner Lorenz, and Ayub Khan. After him are Everaldo, Helmuth Koinigg, Jean Absil, Kurt Atterberg, Ed Sullivan, and Christine Chubbuck.

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In France

Among people born in France, Marcel Achard ranks 2,398 out of 6,011Before him are Adam Philippe, Comte de Custine (1740), Albert Gleizes (1881), Charles Pathé (1863), Jean Dieudonné (1906), Sabine Weiss (1924), and Alexandre Desplat (1961). After him are René Pleven (1901), Marie of Lorraine (1674), Victor Noir (1848), Princess Anne of Orléans (1906), Paul Féval, père (1816), and Alexandre Ribot (1842).

Among WRITERS In France

Among writers born in France, Marcel Achard ranks 311Before him are Jean Paulhan (1884), Jacques Collin de Plancy (1794), Gabriel Matzneff (1936), Elena Poniatowska (1932), Eugène Marin Labiche (1815), and Albert Gleizes (1881). After him are Paul Féval, père (1816), Charles de Brosses (1709), René Crevel (1900), Jean-Jacques Barthélemy (1716), Magnus Felix Ennodius (473), and Yasmina Reza (1959).