Marguerite Yourcenar

1903 - 1987

Marguerite Yourcenar

Marguerite Yourcenar (UK: , US: , French: [maʁɡ(ə)ʁit juʁsənaʁ] (listen); 8 June 1903 – 17 December 1987) was a French novelist and essayist born in Brussels, Belgium, who became a US citizen in 1947. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Marguerite Yourcenar has received more than 271,564 page views. Her biography is available in 63 different languages on Wikipedia making her the 336th most popular writer.

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Among writers, Marguerite Yourcenar ranks 334 out of 4,883Before her are Nadine Gordimer, André Malraux, Archilochus, Apollonius of Rhodes, Heinrich von Kleist, and Valmiki. After her are Napoleon Hill, Arthur Schnitzler, Claude Simon, Ali-Shir Nava'i, Arion, and Jean Genet.

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Among people born in 1903, Marguerite Yourcenar ranks 11Before her are Georges Simenon, Aram Khachaturian, Ernst Kaltenbrunner, Olav V of Norway, Mark Rothko, and Habib Bourguiba. After her are C. F. Powell, Fernandel, Vladimir Horowitz, Andrey Kolmogorov, John Dillinger, and Galeazzo Ciano. Among people deceased in 1987, Marguerite Yourcenar ranks 9Before her are Dalida, Carl Rogers, Louis de Broglie, Rita Hayworth, Primo Levi, and Fred Astaire. After her are Andrey Kolmogorov, Lawrence Kohlberg, Gunnar Myrdal, Walter Houser Brattain, Pola Negri, and Lee Byung-chul.

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In Belgium

Among people born in Belgium, Marguerite Yourcenar ranks 40 out of 658Before her are Mary of Hungary (1505), Orlande de Lassus (1534), Pieter Brueghel the Younger (1564), Django Reinhardt (1910), Georges Lemaître (1894), and Pepin of Herstal (635). After her are William III of the Netherlands (1817), Henry van de Velde (1863), Abraham Ortelius (1527), Eleanor of Austria (1498), Margaret of Parma (1522), and Pepin of Landen (585).

Among WRITERS In Belgium

Among writers born in Belgium, Marguerite Yourcenar ranks 3Before her are Maurice Maeterlinck (1862) and Georges Simenon (1903). After her are Julio Cortázar (1914), Émile Verhaeren (1855), Henri Michaux (1899), Hugo Claus (1929), Georges Rodenbach (1855), Pierre Louÿs (1870), Laura Marx (1845), Victor Serge (1890), and William of Moerbeke (1215).