Maurice Leblanc

1864 - 1941

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Maurice Marie Émile Leblanc (; French: [ləblɑ̃]; 11 December 1864 – 6 November 1941) was a French novelist and writer of short stories, known primarily as the creator of the fictional gentleman thief and detective Arsène Lupin, often described as a French counterpart to Arthur Conan Doyle's creation Sherlock Holmes. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Maurice Leblanc has received more than 236,181 page views. His biography is available in 41 different languages on Wikipedia. Maurice Leblanc is the 392nd most popular writer (up from 446th in 2019), the 447th most popular biography from France (up from 494th in 2019) and the 72nd most popular French Writer.

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Among writers, Maurice Leblanc ranks 392 out of 5,794. Before him are Georges Bataille, Louise de La Vallière, Alvin Toffler, Ahmad Yasawi, Vladimir Vysotsky, and Pietro Aretino. After him are Tibullus, Qu Yuan, Gertrude Stein, Propertius, Livius Andronicus, and Edward Said.

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Among people born in 1864, Maurice Leblanc ranks 9Before him are Richard Strauss, Alois Alzheimer, Camille Claudel, Wilhelm Wien, Walther Nernst, and Hermann Minkowski. After him are Miguel de Unamuno, Eleftherios Venizelos, Princess Elisabeth of Hesse and by Rhine, Princess Stéphanie of Belgium, Erik Axel Karlfeldt, and Alfred Hermann Fried. Among people deceased in 1941, Maurice Leblanc ranks 14Before him are Maximilian Kolbe, James George Frazer, Walther Nernst, Arthur Evans, Emanuel Lasker, and Robert Delaunay. After him are El Lissitzky, Paul Sabatier, Marina Tsvetaeva, Ioannis Metaxas, Werner Sombart, and Ernst Udet.

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In France

Among people born in France, Maurice Leblanc ranks 447 out of 5,234. Before him are Louis, Dauphin of France (1729), Camille Desmoulins (1760), Antoine of Navarre (1518), Louise de La Vallière (1644), Marie Louise d’Orléans (1662), and Michel Piccoli (1925). After him are Éric Rohmer (1920), Émilie du Châtelet (1706), Raymond IV, Count of Toulouse (1045), Louis, Grand Condé (1621), André Citroën (1878), and Napoléon, Prince Imperial (1856).

Among WRITERS In France

Among writers born in France, Maurice Leblanc ranks 72Before him are Auguste Escoffier (1847), Hector Malot (1830), Patrick Modiano (1945), Paul Éluard (1895), Georges Bataille (1897), and Louise de La Vallière (1644). After him are Françoise Sagan (1935), Pierre Beaumarchais (1732), Jacques Hébert (1757), André Maurois (1885), Alfred de Musset (1810), and Nicolas Boileau-Despréaux (1636).