Max Jacob

1876 - 1944

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Max Jacob (French: [maks ʒakɔb]; 12 July 1876 – 5 March 1944) was a French poet, painter, writer, and critic. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Max Jacob has received more than 298,721 page views. His biography is available in 39 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 37 in 2019). Max Jacob is the 716th most popular writer (down from 582nd in 2019), the 816th most popular biography from France (down from 670th in 2019) and the 121st most popular French Writer.

Max Jacob was a French poet and painter who became a close friend of Picasso. He was also a major contributor to the Dada movement.

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Among writers, Max Jacob ranks 716 out of 5,794Before him are Bert Hellinger, Masaru Emoto, Douglas Adams, Multatuli, Odysseas Elytis, and Andrea Camilleri. After him are Carlos Fuentes, Alejo Carpentier, Georgiana Cavendish, Duchess of Devonshire, Neal Cassady, Lesya Ukrainka, and Sin Saimdang.

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Among people born in 1876, Max Jacob ranks 27Before him are Maxim Litvinov, Muhammad Ali Jinnah, Dragutin Dimitrijević, Grand Duke Kirill Vladimirovich of Russia, Otto Diels, and Kim Koo. After him are Elsa Einstein, Robert Guérin, Wied, Prince of Albania, Bruno Walter, Wilhelm Cuno, and Jean Webster. Among people deceased in 1944, Max Jacob ranks 39Before him are Glenn Miller, Henning von Tresckow, Nikolai Vatutin, Erich Hoepner, Giovanni Gentile, and Bertha Benz. After him are Sergey Prokudin-Gorsky, Gustav Bauer, Werner von Haeften, Antanas Smetona, Carl-Heinrich von Stülpnagel, and Pehr Evind Svinhufvud.

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In France

Among people born in France, Max Jacob ranks 816 out of 5,234Before him are Louis Barthou (1862), Bertrada of Laon (720), Jacques Charles (1763), Edmond James de Rothschild (1845), Nadia Boulanger (1887), and Simone Veil (1927). After him are Françoise Barré-Sinoussi (1947), Jacques Delors (1925), Sebastian Brant (1458), Bertrand du Guesclin (1320), Guy-Manuel de Homem-Christo (1974), and Louis I, Duke of Anjou (1339).

Among WRITERS In France

Among writers born in France, Max Jacob ranks 121Before him are Maurice Blanchot (1907), Alain-René Lesage (1668), Madame Roland (1754), Pierre Boulle (1912), Maurice Druon (1918), and Alfred de Vigny (1797). After him are Jean de La Bruyère (1645), Maurice Denis (1870), Philippe Ariès (1914), Antoine Galland (1646), Georges Bernanos (1888), and Edmond de Goncourt (1822).