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Michel Carré

1821 - 1872

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Michel Carré (20 October 1821, Besançon – 27 June 1872, Argenteuil) was a prolific French librettist. He went to Paris in 1840 intending to become a painter but took up writing instead. He wrote verse and plays before turning to writing libretti. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Michel Carré has received more than 45,575 page views. His biography is available in 15 different languages on Wikipedia. Michel Carré is the 4,085th most popular writer, the 3,778th most popular biography from France and the 499th most popular French Writer.

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Among writers, Michel Carré ranks 4,085 out of 5,755Before him are Jien, William Boyd, Attilâ İlhan, Umihana Čuvidina, Cordwainer Smith, and Robert Jungk. After him are Guillaume Musso, Bozorg Alavi, Willibald Alexis, Gennadius of Massilia, Laura Cereta, and E. L. James.

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Among people born in 1821, Michel Carré ranks 76Before him are Nils Johan Andersson, Henri Alexis Brialmont, Charles Francis Hall, Apollon Maykov, John Abbott, and Janko Matúška. After him are Jane Wilde, Karl Knies, Joseph Noel Paton, Jan van Beers, Juan Bautista Topete, and Robert O'Hara Burke. Among people deceased in 1872, Michel Carré ranks 49Before him are George Catlin, Friedrich Welwitsch, Benjamin Briggs, Ion Heliade Rădulescu, Jean-Marie Duhamel, and Hugo von Mohl. After him are Bedros Tourian, Richard S. Ewell, Andrej Sládkovič, Nikolaos Mantzaros, Pierre Charles Fournier de Saint-Amant, and Mpande kaSenzangakhona.

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In France

Among people born in France, Michel Carré ranks 3,778 out of 6,011Before him are Camille d'Hostun, duc de Tallard (1652), Yves Giraud-Cabantous (1904), Lambert I of Nantes (796), Lucas Hernandez (1996), Luigi Pelloux (1839), and Marielle Goitschel (1945). After him are Jean-Pierre Ricard (1944), Guillaume Musso (1974), Léon-Adolphe Amette (1850), Jean Collas (1874), Jacques Martin (1921), and Pierre Adet (1763).

Among WRITERS In France

Among writers born in France, Michel Carré ranks 499Before him are Alphonse de Châteaubriant (1877), Edmonde Charles-Roux (1920), Jacqueline de Romilly (1913), Pierre Mac Orlan (1882), Pierre Pithou (1539), and Anna Gavalda (1970). After him are Guillaume Musso (1974), Olivier de Serres (1539), Marcel Arland (1899), Claude Aveline (1901), Bernard Pivot (1935), and Abel Bonnard (1883).