Michel Tremblay

1942 - Today

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Michel Tremblay, CQ (born 25 June 1942) is a French Canadian novelist and playwright. He was born in Montreal, Quebec, where he grew up in the French-speaking neighbourhood of Plateau Mont-Royal; at the time of his birth a neighbourhood with a working-class character and joual dialect - something that would heavily influence his work. Tremblay's first professionally produced play, Les Belles-Sœurs, was written in 1965 and premiered at the Théâtre du Rideau Vert on August 28, 1968. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Michel Tremblay has received more than 114,067 page views. His biography is available in 18 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 15 in 2019). Michel Tremblay is the 4,421st most popular writer (down from 4,052nd in 2019), the 340th most popular biography from Canada (down from 318th in 2019) and the 21st most popular Canadian Writer.

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Among writers, Michel Tremblay ranks 4,421 out of 5,794. Before him are Erik Johan Stagnelius, Paul Du Chaillu, Conrad Aiken, Alfonso Sastre, Daniel Quinn, and Patrick Poivre d'Arvor. After him are Oliverio Girondo, I. A. Richards, Werner Bergengruen, Alexander Kazantsev, Dương Thu Hương, and Tatyana Tolstaya.

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Among people born in 1942, Michel Tremblay ranks 398Before him are Dobromir Zhechev, Gennady Sarafanov, Claudine Longet, Giovanni Lodetti, John McDowell, and Guo Boxiong. After him are Gerben Karstens, Vladimir Yermoshin, Roshan Seth, Michael Crawford, Rubén Salazar Gómez, and Kenneth Lay.

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In Canada

Among people born in Canada, Michel Tremblay ranks 340 out of 1,130. Before him are Terry Jacks (1944), George Hodgson (1893), Chief Dan George (1899), Anne Carson (1950), Brian Orser (1961), and Étienne Desmarteau (1873). After him are Arthur Meighen (1874), Alexander Knox (1907), Kate Nelligan (1950), A. J. Cook (1978), Michael Ignatieff (1947), and Daniel Lanois (1951).

Among WRITERS In Canada

Among writers born in Canada, Michel Tremblay ranks 21Before him are Robertson Davies (1913), Grant Allen (1848), Wyndham Lewis (1882), Steven Erikson (1959), Robin Sharma (1965), and Anne Carson (1950). After him are Nancy Huston (1953), Marie-Claire Blais (1939), George Woodcock (1912), Harold Russell (1914), Sven Delblanc (1931), and Duncan Regehr (1952).