Olivier de Serres

1539 - 1619

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Olivier de Serres (1539–1619) was a French author and soil scientist whose Théâtre d'Agriculture (1600) was the accepted textbook of French agriculture in the 17th century. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Olivier de Serres has received more than 34,310 page views. His biography is available in 16 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 15 in 2019). Olivier de Serres is the 3,703rd most popular writer (down from 3,093rd in 2019), the 3,404th most popular biography from France (down from 2,805th in 2019) and the 459th most popular French Writer.

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Among writers, Olivier de Serres ranks 3,703 out of 5,794Before him are Paavo Haavikko, Sophie von La Roche, Ion Heliade Rădulescu, Said Akl, Dmitry Furmanov, and George Moore. After him are James Blish, Reginald Rose, Louise Weiss, Mohammad-Ali Jamalzadeh, Ken Adam, and Sven Lindqvist.

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Among people born in 1539, Olivier de Serres ranks 14Before him are Louis VI, Elector Palatine, George Frederick, Margrave of Brandenburg-Ansbach, Jost Amman, Hasegawa Tōhaku, Humphrey Gilbert, and Nicolò Donato.  Among people deceased in 1619, Olivier de Serres ranks 16Before him are Shimazu Yoshihiro, Hieronymus Fabricius, Denis Calvaert, Marko Krizin, Richard Burbage, and Nicholas Hilliard. After him are Jagat Gosain and Robert Peake the Elder.

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In France

Among people born in France, Olivier de Serres ranks 3,404 out of 5,234Before him are Charles Floquet (1828), Pierre Charles Fournier de Saint-Amant (1800), Jean-Baptiste Élie de Beaumont (1798), Emmanuel Todd (1951), Chiara Mastroianni (1972), and Mathieu Valbuena (1984). After him are Louise Weiss (1893), Paul Paray (1886), Richard Berry (1950), Anna Gavalda (1970), Philippe Alliot (1954), and Théodore Steeg (1868).

Among WRITERS In France

Among writers born in France, Olivier de Serres ranks 459Before him are Jacqueline de Romilly (1913), Marcel Jouhandeau (1888), Théophile Thoré-Bürger (1807), Maurice Schumann (1911), Dominique Fernandez (1929), and Jean-Jacques Servan-Schreiber (1924). After him are Louise Weiss (1893), Anna Gavalda (1970), Marie Marvingt (1875), Pierre Mac Orlan (1882), Alphonse de Châteaubriant (1877), and Frédéric Dard (1921).