Patrick Chamoiseau

1953 - Today

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Patrick Chamoiseau (born 3 December 1953) is a French author from Martinique known for his work in the créolité movement. His work spans a variety of forms and genres, including novels, essays, children's books, screenplays, theatre and comics. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Patrick Chamoiseau has received more than 89,003 page views. Her biography is available in 21 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 19 in 2019). Patrick Chamoiseau is the 5,326th most popular writer (down from 5,128th in 2019), the 8th most popular biography from Martinique (down from 7th in 2019) and the 5th most popular Writer.

Memorability Metrics

  • 89k

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  • 46.52

    Historical Popularity Index (HPI)

  • 21

    Languages Editions (L)

  • 3.86

    Effective Languages (L*)

  • 2.76

    Coefficient of Variation (CV)

Notable Works

Lettres créoles
West Indian literature (French), History and criticism
Solibo Magnifique
Fiction, Storytellers, Police
Biblique des derniers gestes
Creole Folktales
Tales, Martinique
Fiction, History, Women planners
Une enfance créole
20th century, Biography, Childhood and youth


Among writers, Patrick Chamoiseau ranks 5,326 out of 7,302Before her are Kitamura Tokoku, Delphine de Vigan, Miguel Otero Silva, Kalliroi Parren, Charles Wilkins, and Giuseppe Giusti. After her are Peter Gould, Horst Faas, Elisabeth Langgässer, Thierry Meyssan, Sevasti Qiriazi, and Benjamin Zephaniah.

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Among people born in 1953, Patrick Chamoiseau ranks 357Before her are Christian Lopez, John Musker, Jan A. P. Kaczmarek, Walter Lübcke, Klaus Schmidt, and Herbert Neumann. After her are Branko Milanović, Valery Korzun, Jean-Dominique Senard, Robert Beltran, Ingo Hoffmann, and Sergei Starostin.

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In Martinique

Among people born in Martinique, Patrick Chamoiseau ranks 8 out of 26Before her are Frantz Fanon (1925), Aimé Césaire (1913), Édouard Glissant (1928), Karine Jean-Pierre (1974), Gérard Janvion (1953), and René Maran (1887). After her are Euzhan Palcy (1958), Wendie Renard (1990), Allen Chastanet (1960), Joël Abati (1970), Cédric Sorhaindo (1984), and Emmanuel Rivière (1990).

Among WRITERS In Martinique

Among writers born in Martinique, Patrick Chamoiseau ranks 5Before her are Frantz Fanon (1925), Aimé Césaire (1913), Édouard Glissant (1928), and René Maran (1887).