Paul Éluard

1895 - 1952

Paul Éluard

Paul Éluard (French: [elɥar]), born Eugène Émile Paul Grindel ([ɡʁɛ̃dɛl]; 14 December 1895 – 18 November 1952), was a French poet and one of the founders of the Surrealist movement. In 1916, he chose the name Paul Éluard, a patronymic borrowed from his maternal grandmother. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Paul Éluard has received more than 387,748 page views. His biography is available in 51 different languages on Wikipedia making him the 457th most popular writer.

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Among writers, Paul Éluard ranks 454 out of 4,883Before him are Saint-John Perse, Ágota Kristóf, Louise de La Vallière, Meera, Kurt Vonnegut, and Joseph Brodsky. After him are Attar of Nishapur, Octavio Paz, Athenaeus, Laurence Sterne, Boris Vian, and Sándor Petőfi.

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Among people born in 1895, Paul Éluard ranks 30Before him are Dolores Ibárruri, Aleksandr Vasilevsky, Cemal Gürsel, Sergei Yesenin, Igor Tamm, and Nikolai Bulganin. After him are Gerhard Domagk, Anastas Mikoyan, Folke Bernadotte, László Moholy-Nagy, Buckminster Fuller, and Vladimir Propp. Among people deceased in 1952, Paul Éluard ranks 10Before him are John Dewey, George VI, Chaim Weizmann, Alexandra Kollontai, Wilm Hosenfeld, and Benedetto Croce. After him are Walter Schellenberg, Sven Hedin, Vittorio Emanuele Orlando, Elena of Montenegro, Karen Horney, and Ferenc Molnár.

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In France

Among people born in France, Paul Éluard ranks 512 out of 4,109Before him are Peter the Hermit (1050), Ferdinand de Lesseps (1805), Louis Blériot (1872), André Citroën (1878), Charles-Henri Sanson (1739), and Roger Vadim (1928). After him are Jean-Baptiste Biot (1774), Jean Lannes (1769), Charles II of Navarre (1332), Marcel Marceau (1923), André Le Nôtre (1613), and Gaston, Duke of Orléans (1608).

Among WRITERS In France

Among writers born in France, Paul Éluard ranks 79Before him are Alfred de Musset (1810), Joris-Karl Huysmans (1848), Nicolas Boileau-Despréaux (1636), Jacques Hébert (1757), Maurice Leblanc (1864), and Louise de La Vallière (1644). After him are Boris Vian (1920), Paul Claudel (1868), Louis Aragon (1897), Auguste Escoffier (1847), Camille Flammarion (1842), and Gérard de Nerval (1808).

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