Paul Bourget

1852 - 1935

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Paul Charles Joseph Bourget (French: [buʁʒɛ]; 2 September 1852 – 25 December 1935) was a French novelist and critic. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Paul Bourget has received more than 87,686 page views. His biography is available in 30 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 27 in 2019). Paul Bourget is the 1,188th most popular writer (up from 1,347th in 2019), the 1,346th most popular biography from France (up from 1,473rd in 2019) and the 177th most popular French Writer.

Paul Bourget is most famous for his novels, especially his first novel "The Disciple of Saint Anthony."

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Among writers, Paul Bourget ranks 1,188 out of 5,794Before him are Lin Yutang, Nikolaus Lenau, Achilles Tatius, Shi Nai'an, Alain-Fournier, and Jan Kochanowski. After him are Nizar Qabbani, Chiara Lubich, Ibn al-Muqaffa', Meng Haoran, Aelius Aristides, and Hartmann von Aue.

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Among people born in 1852, Paul Bourget ranks 26Before him are Paul Henri Balluet d'Estournelles de Constant, Calamity Jane, Constantin Fehrenbach, Christian Krohg, H. H. Asquith, and Tewfik Pasha. After him are Terauchi Masatake, Edmund Leighton, Victor Adler, John Louis Emil Dreyer, Hipólito Yrigoyen, and John Harvey Kellogg. Among people deceased in 1935, Paul Bourget ranks 36Before him are Komitas, Panait Istrati, Josef Suk, Rashid Rida, Aron Nimzowitsch, and Magnus Hirschfeld. After him are Kurt Tucholsky, Anna Ancher, Princess Victoria of the United Kingdom, Ali of Hejaz, Princess Anastasia of Montenegro, and Mikhail Ippolitov-Ivanov.

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In France

Among people born in France, Paul Bourget ranks 1,346 out of 5,234Before him are Sextus Afranius Burrus (1), Piers Gaveston, 1st Earl of Cornwall (1284), Ferdinand Buisson (1841), Henri, Count of Paris (1908), Alain-Fournier (1886), and Francis I, Duke of Lorraine (1517). After him are Vincent of Beauvais (1190), Claude Garamond (1499), Elisabeth Therese of Lorraine (1711), Maria Francisca of Savoy (1646), André Masson (1896), and Jacques I, Prince of Monaco (1689).

Among WRITERS In France

Among writers born in France, Paul Bourget ranks 177Before him are Michel Verne (1861), Joseph Bédier (1864), Sonia Rykiel (1930), Michel Tournier (1924), Xavier de Maistre (1763), and Alain-Fournier (1886). After him are Paul Scarron (1610), Comtessa de Dia (1175), Louis de Rouvroy, duc de Saint-Simon (1675), Odo of Cluny (878), Philippe Soupault (1897), and Nicolas-Edme Rétif (1734).