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Paul Claudel

1868 - 1955

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Paul Claudel (French: [pɔl klodɛl]; 6 August 1868 – 23 February 1955) was a French poet, dramatist and diplomat, and the younger brother of the sculptor Camille Claudel. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Paul Claudel has received more than 318,037 page views. His biography is available in 45 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 44 in 2019). Paul Claudel is the 531st most popular writer (down from 527th in 2019), the 619th most popular biography from France (down from 605th in 2019) and the 92nd most popular French Writer.

Paul Claudel is most famous for his work as a poet, dramatist, and diplomat. He was born in 1868 and died in 1955. He was a French poet, dramatist, and diplomat.

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  • 45

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  • 7.16

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  • 3.21

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Among writers, Paul Claudel ranks 531 out of 5,755Before him are Giorgos Seferis, Gérard de Nerval, Cassiodorus, Sidney Sheldon, Lesya Ukrainka, and T. S. Eliot. After him are Muhammad Iqbal, José Martí, Premchand, Patrick Süskind, Camille Flammarion, and Edgar Rice Burroughs.

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Among people born in 1868, Paul Claudel ranks 20Before him are Peter Behrens, Robert Falcon Scott, Gertrude Bell, Fuad I of Egypt, Gaston Leroux, and Florence Foster Jenkins. After him are Theodore William Richards, Dietrich Eckart, Gustav Meyrink, Vittorio Monti, Felix Hoffmann, and Henrietta Swan Leavitt. Among people deceased in 1955, Paul Claudel ranks 17Before him are Pierre Teilhard de Chardin, Alberto Ascari, Rodolfo Graziani, Helmuth Weidling, Arthur Honegger, and Maurice Utrillo. After him are George Enescu, Vasily Blokhin, Calouste Gulbenkian, Oswald Avery, Carmen Miranda, and James B. Sumner.

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In France

Among people born in France, Paul Claudel ranks 619 out of 6,011Before him are Gérard de Nerval (1808), Albert I, Prince of Monaco (1848), France Gall (1947), Michel Legrand (1932), Peter Waldo (1140), and Bertrand du Guesclin (1320). After him are Hugh the Great (898), Léonin (1135), Yolande de Polastron (1749), Guillaume de l'Hôpital (1661), Juliette Gréco (1927), and Émilie du Châtelet (1706).

Among WRITERS In France

Among writers born in France, Paul Claudel ranks 92Before him are Gaston Leroux (1868), Alfred de Musset (1810), Charles, Duke of Orléans (1394), Héloïse (1101), Henri Barbusse (1873), and Gérard de Nerval (1808). After him are Camille Flammarion (1842), Marie-Antoine Carême (1784), Alfred Jarry (1873), Alain Robbe-Grillet (1922), Bernard Gui (1261), and Ausonius (310).