Paul Fort

1872 - 1960

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Jules-Jean-Paul Fort (1 February 1872 – 20 April 1960) was a French poet associated with the Symbolist movement. At the age of 18, reacting against the Naturalistic theatre, Fort founded the Théâtre d'Art (1890–93). He also founded and edited the literary reviews Livre d'Art with Alfred Jarry and Vers et Prose (1905–14) with poet Guillaume Apollinaire, which published the work of Paul Valéry and other important Symbolist writers. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Paul Fort has received more than 36,650 page views. His biography is available in 19 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 18 in 2019). Paul Fort is the 3,252nd most popular writer (down from 2,989th in 2019), the 3,134th most popular biography from France (down from 2,752nd in 2019) and the 426th most popular French Writer.

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Among writers, Paul Fort ranks 3,252 out of 5,794Before him are Maria Dąbrowska, Heinrich Vogeler, Johan Turi, Chittaranjan Das, Peter Bichsel, and A. Merritt. After him are Ferenc Kazinczy, Anton Pann, Johan Ludvig Heiberg, Evgeny Schwartz, Camille Lemonnier, and James Thurber.

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Among people born in 1872, Paul Fort ranks 90Before him are Mikhail Kuzmin, Georges Urbain, Juho Vennola, Dionysios Kasdaglis, George S. Robertson, and Heinrich Vogeler. After him are Otto Witte, Rudolf Schlechter, Barbu Știrbey, Carl Gustaf Ekman, Johan Bojer, and Morris Travers. Among people deceased in 1960, Paul Fort ranks 109Before him are Toyohiko Kagawa, Henny Porten, Yury Olesha, Sigurd Hoel, André Patry, and Eric Temple Bell. After him are Adone Zoli, Ken McArthur, Semyon Lavochkin, Zora Neale Hurston, Eduard Pütsep, and Harry Ferguson.

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In France

Among people born in France, Paul Fort ranks 3,134 out of 5,234Before him are Claude Pinoteau (1925), Zino Francescatti (1902), Michel Maffesoli (1944), Jules Janin (1804), Marie-Dominique Chenu (1895), and Patachou (1918). After him are Laetitia Casta (1978), Gaston Gallimard (1881), Édouard Detaille (1848), Henri Rabaud (1873), Sylvain Wiltord (1974), and David Ginola (1967).

Among WRITERS In France

Among writers born in France, Paul Fort ranks 426Before him are Auguste Barbier (1805), José Giovanni (1923), Jean-François de La Harpe (1739), Eugène Burnouf (1801), Jean-Louis de Rambures (1930), and Jules Janin (1804). After him are Jean-Christophe Grangé (1961), Jean-Sifrein Maury (1746), Casimir Delavigne (1793), Bernard-Marie Koltès (1948), Jean Desmarets (1595), and Albert Aurier (1865).