Paul Morand

1888 - 1976

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Paul Morand (13 March 1888 – 24 July 1976) was a French author whose short stories and novellas were lauded for their style, wit and descriptive power. His most productive literary period was the interwar period of the 1920s and 1930s. He was much admired by the upper echelons of society and the artistic avant-garde who made him a cult favorite. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Paul Morand has received more than 93,677 page views. His biography is available in 26 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 23 in 2019). Paul Morand is the 2,087th most popular writer (up from 2,182nd in 2019), the 2,243rd most popular biography from France (down from 2,223rd in 2019) and the 297th most popular French Writer.

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Among writers, Paul Morand ranks 2,087 out of 5,794Before him are John Wilmot, 2nd Earl of Rochester, Giovanni Battista Guarini, Countess of Ségur, Richard Bandler, Guan Hanqing, and Péter Nádas. After him are Vasil Bykaŭ, Rafael de Nogales Méndez, Abdurreshid Ibrahim, Alan Sillitoe, Frank McCourt, and Stefania Wilczyńska.

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Among people born in 1888, Paul Morand ranks 87Before him are Chōjun Miyagi, Gunichi Mikawa, Prince Axel of Denmark, Inayatullah Khan, Fritz Reiner, and Francesco Baracca. After him are Richard Courant, Roberto Assagioli, Lead Belly, Harpo Marx, Princess Helena Adelaide of Schleswig-Holstein-Sonderburg-Glücksburg, and Hans von Salmuth. Among people deceased in 1976, Paul Morand ranks 80Before him are Freddie King, Adolph Zukor, Gregor Piatigorsky, Hans von Obstfelder, Paul Robeson, and Orlando Letelier. After him are Wilder Penfield, Paul Strand, Howlin' Wolf, Zhang Wentian, Tommy Bolin, and Karl Schäfer.

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In France

Among people born in France, Paul Morand ranks 2,243 out of 5,234Before him are Peter Bartholomew (1100), Francis Jammes (1868), Marcellin Champagnat (1789), Jean Ferrat (1930), Henri Pescarolo (1942), and Bernadette Lafont (1938). After him are Nicolas Sanson (1600), William of Conches (1080), Antoine Coysevox (1640), Jacques Audiard (1952), Bertrand Blier (1939), and Martine Carol (1920).

Among WRITERS In France

Among writers born in France, Paul Morand ranks 297Before him are Jean Astruc (1684), Pierre Alexis Ponson du Terrail (1829), Philippe Sollers (1936), Joseph Joffo (1931), Albert Gleizes (1881), and Francis Jammes (1868). After him are Guillaume Thomas François Raynal (1713), Paul Hazard (1878), Bernard Palissy (1510), André Frossard (1915), Auguste Maquet (1813), and Édouard Drumont (1844).