Paul Verlaine

1844 - 1896

Paul Verlaine

Paul-Marie Verlaine (; French: [vɛʁlɛn(ə)]; 30 March 1844 – 8 January 1896) was a French poet associated with the Symbolist movement and the Decadent movement. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Paul Verlaine has received more than 728,312 page views. His biography is available in 67 different languages on Wikipedia making him the 118th most popular writer.

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Among writers, Paul Verlaine ranks 117 out of 4,883Before him are Alexandre Dumas fils, Aleksandr Solzhenitsyn, José Saramago, François Villon, Federico García Lorca, and Rudyard Kipling. After him are Apuleius, Jean Cocteau, Walter Scott, Mary Shelley, Plautus, and Khalil Gibran.

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Among people born in 1844, Paul Verlaine ranks 6Before him are Friedrich Nietzsche, Karl Benz, Sarah Bernhardt, Anatole France, and Nikolai Rimsky-Korsakov. After him are Mehmed V, Henri Rousseau, Bernadette Soubirous, Ludwig Boltzmann, Ilya Repin, and Umberto I of Italy. Among people deceased in 1896, Paul Verlaine ranks 2Before him is Alfred Nobel. After him are Anton Bruckner, Clara Schumann, William Morris, Archduke Karl Ludwig of Austria, August Kekulé, Otto Lilienthal, Hippolyte Fizeau, John Everett Millais, Harriet Beecher Stowe, and Naser al-Din Shah Qajar.

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In France

Among people born in France, Paul Verlaine ranks 128 out of 4,109Before him are Charles Aznavour (1924), Eleanor of Aquitaine (1122), Philippe Pétain (1856), Godfrey of Bouillon (1060), Pierre Bourdieu (1930), and Hugh Capet (940). After him are Jean le Rond d'Alembert (1717), Jean Cocteau (1889), Camille Saint-Saëns (1835), Pope Clement V (1264), Jacques Cartier (1491), and Saint Sebastian (300).

Among WRITERS In France

Among writers born in France, Paul Verlaine ranks 27Before him are Anatole France (1844), André Gide (1869), George Sand (1804), François Rabelais (1494), Alexandre Dumas fils (1824), and François Villon (1431). After him are Jean Cocteau (1889), Jean de La Fontaine (1621), Octave Mirbeau (1848), Cyrano de Bergerac (1619), Nicolas Flamel (1330), and Sully Prudhomme (1839).

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