WRITER

Philippe Jaccottet

1925 - Today

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Philippe Jaccottet (French: [filip ʒakotɛ]; 30 June 1925 – 24 February 2021) was a Swiss Francophone poet and translator. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Philippe Jaccottet has received more than 36,935 page views. His biography is available in 20 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 19 in 2019). Philippe Jaccottet is the 3,226th most popular writer (up from 3,269th in 2019), the 303rd most popular biography from Switzerland (down from 291st in 2019) and the 29th most popular Swiss Writer.

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  • 20

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  • 2.85

    Coefficient of Variation (CV)

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Among WRITERS

Among writers, Philippe Jaccottet ranks 3,226 out of 5,794Before him are Konstantine Gamsakhurdia, Andrew Marvell, Takeo Arishima, Luigi Capuana, Simin Behbahani, and Edgar Hilsenrath. After him are Edwin Arnold, Sarah Kirsch, William Congreve, Mohammad-Taqi Bahar, Siegfried Sassoon, and Mohammed Abdullah Hassan.

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Contemporaries

Among people born in 1925, Philippe Jaccottet ranks 211Before him are Matías González, Veikko Hakulinen, Yuli Daniel, Zhores Medvedev, Justus Dahinden, and Alec McCowen. After him are Yogi Berra, Claude Pinoteau, Andrea Cordero Lanza di Montezemolo, Henning Larsen, Jacques Sernas, and Robert Jonquet.

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In Switzerland

Among people born in Switzerland, Philippe Jaccottet ranks 303 out of 749Before him are Charles Champaud (1865), Orgetorix (null), Johann Baptist Cysat (1585), Anders Arborelius (1949), Eveline Widmer-Schlumpf (1956), and Justus Dahinden (1925). After him are Simon Antoine Jean L'Huilier (1750), Heinrich Sutermeister (1910), Claude Goretta (1929), Henri Druey (1799), Peter Bichsel (1935), and Johann III Bernoulli (1744).

Among WRITERS In Switzerland

Among writers born in Switzerland, Philippe Jaccottet ranks 29Before him are Johann Peter Hebel (1760), Jeremias Gotthelf (1797), Isaac Casaubon (1559), Arthur Cravan (1887), Peter Bieri (1944), and Theodore Bibliander (1500). After him are Peter Bichsel (1935), Fernán Caballero (1796), Robert Pinget (1919), Nicolas Bouvier (1929), Françoise Giroud (1916), and Johann Jakob Breitinger (1701).