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Philippe Sollers

1936 - Today

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Philippe Sollers (French: [sɔˈlɛʁs]; born Philippe Joyaux; 28 November 1936,) is a French writer and critic. In 1960 he founded the avant garde literary journal Tel Quel (along with writer and art critic Marcelin Pleynet), which was published by Le Seuil and ran until 1982. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Philippe Sollers has received more than 120,800 page views. His biography is available in 27 different languages on Wikipedia. Philippe Sollers is the 2,070th most popular writer (up from 2,108th in 2019), the 2,230th most popular biography from France (down from 2,174th in 2019) and the 293rd most popular French Writer.

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  • 27

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  • 3.87

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  • 3.35

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Among WRITERS

Among writers, Philippe Sollers ranks 2,070 out of 5,794Before him are Parthenius of Nicaea, Pjetër Bogdani, Pedro Antonio de Alarcón, Idries Shah, Clark Ashton Smith, and Uri Orlev. After him are Anthony Ulrich, Duke of Brunswick-Wolfenbüttel, Joseph Joffo, Albert Gleizes, Michel de Ghelderode, Musa Cälil, and Vsevolod Garshin.

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Contemporaries

Among people born in 1936, Philippe Sollers ranks 146Before him are Renato Corti, Hifikepunye Pohamba, Zeynab Khanlarova, Julio María Sanguinetti, Carla Bley, and Klaus Kinkel. After him are Walter Koenig, Siw Malmkvist, Amr Moussa, André Kolingba, William Levada, and Lee "Scratch" Perry.

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In France

Among people born in France, Philippe Sollers ranks 2,230 out of 5,234Before him are Recceswinth (620), Claire Denis (1946), Charles Chamberland (1851), Vladimir Jankélévitch (1903), Victor-François, 2nd duc de Broglie (1718), and Claire Bretécher (1940). After him are Joseph Joffo (1931), Albert Gleizes (1881), Hippolyte Bayard (1801), Edward, Count of Savoy (1284), Joan of France, Duchess of Brittany (1391), and Pierre Dupont de l'Étang (1765).

Among WRITERS In France

Among writers born in France, Philippe Sollers ranks 293Before him are Jean-Baptiste Alphonse Karr (1808), Gaston Paris (1839), Sébastien Japrisot (1931), Magnus Felix Ennodius (473), Jean Astruc (1684), and Pierre Alexis Ponson du Terrail (1829). After him are Joseph Joffo (1931), Albert Gleizes (1881), Francis Jammes (1868), Paul Morand (1888), Guillaume Thomas François Raynal (1713), and Paul Hazard (1878).

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