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Pierre Drieu La Rochelle

1893 - 1945

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Pierre Eugène Drieu La Rochelle (French: [dʁjø la ʁɔʃɛl]; 3 January 1893 – 15 March 1945) was a French writer of novels, short stories, and political essays. He was born, lived and died in Paris. Drieu La Rochelle became a proponent of French fascism in the 1930s, and was a well-known collaborationist during the German occupation. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Pierre Drieu La Rochelle has received more than 187,061 page views. His biography is available in 29 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 28 in 2019). Pierre Drieu La Rochelle is the 1,254th most popular writer (up from 1,417th in 2019), the 1,454th most popular biography from France (up from 1,587th in 2019) and the 183rd most popular French Writer.

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Among writers, Pierre Drieu La Rochelle ranks 1,254 out of 5,755Before him are Per Olov Enquist, Johann Peter Eckermann, Thomas of Celano, Aksel Sandemose, Marie of Cleves, Duchess of Orléans, and Georgi Markov. After him are Arnold Zweig, Régis Debray, B. K. S. Iyengar, Blaise Cendrars, Annemarie Schwarzenbach, and Antoine de Montchrestien.

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Among people born in 1893, Pierre Drieu La Rochelle ranks 58Before him are Raymond Loewy, Allen Dulles, Clemens Krauss, Roy O. Disney, Wallace Fard Muhammad, and Nicholas J. Spykman. After him are Battista Farina, Hans Scharoun, Ernst Öpik, Dorothy Parker, Ivan Panfilov, and Edsel Ford. Among people deceased in 1945, Pierre Drieu La Rochelle ranks 98Before him are Kiril, Prince of Preslav, Philipp Bouhler, Anton Dostler, Walter Krüger, Ernst-Robert Grawitz, and Hans Kammler. After him are Ivan Chernyakhovsky, Bernhard Rust, Georg Kaiser, Helmuth James von Moltke, August Hirt, and Charles Spearman.

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In France

Among people born in France, Pierre Drieu La Rochelle ranks 1,454 out of 6,011Before him are Francis II, Duke of Brittany (1435), Madeleine of Valois (1520), Marie-Pierre Kœnig (1898), Jean-Claude Pascal (1927), Thomas, Count of Savoy (1178), and Maximilien de Béthune, Duke of Sully (1560). After him are Régis Debray (1940), Jean Jacques Régis de Cambacérès (1753), Marcel Petiot (1897), Bob Denard (1929), Louis de Bonald (1754), and Antoine de Montchrestien (1575).

Among WRITERS In France

Among writers born in France, Pierre Drieu La Rochelle ranks 183Before him are Jeanne-Marie Leprince de Beaumont (1711), Paul Bourget (1852), Roger Caillois (1913), Pierre de Marivaux (1688), Vivant Denon (1747), and Victorien Sardou (1831). After him are Régis Debray (1940), Antoine de Montchrestien (1575), Odo of Cluny (878), Charles Péguy (1873), Michel Butor (1926), and Émile Gaboriau (1832).