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Pierre Loti

1850 - 1923

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Pierre Loti (French: [lɔti]; pseudonym of Louis Marie-Julien Viaud [vjo]; 14 January 1850 – 10 June 1923) was a French naval officer and novelist, known for his exotic novels and short stories. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Pierre Loti has received more than 267,662 page views. His biography is available in 39 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 38 in 2019). Pierre Loti is the 603rd most popular writer (up from 622nd in 2019), the 709th most popular biography from France (down from 706th in 2019) and the 100th most popular French Writer.

Pierre Loti is most famous for his novel, "Madame Chrysanthème." The novel is about a French naval officer who falls in love with a Japanese woman.

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Among writers, Pierre Loti ranks 603 out of 5,755Before him are Michael Crichton, Samuel Johnson, Demetrius Vikelas, Alessandro Manzoni, Camilo José Cela, and France Prešeren. After him are Anton Makarenko, John Donne, Ludwig Tieck, Anne Rice, Walther von der Vogelweide, and Ivar Aasen.

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Among people born in 1850, Pierre Loti ranks 12Before him are Tomáš Garrigue Masaryk, Eduard Bernstein, Sofia Kovalevskaya, Hermann Ebbinghaus, Charles Richet, and Mihai Eminescu. After him are Prince Arthur, Duke of Connaught and Strathearn, Pat Garrett, Oliver Heaviside, Lafcadio Hearn, Henry Louis Le Chatelier, and Luigi Cadorna. Among people deceased in 1923, Pierre Loti ranks 15Before him are Jaroslav Hašek, Warren G. Harding, Pancho Villa, Dietrich Eckart, Damdin Sükhbaatar, and Joaquín Sorolla. After him are Julius Martov, James Dewar, George Herbert, 5th Earl of Carnarvon, Ferdinand Walsin Esterhazy, Princess Louise of Prussia, and Katherine Mansfield.

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In France

Among people born in France, Pierre Loti ranks 709 out of 6,011Before him are Louis I, Duke of Bourbon (1279), Louise of Savoy (1476), Eugène Sue (1804), Aristide Maillol (1861), Louis Philippe I, Duke of Orléans (1725), and Maurice Chevalier (1888). After him are Philippe Leclerc de Hauteclocque (1902), Alexandre Millerand (1859), François Darlan (1881), Adelbert von Chamisso (1781), Jean-Victor Poncelet (1788), and Georges Sorel (1847).

Among WRITERS In France

Among writers born in France, Pierre Loti ranks 100Before him are Marie-Antoine Carême (1784), Alfred Jarry (1873), Alain Robbe-Grillet (1922), Bernard Gui (1261), Ausonius (310), and Eugène Sue (1804). After him are Pierre Choderlos de Laclos (1741), Maurice Blanchot (1907), Edmond Rostand (1868), Jean Anthelme Brillat-Savarin (1755), Frontinus (30), and Georges Perec (1936).