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 227,683 page views. His biography is available in 38 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 36 in 2019). Pierre Loti is the 622nd most popular writer (up from 660th in 2019), the 707th most popular biography from France (up from 726th in 2019) and the 106th 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 622 out of 5,794Before him are Dietrich Eckart, Antoine François Prévost, Luis Sepúlveda, Louise Hay, Giacomo Leopardi, and Marcus Gavius Apicius. After him are Premchand, Tatian, Persius, Geoffrey of Monmouth, Kumārajīva, and Ulrich von Hutten.

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Among people born in 1850, Pierre Loti ranks 12Before him are Tomáš Garrigue Masaryk, Sofia Kovalevskaya, Eduard Bernstein, Hermann Ebbinghaus, Charles Richet, and Mihai Eminescu. After him are Henry Louis Le Chatelier, Oliver Heaviside, Luigi Cadorna, Prince Arthur, Duke of Connaught and Strathearn, Lafcadio Hearn, and César Ritz. Among people deceased in 1923, Pierre Loti ranks 14Before him are Princess Helena of the United Kingdom, Pancho Villa, John Venn, Warren G. Harding, Ferdinand Walsin Esterhazy, and Dietrich Eckart. After him are Julius Martov, Joaquín Sorolla, Damdin Sükhbaatar, Katherine Mansfield, Princess Louise of Prussia, and George Herbert, 5th Earl of Carnarvon.

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In France

Among people born in France, Pierre Loti ranks 707 out of 5,234Before him are Charles de Foucauld (1858), Louise of Lorraine (1553), François Mansart (1598), Pierre Puvis de Chavannes (1824), Jean Nicot (1530), and Sigismund of Burgundy (500). After him are François Ravaillac (1578), François Darlan (1881), Richard II, Duke of Normandy (963), Charles III, Duke of Bourbon (1490), Lazare Carnot (1753), and Pope Stephen IX (1020).

Among WRITERS In France

Among writers born in France, Pierre Loti ranks 106Before him are Gaston Leroux (1868), Marie-Antoine Carême (1784), Adam de la Halle (1245), Pierre Choderlos de Laclos (1741), Edmond Rostand (1868), and Antoine François Prévost (1697). After him are Eugène Sue (1804), Raymond Queneau (1903), Ausonius (310), Jean Froissart (1337), Bernart de Ventadorn (1135), and Jean Anthelme Brillat-Savarin (1755).