Pierre Michon

1945 - Today

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Pierre Michon (born 28 March 1945, Châtelus-le-Marcheix, Creuse) is a French writer. His first novel, Small lives (1984), is widely regarded as a genuine masterpiece in contemporary French literature. He has won several prizes for Small lives and for The Origin of the World (1996) as well as for his body of work. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Pierre Michon has received more than 30,528 page views. His biography is available in 18 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 17 in 2019). Pierre Michon is the 4,219th most popular writer (down from 3,995th in 2019), the 3,660th most popular biography from France (down from 3,185th in 2019) and the 497th most popular French Writer.

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Among writers, Pierre Michon ranks 4,219 out of 5,794Before him are Aleksey Koltsov, José Eustasio Rivera, Chris Van Allsburg, Ruth Prawer Jhabvala, Louis Hémon, and Moacyr Scliar. After him are Bei Dao, Richard Bentley, Cristina Peri Rossi, Kito Lorenc, Paul van Ostaijen, and Edna Ferber.

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Among people born in 1945, Pierre Michon ranks 323Before him are Tommy Franks, Saharon Shelah, Walter Momper, Jean-Pierre Kutwa, Tony Kaye, and Pakalitha Mosisili. After him are Meira Kumar, Paul Kennedy, Dennis Nilsen, Raila Odinga, Liu Yandong, and Tommy Svensson.

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In France

Among people born in France, Pierre Michon ranks 3,660 out of 5,234Before him are Louis de Freycinet (1779), Eugène Chaboud (1907), Louis Hémon (1880), Marcel Deprez (1843), Alain Peyrefitte (1925), and Alberto Palacio (1856). After him are René Girard (1954), Jeanne Villepreux-Power (1794), Conan II, Duke of Brittany (1030), Jean Tiberi (1935), Teresa de la Parra (1889), and Denis Lavant (1961).

Among WRITERS In France

Among writers born in France, Pierre Michon ranks 497Before him are François le Métel de Boisrobert (1592), Pierre Emmanuel (1916), Marcel Boulenger (1873), Michel Déon (1919), Philippe Djian (1949), and Louis Hémon (1880). After him are Teresa de la Parra (1889), Hervé Guibert (1955), Jacques Dupin (1927), Marguerite Audoux (1863), Florence Delay (1941), and Éric Zemmour (1958).