Pierre Nora

1931 - Today

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Pierre Nora (born 17 November 1931) is a French historian elected to the Académie française on 7 June 2001. He is known for his work on French identity and memory. His name is associated with the study of new history. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Pierre Nora has received more than 241,978 page views. His biography is available in 24 different languages on Wikipedia. Pierre Nora is the 143rd most popular historian (down from 127th in 2019), the 2,331st most popular biography from France (down from 2,019th in 2019) and the 20th most popular French Historian.

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Among historians, Pierre Nora ranks 143 out of 341Before him are Agatharchides, Bernard Berenson, Heinrich von Treitschke, Ian Kershaw, Antony Beevor, and Otto von Gierke. After him are Robert Conquest, Johann Weikhard von Valvasor, Max Weinreich, Philochorus, Vladimir Minorsky, and Hisham ibn al-Kalbi.

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Among people born in 1931, Pierre Nora ranks 149Before him are Roman Opałka, Sergei Adian, Pascal Lissouba, Ted Kotcheff, Ola Ullsten, and Yoji Yamada. After him are David Eddings, Umberto Lenzi, Kiki Dimoula, Carmen Dell'Orefice, John Milnor, and Manolo Escobar.

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In France

Among people born in France, Pierre Nora ranks 2,331 out of 5,234Before him are Benedict Joseph Labre (1748), Alain Ducasse (1956), Walter of Châtillon (1135), Jeanne Julie Éléonore de Lespinasse (1732), Brigitte Fossey (1946), and Albert Kahn (1860). After him are Louis-Bernard Guyton de Morveau (1737), Matthias of Arras (1290), Nicolas Durand de Villegaignon (1510), Henri Breuil (1877), Philippe de La Hire (1640), and Jehanne D'Alcy (1865).

Among HISTORIANS In France

Among historians born in France, Pierre Nora ranks 20Before him are Adémar de Chabannes (989), Jean-Pierre Vernant (1914), Augustin Thierry (1795), Pierre de Bourdeille, seigneur de Brantôme (1540), Guibert of Nogent (1055), and Charles Diehl (1859). After him are Charles du Fresne, sieur du Cange (1610), Marc Fumaroli (1932), Charles Rollin (1661), Paul Veyne (1930), Edgar Quinet (1803), and Roger Chartier (1945).