Pierre Reverdy

1889 - 1960

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Pierre Reverdy (French: [ʁəvɛʁdi]; 13 September 1889 – 17 June 1960) was a French poet whose works were inspired by and subsequently proceeded to influence the provocative art movements of the day, Surrealism, Dadaism and Cubism. The loneliness and spiritual apprehension that ran through his poetry appealed to the Surrealist credo. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Pierre Reverdy has received more than 80,210 page views. His biography is available in 26 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 25 in 2019). Pierre Reverdy is the 1,708th most popular writer (down from 1,592nd in 2019), the 1,882nd most popular biography from France (down from 1,701st in 2019) and the 243rd most popular French Writer.

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Among writers, Pierre Reverdy ranks 1,708 out of 5,794Before him are Anastasius Sinaita, Ahmed Shawqi, Liu Zongyuan, Denis Fonvizin, E. E. Cummings, and Jean de Meun. After him are Arnaldur Indriðason, Augustin Barruel, Peter Abrahams, Terry Brooks, Sabino Arana, and Karin Boye.

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Among people born in 1889, Pierre Reverdy ranks 71Before him are R. G. Collingwood, Fritz Pfeffer, Léon Brillouin, Philippe Thys, Rezső Seress, and Hermann-Bernhard Ramcke. After him are Takeo Kurita, Kenwa Mabuni, Frans Masereel, Willi Münzenberg, Thomas Midgley Jr., and Maria Bochkareva. Among people deceased in 1960, Pierre Reverdy ranks 51Before him are Otoya Yamaguchi, Jussi Björling, Yan Xishan, Norodom Suramarit, Dimitri Mitropoulos, and Vicki Baum. After him are Abram Ioffe, James Montgomery Flagg, José Antonio Aguirre, August Kopff, Edwin Fischer, and Maurice de Broglie.

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In France

Among people born in France, Pierre Reverdy ranks 1,882 out of 5,234Before him are Claude Alexandre de Bonneval (1675), Yves Bonnefoy (1923), Aimery of Cyprus (1172), Margaret of Bourbon (1438), Johann Hermann (1738), and Jean de Meun (1240). After him are Augustin Barruel (1741), Jean-Pierre Vernant (1914), Jacques Thibaud (1880), Jean-Pierre Beltoise (1937), Peter the Venerable (1092), and William VIII, Duke of Aquitaine (1024).

Among WRITERS In France

Among writers born in France, Pierre Reverdy ranks 243Before him are Jean-Marie Roland de la Platière (1734), Tristan Corbière (1845), Michel Zevaco (1860), Annie Ernaux (1940), Jacques Cazotte (1719), and Jean de Meun (1240). After him are Augustin Barruel (1741), Stéphanie Félicité, comtesse de Genlis (1746), Charles Paul de Kock (1793), Marcel Schwob (1867), Marquis de Custine (1790), and Guillaume de Lorris (1200).