Pierre de Ronsard

1524 - 1585

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Pierre de Ronsard (11 September 1524 – 27 December 1585) was a French poet or, as his own generation in France called him, a "prince of poets". Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Pierre de Ronsard has received more than 238,727 page views. His biography is available in 49 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 48 in 2019). Pierre de Ronsard is the 534th most popular writer (up from 568th in 2019), the 612th most popular biography from France (up from 655th in 2019) and the 97th most popular French Writer.

Pierre de Ronsard was a French poet and writer. He is most famous for his poems, which were published in the 16th century.

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Among writers, Pierre de Ronsard ranks 534 out of 5,794Before him are Georges Perec, Bernard Gui, Alfred Jarry, Erik Axel Karlfeldt, Seneca the Elder, and Ghalib. After him are Robert Walser, Ivan Bunin, Luo Guanzhong, Yevgeny Zamyatin, Arthur Koestler, and Bohumil Hrabal.

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Among people born in 1524, Pierre de Ronsard ranks 3Before him are Selim II and Luís de Camões. After him are Ottavio Farnese, Duke of Parma, Joseph Nasi, Diego de Landa, Charles, Cardinal of Lorraine, Louise Labé, Philip de Montmorency, Count of Horn, François Hotman, Elizabeth of Denmark, Duchess of Mecklenburg, and Thomas Erastus. Among people deceased in 1585, Pierre de Ronsard ranks 2Before him is Pope Gregory XIII. After him are Andrea Gabrieli, Yermak Timofeyevich, Thomas Tallis, Ismihan Sultan, Rembert Dodoens, Anne of Denmark, Electress of Saxony, Luca Cambiaso, and Nicolò da Ponte.

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In France

Among people born in France, Pierre de Ronsard ranks 612 out of 5,234Before him are Paul Claudel (1868), Charles-Henri Sanson (1739), Maurice Béjart (1927), Georges Perec (1936), Bernard Gui (1261), and Alfred Jarry (1873). After him are Victor of Aveyron (1793), Joan of France, Duchess of Berry (1464), Guillaume de l'Hôpital (1661), Françoise Marie de Bourbon (1677), Pierre Louis Maupertuis (1698), and Jean-François de Galaup, comte de Lapérouse (1741).

Among WRITERS In France

Among writers born in France, Pierre de Ronsard ranks 97Before him are Charles, Duke of Orléans (1394), René Guénon (1886), Paul Claudel (1868), Georges Perec (1936), Bernard Gui (1261), and Alfred Jarry (1873). After him are William of Rubruck (1220), Alain Robbe-Grillet (1922), Gaston Leroux (1868), Marie-Antoine Carême (1784), Adam de la Halle (1245), and Pierre Choderlos de Laclos (1741).