Régis Debray

1940 - Today

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Jules Régis Debray (French: [dəbʁɛ]; born 2 September 1940) is a French philosopher, journalist, former government official and academic. He is known for his theorization of mediology, a critical theory of the long-term transmission of cultural meaning in human society, and for associating with Marxist revolutionary Che Guevara in Bolivia in 1967 and advancing Salvador Allende's presidency in Chile in the early 1970s. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Régis Debray has received more than 220,022 page views. His biography is available in 27 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 25 in 2019). Régis Debray is the 1,355th most popular writer (up from 1,548th in 2019), the 1,489th most popular biography from France (up from 1,662nd in 2019) and the 194th most popular French Writer.

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Among writers, Régis Debray ranks 1,355 out of 5,794Before him are Ödön von Horváth, Sugawara no Michizane, Phillis Wheatley, Al-Khansa, Heiner Müller, and Adolph Freiherr Knigge. After him are Nadezhda Mandelstam, Charles De Coster, James Ellroy, Luc de Clapiers, marquis de Vauvenargues, James Murray, and Antoine de Montchrestien.

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Among people born in 1940, Régis Debray ranks 98Before him are Nobuyoshi Araki, Mike Hailwood, Fabrizio De André, Wilma Rudolph, Frida Boccara, and Alan Kay. After him are Phil Ochs, Vladimir Cosma, Toshihide Maskawa, Bechara Boutros al-Rahi, Anthony Fauci, and Elke Sommer.

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In France

Among people born in France, Régis Debray ranks 1,489 out of 5,234Before him are Gilles de Roberval (1602), Carausius (300), Hugh of Cluny (1024), Chris Marker (1921), Léon Werth (1878), and Jean-Charles Pichegru (1761). After him are Jean Picard (1620), Émile Waldteufel (1837), Germaine Tailleferre (1892), Pierre Puget (1620), Edgard Varèse (1883), and Gaston of Foix, Duke of Nemours (1489).

Among WRITERS In France

Among writers born in France, Régis Debray ranks 194Before him are François de Malherbe (1555), Georges Duhamel (1884), Anne Desclos (1907), Maurice Barrès (1862), Robert de Montesquiou (1855), and Léon Werth (1878). After him are Luc de Clapiers, marquis de Vauvenargues (1715), Antoine de Montchrestien (1575), Léo Taxil (1854), Jules Barbey d'Aurevilly (1808), Henri Murger (1822), and Edmond François Valentin About (1828).