Remy de Gourmont

1858 - 1915

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Remy de Gourmont (4 April 1858 – 27 September 1915) was a French Symbolist poet, novelist, and influential critic. He was widely read in his era, and an important influence on Blaise Cendrars and Georges Bataille. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Remy de Gourmont has received more than 60,609 page views. His biography is available in 26 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 25 in 2019). Remy de Gourmont is the 1,568th most popular writer (down from 1,555th in 2019), the 1,737th most popular biography from France (down from 1,668th in 2019) and the 225th most popular French Writer.

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Among writers, Remy de Gourmont ranks 1,568 out of 5,794Before him are Georges Rodenbach, Hassan ibn Thabit, Hipponax, Du Mu, Eduard Mörike, and Michael Moorcock. After him are Gottfried von Strassburg, Sima Xiangru, Théodore de Banville, Jean-François Marmontel, Ildefonsus, and Oliver Goldsmith.

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Among people born in 1858, Remy de Gourmont ranks 47Before him are Michael Hainisch, Jan Toorop, Jagadish Chandra Bose, Oldfield Thomas, Roland Bonaparte, and Wolfgang Kapp. After him are Saitō Makoto, William Henry Pickering, Keke Geladze, Ethel Smyth, Archibald Gracie IV, and Vladimir Nemirovich-Danchenko. Among people deceased in 1915, Remy de Gourmont ranks 23Before him are Grand Duke Konstantin Konstantinovich of Russia, Michel Bréal, Saitō Hajime, Karl Goldmark, Julius von Payer, and Arthur Auwers. After him are Anna Leonowens, Edith Cavell, Konstantin Makovsky, François Faber, Anton von Werner, and Theodor Leschetizky.

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In France

Among people born in France, Remy de Gourmont ranks 1,737 out of 5,234Before him are Le Pétomane (1857), Abraham Hyacinthe Anquetil-Duperron (1731), Henri-Edmond Cross (1856), Charles de Bourbon (1523), Rodulfus Glaber (985), and Jean-Baptiste Pigalle (1714). After him are François Magendie (1783), Gottfried von Strassburg (1180), Théodore de Banville (1823), Jean-François Marmontel (1723), Léon Duguit (1859), and Bernard-René Jourdan de Launay (1740).

Among WRITERS In France

Among writers born in France, Remy de Gourmont ranks 225Before him are René Char (1907), Antoine Isaac Silvestre de Sacy (1758), Alphonse Allais (1854), Jules Romains (1885), Georges Feydeau (1862), and Rodulfus Glaber (985). After him are Gottfried von Strassburg (1180), Théodore de Banville (1823), Jean-François Marmontel (1723), Monique Wittig (1935), Marie de Gournay (1565), and Anna de Noailles (1876).