René Char

1907 - 1988

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René Char (French: [ʃaʁ]; 14 June 1907 – 19 February 1988) was a French poet and member of the French Resistance. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of René Char has received more than 102,327 page views. His biography is available in 30 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 29 in 2019). René Char is the 1,513th most popular writer (down from 1,449th in 2019), the 1,693rd most popular biography from France (down from 1,587th in 2019) and the 219th most popular French Writer.

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Among writers, René Char ranks 1,513 out of 5,794Before him are Dominique Venner, Avianus, Joseph Joubert, Alexander Grin, Salawat Yulayev, and Donald E. Westlake. After him are Marilyn vos Savant, Ramón del Valle-Inclán, Wolfgang Borchert, Ole Nydahl, Natalie Clifford Barney, and Marin Držić.

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Among people born in 1907, René Char ranks 82Before him are Sigvard Bernadotte, Run Run Shaw, John Mauchly, Pierre Mendès France, Alfried Krupp von Bohlen und Halbach, and Giovanni Ferrari. After him are Antonín Puč, Cab Calloway, Herbert Kappler, Arseny Tarkovsky, Sisavang Vatthana, and Takeo Wakabayashi. Among people deceased in 1988, René Char ranks 47Before him are Willem Drees, Yevgeny Mravinsky, Ana Aslan, Karl August Wittfogel, Isamu Noguchi, and John Carradine. After him are Luis Walter Alvarez, Antonín Puč, Giuseppe Saragat, Heo Jeong, Dino Grandi, and Sergey Gorshkov.

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In France

Among people born in France, René Char ranks 1,693 out of 5,234Before him are Germaine Dulac (1882), Jules Chéret (1836), Raymonde de Laroche (1882), Jean-Baptiste Charles Bouvet de Lozier (1705), Charles II, Duke of Bourbon (1434), and Charles Adolphe Wurtz (1817). After him are Yves Congar (1904), Claude Françoise de Lorraine (1612), Pierre Terrail, seigneur de Bayard (1476), Louis of Toulouse (1274), Madeleine de La Tour d'Auvergne (1498), and Pierre Jean Georges Cabanis (1757).

Among WRITERS In France

Among writers born in France, René Char ranks 219Before him are Tomi Ungerer (1931), Roland Topor (1938), Robert Desnos (1900), Henry de Montherlant (1895), Dominique Venner (1935), and Joseph Joubert (1754). After him are Antoine Isaac Silvestre de Sacy (1758), Alphonse Allais (1854), Jules Romains (1885), Georges Feydeau (1862), Rodulfus Glaber (985), and Remy de Gourmont (1858).