Renée Vivien

1877 - 1909

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Renée Vivien (11 June 1877 – 18 November 1909) was a British poet who wrote in French, in the style of the Symbolistes and the Parnassiens. A high-profile lesbian in the Paris of the Belle Époque, she is notable for her work, which has received more attention following a recent revival of interest in Sapphic verse. Many of her poems are autobiographical, pertaining mostly to Baudelarian themes of extreme romanticism and frequent despair. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Renée Vivien has received more than 195,007 page views. Her biography is available in 15 different languages on Wikipedia. Renée Vivien is the 3,183rd most popular writer, the 2,371st most popular biography from United Kingdom and the 281st most popular British Writer.

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Among writers, Renée Vivien ranks 3,183 out of 5,794Before her are Uhwudong, Anar Rzayev, Hovhannes Shiraz, Henrietta Szold, Ryhor Baradulin, and Holger Drachmann. After her are Onomacritus, Hans Erich Nossack, Futabatei Shimei, Marek Hłasko, Carl Robert Jakobson, and Eduard Vilde.

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Among people born in 1877, Renée Vivien ranks 88Before her are Maximilian Voloshin, Elin Pelin, Shefqet Vërlaci, Georg Kolbe, Lewis Terman, and Princess Pauline of Württemberg. After her are Giuseppe Pizzardo, Alexander Goedicke, Franz Nopcsa von Felső-Szilvás, Rosika Schwimmer, Erich von Hornbostel, and Camillo Caccia Dominioni. Among people deceased in 1909, Renée Vivien ranks 49Before her are George Robinson, 1st Marquess of Ripon, Afonso Pena, Walther Ritz, Catulle Mendès, Pascual Cervera y Topete, and Gaston, Marquis de Galliffet. After her are Futabatei Shimei, Harry Seeley, Euclides da Cunha, Henriëtte Ronner-Knip, Helena Modjeska, and Eva Bonnier.

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In United Kingdom

Among people born in United Kingdom, Renée Vivien ranks 2,371 out of 6,924Before her are Hilary Mantel (1952), Henry Ireton (1611), Llywelyn the Great (1173), William Amherst, 1st Earl Amherst (1773), Rufus Sewell (1967), and Maurice Evans (1901). After her are Kevin Ayers (1944), Ernest Bevin (1881), Harry Seeley (1839), Matthew Locke (1621), Douglas Bader (1910), and Barry Morse (1918).

Among WRITERS In United Kingdom

Among writers born in United Kingdom, Renée Vivien ranks 281Before her are Israel Zangwill (1864), Robert Burton (1577), Nick Hornby (1957), John Aubrey (1626), Eleanor Hibbert (1906), and Hilary Mantel (1952). After her are Josephine Tey (1896), Penelope Fitzgerald (1916), Rosemary Sutcliff (1920), Andrew Marvell (1621), Edwin Arnold (1832), and William Congreve (1670).