Robert Brasillach

1909 - 1945

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Robert Brasillach (French pronunciation: [ʁɔbɛʁ bʁazijak] (listen)) (31 March 1909 – 6 February 1945) was a French author and journalist. Brasillach is best known as the editor of Je suis partout, a nationalist newspaper which came to advocate various fascist movements and supported Jacques Doriot. After the liberation of France in 1944 he was executed following a trial and Charles de Gaulle's express refusal to grant him a pardon. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Robert Brasillach has received more than 182,327 page views. His biography is available in 23 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 22 in 2019). Robert Brasillach is the 1,790th most popular writer (down from 1,684th in 2019), the 1,967th most popular biography from France (down from 1,802nd in 2019) and the 255th most popular French Writer.

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Among writers, Robert Brasillach ranks 1,790 out of 5,794Before him are Bharata Muni, Gustav Landauer, Mór Jókai, Ruan Ji, Patrick O'Brian, and Agnes Smedley. After him are Ernst Robert Curtius, James Herriot, Jean François Paul de Gondi, Joseph von Hammer-Purgstall, Jean Raspail, and Cornelis Tromp.

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Among people born in 1909, Robert Brasillach ranks 76Before him are Grażyna Bacewicz, Marguerite Perey, Lennart Bernadotte, Robert Ryan, C. Northcote Parkinson, and Juan Carlos Onetti. After him are Eduard Wirths, Carl Gustaf von Rosen, Max Baer, Golo Mann, Stavros Niarchos, and Aenne Burda. Among people deceased in 1945, Robert Brasillach ranks 128Before him are Paul Pelliot, Ivan Chernyakhovsky, Leonid Pasternak, Matthias Kleinheisterkamp, Wolfgang Lüth, and Alexander Siloti. After him are Seiichi Itō, Eduard Wirths, Simon Bolivar Buckner Jr., Joseph Darnand, André Tardieu, and Richard Thomalla.

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In France

Among people born in France, Robert Brasillach ranks 1,967 out of 5,234Before him are François Georges-Picot (1870), Jules Bastien-Lepage (1848), Fulk IV, Count of Anjou (1043), Louis-François de Boufflers (1644), Jean II Le Maingre (1366), and Marie-Christine Barrault (1944). After him are Ernst Robert Curtius (1886), Jean Meslier (1664), Jean François Paul de Gondi (1613), Claude Sautet (1924), Gérard Houllier (1947), and Alexandre Brongniart (1770).

Among WRITERS In France

Among writers born in France, Robert Brasillach ranks 255Before him are Guillaume de Lorris (1200), Jean Bodel (1165), Benjamin Péret (1899), Jules de Goncourt (1830), Henri de Régnier (1864), and Jean-Baptiste Rousseau (1669). After him are Ernst Robert Curtius (1886), Jean François Paul de Gondi (1613), Jean Raspail (1925), Marcel Achard (1899), Philippe Quinault (1635), and Jean Bruller (1902).