Robert Merle

1908 - 2004

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Robert Merle (French: [mɛʁl]; 28 August 1908 – 27 March 2004) was a French novelist. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Robert Merle has received more than 77,256 page views. His biography is available in 29 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 28 in 2019). Robert Merle is the 1,051st most popular writer (down from 1,005th in 2019), the 31st most popular biography from Algeria (down from 26th in 2019) and the 6th most popular Algerian Writer.

Robert Merle is most famous for his historical novels, which are set in the Middle Ages.

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  • 29

    Languages Editions (L)

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  • 2.65

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Among writers, Robert Merle ranks 1,051 out of 5,794Before him are Arnold Zweig, Thietmar of Merseburg, Clément Marot, Edith Wharton, Italo Svevo, and Tibor Sekelj. After him are John Dickson Carr, Philostratus, Fredric Brown, Timaeus of Locri, Alfred Thayer Mahan, and Lawrence Durrell.

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Among people born in 1908, Robert Merle ranks 53Before him are Saizo Saito, Chivu Stoica, Stéphane Grappelli, Mercè Rodoreda, Willard Van Orman Quine, and Józef Gosławski. After him are Lita Grey, Victor Ambartsumian, Virginia Cherrill, Bernard Lee, Martha Gellhorn, and Masaru Ibuka. Among people deceased in 2004, Robert Merle ranks 35Before him are Sune Bergström, Nicolai Ghiaurov, Godfrey Hounsfield, Akhmad Kadyrov, Laura Branigan, and Saizo Saito. After him are Arthur Hailey, Norberto Bobbio, Fanny Blankers-Koen, Thomas Klestil, Andriyan Nikolayev, and Julius Axelrod.

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In Algeria

Among people born in Algeria, Robert Merle ranks 31 out of 164Before him are Abd al-Mu'min (1094), Daniel Auteuil (1950), Assia Djebar (1936), Ferhat Abbas (1899), Bernard-Henri Lévy (1948), and Marlène Jobert (1940). After him are Ptolemy of Mauretania (-9), Priscian (500), Micipsa (-200), Chadli Bendjedid (1929), Jacques Attali (1943), and Marcus Cornelius Fronto (100).

Among WRITERS In Algeria

Among writers born in Algeria, Robert Merle ranks 6Before him are Albert Camus (1913), Apuleius (125), Marcus Minucius Felix (110), Assia Djebar (1936), and Bernard-Henri Lévy (1948). After him are Hélène Cixous (1937), Kateb Yacine (1929), Mohammed Dib (1920), Isaac Alfasi (1013), Mouloud Feraoun (1913), and Ahmed Mohammed al-Maqqari (1578).