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 93,864 page views. His biography is available in 32 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 29 in 2019). Robert Merle is the 1,041st most popular writer (up from 1,051st in 2019), the 34th most popular biography from Algeria (down from 31st in 2019) and the 5th most popular Writer.

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

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Among writers, Robert Merle ranks 1,041 out of 5,755Before him are Bāṇabhaṭṭa, Jerome K. Jerome, Marcus Minucius Felix, John Malalas, Will Durant, and Corinna. After him are Al-Mutanabbi, Bulat Okudzhava, Sonia Rykiel, Ellen Key, Bharata Muni, and Khachatur Abovian.

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Among people born in 1908, Robert Merle ranks 51Before him are Arthur Adamov, Józef Gosławski, Victor Ambartsumian, Martha Gellhorn, Mohammed bin Awad bin Laden, and Rex Harrison. After him are Mercè Rodoreda, Bernard Lee, Stéphane Grappelli, Henri, Count of Paris, Chivu Stoica, and Lita Grey. Among people deceased in 2004, Robert Merle ranks 36Before him are Ingrid Thulin, Sune Bergström, Godfrey Hounsfield, Gérard Debreu, John Vane, and Thomas Klestil. After him are Matthäus Hetzenauer, Julius Axelrod, Andriyan Nikolayev, Edward B. Lewis, Theo van Gogh, and Arthur Hailey.

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In Algeria

Among people born in Algeria, Robert Merle ranks 34 out of 184Before him are Bernard-Henri Lévy (1948), Ptolemy of Mauretania (-9), Marlène Jobert (1940), Daniel Auteuil (1950), Abd al-Mu'min (1094), and Marcus Minucius Felix (110). After him are Chadli Bendjedid (1929), Assia Djebar (1936), Jean-Claude Brialy (1933), Hélène Cixous (1937), Micipsa (-200), and Louis Franchet d'Espèrey (1856).

Among WRITERS In Algeria

Among writers born in Algeria, Robert Merle ranks 5Before him are Albert Camus (1913), Apuleius (125), Bernard-Henri Lévy (1948), and Marcus Minucius Felix (110). After him are Assia Djebar (1936), Hélène Cixous (1937), Kateb Yacine (1929), Mohammed Dib (1920), Isaac Alfasi (1013), Mouloud Feraoun (1913), and Ahmed Mohammed al-Maqqari (1578).