Robert Pinget

1919 - 1997

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Robert Pinget (19 July 1919 – 25 August 1997) was an avant-garde French writer, born in Switzerland, who wrote several novels and other prose pieces that drew comparison to Beckett and other major Modernist writers. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Robert Pinget has received more than 41,223 page views. His biography is available in 21 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 20 in 2019). Robert Pinget is the 3,849th most popular writer (down from 3,760th in 2019), the 393rd most popular biography from Switzerland (down from 372nd in 2019) and the 36th most popular Swiss Writer.

Memorability Metrics

  • 41k

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  • 50.67

    Historical Popularity Index (HPI)

  • 21

    Languages Editions (L)

  • 5.94

    Effective Languages (L*)

  • 2.20

    Coefficient of Variation (CV)

Notable Works

Lettre morte
Fiction, Kings and rulers
Autour de Mortin
Graal Flibuste

Page views of Robert Pingets by language

Over the past year Robert Pinget has had the most page views in the with 5,308 views, followed by English (4,866), and German (1,183). In terms of yearly growth of page views the top 3 wikpedia editions are Portuguese (256.10%), Catalan (80.42%), and Mazandarani (75.46%)


Among writers, Robert Pinget ranks 3,849 out of 7,302Before him are Cesar Millan, A. Merritt, Maurice Schumann, Marianne Moore, Paul Fort, and Geo Milev. After him are Antun Mihanović, Alberto Hurtado, Han Kang, Veniamin Kaverin, Elisaveta Bagriana, and Sophia Parnok.

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Among people born in 1919, Robert Pinget ranks 192Before him are Héctor Germán Oesterheld, Carole Landis, Hans Klenk, Lennie Tristano, Michèle Arnaud, and Karl H. Pribram. After him are Gene Barry, Lawrence Tierney, Nehemiah Persoff, Irmgard Seefried, Mohammed Karim Lamrani, and Eileen Heckart. Among people deceased in 1997, Robert Pinget ranks 170Before him are René Huyghe, Georges Guétary, James A. Michener, Brian Connolly, Bengt Danielsson, and Georgy Shonin. After him are John Akii-Bua, Myrtle Bachelder, Tony Williams, Afonsinho, William Hickey, and Tete Montoliu.

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In Switzerland

Among people born in Switzerland, Robert Pinget ranks 393 out of 1,015Before him are Werner Bischof (1916), Jules Gilliéron (1854), René Burri (1933), Samuel Schmid (1947), Emanuele Filiberto of Savoy, Prince of Venice (1972), and Henry, Duke of Parma (1873). After him are Thomas Bickel (1963), Fleur Jaeggy (1940), Robert Ballaman (1926), Gottfried von Einem (1918), Murat Yakin (1974), and Jacques-Louis Soret (1827).

Among WRITERS In Switzerland

Among writers born in Switzerland, Robert Pinget ranks 36Before him are Niklaus Manuel Deutsch (1484), Isaac Casaubon (1559), Ella Maillart (1903), Françoise Giroud (1916), Theodore Bibliander (1500), and Philippe Jaccottet (1925). After him are Fleur Jaeggy (1940), Peter Bichsel (1935), Fernán Caballero (1796), Nicolas Bouvier (1929), Johann David Wyss (1743), and Alain de Botton (1969).