Roger Martin du Gard

1881 - 1958

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Roger Martin du Gard (French: [dy gaʁ]; 23 March 1881 – 22 August 1958) was a French novelist, winner of the 1937 Nobel Prize in Literature. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Roger Martin du Gard has received more than 133,184 page views. His biography is available in 81 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 77 in 2019). Roger Martin du Gard is the 313th most popular writer (down from 305th in 2019), the 361st most popular biography from France (down from 349th in 2019) and the 57th most popular French Writer.

Roger Martin du Gard is most famous for his novel, Les Thibault.

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Notable Works

Notes sur André Gide, 1913-1951
Jean Barois
Œuvres complètes
Confidence africaine
Le lieutenant-colonel de Maumort
French literature
Les Thibault
Vieille France
Les Thibault
Jean Barois
Jean Barois


Among writers, Roger Martin du Gard ranks 313 out of 7,302Before him are Appian, Antonin Artaud, Françoise Sagan, Ernst Jünger, C. S. Lewis, and Gao Xingjian. After him are Gertrude Stein, Guillaume de Machaut, Henri Charrière, Ludovico Ariosto, Filippo Tommaso Marinetti, and Michael Ende.

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Among people born in 1881, Roger Martin du Gard ranks 16Before him are Alexander Kerensky, Hans Kelsen, Enver Pasha, Ludwig von Mises, Kliment Voroshilov, and Walther von Brauchitsch. After him are Clinton Davisson, Guccio Gucci, Fernand Léger, Paul Ludwig Ewald von Kleist, Sveinn Björnsson, and Alexei Rykov. Among people deceased in 1958, Roger Martin du Gard ranks 8Before him are Wolfgang Pauli, Imre Nagy, Rosalind Franklin, Frédéric Joliot-Curie, John B. Watson, and Ernest Lawrence. After him are Clinton Davisson, Kurt Alder, Faisal II of Iraq, Milutin Milanković, Juan Ramón Jiménez, and Rudolf von Laban.

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In France

Among people born in France, Roger Martin du Gard ranks 361 out of 6,770Before him are Gérard Philipe (1922), Robert Guiscard (1016), Denis Papin (1647), Édouard Daladier (1884), Adolphe Thiers (1797), and Jean Renoir (1894). After him are Joseph Marie Jacquard (1752), Jean Buridan (1295), Guillaume de Machaut (1300), Henri Charrière (1906), Pope Nicholas II (990), and Philip the Bold (1342).

Among WRITERS In France

Among writers born in France, Roger Martin du Gard ranks 57Before him are Paul Valéry (1871), Colette (1873), Pierre Beaumarchais (1732), Chrétien de Troyes (1135), Antonin Artaud (1896), and Françoise Sagan (1935). After him are Guillaume de Machaut (1300), Henri Charrière (1906), Ève Curie (1904), André Malraux (1901), Théophile Gautier (1811), and Paul Éluard (1895).