WRITER

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 for Literature. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Roger Martin du Gard has received more than 97,483 page views. His biography is available in 76 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 73 in 2019). Roger Martin du Gard is the 316th most popular writer (down from 293rd in 2019), the 356th most popular biography from France (down from 331st in 2019) and the 56th most popular French Writer.

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

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Among WRITERS

Among writers, Roger Martin du Gard ranks 316 out of 5,794Before him are Nâzım Hikmet, Ezra Pound, Christopher Marlowe, Elena Ferrante, François Mauriac, and Simonides of Ceos. After him are Henrik, Prince Consort of Denmark, Wilhelm Grimm, Anna Komnene, Shmuel Yosef Agnon, Alejandro Jodorowsky, and John Donne.

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Contemporaries

Among people born in 1881, Roger Martin du Gard ranks 14Before him are Anna Pavlova, Kliment Voroshilov, Alexander Kerensky, Enver Pasha, Ludwig von Mises, and Walther von Brauchitsch. After him are Fernand Léger, Paul Ludwig Ewald von Kleist, Pierre Teilhard de Chardin, Hans Kelsen, Ettore Bugatti, and Erwin von Witzleben. Among people deceased in 1958, Roger Martin du Gard ranks 7Before him are Pope Pius XII, Imre Nagy, Wolfgang Pauli, John B. Watson, Rosalind Franklin, and Frédéric Joliot-Curie. After him are Maurice de Vlaminck, Clinton Davisson, Ernest Lawrence, Tyrone Power, Lion Feuchtwanger, and Faisal II of Iraq.

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In France

Among people born in France, Roger Martin du Gard ranks 356 out of 5,234Before him are Elisabeth of France (1602), Joseph Marie Jacquard (1752), Nicolas Appert (1749), Jean Fouquet (1420), Jules Rimet (1873), and François Mauriac (1885). After him are Henrik, Prince Consort of Denmark (1934), Carlo Buonaparte (1746), Fernand Léger (1881), Désirée Clary (1777), Raymond Poincaré (1860), and Yves Klein (1928).

Among WRITERS In France

Among writers born in France, Roger Martin du Gard ranks 56Before him are Honoré Gabriel Riqueti, comte de Mirabeau (1749), Antonin Artaud (1896), Paul Valéry (1871), Chrétien de Troyes (1135), Marguerite de Navarre (1492), and François Mauriac (1885). After him are Henrik, Prince Consort of Denmark (1934), Gregory of Tours (538), André Malraux (1901), Théophile Gautier (1811), Jean Genet (1910), and Arthur de Gobineau (1816).