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 107,047 page views. His biography is available in 77 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 76 in 2019). Roger Martin du Gard is the 306th most popular writer (up from 316th in 2019), the 349th most popular biography from France (up from 355th in 2019) and the 52nd most popular 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 306 out of 5,755Before him are Fuzûlî, Heinrich von Kleist, Alberto Moravia, Alejandro Jodorowsky, Italo Calvino, and Marguerite de Navarre. After him are Lorenzo Valla, J. M. Coetzee, Paul Heyse, Ryūnosuke Akutagawa, Prosper Mérimée, and Mario Puzo.

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Contemporaries

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

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In France

Among people born in France, Roger Martin du Gard ranks 349 out of 6,011Before him are Maurice Merleau-Ponty (1908), Jean Arp (1886), Gustave Moreau (1826), Jeanne d'Albret (1528), Joseph Marie Jacquard (1752), and Marguerite de Navarre (1492). After him are Paul Ricœur (1913), James I of Aragon (1208), Jean Buridan (1295), Julien Offray de La Mettrie (1709), Alfred Binet (1857), and Constantine II (316).

Among WRITERS In France

Among writers born in France, Roger Martin du Gard ranks 52Before him are Françoise Sagan (1935), Guillaume de Machaut (1300), Paul Valéry (1871), Antonin Artaud (1896), Honoré Gabriel Riqueti, comte de Mirabeau (1749), and Marguerite de Navarre (1492). After him are Prosper Mérimée (1803), Gregory of Tours (538), François Mauriac (1885), Georges Bataille (1897), André Malraux (1901), and Pierre Beaumarchais (1732).