Roger Peyrefitte

1907 - 2000

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Roger Peyrefitte (French pronunciation: ​[ʁɔʒe pɛʁfit]; 17 August 1907 – 5 November 2000) was a French diplomat, writer of bestseller novels and non-fiction, and a defender of gay rights and pederasty. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Roger Peyrefitte has received more than 87,863 page views. His biography is available in 21 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 20 in 2019). Roger Peyrefitte is the 2,008th most popular writer (up from 2,071st in 2019), the 2,175th most popular biography from France (down from 2,158th in 2019) and the 285th most popular French Writer.

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Among writers, Roger Peyrefitte ranks 2,008 out of 5,794Before him are Nora Ephron, Elizabeth Barrett Browning, Champfleury, Ludwig Uhland, Ryū Murakami, and Maria Konopnicka. After him are Magnús Scheving, Ottavio Rinuccini, Charles de Brosses, Jean-Baptiste Alphonse Karr, Maria Shriver, and Johnston McCulley.

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Among people born in 1907, Roger Peyrefitte ranks 107Before him are Avraham Stern, Pedro Arrupe, Mahadevi Varma, Jean Hyppolite, Heinz Brandt, and Maurice Couve de Murville. After him are George de Mestral, Anthony Blunt, Dixie Dean, Sabahattin Ali, Takeo Miki, and Fay Wray. Among people deceased in 2000, Roger Peyrefitte ranks 80Before him are Tito Puente, Steven Runciman, Charles M. Schulz, Screamin' Jay Hawkins, Libertad Lamarque, and Edward Gorey. After him are Yehuda Amichai, Don Budge, Andy Hug, Ahmet Kaya, George Segal, and Ahmad Shamlou.

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In France

Among people born in France, Roger Peyrefitte ranks 2,175 out of 5,234Before him are Guillaume Cale (1350), Nicole-Reine Lepaute (1723), Jean Dieudonné (1906), Champfleury (1821), Déodat Gratet de Dolomieu (1750), and Rudolf Schmundt (1896). After him are Jehan Alain (1911), Charles Frédéric Gerhardt (1816), Charles de Brosses (1709), Eugène Fromentin (1820), Albert Sarraut (1872), and Jean-Baptiste Alphonse Karr (1808).

Among WRITERS In France

Among writers born in France, Roger Peyrefitte ranks 285Before him are Anne Golon (1921), Robert de Clari (1170), Hincmar (806), Éric-Emmanuel Schmitt (1960), Honoré d'Urfé (1567), and Champfleury (1821). After him are Charles de Brosses (1709), Jean-Baptiste Alphonse Karr (1808), Gaston Paris (1839), Sébastien Japrisot (1931), Magnus Felix Ennodius (473), and Jean Astruc (1684).