Roland Petit

1924 - 2011

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Roland Petit (13 January 1924 – 10 July 2011) was a French ballet company director, choreographer and dancer. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Roland Petit has received more than 98,698 page views. His biography is available in 21 different languages on Wikipedia. Roland Petit is the 35th most popular dancer (down from 28th in 2019), the 2,081st most popular biography from France (down from 1,758th in 2019) and the 8th most popular French Dancer.

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Among dancers, Roland Petit ranks 35 out of 75Before him are Agrippina Vaganova, Bronislava Nijinska, La Goulue, August Bournonville, Liane de Pougy, and Marie-Anne de Cupis de Camargo. After him are Jules Perrot, Léonide Massine, Alexander Godunov, Jiří Kylián, Gaétan Vestris, and Pierina Legnani.

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Among people born in 1924, Roland Petit ranks 116Before him are Machiko Kyō, Torsten Wiesel, Katy Jurado, Danielle Mitterrand, Luigi Musso, and Rudolf Vrba. After him are Pat Hingle, Jacques Vergès, Rikidōzan, Jozef Tomko, Margit Sandemo, and József Zakariás. Among people deceased in 2011, Roland Petit ranks 96Before him are Pinetop Perkins, Sergei Bagapsh, Peter Yates, Frans Sammut, Danielle Mitterrand, and Ján Popluhár. After him are Warren Christopher, Juan María Bordaberry, Ange-Félix Patassé, David Wilkerson, Jimmy Savile, and Diane Cilento.

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In France

Among people born in France, Roland Petit ranks 2,081 out of 5,234Before him are Guillaume Dupuytren (1777), Françoise Dolto (1908), Jean Paulhan (1884), Odo III, Duke of Burgundy (1166), Patrick Tambay (1949), and Henriette of Cleves (1542). After him are Horace François Bastien Sébastiani de La Porta (1772), Luigi Federico Menabrea (1809), René Crevel (1900), Jacques Charrier (1936), André Leroi-Gourhan (1911), and Guillaume Postel (1510).

Among DANCERS In France

Among dancers born in France, Roland Petit ranks 8Before him are Maurice Béjart (1927), Jean-Georges Noverre (1727), Pierre Beauchamp (1631), Zizi Jeanmaire (1924), La Goulue (1866), and Liane de Pougy (1869). After him are Jules Perrot (1810).