Sarah Bernhardt

1844 - 1923

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Sarah Bernhardt (French: [saʁa bɛʁnɑʁt]; born Henriette-Rosine Bernard; 22 or 23 October 1844 – 26 March 1923) was a French stage actress who starred in some of the most popular French plays of the late 19th and early 20th centuries, including La Dame Aux Camelias by Alexandre Dumas fils; Ruy Blas by Victor Hugo, Fédora and La Tosca by Victorien Sardou, and L'Aiglon by Edmond Rostand. She also played male roles, including Shakespeare's Hamlet. Rostand called her "the queen of the pose and the princess of the gesture", while Hugo praised her "golden voice". Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Sarah Bernhardt has received more than 2,101,059 page views. Her biography is available in 150 different languages on Wikipedia. Sarah Bernhardt is the 34th most popular actor (down from 26th in 2019), the 106th most popular biography from France (down from 88th in 2019) and the 5th most popular Actor.

Sarah Bernhardt was a French actress who was most famous for her dramatic roles on stage.

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Among actors, Sarah Bernhardt ranks 34 out of 9,996Before her are James Dean, Terence Hill, Romy Schneider, Jack Nicholson, Vivien Leigh, and Charles Bronson. After her are Harrison Ford, Yul Brynner, Claudia Cardinale, Roger Moore, Maggie Smith, and Chuck Norris.

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Among people born in 1844, Sarah Bernhardt ranks 3Before her are Friedrich Nietzsche and Karl Benz. After her are Mehmed V, Anatole France, Paul Verlaine, Nikolai Rimsky-Korsakov, Ilya Repin, Bernadette Soubirous, Henri Rousseau, Ludwig Boltzmann, and Peter I of Serbia. Among people deceased in 1923, Sarah Bernhardt ranks 3Before her are Wilhelm Röntgen and Gustave Eiffel. After her are Vilfredo Pareto, John Venn, Johannes Diderik van der Waals, Constantine I of Greece, Princess Helena of the United Kingdom, Jaroslav Hašek, Warren G. Harding, Pancho Villa, and Dietrich Eckart.

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In France

Among people born in France, Sarah Bernhardt ranks 106 out of 6,011Before her are Charles Aznavour (1924), Louis XVII of France (1785), George Sand (1804), Charles VII of France (1403), André Gide (1869), and Philippe Pétain (1856). After her are Bernard of Clairvaux (1090), Henri de Toulouse-Lautrec (1864), Georges Danton (1759), Nicolas Flamel (1330), Pope Clement V (1264), and Albert Schweitzer (1875).

Among ACTORS In France

Among actors born in France, Sarah Bernhardt ranks 5Before her are Alain Delon (1935), Jean-Paul Belmondo (1933), Brigitte Bardot (1934), and Louis de Funès (1914). After her are Catherine Deneuve (1943), Gérard Depardieu (1948), Jean Marais (1913), Jean Gabin (1904), Marcel Marceau (1923), Jean Renoir (1894), and Jeanne Moreau (1928).

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