1783 - 1842


Marie-Henri Beyle (French: [bɛl]; 23 January 1783 – 23 March 1842), better known by his pen name Stendhal (UK: , US: ; French: [stɛ̃dal, stɑ̃dal]), was a 19th-century French writer. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Stendhal has received more than 722,505 page views. His biography is available in 79 different languages on Wikipedia making him the 36th most popular writer.

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  • 720k

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  • 81.71

    Historical Popularity Index (HPI)

  • 79

    Languages Editions (L)

  • 16.61

    Effective Languages (L*)

  • 2.85

    Coefficient of Variation (CV)

Notable Works

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Among writers, Stendhal ranks 35 out of 4,883Before him are Agatha Christie, Alexander Pushkin, Alexandre Dumas, Giovanni Boccaccio, Miguel de Cervantes, and Horace. After him are Marcel Proust, Henrik Ibsen, George Orwell, Astrid Lindgren, Arthur Conan Doyle, and Aeschylus.

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Among people born in 1783, Stendhal ranks 1After him are Simón Bolívar, Hortense de Beauharnais, Washington Irving, Agustín de Iturbide, Hugh Glass, Grand Duchess Alexandra Pavlovna of Russia, Vasily Zhukovsky, Johann Heinrich von Thünen, N. F. S. Grundtvig, Friedrich Sertürner, and Christoffer Wilhelm Eckersberg. Among people deceased in 1842, Stendhal ranks 1After him are Luigi Cherubini, Élisabeth Vigée Le Brun, Constanze Mozart, Bernardo O'Higgins, Jules Dumont d'Urville, Clemens Brentano, Ferdinand Philippe, Duke of Orléans, Bon-Adrien Jeannot de Moncey, Pierre Cambronne, Dominique Jean Larrey, and Charles Bell.

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In France

Among people born in France, Stendhal ranks 27 out of 4,109Before him are Alexandre Dumas (1802), Paul Cézanne (1839), Giuseppe Garibaldi (1807), Henri Matisse (1869), Coco Chanel (1883), and Napoleon III (1808). After him are Marcel Proust (1871), Antoine Lavoisier (1743), Louis XV of France (1710), Henry IV of France (1553), Alain Delon (1935), and Édith Piaf (1915).

Among WRITERS In France

Among writers born in France, Stendhal ranks 9Before him are Molière (1622), Jules Verne (1828), Jean-Paul Sartre (1905), Honoré de Balzac (1799), Antoine de Saint-Exupéry (1900), and Alexandre Dumas (1802). After him are Marcel Proust (1871), Émile Zola (1840), Simone de Beauvoir (1908), Denis Diderot (1713), Charles Baudelaire (1821), and Marquis de Sade (1740).

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