Théophile de Viau

1590 - 1626

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Théophile de Viau (1590 – 25 September 1626) was a French Baroque poet and dramatist. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Théophile de Viau has received more than 45,718 page views. His biography is available in 22 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 21 in 2019). Théophile de Viau is the 2,328th most popular writer (up from 2,358th in 2019), the 2,446th most popular biography from France (down from 2,352nd in 2019) and the 323rd most popular French Writer.

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Among writers, Théophile de Viau ranks 2,328 out of 5,794Before him are Juan Ruiz, Pherecydes of Leros, Princess Michael of Kent, Lawrence Ferlinghetti, Matthias Claudius, and Jovan Dučić. After him are Emma Orczy, Josef Lada, Nils-Aslak Valkeapää, Walter Bagehot, George Tabori, and Édouard Glissant.

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Among people born in 1590, Théophile de Viau ranks 11Before him are Cosimo II de' Medici, Grand Duke of Tuscany, Simon Vouet, Charles of Austria, Bishop of Wroclaw, Urbain Grandier, Gioachino Greco, and Jacob van Eyck. After him is William Bradford. Among people deceased in 1626, Théophile de Viau ranks 13Before him are Adriaen de Vries, Isabella of Savoy, Christian the Younger of Brunswick, Ferdinando Gonzaga, Duke of Mantua, Louis V, Landgrave of Hesse-Darmstadt, and Pietro Cataldi. After him are Marino Ghetaldi, Salomon de Brosse, Paul Bril, Edmund Gunter, John Ernest I, Duke of Saxe-Weimar, and Edward Alleyn.

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In France

Among people born in France, Théophile de Viau ranks 2,446 out of 5,234Before him are Raymond Duchamp-Villon (1876), Rudi Garcia (1964), Herleva (1003), Pierre Pflimlin (1907), Claude Le Jeune (1528), and Michel Barnier (1951). After him are Pierre Séguier (1588), Pierre d'Aubusson (1423), Étienne Maurice Gérard (1773), Jacques Massu (1908), Émile Littré (1801), and Jean-Marie Collot d'Herbois (1749).

Among WRITERS In France

Among writers born in France, Théophile de Viau ranks 323Before him are Henri Desgrange (1865), Gaston III, Count of Foix (1331), Matthieu Ricard (1946), Paschasius Radbertus (792), Sextus Pompeius Festus (150), and Jean-Baptiste de Boyer, Marquis d'Argens (1704). After him are Elif Shafak (1971), Paul Adam (1862), Varro Atacinus (-82), Gustave Aimard (1818), Georges Ohnet (1848), and Thomas of Britain (1200).