Xavier de Maistre

1763 - 1852

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Xavier de Maistre (French pronunciation: ​[ɡzavje də mɛstʁ]; 10 October 1763 – 12 June 1852) of Savoy (then part of the Kingdom of Piedmont-Sardinia) lived largely as a military man, but is known as a French writer. The younger brother of noted philosopher and counter-revolutionary Joseph de Maistre, Xavier was born to an aristocratic family at Chambéry in October 1763. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Xavier de Maistre has received more than 84,866 page views. His biography is available in 16 different languages on Wikipedia. Xavier de Maistre is the 1,181st most popular writer, the 1,331st most popular biography from France and the 175th most popular French Writer.

Xavier de Maistre is most famous for his book "Letters on the Russian Empire."

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Among writers, Xavier de Maistre ranks 1,181 out of 5,794Before him are Jernej Kopitar, Joyce Carol Oates, Theodor Storm, Michel Tournier, Martha Gellhorn, and Tahar Ben Jelloun. After him are Lin Yutang, Nikolaus Lenau, Achilles Tatius, Shi Nai'an, Alain-Fournier, and Jan Kochanowski.

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Among people born in 1763, Xavier de Maistre ranks 13Before him are Louis Nicolas Vauquelin, Kobayashi Issa, Pierre-Charles Villeneuve, Augustin Robespierre, Claude Chappe, and Guillaume Brune. After him are Franz Danzi, Louis I, Grand Duke of Baden, Simon Mayr, John Jacob Astor, Domenico Dragonetti, and Étienne Méhul. Among people deceased in 1852, Xavier de Maistre ranks 13Before him are Fabian Gottlieb von Bellingshausen, Auguste de Marmont, Johan Gadolin, Friedrich Ludwig Jahn, Karl Bryullov, and Vasily Zhukovsky. After him are Ján Kollár, Leopold, Grand Duke of Baden, Marie of Hesse-Kassel, Thomas Moore, Hadji Murad, and Maximilian de Beauharnais, 3rd Duke of Leuchtenberg.

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In France

Among people born in France, Xavier de Maistre ranks 1,331 out of 5,234Before him are Bon-Adrien Jeannot de Moncey (1754), Michel Tournier (1924), Gérard Mourou (1944), John Eudes (1601), Pierre Cauchon (1371), and Jean Jacques Régis de Cambacérès (1753). After him are Charles, Duke of Mayenne (1554), Laurent Schwartz (1915), Anthony, Duke of Brabant (1384), Jane Frances de Chantal (1572), Michel Serres (1930), and Marine Le Pen (1968).

Among WRITERS In France

Among writers born in France, Xavier de Maistre ranks 175Before him are Charles Péguy (1873), Pierre Larousse (1817), Michel Verne (1861), Joseph Bédier (1864), Sonia Rykiel (1930), and Michel Tournier (1924). After him are Alain-Fournier (1886), Paul Bourget (1852), Paul Scarron (1610), Comtessa de Dia (1175), Louis de Rouvroy, duc de Saint-Simon (1675), and Odo of Cluny (878).