Hall of Fame List: 50 Most Famous Authors Born in Paris


1. Voltaire (1694, Paris, FRANCE) ⭐⭐⭐⭐⭐
27.63 millions views on 112 different Wikipedia languages


2. Molière (1622, Paris, FRANCE) ⭐⭐⭐⭐⭐
17.24 millions views on 106 different Wikipedia languages


3. Jean-Paul Sartre (1905, Paris, FRANCE) ⭐⭐⭐⭐
19.01 millions views on 106 different Wikipedia languages


4. Donatien Alphonse François de Sade (1740, Paris, FRANCE) ⭐⭐⭐⭐
10.98 millions views on 59 different Wikipedia languages


5. Charles Baudelaire (1821, Paris, FRANCE) ⭐⭐⭐⭐
12.67 millions views on 70 different Wikipedia languages


6. Émile Zola (1840, Paris, FRANCE) ⭐⭐⭐⭐
10.59 millions views on 72 different Wikipedia languages


7. Simone de Beauvoir (1908, Paris, FRANCE) ⭐⭐⭐⭐
8.39 millions views on 85 different Wikipedia languages


8. Charles Perrault (1628, Paris, FRANCE) ⭐⭐⭐
4.93 millions views on 57 different Wikipedia languages


9. Henri Bergson (1859, Paris, FRANCE) ⭐⭐⭐
3.63 millions views on 70 different Wikipedia languages


10. George Sand (1804, Paris, FRANCE) ⭐⭐⭐
6.16 millions views on 54 different Wikipedia languages


11. François Villon (1431, Paris, FRANCE) ⭐⭐⭐
2.2 millions views on 46 different Wikipedia languages


12. André Gide (1869, Paris, FRANCE) ⭐⭐⭐
3.18 millions views on 66 different Wikipedia languages


13. Anatole France (1844, Paris, FRANCE) ⭐⭐
2.19 millions views on 70 different Wikipedia languages


14. Sully Prudhomme (1839, Paris, FRANCE) ⭐⭐
0.9 millions views on 70 different Wikipedia languages


15. Stéphane Mallarmé (1842, Paris, FRANCE) ⭐⭐
2.23 millions views on 47 different Wikipedia languages


16. Alexis de Tocqueville (1805, Paris, FRANCE) ⭐⭐
4.37 millions views on 46 different Wikipedia languages


17. Cyrano de Bergerac (1619, Paris, FRANCE) ⭐⭐
3.32 millions views on 36 different Wikipedia languages


18. Pierre de Coubertin (1863, Paris, FRANCE) ⭐⭐
3.35 millions views on 61 different Wikipedia languages


19. Gilles Deleuze (1925, Paris, FRANCE) ⭐⭐
3.83 millions views on 41 different Wikipedia languages


20. Claude Henri de Rouvroy (1760, Paris, FRANCE) ⭐
1.36 millions views on 45 different Wikipedia languages


21. François de La Rochefoucauld (1613, Paris, FRANCE) ⭐
0.86 millions views on 30 different Wikipedia languages


22. W. Somerset Maugham (1874, Paris, FRANCE) ⭐
3.02 millions views on 53 different Wikipedia languages


23. Louis Aragon (1897, Paris, FRANCE) ⭐
3.07 millions views on 46 different Wikipedia languages


24. Pierre de Beaumarchais (1732, Paris, FRANCE) ⭐
1.69 millions views on 40 different Wikipedia languages


25. Nicolas Boileau-Despréaux (1636, Paris, FRANCE) ⭐
1.19 millions views on 40 different Wikipedia languages


26. Jean Genet (1910, Paris, FRANCE) ⭐
2.28 millions views on 39 different Wikipedia languages


27. Alfred de Musset (1810, Paris, FRANCE) ⭐
2.98 millions views on 43 different Wikipedia languages


28. Prosper Mérimée (1803, Paris, FRANCE) ⭐
1.58 millions views on 52 different Wikipedia languages


29. Alexandre Dumas (1824, Paris, FRANCE) ⭐
0.88 millions views on 50 different Wikipedia languages


30. Simone Weil (1909, Paris, FRANCE) ⭐
1.92 millions views on 37 different Wikipedia languages


31. Jules Michelet (1798, Paris, FRANCE) ⭐
0.86 millions views on 30 different Wikipedia languages


32. Joris-Karl Huysmans (1848, Paris, FRANCE) ⭐
1.01 millions views on 30 different Wikipedia languages


33. Raymond Aron (1905, Paris, FRANCE) ⭐
1.1 millions views on 31 different Wikipedia languages


34. Claude Adrien Helvétius (1715, Paris, FRANCE) ⭐
0.44 millions views on 36 different Wikipedia languages


35. Gaston Leroux (1868, Paris, FRANCE) ⭐
1.08 millions views on 27 different Wikipedia languages


36. Anne Louise Germaine de Staël (1766, Paris, FRANCE) ⭐
1.05 millions views on 30 different Wikipedia languages


37. Jean-François Lyotard (1924, Paris, FRANCE) ⭐
1.41 millions views on 35 different Wikipedia languages


38. Eliphas Levi (1810, Paris, FRANCE) ⭐
1.09 millions views on 26 different Wikipedia languages


39. Gérard de Nerval (1808, Paris, FRANCE) ⭐
1.28 millions views on 34 different Wikipedia languages


40. Gabriel Marcel (1889, Paris, FRANCE) ⭐
0.85 millions views on 29 different Wikipedia languages


41. Nicolas Malebranche (1638, Paris, FRANCE) ⭐
0.63 millions views on 27 different Wikipedia languages


42. Jacques Maritain (1882, Paris, FRANCE) ⭐
0.79 millions views on 29 different Wikipedia languages


43. Georges Perec (1936, Paris, FRANCE) ⭐
1.73 millions views on 32 different Wikipedia languages


44. Pierre de Marivaux (1688, Paris, FRANCE) ⭐
1.18 millions views on 27 different Wikipedia languages


45. André Malraux (1901, Paris, FRANCE) 
2.66 millions views on 44 different Wikipedia languages


46. Guy Debord (1931, Paris, FRANCE) 
1.76 millions views on 26 different Wikipedia languages


47. Marie-Madeleine Pioche de la Vergne (1634, Paris, France) 
0.87 millions views on 27 different Wikipedia languages


48. Georges Dumézil (1898, Paris, FRANCE) 
0.44 millions views on 27 different Wikipedia languages


49. Marie de Rabutin-Chantal, marquise de Sévigné (1626, Paris, FRANCE) 
0.18 millions views on 26 different Wikipedia languages


50. Charles, duc d’Orléans (1394, Paris, FRANCE) 
0.31 millions views on 26 different Wikipedia languages


Source: http://pantheon.media.mit.edu/