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Abraham Hyacinthe Anquetil-Duperron

1731 - 1805

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Abraham Hyacinthe Anquetil-Duperron (7 December 1731 – 17 January 1805) was the first professional French Indologist. He conceived the institutional framework for the new profession. He inspired the founding of the École française d'Extrême-Orient a century after his death. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Abraham Hyacinthe Anquetil-Duperron has received more than 61,279 page views. His biography is available in 22 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 21 in 2019). Abraham Hyacinthe Anquetil-Duperron is the 1,125th most popular religious figure (down from 1,047th in 2019), the 1,821st most popular biography from France (down from 1,729th in 2019) and the 94th most popular French Religious Figure.

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Among religious figures, Abraham Hyacinthe Anquetil-Duperron ranks 1,125 out of 2,238Before him are Maria Alexandrovna Ulyanova, Anthony Maria Zaccaria, Begga, Brigid of Kildare, Lidwina, and Ulrich of Augsburg. After him are Charles III William, Margrave of Baden-Durlach, Junípero Serra, Archduke Charles Joseph of Austria, Mata Amritanandamayi, Apollos, and Saint Mercurius.

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Among people born in 1731, Abraham Hyacinthe Anquetil-Duperron ranks 5Before him are Henry Cavendish, Maria Josepha of Saxony, Dauphine of France, Erasmus Darwin, and Martha Washington. After him are Marcello Bacciarelli, Gaetano Pugnani, Christian Cannabich, William Aiton, Ove Høegh-Guldberg, Maria Fortunata d'Este, and Louis Eugene, Duke of Württemberg. Among people deceased in 1805, Abraham Hyacinthe Anquetil-Duperron ranks 12Before him are Claude Chappe, Isabelle de Charrière, Frederick, Hereditary Prince of Denmark, Maria Theresa of Savoy, Frederica Louisa of Hesse-Darmstadt, and Mihrişah Sultan. After him are William Paley, Aloys I, Prince of Liechtenstein, Nicolas-Jacques Conté, Conrad Moench, Pehr Osbeck, and William Petty, 2nd Earl of Shelburne.

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Among people born in France, Abraham Hyacinthe Anquetil-Duperron ranks 1,821 out of 6,011Before him are Monsieur de Sainte-Colombe (1640), Nicole Fontaine (1942), Louise de Kérouaille, Duchess of Portsmouth (1649), Richeza of Lotharingia (995), Charles II, Duke of Bourbon (1434), and Corinne Cléry (1950). After him are Edmond Debeaumarché (1906), Jean-Luc Dehaene (1940), Laurent Fabius (1946), Jean Behra (1921), Maurice Trintignant (1917), and Gabriel Naudé (1600).


Among religious figures born in France, Abraham Hyacinthe Anquetil-Duperron ranks 94Before him are Hugh of Cluny (1024), John Eudes (1601), Caesarius of Arles (470), Vincent of Lérins (400), Eugène Tisserant (1884), and Robert Estienne (1503). After him are Blandina (101), Charles de Bourbon (1523), Peter the Venerable (1092), Jean-Marie Villot (1905), Pierre de Castelnau (1170), and Benedict Joseph Labre (1748).