Adolphe Thiers

1797 - 1877

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Marie Joseph Louis Adolphe Thiers ( tee-AIR, French: [maʁi ʒɔzɛf lwi adɔlf tjɛʁ]; 15 April 1797 – 3 September 1877) was a French statesman and historian. He was the second elected President of France and first President of the Third Republic. Thiers was a key figure in the July Revolution of 1830, which overthrew King Charles X in favor of the more liberal King Louis Philippe, and the Revolution of 1848, which overthrew the Orléans monarchy and established the Second Republic. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Adolphe Thiers has received more than 1,112,546 page views. His biography is available in 68 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 63 in 2019). Adolphe Thiers is the 972nd most popular politician (up from 1,061st in 2019), the 359th most popular biography from France (up from 381st in 2019) and the 92nd most popular French Politician.

Adolphe Thiers was a French politician who is most famous for being the first president of the Third Republic of France.

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Among politicians, Adolphe Thiers ranks 972 out of 19,576Before him are Eleanor of Austria, John I Tzimiskes, Édouard Daladier, John I of Portugal, Charlotte of Mecklenburg-Strelitz, and Modu Chanyu. After him are Artaxerxes II of Persia, Ali Pasha of Ioannina, George Marshall, Archduchess Sophie of Austria, Thutmose II, and William Howard Taft.

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Among people born in 1797, Adolphe Thiers ranks 7Before him are Franz Schubert, Heinrich Heine, William I, German Emperor, Mary Shelley, Gaetano Donizetti, and Shamil, 3rd Imam of Dagestan. After him are Hiroshige, Ghalib, Joseph Henry, Maria Leopoldina of Austria, Charles Lyell, and Frederick Augustus II of Saxony. Among people deceased in 1877, Adolphe Thiers ranks 5Before him are Gustave Courbet, Crazy Horse, Brigham Young, and Saigō Takamori. After him are Urbain Le Verrier, Henry Fox Talbot, Gustav, Prince of Vasa, Maria Anna of Bavaria, Sophie of Württemberg, Johan Ludvig Runeberg, and Amalie Auguste of Bavaria.

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Among people born in France, Adolphe Thiers ranks 359 out of 6,770Before him are Louis Renault (1843), Olivier Messiaen (1908), Gérard Philipe (1922), Robert Guiscard (1016), Denis Papin (1647), and Édouard Daladier (1884). After him are Jean Renoir (1894), Roger Martin du Gard (1881), Joseph Marie Jacquard (1752), Jean Buridan (1295), Guillaume de Machaut (1300), and Henri Charrière (1906).


Among politicians born in France, Adolphe Thiers ranks 92Before him are Louis VI of France (1081), Françoise-Athénaïs de Rochechouart, Marquise de Montespan (1640), Robert I, Duke of Normandy (1010), John the Fearless (1371), Paul Barras (1755), and Édouard Daladier (1884). After him are Louis IV of France (920), James I of Aragon (1208), Dagobert I (611), Pierre Laval (1883), Camille Desmoulins (1760), and Robert I of France (860).