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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 French 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 French Revolution of 1848, which overthrew the Orléans monarchy and established the Second French Republic. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Adolphe Thiers has received more than 822,191 page views. His biography is available in 63 different languages on Wikipedia. Adolphe Thiers is the 1,070th most popular politician (down from 1,002nd in 2019), the 381st most popular biography from France 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 1,070 out of 15,577Before him are Queen Paola of Belgium, Saud of Saudi Arabia, Otto IV, Holy Roman Emperor, Shoshenq I, Chlothar II, and Sigismund I the Old. After him are Himiko, Yulia Tymoshenko, Klas Pontus Arnoldson, Ariq Böke, Dionysius I of Syracuse, and Alfredo Stroessner.

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Among people born in 1797, Adolphe Thiers ranks 7Before him are Franz Schubert, William I, German Emperor, Heinrich Heine, Mary Shelley, Gaetano Donizetti, and Shamil, 3rd Imam of Dagestan. After him are Hiroshige, Joseph Henry, Charles Lyell, Ghalib, Leopold II, Grand Duke of Tuscany, and Alfred de Vigny. Among people deceased in 1877, Adolphe Thiers ranks 3Before him are Gustave Courbet and Brigham Young. After him are Saigō Takamori, Urbain Le Verrier, Crazy Horse, Henry Fox Talbot, Maria Anna of Bavaria, Amalie Auguste of Bavaria, Gustav, Prince of Vasa, Johan Ludvig Runeberg, and Hermann Grassmann.

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Among people born in France, Adolphe Thiers ranks 381 out of 6,011Before him are Theodor Eicke (1892), André Malraux (1901), Pytheas (-380), Marc Bloch (1886), Pierre Beaumarchais (1732), and Henrik, Prince Consort of Denmark (1934). After him are Odilon Redon (1840), Sébastien Le Prestre de Vauban (1633), Dagobert I (611), Fernandel (1903), Charles Louis Alphonse Laveran (1845), and Marc-Antoine Charpentier (1645).


Among politicians born in France, Adolphe Thiers ranks 92Before him are Raymond Poincaré (1860), James I of Aragon (1208), Constantine II (316), Louis IV of France (920), Baldwin I of Jerusalem (1058), and Jérôme Bonaparte (1784). After him are Dagobert I (611), Stephen, King of England (1095), Margaret of Anjou (1430), Robert I of France (860), Jean Monnet (1888), and William II of England (1056).