Alain Robert

1962 - Today

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Alain Robert (French pronunciation: [alɛ̃ ʁɔbɛʁ]; born as Robert Alain Philippe on 7 August 1962) is a French rock climber and urban climber. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Alain Robert has received more than 1,277,948 page views. His biography is available in 35 different languages on Wikipedia. Alain Robert is the 20th most popular mountaineer (up from 23rd in 2019), the 2,297th most popular biography from France (up from 2,567th in 2019) and the 3rd most popular French Mountaineer.

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Among mountaineers, Alain Robert ranks 20 out of 56Before him are Achille Compagnoni, Wanda Rutkiewicz, Maurice Herzog, Matthias Zurbriggen, Lino Lacedelli, and Kurt Diemberger. After him are John Muir, Albert F. Mummery, Lionel Terray, Andrew Irvine, Anatoli Boukreev, and Krzysztof Wielicki.

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Among people born in 1962, Alain Robert ranks 74Before him are Felipe Calderón, Arnold Vosloo, Chuck Palahniuk, François-Henri Pinault, Matt Cameron, and Srettha Thavisin. After him are Joan Cusack, Michel Petrucciani, Takashi Murakami, Dmitri Hvorostovsky, Stefan Hell, and James Kottak.

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In France

Among people born in France, Alain Robert ranks 2,297 out of 6,770Before him are Claire Denis (1946), Jean Paulhan (1884), Catherine Henriette de Balzac d'Entragues (1579), Éleuthère Irénée du Pont (1771), Charles de Lannoy, 1st Prince of Sulmona (1487), and Maurice René Fréchet (1878). After him are Jean Metzinger (1883), Jacques de Morgan (1857), Guillaume-Antoine Olivier (1756), Julien Benda (1867), Pierre de Castelnau (1170), and Christian-Jaque (1904).


Among mountaineers born in France, Alain Robert ranks 3Before him are Jacques Balmat (1762), and Maurice Herzog (1919). After him are Lionel Terray (1921).