André-Hercule de Fleury

1653 - 1743

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André-Hercule de Fleury, Bishop of Fréjus, Archbishop of Aix (22 June or 26 June 1653 – 29 January 1743) was a French cardinal who served as the chief minister of Louis XV. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of André-Hercule de Fleury has received more than 77,812 page views. His biography is available in 26 different languages on Wikipedia. André-Hercule de Fleury is the 3,500th most popular politician (down from 3,260th in 2019), the 1,165th most popular biography from France (down from 1,081st in 2019) and the 287th most popular French Politician.

André-Hercule de Fleury was a French politician who served as the Controller-General of Finances under Louis XV. He is most famous for his efforts to reform France's finances during the 1730s.

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Among politicians, André-Hercule de Fleury ranks 3,500 out of 15,710. Before him are Munmu of Silla, Frederick I of Württemberg, John I Albert, Martin I of Sicily, Xanthippus, and Sima Guang. After him are Yury of Moscow, Cardinal de Rohan, Bolesław III Wrymouth, Cleopatra Thea, Süleyman Çelebi, and Gudfred.

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Among people born in 1653, André-Hercule de Fleury ranks 6Before him are Arcangelo Corelli, Johann Pachelbel, Eleanor of Austria, Queen of Poland, Claudia Felicitas of Austria, and Prince George of Denmark. After him are Claude Louis Hector de Villars, Georg Muffat, Chikamatsu Monzaemon, Maria Amalia of Courland, Frederick Louis, Duke of Schleswig-Holstein-Sonderburg-Beck, and Carlo Ruzzini. Among people deceased in 1743, André-Hercule de Fleury ranks 4Before him are Hyacinthe Rigaud, Louise Françoise de Bourbon, Duchess of Bourbon, and Anna Maria Luisa de' Medici. After him are Anne Sophie Reventlow, Archduchess Maria Magdalena of Austria, Spencer Compton, 1st Earl of Wilmington, Rafael Casanova, Melusine von der Schulenburg, Duchess of Kendal, Jai Singh II, Augustine Washington, and Karl Friedrich, Duke of Saxe-Meiningen.

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Among people born in France, André-Hercule de Fleury ranks 1,165 out of 5,234. Before him are Jacques Lefèvre d'Étaples (1460), Daniel Cohn-Bendit (1945), Joachim du Bellay (1522), Augustin Robespierre (1763), Jeanne de Valois-Saint-Rémy (1756), and Ramon Berenguer III, Count of Barcelona (1082). After him are Cardinal de Rohan (1734), Claude Louis Hector de Villars (1653), Claude Chappe (1763), Guillaume Brune (1763), Jean-Claude Trichet (1942), and Pierre d'Ailly (1350).


Among politicians born in France, André-Hercule de Fleury ranks 287Before him are Gérard Genette (1930), Marie Angélique de Scorailles (1661), Daniel Cohn-Bendit (1945), Augustin Robespierre (1763), Jeanne de Valois-Saint-Rémy (1756), and Ramon Berenguer III, Count of Barcelona (1082). After him are Cardinal de Rohan (1734), Claude Louis Hector de Villars (1653), Lionel Jospin (1937), Isabella of Valois (1389), Francis II, Duke of Brittany (1435), and Robert I, Count of Artois (1216).