Antoine Charles Louis de Lasalle

1775 - 1809

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Antoine-Charles-Louis, Comte de Lasalle (French pronunciation: [ɑ̃twan ʃaʁl lwi kɔ̃t də lasal]; 10 May 1775 – 6 July 1809) was a French cavalry general during the French Revolutionary and Napoleonic Wars. Often called "The Hussar General," he first gained fame for his role in the Capitulation of Stettin. Throughout his short career, he became known as a daring adventurer and was credited with many exploits, fighting on every front. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Antoine Charles Louis de Lasalle has received more than 215,843 page views. His biography is available in 21 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 20 in 2019). Antoine Charles Louis de Lasalle is the 597th most popular military personnel (down from 558th in 2019), the 1,640th most popular biography from France (down from 1,516th in 2019) and the 63rd most popular French Military Personnel.

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Among military personnels, Antoine Charles Louis de Lasalle ranks 597 out of 2,058Before him are Johan Banér, Walter Krüger, Husband E. Kimmel, Gaston of Foix, Duke of Nemours, Süleyman Pasha, and Yue Jin. After him are Khalil al-Wazir, Mikhail Alekseyev, Nicolaus von Below, Minamoto no Yorimitsu, Peucestas, and Archibald Wavell, 1st Earl Wavell.

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Among people born in 1775, Antoine Charles Louis de Lasalle ranks 17Before him are Adam Albert von Neipperg, Georg Friedrich Grotefend, Ching Shih, François-Adrien Boieldieu, Étienne-Louis Malus, and Matthew Lewis. After him are Farkas Bolyai, Teréz Brunszvik, Camillo Borghese, 6th Prince of Sulmona, Bernhard Crusell, Johann Karl Wilhelm Illiger, and Manuel García. Among people deceased in 1809, Antoine Charles Louis de Lasalle ranks 7Before him are Joseph Haydn, Jean Lannes, Thomas Paine, Rama I, Nicolai Abildgaard, and Johann Georg Albrechtsberger. After him are Jean-Pierre Blanchard, August Ludwig von Schlözer, Joseph-Marie Vien, Matthew Boulton, François Laurent d'Arlandes, and Antoine François, comte de Fourcroy.

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Among people born in France, Antoine Charles Louis de Lasalle ranks 1,640 out of 6,770Before him are Philippe Soupault (1897), Agrippa d'Aubigné (1552), Élie Cartan (1869), Gaston of Foix, Duke of Nemours (1489), Jules Barbey d'Aurevilly (1808), and Remy de Gourmont (1858). After him are Mathurin Jacques Brisson (1723), Georges Canguilhem (1904), Bixente Lizarazu (1969), Prince Jean, Duke of Guise (1874), Jean-Pierre Vernant (1914), and Robert-François Damiens (1715).


Among military personnels born in France, Antoine Charles Louis de Lasalle ranks 63Before him are Catherine-Dominique de Pérignon (1754), Louis-Gabriel Suchet (1770), Joseph Gallieni (1849), Henri Gatien Bertrand (1773), Walter Krüger (1890), and Gaston of Foix, Duke of Nemours (1489). After him are Christian de Castries (1902), Hubert Lyautey (1854), Jean-Mathieu-Philibert Sérurier (1742), Tarrare (1772), Charles Huntziger (1880), and Maurice Sarrail (1856).