Antoine Quentin Fouquier-Tinville

1746 - 1795

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Antoine Quentin Fouquier de Tinville (10 June 1746 – 7 May 1795) was a French prosecutor during the Revolution and Reign of Terror periods. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Antoine Quentin Fouquier-Tinville has received more than 122,443 page views. His biography is available in 20 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 18 in 2019). Antoine Quentin Fouquier-Tinville is the 3,700th most popular politician (up from 4,282nd in 2019), the 1,211th most popular biography from France (up from 1,360th in 2019) and the 298th most popular French Politician.

Antoine Quentin Fouquier-Tinville was a French public prosecutor during the French Revolution. He was most famous for his involvement in the trial of Louis XVI and Marie Antoinette.

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Among politicians, Antoine Quentin Fouquier-Tinville ranks 3,700 out of 15,710Before him are Adil Abdul-Mahdi, Eric X of Sweden, Ptolemy of Mauretania, Anne Catherine of Brandenburg, Mithridates I of Pontus, and Calpurnia. After him are Hedwig Eleonora of Holstein-Gottorp, Emperor Yingzong of Song, Cleisthenes of Sicyon, Yelü Dashi, Jan Smuts, and Ottavio Farnese, Duke of Parma.

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Among people born in 1746, Antoine Quentin Fouquier-Tinville ranks 13Before him are Giuseppe Piazzi, Archduchess Maria Amalia of Austria, Maurice Benyovszky, Sophia Magdalena of Denmark, William Jones, and Giovanni Battista Venturi. After him are Tiradentes, Stéphanie Félicité, comtesse de Genlis, Elisabeth Christine of Brunswick-Wolfenbüttel, Crown Princess of Prussia, George XII of Georgia, Infanta Benedita of Portugal, and Charles II August, Duke of Zweibrücken. Among people deceased in 1795, Antoine Quentin Fouquier-Tinville ranks 6Before him are Louis XVII of France, Alessandro Cagliostro, Johann Christoph Friedrich Bach, François-André Danican Philidor, and Sayat-Nova. After him are Carl Michael Bellman, Ahilyabai Holkar, Honoré III, Prince of Monaco, Georg Benda, Samuel Wallis, and Josiah Wedgwood.

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Among people born in France, Antoine Quentin Fouquier-Tinville ranks 1,211 out of 5,234Before him are Jules Ferry (1832), Saint Eligius (588), Bertran de Born (1140), Étienne Gilson (1884), Jeanne-Marie Leprince de Beaumont (1711), and Emmanuel Chabrier (1841). After him are Raymond Radiguet (1903), Louis Jourdan (1921), Edme Mariotte (1620), Nicholas Francis, Duke of Lorraine (1609), Peter I, Duke of Bourbon (1311), and Charles-Michel de l'Épée (1712).


Among politicians born in France, Antoine Quentin Fouquier-Tinville ranks 298Before him are Francis II, Duke of Brittany (1435), Robert I, Count of Artois (1216), Victorinus (300), Tancred of Hauteville (980), Pepin the Hunchback (770), and Jules Ferry (1832). After him are Nicholas Francis, Duke of Lorraine (1609), Peter I, Duke of Bourbon (1311), Charles-Michel de l'Épée (1712), François d'Orléans, Prince of Joinville (1818), Jean Casimir-Perier (1847), and Theuderic II (587).