Armand de Vignerot du Plessis

1696 - 1788

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Louis François Armand de Vignerot du Plessis, 3rd Duke of Richelieu (pronounced [aʁmɑ̃ d(ə) viɲəʁo dy plɛsi]; 13 March 1696 – 8 August 1788), was a French soldier, diplomat and statesman. He joined the army and participated in three major wars. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Armand de Vignerot du Plessis has received more than 123,805 page views. His biography is available in 19 different languages on Wikipedia. Armand de Vignerot du Plessis is the 3,282nd most popular politician (up from 4,910th in 2019), the 1,042nd most popular biography from France (up from 1,528th in 2019) and the 248th most popular French Politician.

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Over the past year Armand de Vignerot du Plessis has had the most page views in the with 45,910 views, followed by Russian (37,060), and English (19,683). In terms of yearly growth of page views the top 3 wikpedia editions are Russian (313.39%), Chinese (179.45%), and Italian (140.88%)


Among politicians, Armand de Vignerot du Plessis ranks 3,282 out of 19,576Before him are Princess Thyra of Denmark, Rudolph II of Burgundy, Ephialtes, U Nu, Al-Hakam I, and Isabella of Portugal, Duchess of Burgundy. After him are Mikhail Mishustin, Charles Felix of Sardinia, Emperor Suinin, Tahmasp II, Sancho IV of Castile, and Bruno Kreisky.

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Among people born in 1696, Armand de Vignerot du Plessis ranks 7Before him are Mahmud I, Giovanni Battista Tiepolo, Augustus III of Poland, Alphonsus Liguori, Abram Petrovich Gannibal, and Maurice de Saxe. After him are Princess Antoinette of Brunswick-Wolfenbüttel, Joseph Wenzel I, Prince of Liechtenstein, Johann Melchior Molter, Vakhushti of Kartli, Francesca Cuzzoni, and Christian August, Duke of Schleswig-Holstein-Sonderburg-Augustenburg. Among people deceased in 1788, Armand de Vignerot du Plessis ranks 10Before him are Charles Edward Stuart, Thomas Gainsborough, Maurice Quentin de La Tour, Jean-François de Galaup, comte de Lapérouse, Johann Georg Hamann, and Giovanni Antonio Scopoli. After him are José, Prince of Brazil, Infante Gabriel of Spain, Duchess Augusta of Brunswick-Wolfenbüttel, Nicole-Reine Lepaute, Toriyama Sekien, and Emmanuel-Armand de Richelieu, duc d'Aiguillon.

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In France

Among people born in France, Armand de Vignerot du Plessis ranks 1,042 out of 6,770Before him are Raymond VI, Count of Toulouse (1156), Louise of Lorraine (1553), Jacques Clément (1567), Jean de Béthencourt (1362), Ernest Chausson (1855), and Suzanne Lenglen (1899). After him are Émile Borel (1871), Francesco Bartolomeo Rastrelli (1700), Victor, Prince Napoléon (1862), Henri Lebesgue (1875), Danielle Darrieux (1917), and Marie Duplessis (1824).


Among politicians born in France, Armand de Vignerot du Plessis ranks 248Before him are Paul Henri Balluet d'Estournelles de Constant (1852), Hugh of Italy (880), Marine Le Pen (1968), Hans-Georg von Friedeburg (1895), Raymond VI, Count of Toulouse (1156), and Louise of Lorraine (1553). After him are Victor, Prince Napoléon (1862), Charles III, Prince of Monaco (1818), Richard III, Duke of Normandy (1001), Aimery of Cyprus (1172), Jeanne de Valois-Saint-Rémy (1756), and Ramon Berenguer III, Count of Barcelona (1082).