Camille Desmoulins

1760 - 1794

Camille Desmoulins

Lucie-Simplice-Camille-Benoît Desmoulins (French: [kamij demulɛ̃]; 2 March 1760 – 5 April 1794) was a journalist and politician who played an important role in the French Revolution. Desmoulins was tried and executed alongside Danton when the Committee of Public Safety reacted against Dantonist opposition. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Camille Desmoulins has received more than 367,387 page views. His biography is available in 40 different languages on Wikipedia making him the 1,081st most popular politician.

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Among politicians, Camille Desmoulins ranks 1,076 out of 14,801Before him are Isabel Martínez de Perón, Kwame Nkrumah, Valdemar IV of Denmark, Maximilian II of Bavaria, Chlothar II, and Abdullah I of Jordan. After him are Anton Drexler, John III Doukas Vatatzes, Aristide Briand, Xianfeng Emperor, Lothair of France, and Gyula Andrássy.

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Among people born in 1760, Camille Desmoulins ranks 5Before him are Hokusai, Pope Leo XII, Henri de Saint-Simon, and Luigi Cherubini. After him are François-Noël Babeuf, Jiaqing Emperor, Claude Joseph Rouget de Lisle, Johan Gadolin, August Neidhardt von Gneisenau, Alexandre de Beauharnais, and Johann I Joseph, Prince of Liechtenstein. Among people deceased in 1794, Camille Desmoulins ranks 8Before him are Maximilien Robespierre, Georges Danton, Louis Antoine de Saint-Just, Marquis de Condorcet, Cesare Beccaria, and Edward Gibbon. After him are Jacques Hébert, Élisabeth of France, André Chénier, Georges Couthon, Alexandre de Beauharnais, and Augustin Robespierre.

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Among people born in France, Camille Desmoulins ranks 405 out of 4,109Before him are Charles Le Brun (1619), Pierre Bayle (1647), Fernandel (1903), Alain Prost (1955), Julien Offray de La Mettrie (1709), and Pierre Teilhard de Chardin (1881). After him are René Laennec (1781), Aristide Briand (1862), Lothair of France (941), John Vianney (1786), André Masséna (1758), and François-Noël Babeuf (1760).


Among politicians born in France, Camille Desmoulins ranks 91Before him are Elisabeth of France (1602), Louis IV of France (920), Édouard Daladier (1884), Jérôme Bonaparte (1784), Patrice de MacMahon (1808), and Avitus (395). After him are Aristide Briand (1862), Lothair of France (941), Pierre Laval (1883), Napoléon, Prince Imperial (1856), Letizia Ramolino (1750), and Paul Bocuse (1926).

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