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Cardinal de Rohan

1734 - 1803

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Louis-René-Édouard de Rohan known as Cardinal de Rohan (25 September 1734 – 16 February 1803), prince de Rohan-Guéméné, was a French Bishop of Strasbourg, politician, cardinal of the Roman Catholic Church, and cadet of the Rohan family (which traced its origin to the kings of Brittany). His parents were Hercule Mériadec, Prince of Guéméné and Louise Gabrielle Julie de Rohan. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Cardinal de Rohan has received more than 128,762 page views. His biography is available in 24 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 21 in 2019). Cardinal de Rohan is the 2,829th most popular politician (up from 3,494th in 2019), the 926th most popular biography from France (up from 1,163rd in 2019) and the 221st most popular French Politician.

Cardinal de Rohan is most famous for being involved in the diamond necklace affair.

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Among politicians, Cardinal de Rohan ranks 2,829 out of 15,577Before him are Emperor Zhao of Han, Wang Xizhi, Frederick II, Elector of Saxony, Gevherhan Sultan, Henry I of Navarre, and Asmā' bint Abi Bakr. After him are Süleyman Çelebi, Christine of France, Jomo Kenyatta, Jehoash of Israel, Canute VI of Denmark, and Wenceslaus I of Bohemia.

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Among people born in 1734, Cardinal de Rohan ranks 4Before him are Franz Mesmer, Maria I of Portugal, and Grigory Orlov. After him are Taksin, François-Joseph Gossec, Wolfgang von Kempelen, Anna Göldi, Sophie of France, Charles Alexandre de Calonne, Joseph Wright of Derby, and Shahrokh Shah. Among people deceased in 1803, Cardinal de Rohan ranks 4Before him are Johann Gottfried Herder, Toussaint Louverture, and Pierre Choderlos de Laclos. After him are Friedrich Gottlieb Klopstock, Grand Duchess Elena Pavlovna of Russia, Franz Xaver Süssmayr, Louis I of Etruria, Samuel Adams, Adélaïde Labille-Guiard, Vittorio Alfieri, and Louis Claude de Saint-Martin.

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Among people born in France, Cardinal de Rohan ranks 926 out of 6,011Before him are Edgar Morin (1921), Maurice Quentin de La Tour (1704), Saint Eligius (588), Claude Lelouch (1937), Francis Lai (1932), and Henry I of Navarre (1244). After him are Joseph Justus Scaliger (1540), Christine of France (1606), René Cassin (1887), Jean-Antoine Houdon (1741), Juliette Récamier (1777), and Jean Dausset (1916).


Among politicians born in France, Cardinal de Rohan ranks 221Before him are Auguste Mariette (1821), Robert I, Duke of Burgundy (1011), Philibert II, Duke of Savoy (1480), Joan II, Countess of Burgundy (1292), Maurice Quentin de La Tour (1704), and Henry I of Navarre (1244). After him are Christine of France (1606), Francis III, Duke of Brittany (1518), Louis II of Anjou (1377), Charles III, Prince of Monaco (1818), Francis, Count of Vendôme (1470), and Louis Joseph, Duke of Vendôme (1654).