Charles Albert Gobat

1843 - 1914

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Charles Albert Gobat (French pronunciation: [ʃaʁl albɛʁ ɡɔba]; 21 May 1843 – 16 March 1914) was a Swiss lawyer, educational administrator, and politician who jointly received the Nobel Peace Prize with Élie Ducommun in 1902 for their leadership of the Permanent International Peace Bureau. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Charles Albert Gobat has received more than 110,547 page views. His biography is available in 67 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 66 in 2019). Charles Albert Gobat is the 4th most popular lawyer (down from 3rd in 2019), the 15th most popular biography from Switzerland (up from 19th in 2019) and the most popular Swiss Lawyer.

Charles Albert Gobat was a Swiss diplomat who was the first president of the International Olympic Committee. He served as the president of the IOC from 1894 to 1896.

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Over the past year Charles Albert Gobat has had the most page views in the with 9,385 views, followed by Czech (5,077), and Chinese (3,248). In terms of yearly growth of page views the top 3 wikpedia editions are Czech (569.79%), Chinese (359.41%), and Cantonese (331.20%)


Among lawyers, Charles Albert Gobat ranks 4 out of 136Before him are Al-Shafi‘i, Hugo Grotius, and Carlo Buonaparte. After him are Ulpian, Louis Renault, J. Edgar Hoover, Henri La Fontaine, Gaius, Al-Nawawi, Aemilius Papinianus, and Tobias Asser.

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Among people born in 1843, Charles Albert Gobat ranks 3Before him are Robert Koch, and Edvard Grieg. After him are Bertha von Suttner, Frederick VIII of Denmark, Princess Alice of the United Kingdom, Camillo Golgi, Louis Renault, Henry James, William McKinley, Gabriel Tarde, and Elisabeth of Wied. Among people deceased in 1914, Charles Albert Gobat ranks 3Before him are Archduke Franz Ferdinand of Austria, and Pope Pius X. After him are Bertha von Suttner, Frédéric Mistral, Charles Sanders Peirce, Paul Heyse, Sophie, Duchess of Hohenberg, George Westinghouse, Carol I of Romania, Georg Trakl, and Jean Jaurès.

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In Switzerland

Among people born in Switzerland, Charles Albert Gobat ranks 15 out of 1,015Before him are Johann Heinrich Pestalozzi (1746), Sepp Blatter (1936), Huldrych Zwingli (1484), Jean-Paul Marat (1743), Paul Klee (1879), and Hans-Adam II, Prince of Liechtenstein (1945). After him are Johanna Spyri (1827), Francesco Borromini (1599), Charles Édouard Guillaume (1861), Johann Bernoulli (1667), Alberto Giacometti (1901), and Albert Hofmann (1906).

Among LAWYERS In Switzerland

Among lawyers born in Switzerland, Charles Albert Gobat ranks 1After him are Carla Del Ponte (1947), and Johann Kaspar Bluntschli (1808).