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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 107,174 page views. His biography is available in 66 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 58 in 2019). Charles Albert Gobat is the 3rd most popular lawyer (up from 7th in 2019), the 19th most popular biography from Switzerland (up from 35th 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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Among lawyers, Charles Albert Gobat ranks 3 out of 68Before him are Hugo Grotius and Al-Shafi‘i. After him are Ulpian, J. Edgar Hoover, Carlo Buonaparte, Gaius, Louis Renault, Henri La Fontaine, 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, Princess Alice of the United Kingdom, Camillo Golgi, Frederick VIII of Denmark, 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, Charles Sanders Peirce, Frédéric Mistral, George Westinghouse, Sophie, Duchess of Hohenberg, Paul Heyse, Carol I of Romania, August Weismann, and Jean Jaurès.

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In Switzerland

Among people born in Switzerland, Charles Albert Gobat ranks 19 out of 876Before him are Huldrych Zwingli (1484), Hans-Adam II, Prince of Liechtenstein (1945), Johanna Spyri (1827), Francesco Borromini (1599), Alberto Giacometti (1901), and Johann Bernoulli (1667). After him are Albert Hofmann (1906), Ursula Andress (1936), Carl Spitteler (1845), Bruno Ganz (1941), Élie Ducommun (1833), and Arnold Böcklin (1827).

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).