Charles Albert Gobat

1843 - 1914

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Charles Albert Gobat (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 86,720 page views. His biography is available in 58 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 52 in 2019). Charles Albert Gobat is the 7th most popular lawyer (up from 10th in 2019), the 35th most popular biography from Switzerland (up from 50th 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 7 out of 67Before him are Hugo Grotius, Al-Shafi‘i, J. Edgar Hoover, Carlo Buonaparte, Louis Renault, and Gaius. After him are Al-Nawawi, Henri La Fontaine, Aemilius Papinianus, Ulpian, Tobias Asser, and Tribonian.

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Among people born in 1843, Charles Albert Gobat ranks 9Before him are Bertha von Suttner, Frederick VIII of Denmark, Camillo Golgi, Henry James, Louis Renault, and Princess Alice of the United Kingdom. After him are William McKinley, Gabriel Tarde, Elisabeth of Wied, Princess Maria Annunciata of Bourbon-Two Sicilies, Duchess Mathilde Ludovika in Bavaria, and Nicholas Alexandrovich, Tsesarevich of Russia. Among people deceased in 1914, Charles Albert Gobat ranks 9Before him are Charles Sanders Peirce, Bertha von Suttner, George Westinghouse, Frédéric Mistral, Sophie, Duchess of Hohenberg, and Paul Heyse. After him are Carol I of Romania, August Weismann, Georg Trakl, Jean Jaurès, August Macke, and Ambrose Bierce.

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In Switzerland

Among people born in Switzerland, Charles Albert Gobat ranks 35 out of 749Before him are Conrad Gessner (1516), Benjamin Constant (1767), Karl Barth (1886), Friedrich Dürrenmatt (1921), Eugen Bleuler (1857), and Jacob Bernoulli (1654). After him are Johann Jakob Balmer (1825), Élie Ducommun (1833), Alexandre Yersin (1863), Ursula Andress (1936), Henry Fuseli (1741), and Auguste Piccard (1884).

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).