Charles Alexandre de Calonne

1734 - 1802

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Charles Alexandre de Calonne (20 January 1734 – 30 October 1802), titled Count of Hannonville in 1759, was a French statesman, best known for his involvement in the French Revolution. Realizing that the Parlement of Paris would never agree to reform, Calonne handpicked an Assembly of Notables in 1787 to approve new taxes. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Charles Alexandre de Calonne has received more than 149,262 page views. His biography is available in 24 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 21 in 2019). Charles Alexandre de Calonne is the 4,385th most popular politician (up from 5,285th in 2019), the 1,402nd most popular biography from France (up from 1,613th in 2019) and the 352nd most popular French Politician.

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Among politicians, Charles Alexandre de Calonne ranks 4,385 out of 15,710. Before him are Deioces, Steve Bannon, Constance of Antioch, Stefan Uroš I, Wazner, and Charlotte Marguerite de Montmorency. After him are Tage Erlander, Amenemope, Frederick I, Grand Duke of Baden, Empress Genshō, Jean-Claude Duvalier, and László Rajk.

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Among people born in 1734, Charles Alexandre de Calonne ranks 12Before him are Grigory Orlov, Joseph Wright of Derby, Sophie of France, Cardinal de Rohan, Anna Göldi, and Nicolas-Edme Rétif. After him are Jean-Marie Roland de la Platière, Louis François Joseph, Prince of Conti, Anton Janša, Daniel Boone, Shahrokh Shah, and Adam Kazimierz Czartoryski. Among people deceased in 1802, Charles Alexandre de Calonne ranks 6Before him are Erasmus Darwin, Ferdinand, Duke of Parma, Marie François Xavier Bichat, Clotilde of France, and Ludovico Manin. After him are Martha Washington, Luisa of Naples and Sicily, Alexander Radishchev, Franz Aepinus, Prince Henry of Prussia, and Jens Juel.

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Among people born in France, Charles Alexandre de Calonne ranks 1,402 out of 5,234. Before him are Vanessa Paradis (1972), Louis, Duke of Brittany (1707), Henri Jules, Prince of Condé (1643), Mistinguett (1875), Nicolas-Edme Rétif (1734), and Charlotte Marguerite de Montmorency (1594). After him are Roger Guillemin (1924), Dominique Sanda (1948), Victorien Sardou (1831), Émile Chartier (1868), Maria Schneider (1952), and Arbogast (340).


Among politicians born in France, Charles Alexandre de Calonne ranks 352Before him are Louis II, Duke of Bourbon (1337), Renata of Lorraine (1544), Joan I, Countess of Auvergne (1326), Henry II, Duke of Lorraine (1563), Henri Jules, Prince of Condé (1643), and Charlotte Marguerite de Montmorency (1594). After him are Arbogast (340), Roger Ducos (1747), Charibert II (618), Sigebert II (602), Joan, Countess of Flanders (1200), and Louis I, Count of Flanders (1304).