Charles Maurice de Talleyrand-Périgord

1754 - 1838

Charles Maurice de Talleyrand-Périgord

Charles-Maurice de Talleyrand-Périgord (, French: [ʃaʁl mɔʁis də tal(ɛ)ʁɑ̃ peʁiɡɔʁ, - moʁ-]; 2 February 1754 – 17 May 1838), 1st Prince of Benevento, then Prince of Talleyrand, was a French clergyman and leading diplomat. After studying theology, he became Agent-General of the Clergy in 1780 and represented the Catholic Church to the French Crown. Just before the French Revolution, he became Bishop of Autun. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Charles Maurice de Talleyrand-Périgord has received more than 938,185 page views. His biography is available in 60 different languages on Wikipedia making him the 5th most popular diplomat.

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Among diplomats, Charles Maurice de Talleyrand-Périgord ranks 5 out of 44Before him are Pocahontas, Kofi Annan, Gaius Marius, and Ban Ki-moon. After him are Chiune Sugihara, Dag Hammarskjöld, Boutros Boutros-Ghali, John Jay, Alexandra Kollontai, Raoul Wallenberg, and Madeleine Albright.

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Among people born in 1754, Charles Maurice de Talleyrand-Périgord ranks 3Before him are Louis XVI of France and Paul I of Russia. After him are Joseph Proust, Ferdinand Karl, Archduke of Austria-Este, Madame Roland, Seraphim of Sarov, Jacques Pierre Brissot, Bon-Adrien Jeannot de Moncey, William Bligh, Jean-François Pilâtre de Rozier, and Frederick I of Württemberg. Among people deceased in 1838, Charles Maurice de Talleyrand-Périgord ranks 1After him are Lorenzo Da Ponte, Adelbert von Chamisso, Jean Marc Gaspard Itard, Maximilian, Hereditary Prince of Saxony, Pierre Louis Dulong, Ferdinand Ries, Bernard Courtois, Ivan Kotliarevsky, Bernhard Crusell, Johann Nepomuk Maelzel, and Antoine Isaac Silvestre de Sacy.

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In France

Among people born in France, Charles Maurice de Talleyrand-Périgord ranks 160 out of 4,109Before him are Pope John XXII (1244), Joachim Murat (1767), William the Conqueror (1028), Francis I, Holy Roman Emperor (1708), Henri Rousseau (1844), and Pope Benedict XII (1280). After him are Thérèse of Lisieux (1873), Sully Prudhomme (1839), Augustin-Louis Cauchy (1789), Jean Bodin (1530), Pierre-Joseph Proudhon (1809), and Bernadette Soubirous (1844).

Among DIPLOMATS In France

Among diplomats born in France, Charles Maurice de Talleyrand-Périgord ranks 1After him are Ferdinand de Lesseps (1805) and Édith Cresson (1934).

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