Charles Rollin

1661 - 1741

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Charles Rollin (January 30, 1661 in Paris - December 14, 1741 in Paris) was a French historian and educator, whose popularity in his time combined with becoming forgotten by later generations makes him an epithet, applied to historians such as Jean Charles Leonard de Sismondi. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Charles Rollin has received more than 31,855 page views. His biography is available in 18 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 17 in 2019). Charles Rollin is the 177th most popular historian (down from 173rd in 2019), the 2,690th most popular biography from France and the 23rd most popular French Historian.

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Among historians, Charles Rollin ranks 177 out of 341Before him are Janko Prunk, Gerardus Vossius, Simon Dubnow, Faustus of Byzantium, Aulus Cremutius Cordus, and Ferdinand Gregorovius. After him are Paisius of Hilendar, Paul Veyne, Michael Glykas, Karl Krumbacher, Edgar Quinet, and Roger Chartier.

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Among people born in 1661, Charles Rollin ranks 13Before him are Georg Böhm, Antonio I, Prince of Monaco, Charles III Philip, Elector Palatine, Louis Armand I, Prince of Conti, Christopher Polhem, and Jahandar Shah. After him are Georg Joseph Kamel, Fyodor Apraksin, Vladimir Atlasov, Giacomo Antonio Perti, Pierre Le Moyne d'Iberville, and Daniel Marot. Among people deceased in 1741, Charles Rollin ranks 14Before him are Johann Joseph Fux, Wirich Philipp von Daun, Anna Maria Franziska of Saxe-Lauenburg, Georg Rafael Donner, Bernard de Montfaucon, and Blas de Lezo. After him are Alvise Pisani and Johann Amman.

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In France

Among people born in France, Charles Rollin ranks 2,690 out of 5,234Before him are Bertha of Kent (550), Jack Lang (1939), Marguerite Gérard (1761), François-Auguste Biard (1799), Jean Carmet (1920), and Mathieu Amalric (1965). After him are Gustave Kahn (1859), Stanislas de Guaita (1861), Anne Jules de Noailles (1650), Alain Robert (1962), François de Charette (1763), and Alan IV, Duke of Brittany (1060).

Among HISTORIANS In France

Among historians born in France, Charles Rollin ranks 23Before him are Pierre de Bourdeille, seigneur de Brantôme (1540), Guibert of Nogent (1055), Charles Diehl (1859), Pierre Nora (1931), Charles du Fresne, sieur du Cange (1610), and Marc Fumaroli (1932). After him are Paul Veyne (1930), Edgar Quinet (1803), Roger Chartier (1945), René Grousset (1885), Émile Mâle (1862), and Pierre Vidal-Naquet (1930).