MILITARY PERSONNEL

Charles de Batz de Castelmore d'Artagnan

1611 - 1673

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Charles de Batz de Castelmore (French pronunciation: ​[ʃaʁl də bats də kastɛlmɔʁ]), also known as d'Artagnan and later Count d'Artagnan (c. 1611 – 25 June 1673), was a French Musketeer who served Louis XIV as captain of the Musketeers of the Guard. He died at the siege of Maastricht in the Franco-Dutch War. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Charles de Batz de Castelmore d'Artagnan has received more than 595,606 page views. His biography is available in 33 different languages on Wikipedia. Charles de Batz de Castelmore d'Artagnan is the 71st most popular military personnel (down from 64th in 2019), the 264th most popular biography from France (down from 247th in 2019) and the 7th most popular French Military Personnel.

Charles de Batz de Castelmore d'Artagnan is most famous for being a musketeer in the novel The Three Musketeers by Alexandre Dumas.

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Among MILITARY PERSONNELS

Among military personnels, Charles de Batz de Castelmore d'Artagnan ranks 71 out of 1,466Before him are Edward Smith, Ivan Konev, Bohdan Khmelnytsky, Stanislav Petrov, Ferdinand Foch, and Hattori Hanzō. After him are Wilhelm Canaris, Andrea Doria, Joseph Radetzky von Radetz, Võ Nguyên Giáp, Hans-Ulrich Rudel, and Mikhail Tukhachevsky.

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Contemporaries

Among people born in 1611, Charles de Batz de Castelmore d'Artagnan ranks 2Before him is Pope Innocent XI. After him are Evliya Çelebi, Chongzhen Emperor, Johannes Hevelius, Henri de La Tour d'Auvergne, Viscount of Turenne, Safi of Persia, Marie Louise Gonzaga, Cecilia Renata of Austria, Karl Eusebius, Prince of Liechtenstein, Mary Dyer, and Jan Fyt. Among people deceased in 1673, Charles de Batz de Castelmore d'Artagnan ranks 2Before him is Molière. After him are Margaret Theresa of Spain, Michał Korybut Wiśniowiecki, Salvator Rosa, Semyon Dezhnev, Regnier de Graaf, Joan Blaeu, Margaret Cavendish, Duchess of Newcastle-upon-Tyne, Barent Fabritius, and Robert Moray.

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In France

Among people born in France, Charles de Batz de Castelmore d'Artagnan ranks 264 out of 5,234Before him are Albert Uderzo (1927), Ferdinand Foch (1851), Diane de Poitiers (1499), Charles I of Anjou (1226), Joseph Louis Gay-Lussac (1778), and Pope Callixtus II (1065). After him are Louis Antoine, Duke of Angoulême (1775), Pope Urban IV (1185), Louis Antoine de Saint-Just (1767), Pope Clement IV (1190), Josquin des Prez (1450), and W. Somerset Maugham (1874).

Among MILITARY PERSONNELS In France

Among military personnels born in France, Charles de Batz de Castelmore d'Artagnan ranks 7Before him are Joan of Arc (1412), Charles de Gaulle (1890), Prince Eugene of Savoy (1663), Alfred Dreyfus (1859), Charles XIV John of Sweden (1763), and Ferdinand Foch (1851). After him are Eugène de Beauharnais (1781), Theodor Eicke (1892), Louis-Nicolas Davout (1770), Raymond IV, Count of Toulouse (1045), Louis, Grand Condé (1621), and André Masséna (1758).