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Charles du Fresne, sieur du Cange

1610 - 1688

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Charles du Fresne, sieur du Cange or Du Cange (French: [dy kɑ̃ʒ]; December 18, 1610 in Amiens – October 23, 1688 in Paris, aged 77) was a distinguished philologist and historian of the Middle Ages and Byzantium. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Charles du Fresne, sieur du Cange has received more than 82,403 page views. His biography is available in 24 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 23 in 2019). Charles du Fresne, sieur du Cange is the 159th most popular historian (down from 158th in 2019), the 2,504th most popular biography from France (down from 2,337th in 2019) and the 21st most popular French Historian.

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Among HISTORIANS

Among historians, Charles du Fresne, sieur du Cange ranks 159 out of 341Before him are Ibn Wahshiyya, Philistus, Afet İnan, Shlomo Sand, Festus, and Howard Zinn. After him are Peter Andreas Munch, Sigfried Giedion, Deborah Lipstadt, Yahya of Antioch, Karl Lamprecht, and Bernard Desclot.

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Contemporaries

Among people born in 1610, Charles du Fresne, sieur du Cange ranks 13Before him are Paul Scarron, Francesco I d'Este, Duke of Modena, Li Yu, Jan Asselijn, Abraham Duquesne, and Duchess Marie Elisabeth of Saxony. After him are Maria Cunitz, Louise Moillon, Karel Škréta, and William Dobson. Among people deceased in 1688, Charles du Fresne, sieur du Cange ranks 11Before him are Claude Perrault, Narai, Constantine Phaulkon, Joachim von Sandrart, Philippe Quinault, and Abraham Duquesne. After him are Maximilian Henry of Bavaria, Philip de Koninck, Antoine Furetière, François Bernier, Bohuslav Balbín, and Ralph Cudworth.

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In France

Among people born in France, Charles du Fresne, sieur du Cange ranks 2,504 out of 5,234Before him are Thomas of Britain (1200), Alain Corneau (1943), Michel de l'Hôpital (1505), Line Renaud (1928), Paul Lévy (1886), and Antoine Bruni d'Entrecasteaux (1737). After him are Charles-Eugène Delaunay (1816), Gabriel Matzneff (1936), Pierre Monteux (1875), George Onslow (1784), Lionel Terray (1921), and François-Paul Brueys d'Aigalliers (1753).

Among HISTORIANS In France

Among historians born in France, Charles du Fresne, sieur du Cange ranks 21Before him are Jean-Pierre Vernant (1914), Augustin Thierry (1795), Pierre de Bourdeille, seigneur de Brantôme (1540), Guibert of Nogent (1055), Charles Diehl (1859), and Pierre Nora (1931). After him are Marc Fumaroli (1932), Charles Rollin (1661), Paul Veyne (1930), Edgar Quinet (1803), Roger Chartier (1945), and René Grousset (1885).