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Christine Lagarde

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Christine Madeleine Odette Lagarde (French: [kʁistin madlɛn ɔdɛt laɡaʁd]; née Lallouette, IPA: [lalwɛt]; born 1 January 1956) is a French politician and lawyer who has served as President of the European Central Bank since 2019. She previously served as the 11th Managing Director of the International Monetary Fund (IMF) from 2011 to 2019. Lagarde had also served in the Government of France, most prominently as Minister of the Economy, Finance and Industry from 2007 until 2011. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Christine Lagarde has received more than 4,058,619 page views. Her biography is available in 70 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 66 in 2019). Christine Lagarde is the 1,325th most popular politician (down from 1,254th in 2019), the 477th most popular biography from France (up from 479th in 2019) and the 113th most popular French Politician.

Christine Lagarde is the managing director of the International Monetary Fund. She is best known for being the first woman to head the IMF.

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Among politicians, Christine Lagarde ranks 1,325 out of 15,577Before her are Millard Fillmore, Theodor Heuss, Eleftherios Venizelos, Chlodio, Kara Ahmed Pasha, and Polycrates. After her are Cheoljong of Joseon, Wenceslaus III of Bohemia, Shang Yang, Anna Jagiellon, Giorgio Napolitano, and Rafael Trujillo.

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Among people born in 1956, Christine Lagarde ranks 8Before her are Mel Gibson, Christoph Waltz, Frank-Walter Steinmeier, Steve Ballmer, Lars von Trier, and Mahmoud Ahmadinejad. After her are Björn Borg, Tsai Ing-wen, Theresa May, Bryan Cranston, David Copperfield, and Michel Houellebecq.

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Among people born in France, Christine Lagarde ranks 477 out of 6,011Before her are Anne Robert Jacques Turgot (1727), Jean-François Lyotard (1924), Louis Philippe II, Duke of Orléans (1747), Karl Brandt (1904), Hugues de Payens (1074), and Carlos Gardel (1890). After her are Hippolyte Fizeau (1819), Aristide Briand (1862), Alfred Kastler (1902), Emmanuel Macron (1977), Henri, Count of Chambord (1820), and Victor Grignard (1871).


Among politicians born in France, Christine Lagarde ranks 113Before her are Ludwig I of Bavaria (1786), Louis, Dauphin of France (1729), Paul Bocuse (1926), Camille Desmoulins (1760), Jean-Marie Le Pen (1928), and Louis Philippe II, Duke of Orléans (1747). After her are Aristide Briand (1862), Emmanuel Macron (1977), Henri, Count of Chambord (1820), Lothair of France (941), Baldwin II of Jerusalem (1060), and Pierre Laval (1883).

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