COMPOSER

Claude Joseph Rouget de Lisle

1760 - 1836

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Claude Joseph Rouget de Lisle (French: [klod ʒɔzɛf ʁuʒɛ d(ə) lil]), sometimes spelled de l'Isle or de Lile (10 May 1760 – 26 June 1836), was a French army officer of the French Revolutionary Wars. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Claude Joseph Rouget de Lisle has received more than 286,322 page views. His biography is available in 52 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 50 in 2019). Claude Joseph Rouget de Lisle is the 146th most popular composer (up from 152nd in 2019), the 687th most popular biography from France (down from 679th in 2019) and the 26th most popular French Composer.

Claude Joseph Rouget de Lisle is most famous for writing the song "La Marseillaise."

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Among COMPOSERS

Among composers, Claude Joseph Rouget de Lisle ranks 146 out of 1,451Before him are Tomás Luis de Victoria, Édouard Lalo, George Enescu, Jacob Obrecht, Paul Dukas, and Kurt Weill. After him are John Barry, Darius Milhaud, Ottorino Respighi, Adrian Willaert, Enrique Granados, and Iannis Xenakis.

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Contemporaries

Among people born in 1760, Claude Joseph Rouget de Lisle ranks 9Before him are Henri de Saint-Simon, Luigi Cherubini, Camille Desmoulins, Jiaqing Emperor, Alexandre de Beauharnais, and François-Noël Babeuf. After him are Johan Gadolin, August Neidhardt von Gneisenau, Jan Ladislav Dussek, Johann I Joseph, Prince of Liechtenstein, Jean-François Le Sueur, and Akbar II. Among people deceased in 1836, Claude Joseph Rouget de Lisle ranks 8Before him are Charles X of France, Letizia Ramolino, James Madison, Emmanuel Joseph Sieyès, Antoine Laurent de Jussieu, and William Godwin. After him are Davy Crockett, Marie-Anne Paulze Lavoisier, Maria Malibran, Claude-Louis Navier, Nathan Mayer Rothschild, and James Mill.

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In France

Among people born in France, Claude Joseph Rouget de Lisle ranks 687 out of 6,770Before him are Vincent Auriol (1884), Louis Néel (1904), Gabriel Tarde (1843), Alexandre Cabanel (1823), Richard II, Duke of Normandy (963), and Nicole Oresme (1323). After him are Louis Auguste Blanqui (1805), Alain Robbe-Grillet (1922), Anne of Foix-Candale (1484), Louise of Savoy (1476), Éliphas Lévi (1810), and Darius Milhaud (1892).

Among COMPOSERS In France

Among composers born in France, Claude Joseph Rouget de Lisle ranks 26Before him are Daniel Auber (1782), Maurice Jarre (1924), Pérotin (1160), Marin Marais (1656), Édouard Lalo (1823), and Paul Dukas (1865). After him are Darius Milhaud (1892), Pierre Boulez (1925), Michel Legrand (1932), Léonin (1135), Francis Lai (1932), and Philippe de Vitry (1291).