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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 217,457 page views. His biography is available in 49 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 48 in 2019). Claude Joseph Rouget de Lisle is the 135th most popular composer (up from 144th in 2019), the 561st most popular biography from France (up from 626th in 2019) and the 25th 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 135 out of 1,228Before him are Carl Nielsen, Max Bruch, Gregorio Allegri, Daniel Auber, Maurice Jarre, and Paul Dukas. After him are Émile Jaques-Dalcroze, Heitor Villa-Lobos, Manuel de Falla, Iannis Xenakis, Henry Mancini, and Philip Glass.

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Contemporaries

Among people born in 1760, Claude Joseph Rouget de Lisle ranks 8Before him are Pope Leo XII, Henri de Saint-Simon, Jiaqing Emperor, Luigi Cherubini, François-Noël Babeuf, and Camille Desmoulins. After him are Johan Gadolin, Alexandre de Beauharnais, August Neidhardt von Gneisenau, Johann I Joseph, Prince of Liechtenstein, Jan Ladislav Dussek, and Johann Peter Hebel. Among people deceased in 1836, Claude Joseph Rouget de Lisle ranks 6Before him are André-Marie Ampère, Charles X of France, Emmanuel Joseph Sieyès, James Madison, and Letizia Ramolino. After him are William Godwin, Davy Crockett, Maria Malibran, Princess Wilhelmine of Baden, Claude-Louis Navier, and Antoine Laurent de Jussieu.

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In France

Among people born in France, Claude Joseph Rouget de Lisle ranks 561 out of 5,234Before him are Karl Brandt (1904), Luc Besson (1959), Maurice Jarre (1924), Paul Dukas (1865), Nicolas-Joseph Cugnot (1725), and Élisabeth Charlotte d'Orléans (1676). After him are Jules Michelet (1798), Joseph Joffre (1852), Pauline Bonaparte (1780), René of Anjou (1409), Louis-Alexandre Berthier (1753), and Emmanuel Macron (1977).

Among COMPOSERS In France

Among composers born in France, Claude Joseph Rouget de Lisle ranks 25Before him are Arthur Honegger (1892), Pérotin (1160), Pierre Boulez (1925), Daniel Auber (1782), Maurice Jarre (1924), and Paul Dukas (1865). After him are Darius Milhaud (1892), Léonin (1135), Michel Legrand (1932), Marin Marais (1656), Édouard Lalo (1823), and Philippe de Vitry (1291).