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Claude Louis Hector de Villars

1653 - 1734

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Claude Louis Hector de Villars, Prince de Martigues, Marquis then Duc de Villars, Vicomte de Melun (French pronunciation: ​[klod lwi ɛktɔʁ də vilaʁ], 8 May 1653 – 17 June 1734) was a French military commander and an illustrious general of Louis XIV of France. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Claude Louis Hector de Villars has received more than 102,769 page views. His biography is available in 30 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 28 in 2019). Claude Louis Hector de Villars is the 3,918th most popular politician (down from 3,501st in 2019), the 1,242nd most popular biography from France (down from 1,164th in 2019) and the 306th most popular Politician.

Claude Louis Hector de Villars is most famous for his military career. He was a French general who served in the War of the Spanish Succession.

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Among POLITICIANS

Among politicians, Claude Louis Hector de Villars ranks 3,918 out of 15,577Before him are Mohammad Shah Qajar, Edward Wood, 1st Earl of Halifax, Causantín mac Cináeda, Juan Manuel de Rosas, Eric II of Norway, and Olave Baden-Powell. After him are Rudolph III of Burgundy, William Penn, Tantamani, Sun Hao, Mathilde Kschessinska, and Senakhtenre Ahmose.

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Contemporaries

Among people born in 1653, Claude Louis Hector de Villars ranks 7Before him are Arcangelo Corelli, Johann Pachelbel, Eleanor of Austria, Queen of Poland, Prince George of Denmark, Claudia Felicitas of Austria, and André-Hercule de Fleury. After him are Georg Muffat, Chikamatsu Monzaemon, Maria Amalia of Courland, Frederick Louis, Duke of Schleswig-Holstein-Sonderburg-Beck, Caspar van Wittel, and Carlo Ruzzini. Among people deceased in 1734, Claude Louis Hector de Villars ranks 3Before him are Georg Ernst Stahl and Rob Roy MacGregor. After him are Richard Cantillon, James FitzJames, 1st Duke of Berwick, Sebastiano Ricci, Giovanni Ceva, Abigail Masham, Baroness Masham, Louise de Kérouaille, Duchess of Portsmouth, Johann Conrad Dippel, Domenico Trezzini, and James Thornhill.

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In France

Among people born in France, Claude Louis Hector de Villars ranks 1,242 out of 6,011Before him are André Masson (1896), Pierre Bouguer (1698), Vincent of Beauvais (1190), André Antoine (1858), Cléo de Mérode (1875), and Madeleine de Scudéry (1607). After him are Rudolph III of Burgundy (971), Louise Marie Adélaïde de Bourbon, Duchess of Orléans (1753), Marie Laurencin (1883), Marcel Pagnol (1895), Clément Janequin (1485), and Armand Guillaumin (1841).

Among POLITICIANS In France

Among politicians born in France, Claude Louis Hector de Villars ranks 306Before him are Jeanne de Valois-Saint-Rémy (1756), Theuderic II (587), Margaret II, Countess of Flanders (1202), Prince Jean, Duke of Guise (1874), Édouard Mortier, Duke of Trévise (1768), and Francis I, Duke of Lorraine (1517). After him are Rudolph III of Burgundy (971), Theobald II of Navarre (1239), Lionel Jospin (1937), Gundobad (500), Livilla (-13), and Renata of Lorraine (1544).