Ferdinand Buisson

1841 - 1932

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Ferdinand Édouard Buisson (20 December 1841 – 16 February 1932) was a French educational bureaucrat, pacifist, and Radical-Socialist (left liberal) politician. He presided over the League of Education from 1902 to 1906 and over the Human Rights League (LDH) from 1914 to 1926. In 1927, the Nobel Peace Prize was awarded to him jointly with Ludwig Quidde. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Ferdinand Buisson has received more than 104,077 page views. His biography is available in 51 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 49 in 2019). Ferdinand Buisson is the 4,713th most popular politician (down from 4,188th in 2019), the 1,441st most popular biography from France (down from 1,327th in 2019) and the 349th most popular French Politician.

Ferdinand Buisson was a French historian and sociologist who is most famous for being the founder of the French school of sociology. He was also the founder of the French Association of Sociology.

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Over the past year Ferdinand Buisson has had the most page views in the with 26,840 views, followed by English (10,489), and Chinese (3,386). In terms of yearly growth of page views the top 3 wikpedia editions are Latin (102.96%), Ido (85.23%), and Uzbek (64.57%)


Among politicians, Ferdinand Buisson ranks 4,713 out of 19,576Before him are Victor Klemperer, Charles III Philip, Elector Palatine, Victorinus, Kalākaua, Emperor Yūryaku, and Gnassingbé Eyadéma. After him are Ferdinand IV, Grand Duke of Tuscany, Ricardo Lagos, Phraates V, Issa Hayatou, Georgios Papandreou, and Magnus IV of Norway.

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Among people born in 1841, Ferdinand Buisson ranks 23Before him are Emmanuel Chabrier, Armand Guillaumin, Louis Le Prince, Clément Ader, Ahmed ‘Urabi, and Gerhard Armauer Hansen. After him are Victor D'Hondt, Prince Alfonso, Count of Caserta, Hermann Carl Vogel, Annie Chapman, Eliza Orzeszkowa, and Philipp Mainländer. Among people deceased in 1932, Ferdinand Buisson ranks 25Before him are Sophia of Prussia, André Maginot, Pavlik Morozov, Jules Chéret, Eugen d'Albert, and Georg Kerschensteiner. After him are Pierre De Geyter, Franz von Hipper, Inukai Tsuyoshi, Ottokar Czernin, Kang Pan-sok, and Émile Friant.

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Among people born in France, Ferdinand Buisson ranks 1,441 out of 6,770Before him are Jean-Claude Pascal (1927), Claude Gensac (1927), Omar Sy (1978), Chris Marker (1921), Jean Picard (1620), and Victorinus (300). After him are Edmond François Valentin About (1828), Joan I, Countess of Auvergne (1326), David Trezeguet (1977), Louis Jean Marie de Bourbon, Duke of Penthièvre (1725), Louise Abbéma (1853), and Louis Vierne (1870).