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François-Michel le Tellier, Marquis de Louvois

1641 - 1691

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François Michel Le Tellier, Marquis of Louvois (18 January 1641 – 16 July 1691) was the French Secretary of State for War for a significant part of the reign of Louis XIV. Louvois and his father, Michel le Tellier, would increase the French Army to 340,000 soldiers by their deaths in the 1680s and 90s, an army that would eventually fight four wars between 1667 and 1713. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of François-Michel le Tellier, Marquis de Louvois has received more than 154,071 page views. His biography is available in 22 different languages on Wikipedia. François-Michel le Tellier, Marquis de Louvois is the 5,405th most popular politician (up from 5,926th in 2019), the 1,713th most popular biography from France (up from 1,763rd in 2019) and the 421st most popular French Politician.

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Among POLITICIANS

Among politicians, François-Michel le Tellier, Marquis de Louvois ranks 5,405 out of 15,710Before him are Cornelia Salonina, Bakenranef, Duke Anthony Ulrich of Brunswick, Zidanta I, Rezső Kasztner, and Princess Alexandrine of Baden. After him are Shote Galica, Ansprand, Tulga, Grifo, Karl Eberhard Schöngarth, and Latinus.

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Contemporaries

Among people born in 1641, François-Michel le Tellier, Marquis de Louvois ranks 4Before him are Hyeonjong of Joseon, Christian Albert, Duke of Holstein-Gottorp, and Regnier de Graaf. After him are Marie Casimire Louise de La Grange d'Arquien, Tokugawa Ietsuna, Johann Weikhard von Valvasor, Nehemiah Grew, and Menno van Coehoorn. Among people deceased in 1691, François-Michel le Tellier, Marquis de Louvois ranks 8Before him are Robert Boyle, Pope Alexander VIII, John George III, Elector of Saxony, Aelbert Cuyp, George Fox, and Köprülüzade Fazıl Mustafa Pasha. After him are Cornelis Tromp, Carlo Rainaldi, Jean-Henri d'Anglebert, Richard Baxter, Isaac de Benserade, and Frederick I, Duke of Saxe-Gotha-Altenburg.

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In France

Among people born in France, François-Michel le Tellier, Marquis de Louvois ranks 1,713 out of 5,234Before him are Henri de Lubac (1896), Charles Fabry (1867), Philip of Milly (1120), Theobald V, Count of Blois (1130), Pierre Balmain (1914), and Maurice Herzog (1919). After him are Georges Guynemer (1894), Charles, Duke of Brittany (1319), Joseph Bodin de Boismortier (1689), Alphonse Allais (1854), Florestan I, Prince of Monaco (1785), and Youri Djorkaeff (1968).

Among POLITICIANS In France

Among politicians born in France, François-Michel le Tellier, Marquis de Louvois ranks 421Before him are Anne Gonzaga (1616), Otto Meissner (1880), Charles II, Duke of Bourbon (1434), Claude Françoise de Lorraine (1612), Hugh IV, Duke of Burgundy (1213), and Philip of Milly (1120). After him are Florestan I, Prince of Monaco (1785), Pierre Werner (1913), Charlotte Aglaé d'Orléans (1700), Princess Isabelle of Orléans (1878), Le Pétomane (1857), and Léon Duguit (1859).