François Joseph Lefebvre

1755 - 1820

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François Joseph Lefebvre ( lə-FEV-rə, French: [fʁɑ̃swa ʒɔzɛf ləfɛvʁ]; 25 October 1755 – 14 September 1820), Duc de Dantzig, was a French military commander during the Revolutionary and Napoleonic Wars and one of the original eighteen Marshals of the Empire created by Napoleon. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of François Joseph Lefebvre has received more than 105,040 page views. His biography is available in 30 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 27 in 2019). François Joseph Lefebvre is the 317th most popular military personnel (up from 319th in 2019), the 939th most popular biography from France (down from 918th in 2019) and the 36th most popular French Military Personnel.

François Joseph Lefebvre was a French General who is most famous for his role in the Battle of Waterloo.

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Among military personnels, François Joseph Lefebvre ranks 317 out of 1,466Before him are Nikolai Yudenich, Yamagata Aritomo, Erasmo of Narni, Friedrich Dollmann, Cao Ren, and Nearchus. After him are Götz von Berlichingen, Nikolaus von Falkenhorst, Hans-Valentin Hube, Hugo Sperrle, Xiahou Yuan, and Datis.

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Among people born in 1755, François Joseph Lefebvre ranks 11Before him are Axel von Fersen the Younger, Paul Barras, James Parkinson, Alexander Hamilton, Jean Anthelme Brillat-Savarin, and Georges Couthon. After him are Jan Henryk Dąbrowski, Gerhard von Scharnhorst, Giovanni Battista Viotti, Anthony of Saxony, Natalia Alexeievna, and Charles Louis, Hereditary Prince of Baden. Among people deceased in 1820, François Joseph Lefebvre ranks 8Before him are Joseph Fouché, Jiaqing Emperor, Elisa Bonaparte, Prince Edward, Duke of Kent and Strathearn, François Christophe de Kellermann, and Charles Ferdinand, Duke of Berry. After him are Manuel Belgrano, Karl Philipp, Prince of Schwarzenberg, Gia Long, Henri Christophe, Wilhelmina of Prussia, Princess of Orange, and Alexander Mackenzie.

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Among people born in France, François Joseph Lefebvre ranks 939 out of 5,234Before him are Emma of Normandy (985), Louis Desaix (1768), Léon Gambetta (1838), Robert Hossein (1927), Sidonius Apollinaris (430), and Horace Vernet (1789). After him are André Bazin (1918), Bourvil (1917), Philip II, Duke of Savoy (1438), Paul Vidal de La Blache (1845), René Clément (1913), and Louis Néel (1904).


Among military personnels born in France, François Joseph Lefebvre ranks 36Before him are Bertrand du Guesclin (1320), Georges Picquart (1854), Nicolas Oudinot (1767), Pierre Augereau (1757), François Christophe de Kellermann (1735), and Gnaeus Julius Agricola (40). After him are Jacques MacDonald (1765), Charles François Dumouriez (1739), Henri Giraud (1879), Laurent de Gouvion Saint-Cyr (1764), Louis-Gabriel Suchet (1770), and La Hire (1390).