POLITICIAN

Gaspar Melchor de Jovellanos

1744 - 1811

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Gaspar Melchor de Jovellanos (born Gaspar Melchor de Jove y Llanos, 5 January 1744 – 27 November 1811) was a Spanish neoclassical statesman, author, philosopher and a major figure of the Age of Enlightenment in Spain. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Gaspar Melchor de Jovellanos has received more than 145,261 page views. His biography is available in 24 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 23 in 2019). Gaspar Melchor de Jovellanos is the 9,231st most popular politician (down from 8,083rd in 2019), the 855th most popular biography from Spain (down from 741st in 2019) and the 289th most popular Spanish Politician.

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Among POLITICIANS

Among politicians, Gaspar Melchor de Jovellanos ranks 9,231 out of 19,576Before him are Princess Maria Christina of Saxony, Rafael Carrera, Kuzma Minin, Louis II, Count Palatine of Zweibrücken, Publius Cornelius Scipio Nasica Corculum, and Ælfwynn. After him are Wilfrid Laurier, Pierre Buyoya, Adolphus Frederick VI, Grand Duke of Mecklenburg-Strelitz, Vladimir Bakarić, Amalafrida, and Ōtomo Sōrin.

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Contemporaries

Among people born in 1744, Gaspar Melchor de Jovellanos ranks 14Before him are Abigail Adams, Infanta Maria Josefa of Spain, Prince Charles of Hesse-Kassel, Conrad Moench, Giacomo Quarenghi, and Elbridge Gerry. After him are Anne Vallayer-Coster, Johann Christian Polycarp Erxleben, Marianna Martines, Samuel Gottlieb Gmelin, Eise Eisinga, and Micaela Bastidas. Among people deceased in 1811, Gaspar Melchor de Jovellanos ranks 9Before him are Louis Antoine de Bougainville, Miguel Hidalgo y Costilla, Charles Frederick, Grand Duke of Baden, Dositej Obradović, Jean Chalgrin, and Eliza Poe. After him are Ignacio Allende, William Cavendish, 5th Duke of Devonshire, Nevil Maskelyne, Marie-Joseph Chénier, Christoph Friedrich Nicolai, and Augustus FitzRoy, 3rd Duke of Grafton.

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In Spain

Among people born in Spain, Gaspar Melchor de Jovellanos ranks 855 out of 3,355Before him are Antonio Cañizares Llovera (1945), Infanta María Amalia of Spain (1779), Joseph Oller (1839), Pilar Bardem (1939), Manolo Escobar (1931), and Lucius Cornelius Balbus (-100). After him are Pedro Arias Dávila (1443), Francisco Sanches (1550), Santos Abril y Castelló (1936), Francisco de Montejo (1479), Rodrigo de Bastidas (1460), and Eduardo Fajardo (1924).

Among POLITICIANS In Spain

Among politicians born in Spain, Gaspar Melchor de Jovellanos ranks 289Before him are Alfonso II, Count of Provence (1180), Jimena Díaz (1046), Jordi Pujol (1930), Diego Martínez Barrio (1883), Sunifred, Count of Barcelona (805), and Lucius Cornelius Balbus (-100). After him are Isabella of Castile, Duchess of York (1355), Gilbert Horal (1200), Eleanor of Arborea (1340), Indalecio Prieto (1883), Enrique Cerezo (1948), and Alfonso Fróilaz (911).