Gaspard II de Coligny

1519 - 1572

Gaspard II de Coligny

Gaspard de Coligny, Seigneur de Châtillon (16 February 1519 – 24 August 1572), was a French nobleman and Admiral of France, best remembered as a disciplined Huguenot leader in the French Wars of Religion and a close friend of—and advisor to—the French king, Charles IX. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Gaspard II de Coligny has received more than 210,052 page views. His biography is available in 32 different languages on Wikipedia making him the 1,261st most popular politician.

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Among politicians, Gaspard II de Coligny ranks 1,255 out of 14,801Before him are Libius Severus, Joe Biden, Ananda Mahidol, Ivan Mazepa, Dorgon, and Yeonsangun of Joseon. After him are Berenice IV of Egypt, David Lloyd George, Almanzor, Ion Iliescu, Nabonidus, and Václav Klaus.

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Among people born in 1519, Gaspard II de Coligny ranks 6Before him are Catherine de' Medici, Henry II of France, Pope Innocent IX, Cosimo I de' Medici, Grand Duke of Tuscany, and Francis, Duke of Guise. After him are Isabella Jagiellon, Theodore Beza, Occhiali, Imagawa Yoshimoto, Antonis Mor, and Andrea Cesalpino. Among people deceased in 1572, Gaspard II de Coligny ranks 6Before him are Pope Pius V, Bronzino, Sigismund II Augustus, Jeanne d'Albret, and Túpac Amaru. After him are John Knox, Şah Sultan, Francis Borgia, 4th Duke of Gandía, Longqing Emperor, Isaac Luria, and Miguel López de Legazpi.

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In France

Among people born in France, Gaspard II de Coligny ranks 464 out of 4,109Before him are André Derain (1880), Robert Campin (1375), Nicolas Malebranche (1638), Jean-de-Dieu Soult (1769), André Maurois (1885), and Alfred de Musset (1810). After him are Siméon Denis Poisson (1781), François Arago (1786), Paul Sabatier (1854), Victor Grignard (1871), Alfred Binet (1857), and Philippe Pinel (1745).


Among politicians born in France, Gaspard II de Coligny ranks 109Before him are Francis, Duke of Guise (1519), Napoléon Louis Bonaparte (1804), Chilperic I (539), Ludwig I of Bavaria (1786), Henry I, Duke of Guise (1550), and Albert Lebrun (1871). After him are William II of England (1056), Robert I, Duke of Normandy (1010), Jean Jaurès (1859), Henri, Count of Chambord (1820), Louis, Duke of Burgundy (1682), and Childebert I (497).

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