Georges Ernest Boulanger

1837 - 1891

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Georges Ernest Jean-Marie Boulanger (29 April 1837 – 30 September 1891), nicknamed Général Revanche ("General Revenge"), was a French general and politician. An enormously popular public figure during the second decade of the Third Republic, he won multiple elections. At the zenith of his popularity in January 1889, he was feared to be powerful enough to establish himself as dictator. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Georges Ernest Boulanger has received more than 306,965 page views. His biography is available in 34 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 31 in 2019). Georges Ernest Boulanger is the 3,250th most popular politician (up from 3,251st in 2019), the 1,092nd most popular biography from France (down from 1,075th in 2019) and the 261st most popular French Politician.

Georges Ernest Boulanger was a French general and politician. He served as Minister of War in 1886 and then as Prime Minister from 1887 to 1888. He is most famous for his service in the Franco-Prussian War, where he was a general.

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Among politicians, Georges Ernest Boulanger ranks 3,250 out of 15,710Before him are Candaules, Michał Korybut Wiśniowiecki, James Macpherson, Philip III of Navarre, Lluís Llach, and Charles Emmanuel II, Duke of Savoy. After him are Richard I of Normandy, Susilo Bambang Yudhoyono, Halsten Stenkilsson, Sundiata Keita, Antigonus II Mattathias, and Thesh.

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Among people born in 1837, Georges Ernest Boulanger ranks 18Before him are Tokugawa Yoshinobu, Louis IV, Grand Duke of Hesse, Pedro V of Portugal, Prince Philippe, Count of Flanders, Paul Morphy, and Ivan Kramskoi. After him are John Newlands, Vasil Levski, Rosalía de Castro, Empress Dowager Ci'an, Francis, Duke of Teck, and Stephanie of Hohenzollern-Sigmaringen. Among people deceased in 1891, Georges Ernest Boulanger ranks 19Before him are P. T. Barnum, Ivan Goncharov, Leopold Kronecker, Jules Grévy, Prince Napoléon Bonaparte, and Edmond Becquerel. After him are Grand Duke Nicholas Nikolaevich of Russia, Franz Miklosich, Albert Pike, Princess Alexandra of Greece and Denmark, Jan Neruda, and William Tecumseh Sherman.

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Among people born in France, Georges Ernest Boulanger ranks 1,092 out of 5,234Before him are Jacques Hadamard (1865), Clotilde of France (1759), Jean-Marie Lehn (1939), Jaufre Rudel (1125), Carole Bouquet (1957), and Alexandra David-Néel (1868). After him are Richard I of Normandy (933), Richard Avenarius (1843), Richard III, Duke of Normandy (1001), Henry II, Count of Champagne (1166), Jean Moulin (1899), and Friedrich-Wilhelm Krüger (1894).


Among politicians born in France, Georges Ernest Boulanger ranks 261Before him are Salome Zourabichvili (1952), Marie Louise Élisabeth d'Orléans (1695), Charles III, Prince of Monaco (1818), Henri, Prince of Condé (1588), Marie Anne de Bourbon (1666), and Clotilde of France (1759). After him are Richard I of Normandy (933), Richard III, Duke of Normandy (1001), Henry II, Count of Champagne (1166), Jean Moulin (1899), Friedrich-Wilhelm Krüger (1894), and Margaret of France, Duchess of Berry (1523).