Georges Marchais

1920 - 1997

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Georges René Louis Marchais (7 June 1920 – 16 November 1997) was the head of the French Communist Party (PCF) from 1972 to 1994, and a candidate in the French presidential elections of 1981. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Georges Marchais has received more than 72,677 page views. His biography is available in 25 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 23 in 2019). Georges Marchais is the 9,350th most popular politician (down from 9,049th in 2019), the 2,813th most popular biography from France (down from 2,553rd in 2019) and the 642nd most popular French Politician.

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Among politicians, Georges Marchais ranks 9,350 out of 15,710Before him are John Albert I, Duke of Mecklenburg, Pietro Grimani, Saadeddine Othmani, Mstislav III of Kiev, Louis Auguste Le Tonnelier de Breteuil, and Kamo. After him are Amalafrida, Hüseyin Hilmi Pasha, Catherine of Foix, Countess of Candale, Al-Muwaffaq, Carl Jacob Burckhardt, and Ernest Casimir I, Count of Nassau-Dietz.

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Among people born in 1920, Georges Marchais ranks 163Before him are Jean Carmet, Richard E. Bellman, John Maynard Smith, Lewis Gilbert, Marlen Haushofer, and Christopher Robin Milne. After him are Thomas Gold, Schubert Gambetta, Ben Ferencz, John Chadwick, Gerda Lerner, and Cornelius Ryan. Among people deceased in 1997, Georges Marchais ranks 116Before him are Giorgio Strehler, Lev Kopelev, Francisco Aramburu, Lam Ching-ying, Adil Çarçani, and Jan P. Syse. After him are Ho Feng-Shan, Dick van Dijk, Anatoli Boukreev, Harold Robbins, Brian Keith, and K. Shivaram Karanth.

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Among people born in France, Georges Marchais ranks 2,813 out of 5,234Before him are Jean-Pierre Thiollet (1956), Félix Ziem (1821), Henri Laurens (1885), Favorinus (85), Louis Auguste Le Tonnelier de Breteuil (1730), and Thomas Corneille (1625). After him are Adrien-Henri de Jussieu (1797), Just Jaeckin (1940), Raymond Sommer (1906), Odo I, Count of Blois (950), Valery Larbaud (1881), and Félix Bracquemond (1833).


Among politicians born in France, Georges Marchais ranks 642Before him are Georges Catroux (1877), Eugène Schneider (1805), Elisabeth of Lorraine (1574), David Kimhi (1160), Jacques Duclos (1896), and Louis Auguste Le Tonnelier de Breteuil (1730). After him are Hélène Carrère d'Encausse (1929), Joseph Paul-Boncour (1873), Louis VIII, Duke of Bavaria (1403), Julius Leber (1891), Paul Poupard (1930), and Nicholas, Crown Prince of Montenegro (1944).