Georges Pompidou

1911 - 1974

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Georges Jean Raymond Pompidou ( POMP-id-oo, French: [ʒɔʁʒ pɔ̃pidu] (listen); 5 July 1911 – 2 April 1974) was a French politician who served as President of France from 1969 until his death in 1974. He previously was Prime Minister of France from 1962 to 1968—the longest tenure in the position's history. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Georges Pompidou has received more than 786,727 page views. His biography is available in 122 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 119 in 2019). Georges Pompidou is the 460th most popular politician (down from 385th in 2019), the 212th most popular biography from France (down from 184th in 2019) and the 55th most popular French Politician.

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Among politicians, Georges Pompidou ranks 460 out of 15,710. Before him are Boris Godunov, Yongle Emperor, Merneptah, Constantius II, Æthelstan, and Ecgberht, King of Wessex. After him are Charles III of Spain, Juan Perón, Shivaji, Emperor Taizong of Tang, Albert II of Germany, and Alexander Lukashenko.

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Among people born in 1911, Georges Pompidou ranks 6Before him are Ronald Reagan, Baba Vanga, Josef Mengele, Konstantin Chernenko, and Naguib Mahfouz. After him are Juan Manuel Fangio, Emil Cioran, Nino Rota, Władysław Szpilman, Võ Nguyên Giáp, and William Golding. Among people deceased in 1974, Georges Pompidou ranks 4Before him are Charles Lindbergh, Oskar Schindler, and Georgy Zhukov. After him are Juan Perón, James Chadwick, Lyudmila Pavlichenko, Vittorio De Sica, Pär Lagerkvist, Amin al-Husseini, Baldur von Schirach, and U Thant.

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Among people born in France, Georges Pompidou ranks 212 out of 5,234. Before him are Charles the Simple (879), Georges Méliès (1861), Alfred Sisley (1839), Catherine Deneuve (1943), Charles-Augustin de Coulomb (1736), and Jean-Baptiste-Camille Corot (1796). After him are Olympe de Gouges (1748), Gilles Deleuze (1925), Jeanne Calment (1875), Pope Innocent VI (1282), François Boucher (1703), and Stéphane Mallarmé (1842).


Among politicians born in France, Georges Pompidou ranks 55Before him are Charles IV of France (1294), Henry II of England (1133), Louis, Grand Dauphin (1661), John II of France (1319), Guy of Lusignan (1150), and Charles the Simple (879). After him are Louis VII of France (1120), Louis VIII of France (1187), Geoffrey Plantagenet, Count of Anjou (1113), Georges Clemenceau (1841), Philip III of France (1245), and Philip V of France (1293).