Guillaume Brune

1763 - 1815

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Guillaume Marie-Anne Brune, 1st Count Brune (French pronunciation: [ɡijom maʁi an bʁyn], 13 March 1764 – 2 August 1815) was a French military commander, Marshal of the Empire, and political figure who served during the French Revolutionary Wars and the Napoleonic Wars. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Guillaume Brune has received more than 128,845 page views. His biography is available in 31 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 30 in 2019). Guillaume Brune is the 447th most popular military personnel (up from 479th in 2019), the 1,230th most popular biography from France (up from 1,321st in 2019) and the 46th most popular French Military Personnel.

Guillaume Brune was a French general who fought in the Napoleonic Wars. He is most famous for his role in the Battle of Waterloo.

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Over the past year Guillaume Brune has had the most page views in the with 24,995 views, followed by French (15,587), and Russian (5,235). In terms of yearly growth of page views the top 3 wikpedia editions are Belarusian (229.17%), Esperanto (210.00%), and Spanish (97.70%)


Among military personnels, Guillaume Brune ranks 447 out of 2,058Before him are Yoshiko Kawashima, Erich Kempka, Muqali, Vjekoslav Luburić, Jan Pieterszoon Coen, and Armando Diaz. After him are Xiahou Yuan, Charles Sweeney, Karl Mack von Leiberich, Georg-Hans Reinhardt, Viktor Lutze, and George I Rákóczi.

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Among people born in 1763, Guillaume Brune ranks 12Before him are Jean Victor Marie Moreau, Claude Chappe, Louis Nicolas Vauquelin, Augustin Robespierre, Pierre-Charles Villeneuve, and Kobayashi Issa. After him are Xavier de Maistre, Louis I, Grand Duke of Baden, Joseph Fesch, Prince Frederick, Duke of York and Albany, Étienne Méhul, and Franz Danzi. Among people deceased in 1815, Guillaume Brune ranks 10Before him are Robert Fulton, Louis-Alexandre Berthier, Franz Mesmer, Jan Potocki, Emma, Lady Hamilton, and Carsten Niebuhr. After him are José María Morelos, 9th Dalai Lama, Smithson Tennant, Frederick William, Duke of Brunswick-Wolfenbüttel, Ahmad al-Tijani, and James Gillray.

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In France

Among people born in France, Guillaume Brune ranks 1,230 out of 6,770Before him are Jean Vigo (1905), Camille Jordan (1838), Charles, Duke of Berry (1686), Charles III, Duke of Lorraine (1543), Maria Vittoria dal Pozzo (1847), and Blanche Monnier (1849). After him are Charles Péguy (1873), Jean-Jacques Sempé (1932), Pierre d'Ailly (1350), Cléo de Mérode (1875), Alys of France, Countess of Vexin (1160), and François Clouet (1510).


Among military personnels born in France, Guillaume Brune ranks 46Before him are Nicolas Chauvin (1790), François Achille Bazaine (1811), Lazare Hoche (1768), Jean-Baptiste Jourdan (1762), La Hire (1390), and Pierre Augereau (1757). After him are Arthur III, Duke of Brittany (1393), Aegidius (450), Jean-Charles Pichegru (1761), Pierre Terrail, seigneur de Bayard (1476), François Joseph Lefebvre (1755), and Pierre Cambronne (1770).