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Guillaume Cale

1350 - 1358

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Guillaume Cale (sometimes anglicized to William Kale, also known as Guillaume Caillet, popularly known as Jacques Bonhomme ("Jack Goodfellow") or Callet) was a wealthy peasant from the village of Mello near Beauvais, who became leader of the peasant Jacquerie which broke out in May 1358 and continued for a month unchecked until the Battle of Mello on 10 June. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Guillaume Cale has received more than 46,454 page views. His biography is available in 16 different languages on Wikipedia. Guillaume Cale is the 201st most popular social activist (up from 213th in 2019), the 1,870th most popular biography from France (up from 2,166th in 2019) and the 15th most popular French Social Activist.

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Among social activists, Guillaume Cale ranks 201 out of 538Before him are Lalla Fatma N'Soumer, Stjepan Filipović, Serge Klarsfeld, Simon bar Giora, Wat Tyler, and Sojourner Truth. After him are Luisa Cuesta, Bernard II, Duke of Saxony, Roustam Raza, Hrant Dink, Abu al-Qasim al-Khoei, and Sergei Kovalev.

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Among people born in 1350, Guillaume Cale ranks 14Before him are Margaret III, Countess of Flanders, John I of Aragon, Pierre d'Ailly, Ivan Shishman of Bulgaria, Inca Roca, and Urus Khan. After him are Agnolo Gaddi, Leonor Teles, Qara Osman, Hrvoje Vukčić Hrvatinić, Anna of Trebizond, and Spinello Aretino. Among people deceased in 1358, Guillaume Cale ranks 5Before him are Isabella of France, Albert II, Duke of Austria, Ashikaga Takauji, and Étienne Marcel. After him are Abu Inan Faris and Giovanni de' Marignolli.

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Among people born in France, Guillaume Cale ranks 1,870 out of 6,011Before him are Ermesinde of Carcassonne (972), Adrien Manglard (1695), Jean Chalgrin (1739), Avitus of Vienne (450), Charles-François Lebrun (1739), and Maurice Blondel (1861). After him are Paul Nizan (1905), Guy Mollet (1905), Yves Rocher (1930), Hervé Villechaize (1943), Félix Gouin (1884), and Philip of Milly (1120).


Among social activists born in France, Guillaume Cale ranks 15Before him are Léon Jouhaux (1879), Jacques Roux (1752), Abbé Pierre (1912), René Just Haüy (1743), Balthasar Gérard (1557), and Ravachol (1859). After him are Édouard René de Laboulaye (1811), Claude François de Malet (1754), Osman Kavala (1957), Germaine Tillion (1907), Christine Delphy (1941), and Joseph Wresinski (1917).