Guillaume Henri Dufour

1787 - 1875

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Guillaume Henri Dufour (French pronunciation: [ɡijom ɑ̃ʁi dyfuʁ]; 15 September 1787 – 14 July 1875) was a Swiss military officer, structural engineer and topographer. He served under Napoleon I and held the Swiss office of General four times in his career, firstly in 1847 when he led the Swiss Confederation forces to victory against the Sonderbund. In 1864 Dufour presided over the First Geneva Convention which established the International Red Cross. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Guillaume Henri Dufour has received more than 110,449 page views. His biography is available in 29 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 27 in 2019). Guillaume Henri Dufour is the 2,691st most popular politician (up from 6,101st in 2019), the 708th most popular biography from Germany (up from 1,704th in 2019) and the 195th most popular German Politician.

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Over the past year Guillaume Henri Dufour has had the most page views in the with 19,887 views, followed by German (18,460), and French (13,649). In terms of yearly growth of page views the top 3 wikpedia editions are Russian (33.29%), Egyptian Arabic (23.56%), and Malagasy (19.67%)


Among politicians, Guillaume Henri Dufour ranks 2,691 out of 19,576Before him are Zhang Liang, Robert I, Duke of Parma, Princess Charlotte of Wales, Aleksandar Ranković, Rudy Giuliani, and Christopher I of Denmark. After him are Anastasio Somoza Debayle, Artur Axmann, Pharnaces II of Pontus, Magnus the Good, Louis-Jules Trochu, and Frederick Christian, Elector of Saxony.

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Among people born in 1787, Guillaume Henri Dufour ranks 9Before him are Shaka, Vuk Karadžić, François Guizot, Jan Evangelista Purkyně, Maria Ludovika of Austria-Este, and Rasmus Rask. After him are Alfred I, Prince of Windisch-Grätz, Franz Xaver Gruber, Alexander Sergeyevich Menshikov, Eléonore Denuelle de La Plaigne, Otto von Kotzebue, and Edmund Kean. Among people deceased in 1875, Guillaume Henri Dufour ranks 13Before him are Charles Lyell, Éliphas Lévi, Isaac Singer, John Edward Gray, Heinrich Louis d'Arrest, and Moses Hess. After him are Friedrich Wilhelm Argelander, Charles Wheatstone, Pierre Larousse, Jean-Baptiste Carpeaux, 12th Dalai Lama, and Amalia of Oldenburg.

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Among people born in Germany, Guillaume Henri Dufour ranks 708 out of 7,253Before him are Ernest I, Duke of Saxe-Coburg and Gotha (1784), Maximilian III Joseph, Elector of Bavaria (1727), Georg Büchner (1813), Louis Spohr (1784), Max Wolf (1863), and Kurt Meyer (1910). After him are Artur Axmann (1913), Carlos Kleiber (1930), Hermann Cohen (1842), Thomas Anders (1963), Frederick Christian, Elector of Saxony (1722), and Johann Bayer (1572).

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