Gustave Moynier

1826 - 1910

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Gustave Moynier (21 September 1826 – 21 August 1910) was a Swiss jurist who was active in many charitable organizations in Geneva. He was a co-founder of the International Committee for Relief to the Wounded, which became the International Committee of the Red Cross after 1876. In 1864, he took over the position of president of the committee from Guillaume-Henri Dufour, and he was also a major rival of the founder Henry Dunant. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Gustave Moynier has received more than 102,616 page views. His biography is available in 18 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 16 in 2019). Gustave Moynier is the 279th most popular social activist (up from 371st in 2019), the 253rd most popular biography from Switzerland (up from 369th in 2019) and the 6th most popular Swiss Social Activist.

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Over the past year Gustave Moynier has had the most page views in the with 11,016 views, followed by French (4,004), and German (2,961). In terms of yearly growth of page views the top 3 wikpedia editions are Indonesian (95.56%), Russian (56.72%), and Esperanto (41.36%)


Among social activists, Gustave Moynier ranks 279 out of 840Before him are Russell Means, Gabriela Silang, Paul Watson, Mahadev Govind Ranade, Melchora Aquino, and Leymah Gbowee. After him are Lalla Fatma N'Soumer, Allan Octavian Hume, Coretta Scott King, Christabel Pankhurst, Mentor of Rhodes, and Jesse Jackson.

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Among people born in 1826, Gustave Moynier ranks 27Before him are Henri Mouhot, George Johnstone Stoney, Cetshwayo kaMpande, Walter Bagehot, Stephen Foster, and Giuseppe Zanardelli. After him are William Waddington, Giovanni Battista Donati, Hormuzd Rassam, Ernst I, Duke of Saxe-Altenburg, Princess Alexandra of Bavaria, and Charles Barbier de Meynard. Among people deceased in 1910, Gustave Moynier ranks 48Before him are Osman Hamdi Bey, Reginald Doherty, Prince Ferdinand, Duke of Alençon, Maria Konopnicka, Alexander Mikhaylovich Zaytsev, and Mary Baker Eddy. After him are Wilhelm Raabe, Hugo Erdmann, Winslow Homer, Michele Rua, Princess Marie of the Netherlands, and Hormuzd Rassam.

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In Switzerland

Among people born in Switzerland, Gustave Moynier ranks 253 out of 1,015Before him are Rudolf Wolf (1816), Matilda of Habsburg (1253), Johann Peter Hebel (1760), Wilhelm Meyer-Lübke (1861), Heinz Holliger (1939), and Marcel Koller (1960). After him are Ferdinand Kübler (1919), R. Norris Williams (1891), Giovanni Giacometti (1868), Yann Sommer (1988), Abraham Trembley (1710), and Ernst Brenner (1856).

Among SOCIAL ACTIVISTS In Switzerland

Among social activists born in Switzerland, Gustave Moynier ranks 6Before him are Henry Dunant (1828), Johann Heinrich Pestalozzi (1746), Jean-Paul Marat (1743), Élie Ducommun (1833), and Jean Ziegler (1934). After him are Felix Manz (1498), Hector Hodler (1887), and Bruno Manser (1954).