Henri Alexis Brialmont

1821 - 1903

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Henri-Alexis Brialmont (Venlo, 25 May 1821 – Brussels, 21 July 1903), nicknamed The Belgian Vauban after the French military architect, was a Belgian army officer, politician and writer of the 19th century, best known as a military architect and designer of fortifications. Brialmont qualified as an officer in the Belgian army engineers in 1843 and quickly rose up the ranks. He served as a staff officer, and later was given command of the district of the key port of Antwerp. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Henri Alexis Brialmont has received more than 45,264 page views. His biography is available in 17 different languages on Wikipedia. Henri Alexis Brialmont is the 14,330th most popular politician (down from 12,054th in 2019), the 751st most popular biography from Netherlands (down from 562nd in 2019) and the 106th most popular Dutch Politician.

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Among politicians, Henri Alexis Brialmont ranks 14,330 out of 19,576Before him are Hrvoje Horvat, Isaak Zelensky, Sarduri IV, Dominique Mbonyumutwa, Benjamin Sheares, and Mohamed Abdullahi Mohamed. After him are Joaquín Suárez, Kim Hwang-sik, František Ladislav Rieger, José Gregorio Monagas, Heidemarie Wieczorek-Zeul, and Jan Heemskerk.

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Among people born in 1821, Henri Alexis Brialmont ranks 84Before him are Marcus Goldman, Alexander Gardner, John Abbott, Joseph Noel Paton, Charles of Mount Argus, and Karl Knies. After him are Mathilde Marchesi, William Henry Vanderbilt, Juan Bautista Topete, Amalie Dietrich, George Williams, and Carl Bolle. Among people deceased in 1903, Henri Alexis Brialmont ranks 61Before him are Eugène-Anatole Demarçay, Konstantinos Paspatis, Petko Karavelov, Princess Leopoldine of Baden, Paul Du Chaillu, and Victor Meirelles. After him are František Ladislav Rieger, Robert Planquette, Nicolaas Beets, István Bittó, Nikolai Bugaev, and János Fadrusz.

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In Netherlands

Among people born in Netherlands, Henri Alexis Brialmont ranks 751 out of 1,646Before him are Sef Vergoossen (1947), Willy den Ouden (1918), Jan Zwartkruis (1926), Lodewijk van den Berg (1932), Herman Heijermans (1864), and Louis Meijer (1809). After him are Jan Heemskerk (1818), Johannes de Jong (1885), Princess Mabel of Orange-Nassau (1968), Regillio Simons (1973), Marleen Gorris (1948), and Zara Whites (1968).

Among POLITICIANS In Netherlands

Among politicians born in Netherlands, Henri Alexis Brialmont ranks 106Before him are Jacob van Zuylen van Nijevelt (1816), Jan Jacob Rochussen (1797), Job Cohen (1947), Alexander Rueb (1882), Sandra Roelofs (1968), and Femke Halsema (1966). After him are Jan Heemskerk (1818), Princess Mabel of Orange-Nassau (1968), Hans van Mierlo (1931), Pieter Cort van der Linden (1846), Els Borst (1932), and Nicolaas Pierson (1839).