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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 37,743 page views. His biography is available in 17 different languages on Wikipedia. Henri Alexis Brialmont is the 12,314th most popular politician (down from 11,037th in 2019), the 563rd most popular biography from Netherlands (down from 519th in 2019) and the 94th most popular Dutch Politician.

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Among politicians, Henri Alexis Brialmont ranks 12,314 out of 15,577Before him are Guilhermina Suggia, Thomas, 2nd Earl of Lancaster, Yukio Ozaki, Taneti Mamau, Tigran Sargsyan, and Emanuele Filiberto of Savoy, Prince of Venice. After him are Stephen I of Croatia, Christian Herter, Pascual Orozco, Irina Khakamada, A. K. Fazlul Huq, and Alexandre Trauner.

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Among people born in 1821, Henri Alexis Brialmont ranks 71Before him are Friedrich Kiel, Leopold III, Prince of Lippe, Arthur Saint-Léon, Aleksey Pisemsky, Giuseppe Saracco, and Nils Johan Andersson. After him are Charles Francis Hall, Apollon Maykov, John Abbott, Janko Matúška, Michel Carré, and Jane Wilde. Among people deceased in 1903, Henri Alexis Brialmont ranks 54Before him are Eugène-Anatole Demarçay, Harriet Lane, Tang Jingsong, Lina Sandell, Emily Warren Roebling, and Konstantinos Paspatis. After him are George Gissing, Girolamo de Rada, Gustav Radde, Paul Du Chaillu, Victor Meirelles, and Petko Karavelov.

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In Netherlands

Among people born in Netherlands, Henri Alexis Brialmont ranks 563 out of 1,427Before him are Jaap Bakema (1914), Dirk Coster (1889), Adri van Tiggelen (1957), Alex Van Halen (1953), Wilhelm Heinrich, Duke of Saxe-Eisenach (1691), and Barry Hulshoff (1946). After him are Maarten Schmidt (1929), Wubbo Ockels (1946), Frederik van Eeden (1860), Kees Kist (1952), Neelie Kroes (1941), and Elly Ameling (1933).

Among POLITICIANS In Netherlands

Among politicians born in Netherlands, Henri Alexis Brialmont ranks 94Before him are Badr Hari (1984), Pieter Sjoerds Gerbrandy (1885), Willem Schermerhorn (1894), Unico Wilhelm van Wassenaer (1692), Hendrikus Colijn (1869), and Wilhelm Heinrich, Duke of Saxe-Eisenach (1691). After him are Neelie Kroes (1941), Sandra Roelofs (1968), Gerrit Schimmelpenninck (1794), Alexander Rueb (1882), Landgravine Juliane of Hesse-Philippsthal (1761), and Pieter van Vollenhoven (1939).