Henri de la Rochejaquelein

1772 - 1794

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Henri du Vergier, comte de la Rochejaquelein (French pronunciation: [ɑ̃ʁi dy vɛʁʒje kɔ̃t də la ʁɔʃʒaklɛ̃]; 30 August 1772 – 28 January 1794) was the youngest general of the Royalist Vendéan insurrection during the French Revolution. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Henri de la Rochejaquelein has received more than 159,700 page views. His biography is available in 22 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 20 in 2019). Henri de la Rochejaquelein is the 534th most popular military personnel (up from 631st in 2019), the 1,470th most popular biography from France (up from 1,685th in 2019) and the 54th most popular French Military Personnel.

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Among military personnels, Henri de la Rochejaquelein ranks 534 out of 2,058Before him are Pál Maléter, Creighton Abrams, Cao Zhen, Lautaro, Tamara Bunke, and Callimachus. After him are Julian, Count of Ceuta, Walter Rauff, Saitō Hajime, Pavel Batitsky, John Hawkins, and Friedrich Dollmann.

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Among people born in 1772, Henri de la Rochejaquelein ranks 13Before him are Fath-Ali Shah Qajar, Maria Theresa of Naples and Sicily, Samuel Taylor Coleridge, Ram Mohan Roy, Étienne Geoffroy Saint-Hilaire, and Louis Antoine, Duke of Enghien. After him are Marie Anne Lenormand, Tarrare, Jean-Étienne Dominique Esquirol, Prince Louis Ferdinand of Prussia, Archduke Alexander Leopold of Austria, and Johann Nepomuk Maelzel. Among people deceased in 1794, Henri de la Rochejaquelein ranks 22Before him are William Jones, Georg Forster, Wenzel Anton, Prince of Kaunitz-Rietberg, Nicolas Chamfort, Jacques Roux, and Countess Palatine Maria Franziska of Sulzbach. After him are Jean-Baptiste Carrier, Rudolf Erich Raspe, Duchess Sophia Frederica of Mecklenburg-Schwerin, Gottfried August Bürger, Sheikh Mansur, and James Lind.

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Among people born in France, Henri de la Rochejaquelein ranks 1,470 out of 6,770Before him are Étienne-Louis Malus (1775), Antoine Augustin Cournot (1801), Jean Clouet (1480), James FitzJames, 1st Duke of Berwick (1670), Margaret of France, Queen of England and Hungary (1158), and Stephen, Count of Blois (1045). After him are Barbara (1930), Bernard Germain de Lacépède (1756), Maurice Bucaille (1920), Hélène Carrère d'Encausse (1929), Warda Al-Jazairia (1939), and Alphonse, Count of Poitiers (1220).


Among military personnels born in France, Henri de la Rochejaquelein ranks 54Before him are Aegidius (450), Jean-Charles Pichegru (1761), Pierre Terrail, seigneur de Bayard (1476), François Joseph Lefebvre (1755), Pierre Cambronne (1770), and Jacques MacDonald (1765). After him are Bob Denard (1929), Oenomaus (-105), Catherine-Dominique de Pérignon (1754), Louis-Gabriel Suchet (1770), Joseph Gallieni (1849), and Henri Gatien Bertrand (1773).