Hubert Lyautey

1854 - 1934

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Louis Hubert Gonzalve Lyautey (17 November 1854 – 27 July 1934) was a French Army general and colonial administrator. After serving in Indochina and Madagascar, he became the first French Resident-General in Morocco from 1912 to 1925. Early in 1917 he served briefly as Minister of War. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Hubert Lyautey has received more than 271,370 page views. His biography is available in 22 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 21 in 2019). Hubert Lyautey is the 619th most popular military personnel (up from 647th in 2019), the 1,679th most popular biography from France (up from 1,708th in 2019) and the 65th most popular French Military Personnel.

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Among military personnels, Hubert Lyautey ranks 619 out of 2,058Before him are Huang Gai, Christian de Castries, Lauri Törni, Mikhail Skobelev, Alexander von Falkenhausen, and Johan Laidoner. After him are Wolfgang Lüth, Takeichi Nishi, Adam Ludwig Lewenhaupt, Heinz Reinefarth, Walther von Seydlitz-Kurzbach, and Matthäus Hetzenauer.

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Among people born in 1854, Hubert Lyautey ranks 26Before him are Paul von Rennenkampf, Georg Kerschensteiner, Duchess Marie of Mecklenburg-Schwerin, Yan Fu, Salomon August Andrée, and Alfredo Catalani. After him are Aletta Jacobs, Prince Louis of Battenberg, Takahashi Korekiyo, Otto Sverdrup, Charles Algernon Parsons, and Alphonse Allais. Among people deceased in 1934, Hubert Lyautey ranks 43Before him are Willem de Sitter, Pietro Gasparri, Alexander von Kluck, William Morris Davis, Prince Alfonso, Count of Caserta, and Adrien de Gerlache. After him are Vyacheslav Menzhinsky, Fritz Gerlich, Franz Schreker, Winsor McCay, Thorleif Haug, and Hendrik Petrus Berlage.

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Among people born in France, Hubert Lyautey ranks 1,679 out of 6,770Before him are Auguste Charlois (1864), Christian de Castries (1902), Recceswinth (620), Louis Henri, Duke of Bourbon (1692), Antoine Isaac Silvestre de Sacy (1758), and Henri Michel (1947). After him are François Fillon (1954), Antoine, Duke of Lorraine (1489), Gustave Garrigou (1884), Charles Koechlin (1867), Henri Farman (1874), and Jacques Ellul (1912).


Among military personnels born in France, Hubert Lyautey ranks 65Before him are Joseph Gallieni (1849), Henri Gatien Bertrand (1773), Walter Krüger (1890), Gaston of Foix, Duke of Nemours (1489), Antoine Charles Louis de Lasalle (1775), and Christian de Castries (1902). After him are Jean-Mathieu-Philibert Sérurier (1742), Tarrare (1772), Charles Huntziger (1880), Maurice Sarrail (1856), Heinz Harmel (1906), and Jean-Andoche Junot (1771).