Jacques Lauriston

1768 - 1828

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Jacques Alexandre Bernard Law, marquis de Lauriston (1 February 1768 – 12 June 1828) was a French soldier and diplomat of Scottish descent, and a general officer in the French Army during the Napoleonic Wars. He was born in Pondicherry in French India, where his father, Jean Law de Lauriston, was Governor-General. Jean Law de Lauriston was a nephew of the financier John Law. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Jacques Lauriston has received more than 34,548 page views. His biography is available in 16 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 15 in 2019). Jacques Lauriston is the 9,249th most popular politician (down from 9,182nd in 2019), the 294th most popular biography from India (down from 275th in 2019) and the 99th most popular Indian Politician.

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Among politicians, Jacques Lauriston ranks 9,249 out of 15,710. Before him are Al-Zafir, Princess Augusta Reuss of Köstritz, Rani Padmini, Sonni Ali, Helen of Bosnia, and Adil Çarçani. After him are Yuriy Yekhanurov, Gao of Xia, José Giral, Kuber, Gilbert Elliot-Murray-Kynynmound, 1st Earl of Minto, and Arsenije III Čarnojević.

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Among people born in 1768, Jacques Lauriston ranks 24Before him are Charles August, Crown Prince of Sweden, Frederick William, Prince of Nassau-Weilburg, Marie-Guillemine Benoist, Joseph Anton Koch, Kaʻahumanu, and Princess Augusta Sophia of the United Kingdom. After him are Infanta Mariana Victoria of Portugal, Elizabeth Monroe, Dolley Madison, Jean-Baptiste Debret, Jędrzej Śniadecki, and Friedrich von Adelung. Among people deceased in 1828, Jacques Lauriston ranks 23Before him are Sineperver Sultan, Robert Jenkinson, 2nd Earl of Liverpool, Richard Parkes Bonington, Amalie of Zweibrücken-Birkenfeld, Leandro Fernández de Moratín, and Lady Caroline Lamb. After him are Gilbert Stuart, François Isaac de Rivaz, Jean-Joseph, Marquis Dessolles, Samuel Frederick Gray, Rachel Jackson, and Vincenzo Monti.

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Among people born in India, Jacques Lauriston ranks 294 out of 1,227. Before him are Chandra Shekhar (1927), Joanna Lumley (1946), Ramaswamy Venkataraman (1910), P. V. Narasimha Rao (1921), M. Visvesvaraya (1861), and Rani Padmini (null). After him are Jayaprakash Narayan (1902), Harilal Gandhi (1888), Sarada Devi (1853), Ram Prasad Bismil (1897), Vallabha (1479), and Bahubali (null).


Among politicians born in India, Jacques Lauriston ranks 99Before him are Akbar II (1760), Chandra Shekhar (1927), Ramaswamy Venkataraman (1910), P. V. Narasimha Rao (1921), M. Visvesvaraya (1861), and Rani Padmini (null). After him are Harilal Gandhi (1888), Bahubali (null), Periyar E. V. Ramasamy (1879), Hastings Ismay, 1st Baron Ismay (1887), Dara Shukoh (1615), and Iskander Mirza (1899).

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