Jacques Marquette

1637 - 1675

Jacques Marquette

Father Jacques Marquette S.J. (June 1, 1637 – May 18, 1675), sometimes known as Père Marquette or James Marquette, was a French-American Jesuit missionary who founded Michigan's first European settlement, Sault Ste. Marie, and later founded St. Ignace, Michigan. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Jacques Marquette has received more than 358,558 page views. His biography is available in 26 different languages on Wikipedia making him the 1,474th most popular religious figure.

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  • 26

    Languages Editions (L)

  • 2.98

    Effective Languages (L*)

  • 3.67

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Among religious figures, Jacques Marquette ranks 1,466 out of 2,001Before him are Tlacaelel, Alberic of Cîteaux, Luigi Poggi, 'Abd Allah ibn 'Amr ibn al-'As, Angilbert, and José Policarpo. After him are Edward Cassidy, Jurij Dalmatin, Porphyry of Gaza, Charles Wesley, Johannes Cocceius, and Julius Darmaatmadja.

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Among people born in 1637, Jacques Marquette ranks 9Before him are Köprülüzade Fazıl Mustafa Pasha, Anne Hyde, Bernardo Pasquini, Nicolas Catinat, Jan van der Heyden, and Christian II, Count Palatine of Zweibrücken-Birkenfeld.  Among people deceased in 1675, Jacques Marquette ranks 16Before him are Amalia of Solms-Braunfels, Allaert van Everdingen, Leopoldo de' Medici, Brynjólfur Sveinsson, Feodosia Morozova, and Guru Tegh Bahadur.

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In France

Among people born in France, Jacques Marquette ranks 2,602 out of 4,109Before him are Jules Jamin (1818), Charles Dullin (1885), Leos Carax (1960), Theobald III, Count of Blois (1019), Carlo Andrea Pozzo di Borgo (1764), and Jean-Jacques Goldman (1951). After him are David Belle (1973), Pierre Pflimlin (1907), Eugène Burnouf (1801), Georges Wilson (1921), Joseph Paul Gaimard (1793), and Ernest Frederick III, Duke of Saxe-Hildburghausen (1727).


Among religious figures born in France, Jacques Marquette ranks 122Before him are Bertha of Kent (550), Jean du Vergier de Hauranne (1581), François-Joachim de Pierre de Bernis (1715), Wolfgang Capito (1478), Louis of Toulouse (1274), and Peter Julian Eymard (1811). After him are Marie-Joseph Lagrange (1855), Prosper Guéranger (1805), Ratramnus (800), Hilary of Arles (401), François de Tournon (1489), and Bernard Panafieu (1931).

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