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Jacques Rogge

1942 - 2021

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Jacques Jean Marie Rogge, Count Rogge (French: [ʒɑk ʁɔɡ], Dutch: [ˈrɔɣə] (listen); 2 May 1942 – 29 August 2021) was a Belgian sports administrator and physician who served as the eighth President of the International Olympic Committee (IOC) from 2001 to 2013. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Jacques Rogge has received more than 471,992 page views. His biography is available in 55 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 52 in 2019). Jacques Rogge is the 22nd most popular physician (up from 84th in 2019), the 25th most popular biography from Belgium (up from 79th in 2019) and the 2nd most popular Belgian Physician.

Jacques Rogge is most famous for being the eighth president of the International Olympic Committee.

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Among physicians, Jacques Rogge ranks 22 out of 502Before him are Cesare Lombroso, Ignaz Semmelweis, Alois Alzheimer, Michael Servetus, Nestorius, and Pedanius Dioscorides. After him are Rudolf Virchow, Joseph-Ignace Guillotin, Polycarp, Camillo Golgi, Paul Ehrlich, and Willem Einthoven.

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Among people born in 1942, Jacques Rogge ranks 18Before him are Harrison Ford, Paul McCartney, Barbra Streisand, Daniel Barenboim, Peter Handke, and Scatman John. After him are Isabel Allende, Ted Kaczynski, Ronnie James Dio, Brian Jones, Brian Wilson, and Dino Zoff. Among people deceased in 2021, Jacques Rogge ranks 9Before him are Michael Collins, Gerd Müller, Mikis Theodorakis, Albert Bandura, Charlie Watts, and Chun Doo-hwan. After him are Abdelaziz Bouteflika, Desmond Tutu, Christopher Plummer, Abolhassan Banisadr, Roh Tae-woo, and Karolos Papoulias.

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In Belgium

Among people born in Belgium, Jacques Rogge ranks 25 out of 1,019Before him are Rogier van der Weyden (1390), Frans Hals (1582), Leopold III of Belgium (1901), Georges Simenon (1903), Margaret of Austria, Duchess of Savoy (1480), and Georges Lemaître (1894). After him are Albert I of Belgium (1875), Jean-Claude Van Damme (1960), Charles VII, Holy Roman Emperor (1697), Jacques Brel (1929), Mary of Hungary (1505), and Baudouin of Belgium (1930).

Among PHYSICIANS In Belgium

Among physicians born in Belgium, Jacques Rogge ranks 2Before him are Andreas Vesalius (1514). After him are Corneille Heymans (1892), Rembert Dodoens (1517), and Paul Janssen (1926).