Jacques Rogge

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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 396,611 page views. His biography is available in 52 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 51 in 2019). Jacques Rogge is the 84th most popular physician (up from 95th in 2019), the 79th most popular biography from Belgium (up from 84th 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 84 out of 509Before him are Cornelius Jansen, Hans Asperger, Jonas Salk, Elias Lönnrot, Jang-geum, and Johannes Fibiger. After him are Emil Theodor Kocher, William T. G. Morton, Peter Canisius, Walter Rudolf Hess, Julius Wagner-Jauregg, and August Krogh.

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Among people born in 1942, Jacques Rogge ranks 41Before him are Mohamed ElBaradei, Giacinto Facchetti, Michael Bloomberg, Wen Jiabao, John Irving, and Javier Solana. After him are Frank Williams, Michel Mayor, Bob Hoskins, Arto Paasilinna, Giancarlo Giannini, and Tobin Bell.

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In Belgium

Among people born in Belgium, Jacques Rogge ranks 79 out of 899Before him are Maxime Weygand (1867), Princess Joséphine Charlotte of Belgium (1927), Paul Delvaux (1897), Ernest Solvay (1838), Ambiorix (-100), and Pieter Claesz (1596). After him are Émile Verhaeren (1855), Adrian Willaert (1490), Lamoral, Count of Egmont (1522), Dominique Pire (1910), Jacques Piccard (1922), and Prince Philippe, Count of Flanders (1837).

Among PHYSICIANS In Belgium

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