Jean-Baptiste Carrier

1756 - 1794

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Jean-Baptiste Carrier (1756 – 16 December 1794) was a French Revolutionary and most notable for his actions during the Reign of Terror in Vendée. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Jean-Baptiste Carrier has received more than 126,288 page views. His biography is available in 16 different languages on Wikipedia. Jean-Baptiste Carrier is the 6,554th most popular politician (down from 6,245th in 2019), the 2,025th most popular biography from France (down from 1,863rd in 2019) and the 490th most popular French Politician.

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Among politicians, Jean-Baptiste Carrier ranks 6,554 out of 15,710Before him are Meleager, Stanisław Kania, Roger III of Sicily, Eleonore Reuss of Köstritz, Mithridates III of Pontus, and Clara Campoamor. After him are Antti Aarne, Giulio Alberoni, Kurt Schumacher, Mirsaid Sultan-Galiev, Bolesław IV the Curly, and Malcolm I of Scotland.

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Among people born in 1756, Jean-Baptiste Carrier ranks 14Before him are Bernard Germain de Lacépède, Aaron Burr, Frederick Francis I, Grand Duke of Mecklenburg-Schwerin, Ernst Chladni, Louis Henri, Prince of Condé, and Wojciech Żywny. After him are Jacques-Nicolas Billaud-Varenne, Vincent-Marie Viénot, Count of Vaublanc, John Loudon McAdam, James Gillray, Thomas Rowlandson, and Jérôme Pétion de Villeneuve. Among people deceased in 1794, Jean-Baptiste Carrier ranks 30Before him are Countess Palatine Maria Franziska of Sulzbach, Gottfried August Bürger, Henri de la Rochejaquelein, Guillaume-Chrétien de Lamoignon de Malesherbes, Sheikh Mansur, and Caspar Friedrich Wolff. After him are Étienne Charles de Loménie de Brienne, Friedrich Wilhelm von Steuben, Countess Palatine Elisabeth Auguste of Sulzbach, Jérôme Pétion de Villeneuve, Lotf Ali Khan, and Fabre d'Églantine.

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Among people born in France, Jean-Baptiste Carrier ranks 2,025 out of 5,234Before him are Louis Armand II, Prince of Conti (1695), Alphonse Pyramus de Candolle (1806), Jean Goujon (1510), Laurent Fabius (1946), Marceline Desbordes-Valmore (1786), and Emanuel Ungaro (1933). After him are Joseph Fesch (1763), Marcel Camus (1912), William Iron Arm (1010), Yo-Yo Ma (1955), Hubert Lyautey (1854), and Natalia Pavlovna Paley (1905).


Among politicians born in France, Jean-Baptiste Carrier ranks 490Before him are Princess Elisabeth of Savoy (1800), Alix of France (1151), William IV, Duke of Aquitaine (935), Joseph Darnand (1897), Jean-Pierre Jabouille (1942), and Laurent Fabius (1946). After him are Étienne Charles de Loménie de Brienne (1727), François de Neufville, duc de Villeroy (1644), Phillipe de Plessis (1165), Michel Rocard (1930), Christian III, Count Palatine of Zweibrücken (1674), and Danielle Mitterrand (1924).