Jean-Baptiste Jourdan

1762 - 1833

Jean-Baptiste Jourdan

Jean-Baptiste Jourdan, 1st Count Jourdan (29 April 1762 – 23 November 1833), was a French military commander who enlisted as a private in the French Royal Army, before rising to command armies during the French Revolutionary Wars. He was made a Marshal of the Empire by Emperor Napoleon I in 1804 and he also fought in the Napoleonic Wars. After 1815, he became reconciled to the Bourbon Restoration. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Jean-Baptiste Jourdan has received more than 151,669 page views. His biography is available in 28 different languages on Wikipedia making him the 371st most popular military personnel.

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Among military personnels, Jean-Baptiste Jourdan ranks 373 out of 1,194Before him are Guillaume Brune, Franz Conrad von Hötzendorf, Jean de Lattre de Tassigny, Walter Nowotny, Günther Lütjens, and Georg von Frundsberg. After him are Günther Rall, Alexander Yegorov, Alexander von Falkenhausen, George Maniakes, Horatius Cocles, and François Achille Bazaine.

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Among people born in 1762, Jean-Baptiste Jourdan ranks 6Before him are Catherine the Great, Johann Gottlieb Fichte, George IV of the United Kingdom, Constanze Mozart, and André Chénier. After him are Gia Long, Pierre André Latreille, Theroigne de Mericourt, Thomas-Alexandre Dumas, Jacques Balmat, and Archduchess Maria Theresa of Austria. Among people deceased in 1833, Jean-Baptiste Jourdan ranks 10Before him are Richard Trevithick, Adrien-Marie Legendre, Ram Mohan Roy, Marie-Antoine Carême, Seraphim of Sarov, and Hugh Glass. After him are Paul Johann Anselm Ritter von Feuerbach, Pierre André Latreille, Abbas Mirza, Pierre-Narcisse Guérin, Michał Kleofas Ogiński, and Adamantios Korais.

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Among people born in France, Jean-Baptiste Jourdan ranks 1,079 out of 4,109Before him are Richard Avenarius (1843), Francis, Count of Vendôme (1470), Michel Tournier (1924), Georges Ernest Boulanger (1837), Raymond VII, Count of Toulouse (1197), and Jean de Joinville (1224). After him are Jean Bart (1650), Madeleine de Scudéry (1607), André-Hercule de Fleury (1653), Léon Jouhaux (1879), Jean-Louis Barrault (1910), and Louis, Count of Vermandois (1667).


Among military personnels born in France, Jean-Baptiste Jourdan ranks 48Before him are Pierre-Charles Villeneuve (1763), La Hire (1390), Alexandre de Beauharnais (1760), Nicolas Chauvin (1790), Guillaume Brune (1763), and Jean de Lattre de Tassigny (1889). After him are François Achille Bazaine (1811), Arthur III, Duke of Brittany (1393), Charles François Dumouriez (1739), Pierre Cambronne (1770), Claude Victor-Perrin, Duc de Belluno (1764), and Ferdinand Walsin Esterhazy (1847).

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