Jean-Charles Pichegru

1761 - 1804

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Jean-Charles Pichegru (French pronunciation: [ʒɑ̃ ʃaʁlə piʃˈɡʁy]; 16 February 1761 – 5 April 1804) was a French general of the Revolutionary Wars. Under his command, French troops overran Belgium and the Netherlands before fighting on the Rhine front. His royalist positions led to his loss of power and imprisonment in Cayenne, French Guiana during the Coup of 18 Fructidor in 1797. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Jean-Charles Pichegru has received more than 132,146 page views. His biography is available in 28 different languages on Wikipedia. Jean-Charles Pichegru is the 485th most popular military personnel (up from 490th in 2019), the 1,367th most popular biography from France (down from 1,355th in 2019) and the 49th most popular French Military Personnel.

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Over the past year Jean-Charles Pichegru has had the most page views in the with 20,110 views, followed by French (13,679), and Russian (7,308). In terms of yearly growth of page views the top 3 wikpedia editions are West Frisian (82.47%), Catalan (74.14%), and Esperanto (58.82%)


Among military personnels, Jean-Charles Pichegru ranks 485 out of 2,058Before him are Gonzalo Fernández de Córdoba, Erich Fellgiebel, Alfred von Waldersee, Yu Jin, Adolf Strauss, and Aegidius. After him are Archduke Leopold Wilhelm of Austria, Ion Mihai Pacepa, Husein Gradaščević, Mamai, Günther Korten, and Pierre Terrail, seigneur de Bayard.

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Among people born in 1761, Jean-Charles Pichegru ranks 10Before him are Marie Tussaud, Jan Potocki, Christiaan Hendrik Persoon, William Carey, August von Kotzebue, and Philippe Buonarroti. After him are Sineperver Sultan, Louis-Léopold Boilly, Antoine Barnave, Smithson Tennant, José, Prince of Brazil, and Marie Harel. Among people deceased in 1804, Jean-Charles Pichegru ranks 12Before him are Archduchess Maria Amalia of Austria, Pierre Méchain, Louis Antoine, Duke of Enghien, Wolfgang von Kempelen, Johann Friedrich Gmelin, and Princess Carolina of Parma. After him are Giovanni Domenico Tiepolo, Jazzar Pasha, Antoine Baumé, Victor-François, 2nd duc de Broglie, Johann Adam Hiller, and Ernest II, Duke of Saxe-Gotha-Altenburg.

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Among people born in France, Jean-Charles Pichegru ranks 1,367 out of 6,770Before him are Antoine Perrenot de Granvelle (1517), Claude Lanzmann (1925), Pierre Cauchon (1371), Walter Sans Avoir (1050), Marie Anne de Bourbon (1666), and Livilla (-13). After him are Roger Caillois (1913), Pierre Mauroy (1928), Victor Cousin (1792), Paul-Émile Lecoq de Boisbaudran (1838), Jacqueline Boyer (1941), and Léo Taxil (1854).


Among military personnels born in France, Jean-Charles Pichegru ranks 49Before him are Jean-Baptiste Jourdan (1762), La Hire (1390), Pierre Augereau (1757), Guillaume Brune (1763), Arthur III, Duke of Brittany (1393), and Aegidius (450). After him are Pierre Terrail, seigneur de Bayard (1476), François Joseph Lefebvre (1755), Pierre Cambronne (1770), Jacques MacDonald (1765), Henri de la Rochejaquelein (1772), and Bob Denard (1929).