Jean-Claude Trichet

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Jean-Claude Trichet (French: [ʒɑ̃ klod tʁiʃɛ]; born 20 December 1942) is a French economist who served as President of the European Central Bank from 2003 to 2011. Previous to his assumption of the presidency he served as Governor of the Bank of France from 1993 to 2003 under presidents François Mitterrand and Jacques Chirac. After stepping down from the European Central Bank, Trichet has taken speaking arrangements across France and served on the Board of Directors of the Bank for International Settlements. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Jean-Claude Trichet has received more than 241,908 page views. His biography is available in 37 different languages on Wikipedia. Jean-Claude Trichet is the 88th most popular economist (down from 74th in 2019), the 1,170th most popular biography from France (down from 921st in 2019) and the 11th most popular French Economist.

Jean-Claude Trichet is most famous for his role as president of the European Central Bank.

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Among economists, Jean-Claude Trichet ranks 88 out of 315Before him are John Harsanyi, Silvio Gesell, Gottfried Feder, W. Arthur Lewis, Eugen Dühring, and Thomas Mun. After him are Leonid Hurwicz, Vernon L. Smith, Mario Draghi, Clara Ponsatí, Douglas McGregor, and Alan Greenspan.

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Among people born in 1942, Jean-Claude Trichet ranks 78Before him are Lee Kun-hee, John Cale, Daniel Dennett, Terry Jones, Caetano Veloso, and Françoise Dorléac. After him are Muhammadu Buhari, George Jung, Hissène Habré, Adil Abdul-Mahdi, Larry Flynt, and Michael York.

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In France

Among people born in France, Jean-Claude Trichet ranks 1,170 out of 5,234Before him are Ramon Berenguer III, Count of Barcelona (1082), André-Hercule de Fleury (1653), Cardinal de Rohan (1734), Claude Louis Hector de Villars (1653), Claude Chappe (1763), and Guillaume Brune (1763). After him are Pierre d'Ailly (1350), Laurent Blanc (1965), Lionel Jospin (1937), Ange-Jacques Gabriel (1698), Margaret of France, Queen of England and Hungary (1158), and Cléo de Mérode (1875).

Among ECONOMISTS In France

Among economists born in France, Jean-Claude Trichet ranks 11Before him are Anne Robert Jacques Turgot (1727), Léon Walras (1834), Frédéric Bastiat (1801), Maurice Allais (1911), Dominique Strauss-Kahn (1949), and Jacques Delors (1925). After him are Gérard Debreu (1921), Pierre Guillaume Frédéric le Play (1806), Jean Tirole (1953), Pierre Leroux (1797), Thomas Piketty (1971), and Bertrand de Jouvenel (1903).