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. 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 278,877 page views. His biography is available in 39 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 37 in 2019). Jean-Claude Trichet is the 76th most popular economist (up from 88th in 2019), the 963rd most popular biography from France (up from 1,167th in 2019) and the 11th most popular 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 76 out of 315Before him are Wang Anshi, James Tobin, Reinhard Selten, Tansu Çiller, Trygve Haavelmo, and Nikolai Kondratiev. After him are James M. Buchanan, Murray Rothbard, Charles Cooley, Gottfried Feder, Richard Thaler, and Arthur Cecil Pigou.

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Among people born in 1942, Jean-Claude Trichet ranks 75Before him are Vicente Fox, Margaret Court, Larry Flynt, George Jung, Wolfgang Schäuble, and Princess Irene of Greece and Denmark. After him are Daniel Dennett, Caetano Veloso, George Vella, Vladimír Mečiar, Muhammadu Buhari, and Gilberto Gil.

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In France

Among people born in France, Jean-Claude Trichet ranks 963 out of 6,011Before him are Francis, Count of Vendôme (1470), Marie Laforêt (1939), Jean Anouilh (1910), Louis Joseph, Duke of Vendôme (1654), Pierre Brice (1929), and Adela of Champagne (1140). After him are Louise of Lorraine (1553), Henri Désiré Landru (1869), Marcellin Berthelot (1827), Marie Duplessis (1824), Henri, Prince of Condé (1552), and Ivo of Kermartin (1253).

Among ECONOMISTS In France

Among economists born in France, Jean-Claude Trichet ranks 11Before him are Anne Robert Jacques Turgot (1727), Léon Walras (1834), Dominique Strauss-Kahn (1949), Frédéric Bastiat (1801), Maurice Allais (1911), and Jacques Delors (1925). After him are Gérard Debreu (1921), Jean Tirole (1953), Pierre Guillaume Frédéric le Play (1806), Jacques Claude Marie Vincent de Gournay (1712), Victor de Riqueti, marquis de Mirabeau (1715), and Bertrand de Jouvenel (1903).