Jean-Loup Chrétien

1938 - Today

Photo of Jean-Loup Chrétien

Icon of person Jean-Loup Chrétien

Jean-Loup Jacques Marie Chrétien (born 20 August 1938) is a French retired Général de Brigade (brigadier general) in the Armée de l'Air (French air force), and a former CNES spationaut. He flew on two Franco-Soviet space missions and a NASA Space Shuttle mission. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Jean-Loup Chrétien has received more than 104,712 page views. His biography is available in 30 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 28 in 2019). Jean-Loup Chrétien is the 44th most popular astronaut, the 2,073rd most popular biography from France (down from 1,974th in 2019) and the most popular French Astronaut.

Memorability Metrics

  • 100k

    Page Views (PV)

  • 65.92

    Historical Popularity Index (HPI)

  • 30

    Languages Editions (L)

  • 4.48

    Effective Languages (L*)

  • 3.15

    Coefficient of Variation (CV)

Page views of Jean-Loup Chrétiens by language


Among astronauts, Jean-Loup Chrétien ranks 44 out of 524Before him are Charles Duke, Thomas P. Stafford, Ken Mattingly, Ellison Onizuka, Christa McAuliffe, and Michael J. Smith. After him are Alfred Worden, Viktor Patsayev, Pavel Belyayev, Mirosław Hermaszewski, Sergei Krikalev, and Gordon Cooper.

Most Popular Astronauts in Wikipedia

Go to all Rankings


Among people born in 1938, Jean-Loup Chrétien ranks 131Before him are Patrick Bauchau, Marien Ngouabi, Cabu, Aslan Abashidze, Larry Scott, and Keith O'Brien. After him are Moshoeshoe II of Lesotho, Arsen Dedić, David Lane, Shotaro Ishinomori, Paul Andreu, and William B. Davis.

Others Born in 1938

Go to all Rankings

In France

Among people born in France, Jean-Loup Chrétien ranks 2,073 out of 5,234Before him are Christian Jacq (1947), Nicholas Romanov, Prince of Russia (1922), Francis I, Duke of Brittany (1414), Émile Cohl (1857), Claude Berri (1934), and Géraud Duroc (1772). After him are André-Adolphe-Eugène Disdéri (1819), Guillaume Dupuytren (1777), Françoise Dolto (1908), Jean Paulhan (1884), Odo III, Duke of Burgundy (1166), and Patrick Tambay (1949).

Among ASTRONAUTS In France

Among astronauts born in France, Jean-Loup Chrétien ranks 1After him are Claudie Haigneré (1957), Léopold Eyharts (1957), Jean-Pierre Haigneré (1948), Jean-François Clervoy (1958), and Thomas Pesquet (1978).