Jean-Marie Le Pen

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Jean Louis Marie Le Pen (French pronunciation: [ʒɑ̃ maʁi lə pɛn]; born 20 June 1928) is a French politician who served as President of the right-wing National Front from 1972 to 2011. He also served as Honorary President of the National Front from 2011 to 2015. Le Pen graduated from the faculty of law in Paris in 1949. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Jean-Marie Le Pen has received more than 2,773,422 page views. His biography is available in 59 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 57 in 2019). Jean-Marie Le Pen is the 1,370th most popular politician (down from 1,279th in 2019), the 494th most popular biography from France (down from 470th in 2019) and the 118th most popular French Politician.

Jean-Marie Le Pen is most famous for being the founder of the far-right National Front Party in France. He was also the leader of the party from 1972 to 2011.

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Over the past year Jean-Marie Le Pen has had the most page views in the with 1,494,977 views, followed by English (267,288), and German (56,801). In terms of yearly growth of page views the top 3 wikpedia editions are French (156.59%), Pashto (83.64%), and Alemannic (61.21%)


Among politicians, Jean-Marie Le Pen ranks 1,370 out of 19,576Before him are Töregene Khatun, Andrei Zhdanov, Sarah Palin, Ernst Thälmann, Harold Macmillan, and Rodolfo Graziani. After him are Joachim Gauck, William II of England, Dionysius I of Syracuse, Leo IV the Khazar, Sam Nujoma, and Charles Edward, Duke of Saxe-Coburg and Gotha.

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Among people born in 1928, Jean-Marie Le Pen ranks 24Before him are Rinus Michels, Zbigniew Brzezinski, Didi, Jeanne Moreau, Yves Klein, and Alexander Grothendieck. After him are Friedensreich Hundertwasser, Shirley Temple, James Coburn, Kim Yong-nam, Alvin Toffler, and Elie Wiesel.

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Among people born in France, Jean-Marie Le Pen ranks 494 out of 6,770Before him are Louis-Alexandre Berthier (1753), Antoine of Navarre (1518), Étienne Bonnot de Condillac (1714), Alfred Werner (1866), Christine Lagarde (1956), and Margaret Mary Alacoque (1647). After him are Pierre Teilhard de Chardin (1881), William II of England (1056), Raymond IV, Count of Toulouse (1045), Anne Robert Jacques Turgot (1727), André Citroën (1878), and Frédéric Bazille (1841).


Among politicians born in France, Jean-Marie Le Pen ranks 118Before him are Caroline Bonaparte (1782), Stephen, King of England (1095), Charles-Henri Sanson (1739), Carus (230), Antoine of Navarre (1518), and Christine Lagarde (1956). After him are William II of England (1056), Henry I, Duke of Guise (1550), Aristide Briand (1862), Elisa Bonaparte (1777), Carloman I (751), and Gaspard II de Coligny (1519).