Jean-Paul Marat

1743 - 1793

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Jean-Paul Marat (French: [ʒɑ̃pɔl maʁa]; 24 May 1743 – 13 July 1793) was a French political theorist, physician and scientist. He was a journalist and politician during the French Revolution. He was a vigorous defender of the sans-culottes and seen as a radical voice. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Jean-Paul Marat has received more than 1,743,361 page views. His biography is available in 61 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 60 in 2019). Jean-Paul Marat is the 13th most popular social activist (up from 14th in 2019), the 11th most popular biography from Switzerland (up from 13th in 2019) and the 2nd most popular Swiss Social Activist.

Jean-Paul Marat was a French revolutionary. He is most famous for being assassinated in his bathtub by Charlotte Corday.

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Among social activists, Jean-Paul Marat ranks 13 out of 544. Before him are Mother Teresa, Eleanor Roosevelt, Henry Dunant, Martin Luther King Jr., Helen Keller, and Guy Fawkes. After him are Johann Heinrich Pestalozzi, Rosa Parks, Claus von Stauffenberg, Irena Sendler, Lady Godiva, and Thomas Müntzer.

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Among people born in 1743, Jean-Paul Marat ranks 3Before him are Thomas Jefferson and Antoine Lavoisier. After him are Madame du Barry, Luigi Boccherini, Alessandro Cagliostro, Marquis de Condorcet, Toussaint Louverture, Archduchess Maria Elisabeth of Austria, Martin Heinrich Klaproth, Edmund Cartwright, and Friedrich Heinrich Jacobi. Among people deceased in 1793, Jean-Paul Marat ranks 3Before him are Louis XVI of France and Marie Antoinette. After him are Olympe de Gouges, Madame du Barry, Charlotte Corday, Carlo Goldoni, Louis Philippe II, Duke of Orléans, Yolande de Polastron, Madame Roland, Jean Sylvain Bailly, and Francesco Guardi.

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In Switzerland

Among people born in Switzerland, Jean-Paul Marat ranks 11 out of 749. Before him are Paracelsus (1493), Jean Piaget (1896), Henry Dunant (1828), Ferdinand de Saussure (1857), Huldrych Zwingli (1484), and Paul Klee (1879). After him are Johann Heinrich Pestalozzi (1746), Sepp Blatter (1936), Alberto Giacometti (1901), Francesco Borromini (1599), Johanna Spyri (1827), and Albert Hofmann (1906).

Among SOCIAL ACTIVISTS In Switzerland

Among social activists born in Switzerland, Jean-Paul Marat ranks 2Before him are Henry Dunant (1828). After him are Johann Heinrich Pestalozzi (1746), Élie Ducommun (1833), Hector Hodler (1887), and Bruno Manser (1954).