Jean Bart

1650 - 1702

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Jean Bart (French pronunciation: ​[ʒɑ̃ baʁ]; Dutch: Jan Baert; 21 October 1650 – 27 April 1702) was a French naval commander and privateer. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Jean Bart has received more than 176,766 page views. His biography is available in 29 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 25 in 2019). Jean Bart is the 2,908th most popular politician (up from 3,255th in 2019), the 981st most popular biography from France (up from 1,079th in 2019) and the 234th most popular French Politician.

Jean Bart was a French naval officer and privateer. He is most famous for his defense of the port of Dunkirk against the British in 1793.

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Among politicians, Jean Bart ranks 2,908 out of 15,710Before him are Henry I of Navarre, Grand Duke Michael Nikolaevich of Russia, Sergei Witte, Netjerkare Siptah, Alfonso IV of Aragon, and Joan Clarke. After him are Sandro Pertini, Robert III of Scotland, Sveinn Björnsson, Hormizd I, Odo the Great, and Adam Jerzy Czartoryski.

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Among people born in 1650, Jean Bart ranks 4Before him are William III of England, John Churchill, 1st Duke of Marlborough, and Thomas Savery. After him are Ahmad Khani, Charlotte Amalie of Hesse-Kassel, Princess Wilhelmine Ernestine of Denmark, Vincenzo Coronelli, Frederick Casimir Kettler, Joachim Neander, Anthim the Iberian, and Nell Gwyn. Among people deceased in 1702, Jean Bart ranks 2Before him is William III of England. After him are Frederick IV, Duke of Holstein-Gottorp, Olaus Rudbeck, Zeb-un-Nissa, Amcazade Köprülü Hüseyin Pasha, and Georg Eberhard Rumphius.

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Among people born in France, Jean Bart ranks 981 out of 5,234Before him are Carolus Clusius (1525), Marie of France, Countess of Champagne (1145), Henry, Count of Portugal (1066), Henry I of Navarre (1244), Jacques Rivette (1928), and Jean Vigo (1905). After him are Charles François Dumouriez (1739), Suzanne Lenglen (1899), Pierre Schaeffer (1910), Odo the Great (650), Antoine Arnauld (1612), and Claudine Auger (1941).


Among politicians born in France, Jean Bart ranks 234Before him are Wilfred the Hairy (840), Armand Fallières (1841), John I of Aragon (1350), Carlos Hugo, Duke of Parma (1930), Henry, Count of Portugal (1066), and Henry I of Navarre (1244). After him are Odo the Great (650), Theudebald (535), Henriette of France (1727), Jean de Dunois (1402), Raymond VI, Count of Toulouse (1156), and Infanta Pilar, Duchess of Badajoz (1936).