Jean Lannes

1769 - 1809

Jean Lannes

Jean Lannes, 1st Duke of Montebello, Prince of Siewierz (10 April 1769 – 31 May 1809), was a French military commander and a Marshal of the Empire who served during both the French Revolutionary Wars and the Napoleonic Wars. He was one of Napoleon's most daring and talented generals. Napoleon once commented on Lannes: "I found him a pygmy and left him a giant". Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Jean Lannes has received more than 295,934 page views. His biography is available in 33 different languages on Wikipedia making him the 158th most popular military personnel.

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Among military personnels, Jean Lannes ranks 158 out of 1,194Before him are Georg von Küchler, Johann Tserclaes, Count of Tilly, Ernst Busch, Louis-Alexandre Berthier, Paul Hausser, and Subutai. After him are Axel von Fersen the Younger, Akechi Mitsuhide, Anton Denikin, Auguste de Marmont, Paul Tibbets, and Pyotr Bagration.

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Among people born in 1769, Jean Lannes ranks 8Before him are Alexander von Humboldt, Muhammad Ali of Egypt, Georges Cuvier, Michel Ney, Arthur Wellesley, 1st Duke of Wellington, and Jean-de-Dieu Soult. After him are Ivan Krylov, Ferdinand III, Grand Duke of Tuscany, André-Jacques Garnerin, William Smith, Thomas Lawrence, and Ivan Kotliarevsky. Among people deceased in 1809, Jean Lannes ranks 2Before him is Joseph Haydn. After him are Thomas Paine, Rama I, Nicolai Abildgaard, Johann Georg Albrechtsberger, Jean-Pierre Blanchard, François Laurent d'Arlandes, August Ludwig von Schlözer, Antoine Charles Louis de Lasalle, Antoine François, comte de Fourcroy, and Ueda Akinari.

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Among people born in France, Jean Lannes ranks 514 out of 4,109Before him are Louis Blériot (1872), André Citroën (1878), Charles-Henri Sanson (1739), Roger Vadim (1928), Paul Éluard (1895), and Jean-Baptiste Biot (1774). After him are Charles II of Navarre (1332), Marcel Marceau (1923), André Le Nôtre (1613), Gaston, Duke of Orléans (1608), Louis Philippe II, Duke of Orléans (1747), and Antipope Clement VII (1342).


Among military personnels born in France, Jean Lannes ranks 18Before him are Theodor Eicke (1892), André Masséna (1758), Louis, Grand Condé (1621), Raymond IV, Count of Toulouse (1045), Jean-de-Dieu Soult (1769), and Louis-Alexandre Berthier (1753). After him are Auguste de Marmont (1774), Emmanuel de Grouchy, marquis de Grouchy (1766), Prince Charles Alexander of Lorraine (1712), Joseph Joffre (1852), Syagrius (430), and Henri de La Tour d'Auvergne, Viscount of Turenne (1611).

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