Jean Monnet

1888 - 1979

Jean Monnet

Jean Omer Marie Gabriel Monnet (French: [ʒɑ̃ mɔnɛ]; 9 November 1888 – 16 March 1979) was a French entrepreneur, diplomat, financier, administrator, and political visionary. An influential supporter of European unity, he is considered as one of the founding fathers of the European Union. Jean Monnet has been called "The Father of Europe" by those who see his innovative and pioneering efforts in the 1950s as the key to establishing the European Coal and Steel Community, the predecessor of today's European Union. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Jean Monnet has received more than 443,704 page views. His biography is available in 43 different languages on Wikipedia making him the 897th most popular politician.

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Among politicians, Jean Monnet ranks 892 out of 14,801Before him are Guangxu Emperor, Ferdinand I of the Two Sicilies, Ulrika Eleonora, Queen of Sweden, Emmanuel Joseph Sieyès, Decebalus, and Jean-Claude Juncker. After him are Gojong of Korea, Luiz Inácio Lula da Silva, Hamza ibn Abdul-Muttalib, Henry Stuart, Lord Darnley, Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum, and Ivan V of Russia.

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Among people born in 1888, Jean Monnet ranks 13Before him are Otto Stern, Carl Schmitt, Giorgio de Chirico, Shmuel Yosef Agnon, José Raúl Capablanca, and Nikolai Bukharin. After him are Raymond Chandler, Nestor Makhno, Roland Garros, Frans Eemil Sillanpää, C. V. Raman, and Alexander Friedmann. Among people deceased in 1979, Jean Monnet ranks 8Before him are John Wayne, Herbert Marcuse, Giuseppe Meazza, Talcott Parsons, Jean Renoir, and Nino Rota. After him are Dennis Gabor, Sándor Kocsis, Mika Waltari, Hanna Reitsch, Louis Mountbatten, 1st Earl Mountbatten of Burma, and Hafizullah Amin.

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In France

Among people born in France, Jean Monnet ranks 351 out of 4,109Before him are Jean Baptiste Perrin (1870), Ernest Renan (1823), Paul Valéry (1871), Isabella of France (1295), Emmanuel Joseph Sieyès (1748), and Adolphe Adam (1803). After him are Marin Mersenne (1588), Jean Buridan (1295), Olivier Messiaen (1908), Marc Bloch (1886), Alexis Carrel (1873), and Elisabeth of France (1602).


Among politicians born in France, Jean Monnet ranks 84Before him are Louis Antoine de Saint-Just (1767), Françoise-Athénaïs de Rochechouart, Marquise de Montespan (1640), Joan I of Navarre (1273), Adolphe Thiers (1797), Dagobert I (611), and Emmanuel Joseph Sieyès (1748). After him are Elisabeth of France (1602), Louis IV of France (920), Édouard Daladier (1884), Jérôme Bonaparte (1784), Patrice de MacMahon (1808), and Avitus (395).

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