Jean Monnet

1888 - 1979

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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 520,207 page views. His biography is available in 43 different languages on Wikipedia. Jean Monnet is the 1,034th most popular politician (down from 891st in 2019), the 391st most popular biography from France (down from 350th in 2019) and the 93rd most popular French Politician.

Jean Monnet was a French diplomat who is most famous for being the father of the European Union.

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Among politicians, Jean Monnet ranks 1,034 out of 15,710Before him are Richard Cromwell, Zachary Taylor, Jalal Talabani, Probus, Abdullah I of Jordan, and 5th Dalai Lama. After him are Frederick V of Denmark, Grover Cleveland, Nestor, Stanisław August Poniatowski, Andrew II of Hungary, and Andronikos I Komnenos.

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Among people born in 1888, Jean Monnet ranks 15Before him are Giorgio de Chirico, Otto Stern, José Raúl Capablanca, Shmuel Yosef Agnon, Nestor Makhno, and Raymond Chandler. After him are C. V. Raman, T. S. Eliot, Frans Eemil Sillanpää, Gerrit Rietveld, F. W. Murnau, and Friedrich Fromm. Among people deceased in 1979, Jean Monnet ranks 10Before him are Giuseppe Meazza, Herbert Marcuse, Talcott Parsons, Nino Rota, Jean Renoir, and Louis Mountbatten, 1st Earl Mountbatten of Burma. After him are Dennis Gabor, Sándor Kocsis, Mika Waltari, Hanna Reitsch, Hafizullah Amin, and Nelson Rockefeller.

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Among people born in France, Jean Monnet ranks 391 out of 5,234Before him are Gaspard-Gustave de Coriolis (1792), Jean-Louis Trintignant (1930), André Le Nôtre (1613), Théophile Gautier (1811), Édouard Daladier (1884), and Jean Baptiste Perrin (1870). After him are Pierre Teilhard de Chardin (1881), Letizia Ramolino (1750), Jean Genet (1910), Pytheas (-380), Arthur de Gobineau (1816), and Alexis Carrel (1873).


Among politicians born in France, Jean Monnet ranks 93Before him are Louis IV of France (920), Robert I, Duke of Normandy (1010), Adolphe Thiers (1797), Jérôme Bonaparte (1784), James I of Aragon (1208), and Édouard Daladier (1884). After him are Letizia Ramolino (1750), Dagobert I (611), Robert I of France (860), Pierre Laval (1883), Avitus (395), and Patrice de MacMahon (1808).