Jean Sylvain Bailly

1736 - 1793

Jean Sylvain Bailly

Jean Sylvain Bailly (French: [bɑji]; 15 September 1736 – 12 November 1793) was a French astronomer, mathematician, freemason, and political leader of the early part of the French Revolution. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Jean Sylvain Bailly has received more than 173,430 page views. His biography is available in 35 different languages on Wikipedia making him the 2,121st most popular politician.

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Among politicians, Jean Sylvain Bailly ranks 2,106 out of 14,801Before him are Ferdinand Karl, Archduke of Austria-Este, Benazir Bhutto, Emperor Ruizong of Tang, Louis the Blind, Willi Stoph, and Ladislaus II of Hungary. After him are Al-Mutawakkil, Wenceslaus I of Bohemia, Ziying, Alfonso VII of León and Castile, Vittorio Emanuele, Prince of Naples, and Tiglath-Pileser I.

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Among people born in 1736, Jean Sylvain Bailly ranks 5Before him are James Watt, Joseph-Louis Lagrange, Charles-Augustin de Coulomb, and Rama I. After him are Claude Nicolas Ledoux, James Macpherson, Johann Georg Albrechtsberger, Rudolf Erich Raspe, Franz Xaver Messerschmidt, Louis Joseph, Prince of Condé, and Edward Waring. Among people deceased in 1793, Jean Sylvain Bailly ranks 10Before him are Charlotte Corday, Madame du Barry, Olympe de Gouges, Carlo Goldoni, Louis Philippe II, Duke of Orléans, and Yolande de Polastron. After him are Madame Roland, Jacques Pierre Brissot, Francesco Guardi, Alexander Roslin, Charles Bonnet, and John Hancock.

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In France

Among people born in France, Jean Sylvain Bailly ranks 733 out of 4,109Before him are Pierre Loti (1850), Edmond Rostand (1868), Charles-François Daubigny (1817), Philippe de Vitry (1291), Jean Meslier (1664), and Louis the Blind (880). After him are Madame Roland (1754), François Fénelon (1651), Maurice Gamelin (1872), Bertrand du Guesclin (1320), Robert Curthose (1054), and Léonin (1135).


Among politicians born in France, Jean Sylvain Bailly ranks 161Before him are Charles III, Duke of Bourbon (1490), Childebert III (678), Marie Louise d’Orléans (1662), Nicolas Fouquet (1615), Sigismund of Burgundy (500), and Louis the Blind (880). After him are Vincent Auriol (1884), Germaine of Foix (1488), Guntram (532), Guillaume de Nogaret (1260), Renée of France (1510), and Jules Grévy (1807).

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