Jean Victor Marie Moreau

1763 - 1813

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Jean Victor Marie Moreau (14 February 1763 – 2 September 1813) was a French general who helped Napoleon Bonaparte to power, but later became a rival and was banished to the United States. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Jean Victor Marie Moreau has received more than 235,705 page views. His biography is available in 33 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 30 in 2019). Jean Victor Marie Moreau is the 257th most popular military personnel (down from 245th in 2019), the 745th most popular biography from France (down from 743rd in 2019) and the 27th most popular French Military Personnel.

Jean Victor Marie Moreau is most famous for his victory over the Prussian army at the Battle of Hohenlinden in 1800.

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Among military personnels, Jean Victor Marie Moreau ranks 257 out of 1,466Before him are Italo Balbo, Gerhard Barkhorn, Jean-Baptiste Kléber, Andrey Yeryomenko, Kurt Knispel, and Huang Zhong. After him are Omar Bradley, Vasily Blyukher, Jozef Gabčík, Erich Priebke, John Franklin, and Władysław Sikorski.

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Among people born in 1763, Jean Victor Marie Moreau ranks 5Before him are Empress Joséphine, Charles XIV John of Sweden, Jean Paul, and Józef Poniatowski. After him are Jacques Charles, Louis Nicolas Vauquelin, Kobayashi Issa, Pierre-Charles Villeneuve, Augustin Robespierre, Claude Chappe, and Guillaume Brune. Among people deceased in 1813, Jean Victor Marie Moreau ranks 4Before him are Joseph-Louis Lagrange, Mikhail Kutuzov, and Józef Poniatowski. After him are Empress Go-Sakuramachi, Sophia Magdalena of Denmark, André Grétry, Gerhard von Scharnhorst, Jean-Andoche Junot, Christoph Martin Wieland, Jean-Baptiste Bessières, and Tecumseh.

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Among people born in France, Jean Victor Marie Moreau ranks 745 out of 5,234Before him are Jean-Baptiste Kléber (1753), Annie Girardot (1931), Sophie of France (1786), Dom Pérignon (1639), Balthus (1908), and Frédéric Bastiat (1801). After him are Maurice Allais (1911), Dominique Strauss-Kahn (1949), Jean-Victor Poncelet (1788), Joseph Proust (1754), Jean Anthelme Brillat-Savarin (1755), and Frontinus (30).


Among military personnels born in France, Jean Victor Marie Moreau ranks 27Before him are Oenomaus (-105), Emmanuel de Grouchy, marquis de Grouchy (1766), Ferdinand Walsin Esterhazy (1847), Henri de La Tour d'Auvergne, Viscount of Turenne (1611), Maurice Gamelin (1872), and Jean-Baptiste Kléber (1753). After him are Philippe Leclerc de Hauteclocque (1902), Robert Nivelle (1856), Bertrand du Guesclin (1320), Georges Picquart (1854), Nicolas Oudinot (1767), and Pierre Augereau (1757).