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Joachim Murat

1767 - 1815

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Joachim Murat ( mure-AH, also muurr-AHT, French: [ʒɔaʃɛ̃ myʁa]; Italian: Gioacchino Murati; 25 March 1767 – 13 October 1815) was a French military commander and statesman who served during the French Revolutionary Wars and Napoleonic Wars. Under the French Empire he received the military titles of Marshal of the Empire and Admiral of France. He was the 1st Prince Murat, Grand Duke of Berg from 1806 to 1808 and King of Naples as Joachim-Napoleon (Italian: Gioacchino Napoleone) from 1808 to 1815. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Joachim Murat has received more than 1,568,002 page views. His biography is available in 63 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 60 in 2019). Joachim Murat is the 344th most popular politician (up from 366th in 2019), the 144th most popular biography from France (up from 170th in 2019) and the 39th most popular French Politician.

Joachim Murat is most famous for being a Marshal of France and King of Naples.

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Among politicians, Joachim Murat ranks 344 out of 15,577Before him are Alexander Dubček, Elagabalus, Philip III of Spain, Victor Emmanuel III of Italy, Nerva, and Constantine XI Palaiologos. After him are Abbas the Great, François Mitterrand, Muhammad Ali of Egypt, Charles V of France, Khafra, and Turhan Hatice Sultan.

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Among people born in 1767, Joachim Murat ranks 1After him are Wilhelm von Humboldt, Louis Antoine de Saint-Just, Andrew Jackson, Jean-Baptiste Say, John Quincy Adams, John VI of Portugal, Benjamin Constant, Prince Edward, Duke of Kent and Strathearn, August Wilhelm Schlegel, Duchess Elisabeth of Württemberg, and Nicolas Oudinot. Among people deceased in 1815, Joachim Murat ranks 1After him are Michel Ney, Sarah Baartman, Robert Fulton, Franz Mesmer, Louis-Alexandre Berthier, Emma, Lady Hamilton, Jan Potocki, Carsten Niebuhr, Guillaume Brune, José María Morelos, and 9th Dalai Lama.

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Among people born in France, Joachim Murat ranks 144 out of 6,011Before him are Jean Cocteau (1889), Jean le Rond d'Alembert (1717), Joseph Fourier (1768), Louis XI of France (1423), Georges Braque (1882), and Pierre Bourdieu (1930). After him are François Mitterrand (1916), Georges Seurat (1859), Philippe I, Duke of Orléans (1640), Charles V of France (1338), Jean Bodin (1530), and Christian Dior (1905).


Among politicians born in France, Joachim Murat ranks 39Before him are Louis XVIII of France (1755), Charles VI of France (1368), Godfrey of Bouillon (1060), Louis XII of France (1462), Charles VIII of France (1470), and Louis XI of France (1423). After him are François Mitterrand (1916), Charles V of France (1338), Charles IX of France (1550), Francis II of France (1544), Henry II of England (1133), and Philip VI of France (1293).