Joachim Murat

1767 - 1815

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Joachim Murat (French pronunciation: ​[ʒɔaʃɛ̃ myʁa]; 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 also 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 1,300,780 page views. His biography is available in 60 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 58 in 2019). Joachim Murat is the 366th most popular politician (down from 345th in 2019), the 170th most popular biography from France (down from 154th in 2019) and the 44th 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 366 out of 15,710Before him are Horemheb, Dido, Gustaf VI Adolf of Sweden, Abdulmejid I, Abbas the Great, and Sargon of Akkad. After him are Ertuğrul, Alp Arslan, Sigismund III Vasa, Semiramis, Priam, and Peter III of Russia.

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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, Benjamin Constant, John VI of Portugal, August Wilhelm Schlegel, Prince Edward, Duke of Kent and Strathearn, Nicolas Oudinot, and Manuel Godoy. Among people deceased in 1815, Joachim Murat ranks 1After him are Michel Ney, Robert Fulton, Franz Mesmer, Sarah Baartman, Louis-Alexandre Berthier, Emma, Lady Hamilton, Guillaume Brune, Jan Potocki, Carsten Niebuhr, 9th Dalai Lama, and Smithson Tennant.

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Among people born in France, Joachim Murat ranks 170 out of 5,234Before him are Pope Gregory XI (1370), Théodore Géricault (1791), Charles Maurice de Talleyrand-Périgord (1754), Georges Seurat (1859), Pierre-Joseph Proudhon (1809), and Jean-Antoine Watteau (1684). After him are Bernadette Soubirous (1844), Alexis de Tocqueville (1805), Pope Clement VI (1291), André Breton (1896), Philip VI of France (1293), and Louis Bonaparte (1778).


Among politicians born in France, Joachim Murat ranks 44Before him are Hugh Capet (940), Edward IV of England (1442), Louis XI of France (1423), Philip V of Spain (1683), François Mitterrand (1916), and Charles V of France (1338). After him are Philip VI of France (1293), Louis Bonaparte (1778), Louis X of France (1289), Richard II of England (1367), Charles IV of France (1294), and Henry II of England (1133).