Joan of Arc

1412 - 1431

Joan of Arc

Joan of Arc (French: Jeanne d'Arc pronounced [ʒan daʁk]; c. 1412 – 30 May 1431), nicknamed "The Maid of Orléans" (French: La Pucelle d'Orléans), is considered a heroine of France for her role during the Lancastrian phase of the Hundred Years' War, and was canonized as a Roman Catholic saint. She was born to Jacques d'Arc and Isabelle Romée, a peasant family, at Domrémy in northeast France. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Joan of Arc has received more than 10,879,032 page views. Her biography is available in 138 different languages on Wikipedia making her the 3rd most popular military personnel.

Memorability Metrics

  • 11M

    Page Views (PV)

  • 90.49

    Historical Popularity Index (HPI)

  • 138

    Languages Editions (L)

  • 12.77

    Effective Languages (L*)

  • 4.15

    Coefficient of Variation (CV)

Page views of Joan of Arcs by language


Among military personnels, Joan of Arc ranks 3 out of 1,194Before her are Genghis Khan and Alexander the Great. After her are Timur, Charles de Gaulle, Spartacus, Chiang Kai-shek, Charles Martel, Erwin Rommel, Adolf Eichmann, William Wallace, and Themistocles.

Most Popular Military Personnels in Wikipedia

Go to all Rankings


Among people born in 1412, Joan of Arc ranks 1After her are Abu'l-Khayr Khan, Ludovico III Gonzaga, Marquis of Mantua, and Jaume Huguet. Among people deceased in 1431, Joan of Arc ranks 1After her are Pope Martin V, Nuno Álvares Pereira, and Violant of Bar.

Others Born in 1412

Go to all Rankings

Others Deceased in 1431

Go to all Rankings

In France

Among people born in France, Joan of Arc ranks 3 out of 4,109Before her are Napoleon (1769) and Louis XIV of France (1638). After her are René Descartes (1596), Voltaire (1694), Victor Hugo (1802), Blaise Pascal (1623), Molière (1622), Louis Pasteur (1822), Claude Monet (1840), Jules Verne (1828), and Nostradamus (1503).


Among military personnels born in France, Joan of Arc ranks 1After her are Charles de Gaulle (1890), Prince Eugene of Savoy (1663), Charles XIV John of Sweden (1763), Alfred Dreyfus (1859), Charles de Batz de Castelmore d'Artagnan (1611), Ferdinand Foch (1851), Gilbert du Motier, Marquis de Lafayette (1757), Eugène de Beauharnais (1781), John of Austria (1547), Louis-Nicolas Davout (1770), and Theodor Eicke (1892).

Military Personnels Born in France

Go to all Rankings