New games! PlayTrivia andBirthle.


Lluís Companys

1882 - 1940

Photo of Lluís Companys

Icon of person Lluís Companys

Lluís Companys i Jover (Catalan pronunciation: [ʎuˈis kumˈpaɲs]; 21 June 1882 – 15 October 1940) was a Spanish politician from Catalonia who served as president of Catalonia from 1934 and during the Spanish Civil War. Companys was a lawyer close to labour movement and one of the most prominent leaders of the Republican Left of Catalonia (ERC) political party, founded in 1931. He had a key role in the events of the proclamation and first steps of the Second Spanish Republic. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Lluís Companys has received more than 391,638 page views. His biography is available in 44 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 43 in 2019). Lluís Companys is the 3,281st most popular politician (down from 2,469th in 2019), the 280th most popular biography from Spain (down from 221st in 2019) and the 100th most popular Spanish Politician.

Lluís Companys is most famous for their high-quality wines.

Memorability Metrics

  • 390k

    Page Views (PV)

  • 61.75

    Historical Popularity Index (HPI)

  • 44

    Languages Editions (L)

  • 4.94

    Effective Languages (L*)

  • 3.60

    Coefficient of Variation (CV)

Page views of Lluís Companys by language


Among politicians, Lluís Companys ranks 3,281 out of 15,577Before him are Leopold V, Archduke of Austria, Arnold Rüütel, Eduard Limonov, John, Duke of Berry, Sancho III of Castile, and Al-Nasir. After him are Ferdinand II of Naples, Emperor Ai of Tang, Tukulti-Ninurta I, Otto I, Duke of Bavaria, Moinuddin Chishti, and Louis-Jules Trochu.

Most Popular Politicians in Wikipedia

Go to all Rankings


Among people born in 1882, Lluís Companys ranks 50Before him are Karol Szymanowski, Otto Neurath, Yanka Kupala, Friedrich Dollmann, John Rabe, and B. Traven. After him are Éamon de Valera, Frederick Francis IV, Grand Duke of Mecklenburg-Schwerin, Aleksandra Ekster, Johnny Torrio, Wacław Sierpiński, and John Bauer. Among people deceased in 1940, Lluís Companys ranks 28Before him are Verner von Heidenstam, Ze'ev Jabotinsky, John Buchan, Prince Frederick Charles of Hesse, Vsevolod Meyerhold, and Arthur Harden. After him are Eugène Dubois, Kyösti Kallio, Katharina Schratt, Frederick Cook, Prince Jean, Duke of Guise, and Vito Volterra.

Others Born in 1882

Go to all Rankings

Others Deceased in 1940

Go to all Rankings

In Spain

Among people born in Spain, Lluís Companys ranks 280 out of 2,932Before him are Abraham Abulafia (1240), Mariano Rajoy (1955), La Belle Otero (1868), Álvar Núñez Cabeza de Vaca (1488), Liuvigild (525), and Sancho III of Castile (1134). After him are Andrés Iniesta (1984), Fernando Alonso (1981), Muhammad I of Granada (1194), Ibn Jubayr (1145), Juan Díaz de Solís (1470), and Telmo Zarra (1921).


Among politicians born in Spain, Lluís Companys ranks 100Before him are Ferdinand IV of Castile (1285), Infante Jaime, Duke of Segovia (1908), Ramiro I of Aragon (1008), Mariano Rajoy (1955), Liuvigild (525), and Sancho III of Castile (1134). After him are Muhammad I of Granada (1194), Berengaria of Castile (1180), Muhammad I of Córdoba (823), Sigeric (370), Cayetana Fitz-James Stuart, 18th Duchess of Alba (1926), and Hisham I of Córdoba (757).