Louis-Alexandre Berthier

1753 - 1815

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Louis-Alexandre Berthier (20 November 1753 – 1 June 1815), Prince of Neuchâtel and Valangin, Prince of Wagram, was a French military commander who served during the French Revolutionary Wars and the Napoleonic Wars. He was twice Minister of War of France and was made a Marshal of the Empire in 1804. Berthier served as chief of staff to Napoleon Bonaparte from his first Italian campaign in 1796 until his first abdication in 1814. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Louis-Alexandre Berthier has received more than 458,674 page views. His biography is available in 44 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 40 in 2019). Louis-Alexandre Berthier is the 147th most popular military personnel (up from 168th in 2019), the 488th most popular biography from France (up from 516th in 2019) and the 14th most popular French Military Personnel.

Louis-Alexandre Berthier was a French general and military commander during the Revolutionary and Napoleonic Wars. He is most famous for his 1807 victory at the Battle of Friedland.

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Over the past year Louis-Alexandre Berthier has had the most page views in the with 98,363 views, followed by French (38,163), and Russian (18,400). In terms of yearly growth of page views the top 3 wikpedia editions are Esperanto (255.91%), Piedmontese (72.48%), and Serbo-Croatian (70.33%)


Among military personnels, Louis-Alexandre Berthier ranks 147 out of 2,058Before him are Ubba, Hamilcar Barca, Zhou Yu, Pyotr Bagration, José de San Martín, and Draža Mihailović. After him are Aleksandr Vasilevsky, Ludwig Beck, Raymond IV, Count of Toulouse, Chūichi Nagumo, Antipater, and Paul Tibbets.

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Among people born in 1753, Louis-Alexandre Berthier ranks 1After him are Joseph de Maistre, Lazare Carnot, Jean-Baptiste Kléber, Utamaro, Marie Joséphine of Savoy, Miguel Hidalgo y Costilla, Benjamin Thompson, Phillis Wheatley, Frederick, Hereditary Prince of Denmark, Jean Jacques Régis de Cambacérès, and Louise Marie Adélaïde de Bourbon, Duchess of Orléans. Among people deceased in 1815, Louis-Alexandre Berthier ranks 5Before him are Joachim Murat, Michel Ney, Sarah Baartman, and Robert Fulton. After him are Franz Mesmer, Jan Potocki, Emma, Lady Hamilton, Carsten Niebuhr, Guillaume Brune, José María Morelos, and 9th Dalai Lama.

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Among people born in France, Louis-Alexandre Berthier ranks 488 out of 6,770Before him are Patrick Modiano (1945), Genevieve (423), Jean Arp (1886), Jacques Delors (1925), Mireille Darc (1938), and Hippolyte Fizeau (1819). After him are Antoine of Navarre (1518), Étienne Bonnot de Condillac (1714), Alfred Werner (1866), Christine Lagarde (1956), Margaret Mary Alacoque (1647), and Jean-Marie Le Pen (1928).


Among military personnels born in France, Louis-Alexandre Berthier ranks 14Before him are Ferdinand Foch (1851), Gilbert du Motier, Marquis de Lafayette (1757), Theodor Eicke (1892), Louis-Nicolas Davout (1770), Jean Lannes (1769), and André Masséna (1758). After him are Raymond IV, Count of Toulouse (1045), Joseph Joffre (1852), Louis, Grand Condé (1621), Auguste de Marmont (1774), Jean-de-Dieu Soult (1769), and Prince Charles Alexander of Lorraine (1712).