Louis-Gabriel Suchet

1770 - 1826

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Louis-Gabriel Suchet (2 March 1770 – 3 January 1826), Duke of Albufera (French: Duc d'Albuféra), was a French Marshal of the Empire and one of the most successful commanders of the French Revolutionary and Napoleonic Wars. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Louis-Gabriel Suchet has received more than 128,937 page views. His biography is available in 31 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 30 in 2019). Louis-Gabriel Suchet is the 360th most popular military personnel (down from 300th in 2019), the 1,049th most popular biography from France (down from 874th in 2019) and the 41st most popular French Military Personnel.

Louis-Gabriel Suchet, a French general, was most famous for his military victories in the Peninsular War and the War of the Sixth Coalition.

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Among military personnels, Louis-Gabriel Suchet ranks 360 out of 1,466Before him are Xu Huang, Johannes Frießner, Qutayba ibn Muslim, Henri Giraud, Laurent de Gouvion Saint-Cyr, and Gerhard von Scharnhorst. After him are Günther Rall, La Hire, Kim Philby, Karl Philipp, Prince of Schwarzenberg, Jean de Lattre de Tassigny, and François Achille Bazaine.

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Among people born in 1770, Louis-Gabriel Suchet ranks 11Before him are William Wordsworth, Bertel Thorvaldsen, Louis-Nicolas Davout, François Gérard, Adam Jerzy Czartoryski, and Manuel Belgrano. After him are Anton Reicha, Princess Carolina of Parma, Ferdinando Carulli, Adam Johann von Krusenstern, Thomas Johann Seebeck, and Sequoyah. Among people deceased in 1826, Louis-Gabriel Suchet ranks 15Before him are Stamford Raffles, Joseph Proust, Jean Anthelme Brillat-Savarin, Elizabeth Alexeievna, Nikolay Karamzin, and Frederica of Baden. After him are Maria Leopoldina of Austria, Levin August von Bennigsen, Johann Elert Bode, Juan Crisóstomo Arriaga, Franz Danzi, and Johann Baptist von Spix.

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Among people born in France, Louis-Gabriel Suchet ranks 1,049 out of 5,234Before him are Flora Tristan (1803), François Leclerc du Tremblay (1577), Laurent de Gouvion Saint-Cyr (1764), André Antoine (1858), Jean Todt (1946), and William of Gellone (750). After him are Johannes Tauler (1300), Jacques Clément (1567), Adela of Champagne (1140), La Hire (1390), Louis Alexandre, Count of Toulouse (1678), and Agnes of Poitou (1025).


Among military personnels born in France, Louis-Gabriel Suchet ranks 41Before him are Gnaeus Julius Agricola (40), François Joseph Lefebvre (1755), Jacques MacDonald (1765), Charles François Dumouriez (1739), Henri Giraud (1879), and Laurent de Gouvion Saint-Cyr (1764). After him are La Hire (1390), Jean de Lattre de Tassigny (1889), François Achille Bazaine (1811), Jean-Andoche Junot (1771), Jean-Baptiste Jourdan (1762), and Jean-Baptiste Bessières (1768).