Louis-Jules Trochu

1815 - 1896

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Louis-Jules Trochu (French pronunciation: [lwi ʒyl tʁɔʃy]; 12 March 1815 – 7 October 1896) was a French military leader and politician. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Louis-Jules Trochu has received more than 90,675 page views. His biography is available in 31 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 30 in 2019). Louis-Jules Trochu is the 2,696th most popular politician (up from 3,240th in 2019), the 900th most popular biography from France (up from 1,060th in 2019) and the 208th most popular French Politician.

Trochu was most famous for being the military governor of Paris during the Siege of Paris.

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Among politicians, Louis-Jules Trochu ranks 2,696 out of 19,576Before him are Christopher I of Denmark, Guillaume Henri Dufour, Anastasio Somoza Debayle, Artur Axmann, Pharnaces II of Pontus, and Magnus the Good. After him are Frederick Christian, Elector of Saxony, Creoda of Mercia, John I of Aragon, Admetus, Alfred Hugenberg, and Prithviraj Chauhan.

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Among people born in 1815, Louis-Jules Trochu ranks 7Before him are Otto von Bismarck, John Bosco, Ada Lovelace, George Boole, Karl Weierstrass, and Otto of Greece. After him are Adolph Menzel, Johann Jakob Bachofen, Ildefons Cerdà, Thomas Couture, Julia Margaret Cameron, and Ľudovít Štúr. Among people deceased in 1896, Louis-Jules Trochu ranks 17Before him are José Rizal, John Everett Millais, Naser al-Din Shah Qajar, Harriet Beecher Stowe, H. H. Holmes, and Edmond de Goncourt. After him are Richard Avenarius, Ambroise Thomas, John Langdon Down, Prince Louis, Duke of Nemours, Ichiyō Higuchi, and Prince Henry of Battenberg.

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In France

Among people born in France, Louis-Jules Trochu ranks 900 out of 6,770Before him are Jules Ferry (1832), Edmond de Goncourt (1822), Claudine Auger (1941), Richard I of Normandy (933), Jean Giraud (1938), and Paul Delaroche (1797). After him are John I of Aragon (1350), Edgar Morin (1921), Jean-Claude Killy (1943), Claude Lelouch (1937), Bernard Le Bovier de Fontenelle (1657), and Joan the Lame (1293).


Among politicians born in France, Louis-Jules Trochu ranks 208Before him are Guntram (532), Clotilde of France (1759), Henriette of France (1727), Renée of France (1510), Jules Ferry (1832), and Richard I of Normandy (933). After him are John I of Aragon (1350), Beatrice I, Countess of Burgundy (1143), Sigismund of Burgundy (500), Chilperic I (539), Louis Barthou (1862), and Joseph Babinski (1857).