Louis Joseph, Duke of Vendôme

1654 - 1712

Louis Joseph, Duke of Vendôme

Louis Joseph de Bourbon, Duke of Vendôme, often simply called Vendôme (1 July 1654 – 11 June 1712) was a French general and Marshal of France. One of the great generals of his era, he was one of Louis XIV's most successful commanders in the War of the Grand Alliance and War of the Spanish Succession. Vendôme joined the French Army and was promoted Lieutenant General in 1688 after his distinguished combat record in the Franco-Dutch War. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Louis Joseph, Duke of Vendôme has received more than 91,362 page views. His biography is available in 23 different languages on Wikipedia making him the 3,628th most popular politician.

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Among politicians, Louis Joseph, Duke of Vendôme ranks 3,605 out of 14,801Before him are Taejodae of Goguryeo, Shamshi-Adad I, Jóhanna Sigurðardóttir, Princess Irene of Greece and Denmark, Prince Eugen, Duke of Närke, and Halimah bint Abi Dhuayb. After him are Birabongse Bhanudej, Qazi Muhammad, John Foster Dulles, Gaston Thorn, Vladimir Voronin, and Sumu-abum.

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Among people born in 1654, Louis Joseph, Duke of Vendôme ranks 4Before him are Kangxi Emperor, Jacob Bernoulli, and Emperor Reigen. After him are Charles I, Landgrave of Hesse-Kassel, Pierre Varignon, Agostino Steffani, Archduchess Maria Anna Josepha of Austria, Nicodemus Tessin the Younger, Constantin Brâncoveanu, John Frederick, Margrave of Brandenburg-Ansbach, and Pedro Calungsod. Among people deceased in 1712, Louis Joseph, Duke of Vendôme ranks 6Before him are Denis Papin, Giovanni Domenico Cassini, Richard Cromwell, Louis, Duke of Burgundy, and Marie Adélaïde of Savoy. After him are Hans-Adam I, Prince of Liechtenstein, Nicolas Catinat, Bahadur Shah I, Tokugawa Ienobu, Jan van der Heyden, and Juan Bautista Cabanilles.

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Among people born in France, Louis Joseph, Duke of Vendôme ranks 1,189 out of 4,109Before him are Carole Bouquet (1957), Clément Ader (1841), Louis, Count of Évreux (1276), Edmond Becquerel (1820), Raymond Loewy (1893), and Roger Caillois (1913). After him are Charles François Dumouriez (1739), Princess Clémentine of Orléans (1817), Gundobad (500), Jean Gaston Darboux (1842), Louis III of Anjou (1403), and Jacques Lefèvre d'Étaples (1460).


Among politicians born in France, Louis Joseph, Duke of Vendôme ranks 287Before him are Victorinus (300), Odo the Great (650), Louis-Eugène Cavaignac (1802), Peter I, Duke of Bourbon (1311), William I, Duke of Aquitaine (875), and Louis, Count of Évreux (1276). After him are Gundobad (500), Louis III of Anjou (1403), Victor, Prince Napoléon (1862), Theuderic II (587), Louis Barthou (1862), and François d'Orléans, Prince of Joinville (1818).

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