Louis XVIII of France

1755 - 1824

Louis XVIII of France

Louis XVIII (Louis Stanislas Xavier; 17 November 1755 – 16 September 1824), known as the Desired (French: le Désiré), was King of France from 1814 to 1824, except for the Hundred Days in 1815. He spent twenty-three years in exile: during the French Revolution and the First French Empire (1791–1814); and during the Hundred Days. Until his accession to the throne of France, he held the title of Count of Provence as brother of King Louis XVI. On 21 September 1792, the National Convention abolished the monarchy and deposed Louis XVI, who was later executed by guillotine. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Louis XVIII of France has received more than 2,053,171 page views. His biography is available in 71 different languages on Wikipedia making him the 148th most popular politician.

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Among politicians, Louis XVIII of France ranks 146 out of 14,801Before him are Paul von Hindenburg, Napoleon II, Brutus the Younger, Anne, Queen of Great Britain, Harry S. Truman, and Mohammad Reza Pahlavi. After him are Murad II, Joseph Goebbels, Darius III, Reinhard Heydrich, Louis IX of France, and Francis I of France.

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Among people born in 1755, Louis XVIII of France ranks 2Before him is Marie Antoinette. After him are Samuel Hahnemann, Élisabeth Vigée Le Brun, James Parkinson, Axel von Fersen the Younger, Paul Barras, Alexander Hamilton, Jean Anthelme Brillat-Savarin, Georges Couthon, Jan Henryk Dąbrowski, and François Joseph Lefebvre. Among people deceased in 1824, Louis XVIII of France ranks 2Before him is Lord Byron. After him are Théodore Géricault, Eugène de Beauharnais, James Parkinson, Anne Catherine Emmerich, Agustín de Iturbide, Ferdinand III, Grand Duke of Tuscany, Victor Emmanuel I of Sardinia, Rama II of Siam, Giovanni Battista Viotti, and Maria Luisa, Duchess of Lucca.

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Among people born in France, Louis XVIII of France ranks 65 out of 4,109Before him are Gustave Flaubert (1821), Claude Debussy (1862), Charles Perrault (1628), Hector Berlioz (1803), Napoleon II (1811), and Georges Bizet (1838). After him are Arthur Rimbaud (1854), Louis IX of France (1214), Francis I of France (1494), Caracalla (188), Guy de Maupassant (1850), and Pierre-Simon Laplace (1749).


Among politicians born in France, Louis XVIII of France ranks 13Before him are Henry IV of France (1553), Louis XIII of France (1601), Cardinal Richelieu (1585), Claudius (-10), Philip IV of France (1268), and Napoleon II (1811). After him are Louis IX of France (1214), Francis I of France (1494), Caracalla (188), Maximilien Robespierre (1758), Louis the Pious (778), and Henry III of France (1551).

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