Louis de Jaucourt

1704 - 1779

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Chevalier Louis de Jaucourt (French: [də ʒokuʁ]; 16 September 1704 – 3 February 1779) was a French scholar and the most prolific contributor to the Encyclopédie. He wrote about 17,000 articles on subjects including physiology, chemistry, botany, pathology, and political history, or about 25% of the entire encyclopaedia, all done voluntarily. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Louis de Jaucourt has received more than 77,717 page views. His biography is available in 18 different languages on Wikipedia. Louis de Jaucourt is the 348th most popular physician (down from 327th in 2019), the 2,772nd most popular biography from France (down from 2,624th in 2019) and the 38th most popular French Physician.

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    Historical Popularity Index (HPI)

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    Languages Editions (L)

  • 5.72

    Effective Languages (L*)

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    Coefficient of Variation (CV)

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Over the past year Louis de Jaucourt has had the most page views in the with 9,837 views, followed by French (8,960), and Spanish (2,172). In terms of yearly growth of page views the top 3 wikpedia editions are Egyptian Arabic (61.00%), Catalan (45.63%), and Bulgarian (44.51%)


Among physicians, Louis de Jaucourt ranks 348 out of 726Before him are James Braid, Max Heindel, Luke Voyno-Yasenetsky, Anthony Fauci, Ibn Abi Usaibia, and Shinya Yamanaka. After him are Johann Peter Frank, Anders Chydenius, Ernest Duchesne, Ewald Hering, Ernst Wilhelm von Brücke, and Mehmet Oz.

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Among people born in 1704, Louis de Jaucourt ranks 12Before him are Hans Hermann von Katte, John Kay, Jean-Baptiste de Boyer, Marquis d'Argens, Countess Caroline of Nassau-Saarbrücken, Margravine Johanna of Baden-Baden, and Johann Andreas Segner. After him are Carlos Seixas, Charles Pinot Duclos, Karl August, Prince of Waldeck and Pyrmont, Andrija Kačić Miošić, Richard Pococke, and John Byng. Among people deceased in 1779, Louis de Jaucourt ranks 13Before him are Casimir Pulaski, John Kay, David Garrick, Tommaso Traetta, Heinrich XXIV, Count Reuss of Ebersdorf, and William Boyce. After him are Kosmas the Aetolian, Alessandro Albani, Pehr Kalm, Claude Bourgelat, Abol-Fath Khan Zand, and Johannes Burman.

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In France

Among people born in France, Louis de Jaucourt ranks 2,772 out of 6,770Before him are Alix, Duchess of Brittany (1200), Augustin Pajou (1730), Isabelle Aubret (1938), Bernard Werber (1961), Eustace II, Count of Boulogne (1015), and Louise Farrenc (1804). After him are André Pieyre de Mandiargues (1909), Bathilde d'Orléans (1750), Alexis Bouvard (1767), Georges Catroux (1877), Pierre Brasseur (1905), and Nicolas Henri, Duke of Orléans (1607).

Among PHYSICIANS In France

Among physicians born in France, Louis de Jaucourt ranks 38Before him are Guillaume Dupuytren (1777), Pierre Paul Émile Roux (1853), Michel-Gabriel Paccard (1757), Jean-Baptiste Denys (1643), Jean-Pierre Abel-Rémusat (1788), and Antoine Louis (1723). After him are Ernest Duchesne (1874), Jean Pierre Flourens (1794), Pierre Fauchard (1679), Jean Baptiste François Pierre Bulliard (1742), Jean-Nicolas Corvisart (1755), and Charles Estienne (1504).