Maurice Bavaud

1916 - 1941

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Maurice Bavaud (January 15, 1916 – May 14, 1941) was a Swiss theology student who in 1938 attempted to assassinate Adolf Hitler. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Maurice Bavaud has received more than 80,340 page views. His biography is available in 17 different languages on Wikipedia. Maurice Bavaud is the 1,411th most popular religious figure (down from 1,296th in 2019), the 238th most popular biography from Switzerland (down from 211th in 2019) and the 13th most popular Swiss Religious Figure.

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Among religious figures, Maurice Bavaud ranks 1,411 out of 2,272Before him are Franciszek Macharski, Joseph Genesius, Joshua the High Priest, Theophylact of Constantinople, Raffaele Riario, and Pope Cyril VI of Alexandria. After him are George Pell, Audrys Bačkis, Pandita Ramabai, Andrew Corsini, Fariduddin Ganjshakar, and Soga no Umako.

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Among people born in 1916, Maurice Bavaud ranks 104Before him are Helmut Gröttrup, Archie Moore, Walter Cronkite, Chiang Fang-liang, Vladimir Demikhov, and Anthony Dawson. After him are Ignacio Trelles, Edmundo Suárez, Chiang Wei-kuo, Rossano Brazzi, Unica Zürn, and Halil İnalcık. Among people deceased in 1941, Maurice Bavaud ranks 80Before him are Alexandros Koryzis, Hans Berger, Viktor Dankl von Krasnik, Amy Johnson, Hanns Kerrl, and Infanta Maria das Neves of Portugal. After him are Grigory Shtern, Wil van Gogh, Amrita Sher-Gil, Simon Dubnow, Gutzon Borglum, and J. Stuart Blackton.

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In Switzerland

Among people born in Switzerland, Maurice Bavaud ranks 238 out of 749Before him are Christoph Blocher (1940), Antonio Ciseri (1821), Adolf Wölfli (1864), Johann II Bernoulli (1710), Johann Bauhin (1541), and Rudolf Wolf (1816). After him are Jean Starobinski (1920), Jean-André Deluc (1727), Johann Jakob von Tschudi (1818), Johann Schneider-Ammann (1952), Paul Wild (1925), and Ivan Rakitić (1988).

Among RELIGIOUS FIGURES In Switzerland

Among religious figures born in Switzerland, Maurice Bavaud ranks 13Before him are Jacob Sprenger (1435), Ulrich of Augsburg (890), Billy Meier (1937), Jakob Ammann (1644), Daniel Peter (1836), and Georges Cottier (1922). After him are Gilberto Agustoni (1922), Anders Arborelius (1949), Henri Schwery (1932), Charles Journet (1891), Kurt Koch (1950), and Conrad Grebel (1498).