Maurice Couve de Murville

1907 - 1999

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Jacques-Maurice Couve de Murville (French: [mɔʁis kuv də myʁvil, moʁ-]; 24 January 1907 – 24 December 1999) was a French diplomat and politician who was Minister of Foreign Affairs from 1958 to 1968 and Prime Minister from 1968 to 1969 under the presidency of General de Gaulle. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Maurice Couve de Murville has received more than 77,938 page views. His biography is available in 32 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 30 in 2019). Maurice Couve de Murville is the 7,035th most popular politician (down from 6,228th in 2019), the 2,152nd most popular biography from France (down from 1,858th in 2019) and the 518th most popular French Politician.

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Among politicians, Maurice Couve de Murville ranks 7,035 out of 15,710Before him are Catherine of Burgundy, Antonio Possevino, Guillaume de Sonnac, Zeki Velidi Togan, Boris Trajkovski, and Lloque Yupanqui. After him are Henry Campbell-Bannerman, Ruth Dreifuss, Henry XIII, Duke of Bavaria, Maria Gonzaga, Duchess of Montferrat, Constantine Kanaris, and Antoni Radziwiłł.

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Among people born in 1907, Maurice Couve de Murville ranks 106Before him are Trường Chinh, Avraham Stern, Pedro Arrupe, Mahadevi Varma, Jean Hyppolite, and Heinz Brandt. After him are Roger Peyrefitte, George de Mestral, Anthony Blunt, Dixie Dean, Sabahattin Ali, and Takeo Miki. Among people deceased in 1999, Maurice Couve de Murville ranks 74Before him are David Ogilvy, Paul Bowles, Michael Morris, 3rd Baron Killanin, Heinz G. Konsalik, Gertrud Scholtz-Klink, and Phaedon Gizikis. After him are Kisshomaru Ueshiba, Leon Štukelj, Aldo van Eyck, Joseph Heller, Jean Guitton, and Curtis Mayfield.

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Among people born in France, Maurice Couve de Murville ranks 2,152 out of 5,234Before him are Jean Chacornac (1823), Robert de Cotte (1656), Catherine of Burgundy (1378), Éric-Emmanuel Schmitt (1960), Louis-Léopold Boilly (1761), and Jean-Baptiste Oudry (1686). After him are Guillaume Amontons (1663), Alexandre Astruc (1923), Étienne Balibar (1942), Pierre Leroux (1797), Yann Tiersen (1970), and Honoré d'Urfé (1567).


Among politicians born in France, Maurice Couve de Murville ranks 518Before him are Princess Françoise of Orléans (1844), Félix Gouin (1884), Bonne of Artois (1396), Pierre Messmer (1916), Pierre-Jules Hetzel (1814), and Catherine of Burgundy (1378). After him are Pierre Bérégovoy (1925), Théophile Delcassé (1852), Jean-Marc Ayrault (1950), Albert Sarraut (1872), Pierre Fournier (1906), and Marina Ginestà (1919).