Nicolas Catinat

1637 - 1712

Nicolas Catinat

Nicolas Catinat (1 September 1637 – 22 February 1712) was a French military commander and Marshal of France under Louis XIV. The son of a magistrate, Catinat was born in Paris on 1 September 1637. He entered the Gardes Françaises at an early age and distinguished himself at the Siege of Lille in 1667. He became a brigadier ten years later, maréchal de camp in 1680, and lieutenant-general 1688. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Nicolas Catinat has received more than 27,006 page views. His biography is available in 21 different languages on Wikipedia making him the 5,211th most popular politician.

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Among politicians, Nicolas Catinat ranks 5,178 out of 14,801Before him are Liuva I, Charlotte Amalie of Hesse-Kassel, Fatmir Sejdiu, William II, Duke of Bavaria, Ermesinde of Carcassonne, and Amadou Toumani Touré. After him are Chadae of Goguryeo, Lakhdar Brahimi, Qakare Ibi, Rumen Radev, Sindae of Goguryeo, and Burt Munro.

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Among people born in 1637, Nicolas Catinat ranks 6Before him are Dieterich Buxtehude, Jan Swammerdam, Köprülüzade Fazıl Mustafa Pasha, Anne Hyde, and Bernardo Pasquini. After him are Jan van der Heyden, Christian II, Count Palatine of Zweibrücken-Birkenfeld, and Jacques Marquette. Among people deceased in 1712, Nicolas Catinat ranks 8Before him are Giovanni Domenico Cassini, Richard Cromwell, Louis, Duke of Burgundy, Marie Adélaïde of Savoy, Louis Joseph, Duke of Vendôme, and Hans-Adam I, Prince of Liechtenstein. After him are Bahadur Shah I, Tokugawa Ienobu, Jan van der Heyden, Juan Bautista Cabanilles, Nehemiah Grew, and Louisa Maria Stuart.

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In France

Among people born in France, Nicolas Catinat ranks 1,594 out of 4,109Before him are Maurice Duruflé (1902), René Char (1907), Pierre Puget (1620), Ermesinde of Carcassonne (972), Pierre Jean Georges Cabanis (1757), and Jacques Becker (1906). After him are Pierre Beauchamp (1631), Jacques Paul Migne (1800), Coluche (1944), Anne Desclos (1907), Dominique Vandamme (1770), and Frank Darabont (1959).


Among politicians born in France, Nicolas Catinat ranks 381Before him are Yolande of Valois (1434), Antoine Barnave (1761), Marie Anne de Mailly (1717), Charlotte Marguerite de Montmorency (1594), Pierre Mendès France (1907), and Ermesinde of Carcassonne (972). After him are Isabelle of France (1225), Ansegisel (602), Étienne Marcel (1315), William V, Duke of Aquitaine (969), Charles Alexandre de Calonne (1734), and James FitzJames, 1st Duke of Berwick (1670).

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