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P. G. T. Beauregard

1818 - 1893

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Pierre Gustave Toutant-Beauregard (May 28, 1818 - February 20, 1893) was a Confederate general officer of Louisiana Creole descent who started the American Civil War by leading the attack on Fort Sumter on April 12, 1861. Today, he is commonly referred to as P. G. T. Beauregard, but he rarely used his first name as an adult. He signed correspondence as G. T. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of P. G. T. Beauregard has received more than 1,623,686 page views. His biography is available in 35 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 31 in 2019). P. G. T. Beauregard is the 674th most popular military personnel (up from 725th in 2019), the 2,057th most popular biography from United States (up from 2,285th in 2019) and the 29th most popular American Military Personnel.

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Among military personnels, P. G. T. Beauregard ranks 674 out of 1,468Before him are Archduke Ferdinand Karl Joseph of Austria-Este, Otto Kittel, Lothar von Trotha, Hans Hermann von Katte, Johan Banér, and William Stuart-Houston. After him are Oswald Boelcke, Walther Nehring, Adolf Heusinger, Markian Popov, Vasily Petrov, and William Halsey Jr..

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Among people born in 1818, P. G. T. Beauregard ranks 38Before him are Friedrich Wilhelm Raiffeisen, Infante Carlos, Count of Montemolin, Francesco Crispi, Heinrich Göbel, Charles Alexander, Grand Duke of Saxe-Weimar-Eisenach, and Max Joseph von Pettenkofer. After him are Marie of Saxe-Altenburg, Maria Mitchell, Prince August of Saxe-Coburg and Gotha, Franciscus Donders, Konstantin Petrovich von Kaufmann, and Henri Étienne Sainte-Claire Deville. Among people deceased in 1893, P. G. T. Beauregard ranks 20Before him are John Tyndall, George Tupou I, Baron Alexander von Bach, Duke Maximilian Emanuel in Bavaria, Alfredo Catalani, and Heinrich Göbel. After him are Leland Stanford, Abner Doubleday, Princess Margherita of Bourbon-Parma, George Victor, Prince of Waldeck and Pyrmont, Ferenc Erkel, and Alexander Cunningham.

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Among people born in United States, P. G. T. Beauregard ranks 2,057 out of 18,182Before him are John Frankenheimer (1930), David Berkowitz (1953), Mary Anderson (1862), Jack Kemp (1935), Fred Rogers (1928), and Othniel Charles Marsh (1831). After him are Walter Lantz (1899), Gabe Newell (1962), Brendan Fraser (1968), Joey Ramone (1951), Jack Nicklaus (1940), and Armand Assante (1949).


Among military personnels born in United States, P. G. T. Beauregard ranks 29Before him are Creighton Abrams (1914), Joseph P. Kennedy Jr. (1915), Matthew Ridgway (1895), Chris Kyle (1974), Mark W. Clark (1896), and Charles Sweeney (1919). After him are William Halsey Jr. (1882), Abner Doubleday (1819), Frank Jack Fletcher (1885), Paul Revere (1735), Doc Holliday (1851), and James Bowie (1796).