Pascal Couchepin

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Pascal Couchepin (born 5 April 1942) is a Swiss politician who served as a Member of the Swiss Federal Council from 1998 to 2009. A member of the Free Democratic Party (FDP/PRD), he was President of the Swiss Confederation twice, in 2003 and 2008. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Pascal Couchepin has received more than 55,208 page views. His biography is available in 33 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 31 in 2019). Pascal Couchepin is the 8,195th most popular politician (down from 7,793rd in 2019), the 223rd most popular biography from Switzerland (down from 211th in 2019) and the 33rd most popular Swiss Politician.

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  • 55k

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  • 55.61

    Historical Popularity Index (HPI)

  • 33

    Languages Editions (L)

  • 5.89

    Effective Languages (L*)

  • 2.66

    Coefficient of Variation (CV)

Page views of Pascal Couchepins by language

Over the past year Pascal Couchepin has had the most page views in the with 8,759 views, followed by German (8,366), and English (6,711). In terms of yearly growth of page views the top 3 wikpedia editions are Esperanto (100.00%), Catalan (98.53%), and Norwegian (Nynorsk) (80.16%)


Among politicians, Pascal Couchepin ranks 8,195 out of 19,576Before him are Ezzelino III da Romano, Kim Seong-su, Countess Palatine Maria Anna of Zweibrücken-Birkenfeld, Neferkauhor, Charles IV, Duke of Alençon, and Karl Gützlaff. After him are Maria of Trebizond, Count Karl Sigmund von Hohenwart, Teimuraz I of Kakheti, Tirimüjgan Kadın, Clarice de' Medici, and Andrey Razumovsky.

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Among people born in 1942, Pascal Couchepin ranks 191Before him are Mike Markkula, Susan Sullivan, Arnaldo Tamayo Méndez, Edward Luttwak, Fradique de Menezes, and Daliah Lavi. After him are Iolu Abil, Samuel R. Delany, Punsalmaagiin Ochirbat, Jim Rogers, Nicole Fontaine, and Petar Nadoveza.

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In Switzerland

Among people born in Switzerland, Pascal Couchepin ranks 223 out of 1,015Before him are Françoise-Louise de Warens (1699), Adolphe Appia (1862), Umberto Agnelli (1934), Robert Miles (1969), Denis de Rougemont (1906), and George de Mestral (1907). After him are Jean Charles Galissard de Marignac (1817), Jakob Friedrich Ehrhart (1742), Carl Nägeli (1817), Marcel Bezençon (1907), Pierre Jeanneret (1896), and Jean-André Deluc (1727).

Among POLITICIANS In Switzerland

Among politicians born in Switzerland, Pascal Couchepin ranks 33Before him are Leonardo Conti (1900), Alfred Escher (1819), Guy Parmelin (1959), Ruth Dreifuss (1940), Ubol Ratana (1951), and Alain Berset (1972). After him are Louis of Cyprus (1436), Ignazio Cassis (1961), Matilda of Habsburg (1253), Ernst Brenner (1856), Giuseppe Motta (1871), and Walter Hauser (1837).