Patrice de MacMahon

1808 - 1893

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Marie Edme Patrice Maurice de MacMahon, marquis de MacMahon, duc de Magenta (French pronunciation: [patʁis də makma.ɔ̃]; 13 June 1808 – 17 October 1893), was a French general and politician, with the distinction of Marshal of France. He served as Chief of State of France from 1873 to 1875 and as President of France from 1875 to 1879. MacMahon led the main French army in the war against the Germans in 1870. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Patrice de MacMahon has received more than 530,293 page views. His biography is available in 70 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 65 in 2019). Patrice de MacMahon is the 1,089th most popular politician (up from 1,159th in 2019), the 404th most popular biography from France (up from 428th in 2019) and the 99th most popular French Politician.

Patrice de MacMahon was a French general who served as the president of France from 1873 to 1879. He is most famous for his role in the Franco-Prussian War and the Paris Commune.

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Among politicians, Patrice de MacMahon ranks 1,089 out of 19,576Before him are Emperor Kōmei, James Buchanan, Camille Desmoulins, Grover Cleveland, Scorpion II, and Robert I of France. After him are Alexander of Greece, Richard von Coudenhove-Kalergi, Eric XIV of Sweden, Chulalongkorn, Levi Eshkol, and Túpac Amaru.

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Among people born in 1808, Patrice de MacMahon ranks 7Before him are Andrew Johnson, Napoleon III, Honoré Daumier, Princess Ludovika of Bavaria, Antonio Meucci, and Frederick VII of Denmark. After him are Emir Abdelkader, Jefferson Davis, Duke Maximilian Joseph in Bavaria, Gérard de Nerval, Thomas Cook, and Johann Gustav Droysen. Among people deceased in 1893, Patrice de MacMahon ranks 5Before him are Pyotr Ilyich Tchaikovsky, Guy de Maupassant, Charles Gounod, and Jean-Martin Charcot. After him are Hippolyte Taine, Alexander of Battenberg, Rutherford B. Hayes, Jan Matejko, Edwin Booth, Josef Stefan, and Jules Ferry.

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Among people born in France, Patrice de MacMahon ranks 404 out of 6,770Before him are Liliane Bettencourt (1922), Ferdinand de Lesseps (1805), Camille Desmoulins (1760), Gaspard Monge (1746), Robert I of France (860), and Pierre Bayle (1647). After him are Jean Lannes (1769), Paul Ricœur (1913), Jean-Baptiste Say (1767), Baldwin II of Jerusalem (1060), Julien Offray de La Mettrie (1709), and Marcel Marceau (1923).


Among politicians born in France, Patrice de MacMahon ranks 99Before him are Louis IV of France (920), James I of Aragon (1208), Dagobert I (611), Pierre Laval (1883), Camille Desmoulins (1760), and Robert I of France (860). After him are Baldwin II of Jerusalem (1060), Louis, Duke of Burgundy (1682), Napoléon, Prince Imperial (1856), Pauline Bonaparte (1780), Jean Monnet (1888), and Albert Lebrun (1871).