Paul Barras

1755 - 1829

Paul Barras

Paul François Jean Nicolas, vicomte de Barras (French: [bara:s]) (30 June 1755 – 29 January 1829), commonly known as Paul Barras, was a French politician of the French Revolution, and the main executive leader of the Directory regime of 1795–1799. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Paul Barras has received more than 132,683 page views. His biography is available in 33 different languages on Wikipedia making him the 1,519th most popular politician.

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Among politicians, Paul Barras ranks 1,510 out of 14,801Before him are Suleyman Shah, Djer, An Lushan, Ladislaus IV of Hungary, Shepseskaf, and Walter Schellenberg. After him are Andronikos IV Palaiologos, Carloman of Bavaria, Teodoro Obiang Nguema Mbasogo, Sarah Palin, Archduchess Sophie of Austria, and Agathocles of Syracuse.

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Among people born in 1755, Paul Barras ranks 7Before him are Marie Antoinette, Louis XVIII of France, Samuel Hahnemann, Élisabeth Vigée Le Brun, James Parkinson, and Axel von Fersen the Younger. After him are Alexander Hamilton, Jean Anthelme Brillat-Savarin, Georges Couthon, Jan Henryk Dąbrowski, François Joseph Lefebvre, and Gerhard von Scharnhorst. Among people deceased in 1829, Paul Barras ranks 9Before him are Niels Henrik Abel, Thomas Young, Humphry Davy, John Jay, Maria Anna Mozart, and Friedrich Schlegel. After him are Louis Nicolas Vauquelin, François-Joseph Gossec, Alexander Griboyedov, Mauro Giuliani, Maria Beatrice d'Este, Duchess of Massa, and Maria Josepha Amalia of Saxony.

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In France

Among people born in France, Paul Barras ranks 560 out of 4,109Before him are Annie Girardot (1931), Louis, Prince of Condé (1530), Albert Fert (1938), Hugues de Payens (1074), Johann Heinrich Lambert (1728), and Marie of Anjou (1404). After him are Mireille Darc (1938), Joan of France, Duchess of Berry (1464), Luc Montagnier (1932), Marius Petipa (1818), Gérard de Nerval (1808), and Rashi (1040).


Among politicians born in France, Paul Barras ranks 132Before him are Emmanuel Macron (1977), Mary of Guise (1515), Alaric II (458), Theuderic I (485), Carloman I (751), and Louis, Prince of Condé (1530). After him are Peter IV of Aragon (1319), Stephen, King of England (1095), Louis, Dauphin of France (1729), Christine Lagarde (1956), Baldwin II of Jerusalem (1060), and Magnentius (303).

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