Paul Bocuse

1926 - 2018

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Paul Bocuse (French pronunciation: ​[pɔl bɔkyz]; 11 February 1926 – 20 January 2018) was a French chef based in Lyon who was known for the high quality of his restaurants and his innovative approaches to cuisine. A student of Eugénie Brazier, he was one of the most prominent chefs associated with the nouvelle cuisine, which is less opulent and calorific than the traditional cuisine classique, and stresses the importance of fresh ingredients of the highest quality. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Paul Bocuse has received more than 1,123,002 page views. His biography is available in 36 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 35 in 2019). Paul Bocuse is the 1,233rd most popular politician (down from 1,113th in 2019), the 466th most popular biography from France (down from 419th in 2019) and the 110th most popular French Politician.

Paul Bocuse is a French chef who is most famous for his nouvelle cuisine.

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Among politicians, Paul Bocuse ranks 1,233 out of 15,710Before him are Trebonianus Gallus, Berenice IV of Egypt, John VI Kantakouzenos, Ariq Böke, Romanos I Lekapenos, and Herod Agrippa. After him are Dmitry Medvedev, Carus, Masinissa, Marie François Sadi Carnot, Khalifa bin Zayed Al Nahyan, and Cyrus I.

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Among people born in 1926, Paul Bocuse ranks 21Before him are Klaus Kinski, Hugh Hefner, Andrzej Wajda, Elisabeth Kübler-Ross, Jerry Lewis, and Svetlana Alliluyeva. After him are Prince Claus of the Netherlands, John Coltrane, Allen Ginsberg, Ivan Illich, Harper Lee, and Clifford Geertz. Among people deceased in 2018, Paul Bocuse ranks 16Before him are Aretha Franklin, Amos Oz, Isao Takahata, Henrik, Prince Consort of Denmark, John McCain, and Philip Roth. After him are Stephen Hillenburg, Peter Grünberg, Burt Reynolds, Lys Assia, Paul Allen, and France Gall.

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Among people born in France, Paul Bocuse ranks 466 out of 5,234Before him are Roger Vadim (1928), Margaret of Anjou (1430), Ambroise Paré (1510), Gaspard Monge (1746), Pierre Beaumarchais (1732), and Frédéric Passy (1822). After him are Carus (230), Marie François Sadi Carnot (1837), Philippe Pinel (1745), Peter the Hermit (1050), Louis Renault (1843), and Arthur Honegger (1892).


Among politicians born in France, Paul Bocuse ranks 110Before him are Antoine of Navarre (1518), Marie Louise d’Orléans (1662), Napoléon, Prince Imperial (1856), Baldwin I, Latin Emperor (1172), Napoléon Louis Bonaparte (1804), and Margaret of Anjou (1430). After him are Carus (230), Marie François Sadi Carnot (1837), Christine Lagarde (1956), Louis Philippe II, Duke of Orléans (1747), Francis, Duke of Guise (1519), and Stephen, King of England (1095).

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