Pierre de Coubertin

1863 - 1937

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Charles Pierre de Frédy, Baron de Coubertin (French: [ʃaʁl pjɛʁ də fʁedi baʁɔ̃ də kubɛʁtɛ̃]; born Pierre de Frédy; 1 January 1863 – 2 September 1937), also known as Pierre de Coubertin and Baron de Coubertin, was a French educator and historian, co-founder of the International Olympic Committee, and its second president. He is known as the father of the modern Olympic Games. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Pierre de Coubertin has received more than 1,340,182 page views. His biography is available in 90 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 85 in 2019). Pierre de Coubertin is the 4th most popular businessperson (down from 3rd in 2019), the 84th most popular biography from France (down from 47th in 2019) and the most popular French Businessperson.

Pierre de Coubertin is most famous for founding the International Olympic Committee and the modern Olympic Games.

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  • 90

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  • 13.49

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Over the past year Pierre de Coubertin has had the most page views in the with 230,947 views, followed by English (149,234), and Spanish (71,167). In terms of yearly growth of page views the top 3 wikpedia editions are Slovenian (124,600.00%), Telugu (575.82%), and Urdu (100.39%)


Among businesspeople, Pierre de Coubertin ranks 4 out of 847Before him are Cecil Rhodes, Howard Hughes, and Bill Gates. After him are Oskar Schindler, Ferruccio Lamborghini, Sepp Blatter, Larry Ellison, John D. Rockefeller, Jeff Bezos, Vince McMahon, and Warren Buffett.

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Among people born in 1863, Pierre de Coubertin ranks 4Before him are Edvard Munch, Archduke Franz Ferdinand of Austria, and Henry Ford. After him are Swami Vivekananda, Paul Signac, Konstantin Stanislavski, Arthur Henderson, Gabriele D'Annunzio, Pietro Mascagni, Henry van de Velde, and David Lloyd George. Among people deceased in 1937, Pierre de Coubertin ranks 5Before him are H. P. Lovecraft, Ernest Rutherford, Guglielmo Marconi, and Alfred Adler. After him are Antonio Gramsci, John D. Rockefeller, Maurice Ravel, Erich Ludendorff, Amelia Earhart, Lou Andreas-Salomé, and Tomáš Garrigue Masaryk.

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In France

Among people born in France, Pierre de Coubertin ranks 84 out of 6,770Before him are Louis the Pious (778), Henry III of France (1551), Madame du Barry (1743), Louis Braille (1809), Jean-Baptiste Lamarck (1744), and Louis XVII of France (1785). After him are Jacques Chirac (1932), Louis IX of France (1214), Pope Urban II (1042), Gustave Courbet (1819), Irène Joliot-Curie (1897), and Charles-Augustin de Coulomb (1736).


Among businesspeople born in France, Pierre de Coubertin ranks 1After him are Bernard Arnault (1949), Jules Rimet (1873), Liliane Bettencourt (1922), Louis Vuitton (1821), Christophe Plantin (1520), François Pinault (1936), Armand Peugeot (1849), Eugène Schueller (1881), Françoise Bettencourt Meyers (1953), Pierre Bergé (1930), and Louis Réard (1897).