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Prince Charles Alexander of Lorraine

1712 - 1780

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Prince Charles Alexander Emanuel of Lorraine (French: Charles Alexandre Emanuel, Prince de Lorraine; German: Karl Alexander von Lothringen und Bar; 12 December 1712 in Lunéville – 4 July 1780 in Tervuren) was a Lorraine-born Austrian general and soldier, field marshal of the Imperial Army, and governor of the Austrian Netherlands. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Prince Charles Alexander of Lorraine has received more than 378,091 page views. His biography is available in 34 different languages on Wikipedia. Prince Charles Alexander of Lorraine is the 198th most popular military personnel (up from 515th in 2019), the 587th most popular biography from France (up from 1,431st in 2019) and the 21st most popular French Military Personnel.

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Among military personnels, Prince Charles Alexander of Lorraine ranks 198 out of 1,468Before him are Yue Fei, Jean-de-Dieu Soult, Amr ibn al-As, Mikhail Frunze, Maximilian von Weichs, and Johann Tserclaes, Count of Tilly. After him are Tadamichi Kuribayashi, Parmenion, Roman von Ungern-Sternberg, Gotthard Heinrici, Josip Jelačić, and Erich von dem Bach-Zelewski.

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Among people born in 1712, Prince Charles Alexander of Lorraine ranks 4Before him are Jean-Jacques Rousseau, Frederick the Great, and Count of St. Germain. After him are Francesco Guardi, Joanna Elisabeth of Holstein-Gottorp, Sayat-Nova, Jacques Claude Marie Vincent de Gournay, Louis-Joseph de Montcalm, Pauline Félicité de Mailly-Nesle, Francesco Algarotti, and Tokugawa Ieshige. Among people deceased in 1780, Prince Charles Alexander of Lorraine ranks 3Before him are Maria Theresa and Étienne Bonnot de Condillac. After him are Bernardo Bellotto, Duchess Maria Antonia of Bavaria, Jeanne-Marie Leprince de Beaumont, Jacques-Germain Soufflot, Francesco III d'Este, Duke of Modena, Duchess Luise of Brunswick-Wolfenbüttel, Charles I, Duke of Brunswick-Wolfenbüttel, Victor Amadeus II, Prince of Carignano, and Kristijonas Donelaitis.

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In France

Among people born in France, Prince Charles Alexander of Lorraine ranks 587 out of 6,011Before him are René Lacoste (1904), Jean-de-Dieu Soult (1769), Jacques Monod (1910), Robert Bresson (1901), Charles, Duke of Orléans (1394), and Maurice Jarre (1924). After him are Charles de Foucauld (1858), Margaret of Burgundy, Queen of France (1290), Thomas Bangalter (1), Pope Nicholas II (990), Louis I, Duke of Orléans (1372), and Joan of France, Duchess of Berry (1464).


Among military personnels born in France, Prince Charles Alexander of Lorraine ranks 21Before him are Jean Lannes (1769), Louis-Alexandre Berthier (1753), Joseph Joffre (1852), Auguste de Marmont (1774), Syagrius (430), and Jean-de-Dieu Soult (1769). After him are Bertrand du Guesclin (1320), Emmanuel de Grouchy, marquis de Grouchy (1766), Henri de La Tour d'Auvergne, Viscount of Turenne (1611), Jean-Baptiste Kléber (1753), Maurice Gamelin (1872), and Philippe Leclerc de Hauteclocque (1902).