Raoul Salan

1899 - 1984

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Raoul Albin Louis Salan (French pronunciation: ​[ʁaul salɑ̃]; 10 June 1899 – 3 July 1984) was a French Army general. He served as the fourth French commanding general during the First Indochina War. He was one of four retired generals who organized the 1961 Algiers Putsch operation. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Raoul Salan has received more than 230,422 page views. His biography is available in 17 different languages on Wikipedia. Raoul Salan is the 599th most popular military personnel, the 1,703rd most popular biography from France and the 68th most popular French Military Personnel.

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Among military personnels, Raoul Salan ranks 599 out of 1,466Before him are Otto Kittel, Pál Maléter, Saitō Hajime, Pierre Terrail, seigneur de Bayard, Bardas Skleros, and Hannibal Gisco. After him are George I Rákóczi, Johan Banér, Barthélemy Catherine Joubert, Takijirō Ōnishi, Sergey Akhromeyev, and Abdallah ibn Sa'd.

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Among people born in 1899, Raoul Salan ranks 68Before him are Nadezhda Mandelstam, Ernst-Robert Grawitz, Hans Jeschonnek, Andrei Platonov, Georges Bidault, and Ludwig Guttmann. After him are Burt Munro, Walter Lantz, Nicolas Frantz, Franz Jonas, Benjamin Péret, and Mart Stam. Among people deceased in 1984, Raoul Salan ranks 56Before him are Kevin A. Lynch, Pierre Gemayel, Stanislaw Ulam, Andy Kaufman, Yigael Yadin, and Kim Sung-gan. After him are Motoo Tatsuhara, Mark W. Clark, Branko Ćopić, Lee Krasner, Richard Brautigan, and Marcel Janco.

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Among people born in France, Raoul Salan ranks 1,703 out of 5,234Before him are Louis of Toulouse (1274), Madeleine de La Tour d'Auvergne (1498), Pierre Jean Georges Cabanis (1757), Lolo Ferrari (1963), Antoine Isaac Silvestre de Sacy (1758), and Hugh IV, Duke of Burgundy (1213). After him are Charlotte Perriand (1903), Barthélemy Catherine Joubert (1769), Anne de Pisseleu d'Heilly (1508), Henri de Lubac (1896), Charles Fabry (1867), and Philip of Milly (1120).