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François Claudius Koenigstein, also known as Ravachol, (14 October 1859 – 11 July 1892) was a French anarchist. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Ravachol has received more than 158,171 page views. His biography is available in 19 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 17 in 2019). Ravachol is the 193rd most popular social activist (up from 203rd in 2019), the 1,770th most popular biography from France (up from 2,048th in 2019) and the 14th most popular French Social Activist.

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Among social activists, Ravachol ranks 193 out of 538Before him are Moses Montefiore, Tiradentes, Kailash Satyarthi, Subcomandante Marcos, Aliya Moldagulova, and Zinaida Portnova. After him are Bacha Khan, Al-Shaykh Al-Mufid, Lalla Fatma N'Soumer, Stjepan Filipović, Serge Klarsfeld, and Simon bar Giora.

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Among people born in 1859, Ravachol ranks 35Before him are Prince Leopold, Duke of Brabant, Francesc Macià, Pavel Milyukov, Peter Altenberg, Fusajiro Yamauchi, and Théophile Steinlen. After him are Takeda Sōkaku, Mikhail Ippolitov-Ivanov, Alexandru Averescu, Natalie of Serbia, Jānis Čakste, and Diana Abgar. Among people deceased in 1892, Ravachol ranks 27Before him are George Biddell Airy, Yoshitoshi, Princess Alexandrine of Prussia, Henry Walter Bates, Archduke Karl Salvator of Austria, and Annibale de Gasparis. After him are Emin Pasha, Afanasy Fet, Süleyman Hüsnü Pasha, Peter Nicolai Arbo, Antonio de Torres Jurado, and Jules Perrot.

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In France

Among people born in France, Ravachol ranks 1,770 out of 6,011Before him are Pierre-Paul Prud'hon (1758), Cabu (1938), Henri Delaunay (1883), Jacques Ellul (1912), Michelle of Valois (1395), and Jules Bastien-Lepage (1848). After him are Jules Brunet (1838), Maurice Herzog (1919), Jean de Meun (1240), Charles-André van Loo (1705), Louise Abbéma (1853), and Eugène Tisserant (1884).


Among social activists born in France, Ravachol ranks 14Before him are Simon de Montfort, 6th Earl of Leicester (1208), Léon Jouhaux (1879), Jacques Roux (1752), Abbé Pierre (1912), René Just Haüy (1743), and Balthasar Gérard (1557). After him are Guillaume Cale (1350), Édouard René de Laboulaye (1811), Claude François de Malet (1754), Osman Kavala (1957), Germaine Tillion (1907), and Christine Delphy (1941).