Raymond Poincaré

1860 - 1934

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Raymond Nicolas Landry Poincaré (UK: [US: stress final syllable], French: [ʁɛmɔ̃ pwɛ̃kaʁe]; 20 August 1860 – 15 October 1934) was a French statesman who served three times as 58th Prime Minister of France, and as President of France from 1913 to 1920. Trained in law, Poincaré was elected as a Deputy in 1887 and served in the cabinets of Dupuy and Ribot. In 1902, he co-founded the Democratic Republican Alliance, the most important centre-right party under the Third Republic, becoming Prime Minister in 1912 and serving as President of the Republic from 1913 to 1920. He purged the French government of all opponents and critics and single-handedly controlled French foreign policy from 1912 to the beginning of World War I. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Raymond Poincaré has received more than 545,992 page views. His biography is available in 57 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 55 in 2019). Raymond Poincaré is the 943rd most popular politician (down from 672nd in 2019), the 361st most popular biography from France (down from 271st in 2019) and the 85th most popular French Politician.

Raymond Poincaré was a French politician who served as the President of France from 1913 to 1920. He is most famous for being the President of France during World War I.

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Among politicians, Raymond Poincaré ranks 943 out of 15,710Before him are Otto IV, Holy Roman Emperor, Wenceslaus IV of Bohemia, Constantine V, Rani of Jhansi, Otto II, Holy Roman Emperor, and Basil II. After him are Pepin of Herstal, Ælfweard of Wessex, Archduchess Gisela of Austria, Maurice, Prince of Orange, William Henry Harrison, and Christian VIII of Denmark.

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Among people born in 1860, Raymond Poincaré ranks 9Before him are Theodor Herzl, Klara Hitler, Eduard Buchner, Alphonse Mucha, Isaac Albéniz, and Kanō Jigorō. After him are J. M. Barrie, William Jennings Bryan, Herman Hollerith, Willem Einthoven, James Ensor, and Anders Zorn. Among people deceased in 1934, Raymond Poincaré ranks 11Before him are Edward Elgar, Fritz Haber, Albert I of Belgium, Alexander I of Yugoslavia, Kurt von Schleicher, and Sergey Kirov. After him are Nestor Makhno, Engelbert Dollfuss, Santiago Ramón y Cajal, Gregor Strasser, John Dillinger, and Tōgō Heihachirō.

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Among people born in France, Raymond Poincaré ranks 361 out of 5,234Before him are François Mauriac (1885), Roger Martin du Gard (1881), Henrik, Prince Consort of Denmark (1934), Carlo Buonaparte (1746), Fernand Léger (1881), and Désirée Clary (1777). After him are Yves Klein (1928), Gregory of Tours (538), Pope Innocent V (1225), Theodor Eicke (1892), Anouk Aimée (1932), and Jeanne d'Albret (1528).


Among politicians born in France, Raymond Poincaré ranks 85Before him are Nicolas Sarkozy (1955), François Hollande (1954), Henry VII, Holy Roman Emperor (1275), Louis, Duke of Burgundy (1682), Emmanuel Joseph Sieyès (1748), and Elisabeth of France (1602). After him are Baldwin I of Jerusalem (1058), Louis IV of France (920), Robert I, Duke of Normandy (1010), Adolphe Thiers (1797), Jérôme Bonaparte (1784), and James I of Aragon (1208).