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Robert Schuman

1886 - 1963

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Jean-Baptiste Nicolas Robert Schuman (French: [ʁɔbɛʁ ʃuman]; 29 June 1886 – 4 September 1963) was a Luxembourg-born French statesman. Schuman was a Christian democrat (Popular Republican Movement) political thinker and activist. Twice Prime Minister of France, a reformist Minister of Finance and a Foreign Minister, he was instrumental in building postwar European and trans-Atlantic institutions and was one of the founders of the European Union, the Council of Europe and NATO. The 1964–1965 academic year at the College of Europe was named in his honour. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Robert Schuman has received more than 687,410 page views. His biography is available in 61 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 60 in 2019). Robert Schuman is the 558th most popular politician (down from 447th in 2019), the most popular biography from Luxembourg and the most popular Luxembourger Politician.

Robert Schuman is most famous for proposing the Schuman Plan in 1950, which set up the European Coal and Steel Community (ECSC) that would eventually evolve into the European Union.

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Among politicians, Robert Schuman ranks 558 out of 15,577Before him are Stephen Báthory, Ay, Valentinian III, Musa I of Mali, Galerius, and Louis I of Hungary. After him are Władysław IV Vasa, Yaroslav the Wise, Frederick William III of Prussia, Hamza ibn Abdul-Muttalib, Manuel I of Portugal, and Thutmose I.

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Among people born in 1886, Robert Schuman ranks 4Before him are David Ben-Gurion, Diego Rivera, and Alfonso XIII of Spain. After him are Ludwig Mies van der Rohe, Oskar Kokoschka, Sergey Kirov, Béla Kun, Jean Arp, Marc Bloch, Manne Siegbahn, and Karl Barth. Among people deceased in 1963, Robert Schuman ranks 9Before him are Pope John XXIII, Robert Frost, Jean Cocteau, Georges Braque, Aldous Huxley, and Lee Harvey Oswald. After him are Tristan Tzara, Ngo Dinh Diem, C. S. Lewis, Abd el-Krim, Paul Hindemith, and Nâzım Hikmet.

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In Luxembourg

Among people born in Luxembourg, Robert Schuman ranks 1 out of 79After him are John of Bohemia (1296), Gabriel Lippmann (1845), Henri, Grand Duke of Luxembourg (1955), Charlotte, Grand Duchess of Luxembourg (1896), Jean-Claude Juncker (1954), Étienne Lenoir (1822), Jean, Grand Duke of Luxembourg (1921), Jules A. Hoffmann (1941), Jacques Santer (1937), Ernst von Mansfeld (1580), and Gaston Thorn (1928).

Among POLITICIANS In Luxembourg

Among politicians born in Luxembourg, Robert Schuman ranks 1After him are John of Bohemia (1296), Charlotte, Grand Duchess of Luxembourg (1896), Jean-Claude Juncker (1954), Jacques Santer (1937), Gaston Thorn (1928), Marie-Adélaïde, Grand Duchess of Luxembourg (1894), Joseph Bech (1887), Princess Elisabeth, Duchess of Hohenberg (1922), Xavier Bettel (1973), Michel Théato (1878), and Jacques Poos (1935).