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The French Angel

1903 - 1954

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Maurice Tillet (23 October 1903 – 4 September 1954) was a Russian-born French professional wrestler, better known by his ring name, The French Angel. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of The French Angel has received more than 2,292,704 page views. His biography is available in 21 different languages on Wikipedia. The French Angel is the 3rd most popular wrestler (down from 2nd in 2019), the 212th most popular biography from Russia (down from 206th in 2019) and the most popular Russian Wrestler.

The French Angel is a famous painting by Jean-Baptiste-Camille Corot. It is a depiction of a woman in a white dress sitting on a bench in front of a landscape.

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  • 2.3M

    Page Views (PV)

  • 64.83

    Historical Popularity Index (HPI)

  • 21

    Languages Editions (L)

  • 7.52

    Effective Languages (L*)

  • 1.75

    Coefficient of Variation (CV)

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Among wrestlers, The French Angel ranks 3 out of 700Before him are André the Giant and Hulk Hogan. After him are Kane, John Cena, Aleksandr Karelin, Masahiko Kimura, Antonio Inoki, Anton Geesink, Dave Bautista, Chyna, and Rocky Johnson.

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Among people born in 1903, The French Angel ranks 31Before him are Karl Hanke, Alec Douglas-Home, Jan Tinbergen, Mustafa Barzani, Irène Némirovsky, and Hans Jonas. After him are Bing Crosby, Fahri Korutürk, Hugo Theorell, Raymond Queneau, Matthias Sindelar, and Igor Kurchatov. Among people deceased in 1954, The French Angel ranks 19Before him are Wilhelm Furtwängler, Maximilian von Weichs, Dziga Vertov, Otto Diels, Andrey Vyshinsky, and Machine Gun Kelly. After him are Jacinto Benavente, Claude Cahun, Duchess Cecilie of Mecklenburg-Schwerin, Auguste Perret, Hannes Meyer, and Charles Edward, Duke of Saxe-Coburg and Gotha.

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In Russia

Among people born in Russia, The French Angel ranks 212 out of 3,262Before him are Princess Irina Alexandrovna of Russia (1895), Öz Beg Khan (1282), Ivan I of Moscow (1288), Grand Duke Sergei Alexandrovich of Russia (1857), Roman Abramovich (1966), and Alexander Herzen (1812). After him are Pafnuty Chebyshev (1821), Vasily II of Moscow (1415), Fritz Albert Lipmann (1899), Ivan Krylov (1769), Maria Eleonora of Brandenburg (1599), and Dmitry Kabalevsky (1904).

Among WRESTLERS In Russia

Among wrestlers born in Russia, The French Angel ranks 1After him are Aleksandr Karelin (1967), Khabib Nurmagomedov (1988), Oskari Friman (1893), Ivan Yarygin (1948), Buvaisar Saitiev (1975), Soslan Andiyev (1952), Artur Taymazov (1979), Abdulrashid Sadulaev (1996), Hüseyin Özkan (1972), Adam Saitiev (1977), and Magomed Ibragimov (1974).