Amadeus VIII, Duke of Savoy

1383 - 1451

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Amadeus VIII (4 September 1383 – 7 January 1451), nicknamed the Peaceful, was Count of Savoy from 1391 to 1416 and Duke of Savoy from 1416 to 1440. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Amadeus VIII, Duke of Savoy has received more than 159,039 page views. His biography is available in 44 different languages on Wikipedia. Amadeus VIII, Duke of Savoy is the 99th most popular nobleman (down from 98th in 2019), the 580th most popular biography from France (down from 552nd in 2019) and the 20th most popular French Nobleman.

Amadeus VIII, Duke of Savoy is most famous for being a ruler of the House of Savoy, and for being the father of Marguerite de Savoie.

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Over the past year Amadeus VIII, Duke of Savoy has had the most page views in the with 28,778 views, followed by Italian (22,659), and French (10,733). In terms of yearly growth of page views the top 3 wikpedia editions are Indonesian (328.66%), Franco-Provençal (116.99%), and Croatian (58.78%)


Among noblemen, Amadeus VIII, Duke of Savoy ranks 99 out of 1,415Before him are Pyotr Wrangel, Louise Élisabeth of France, Élisabeth of France, Felipe VI of Spain, Ramesses V, and Mariana Victoria of Spain. After him are Prince Andrew, Duke of York, Ramesses VI, Ramesses XI, Maximilian I, Elector of Bavaria, Ferdinando I de' Medici, Grand Duke of Tuscany, and Princess Alice of Battenberg.

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Among people born in 1383, Amadeus VIII, Duke of Savoy ranks 2Before him is Pope Eugene IV. After him are Masolino da Panicale, Niccolò III d'Este, Marquis of Ferrara, Elisabeth of Bavaria, Electress of Brandenburg, and John, Count Palatine of Neumarkt. Among people deceased in 1451, Amadeus VIII, Duke of Savoy ranks 3Before him are Murad II, and Barbara of Cilli. After him are Stefan Lochner, Elizabeth of Görlitz, and Abdullah Mirza.

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In France

Among people born in France, Amadeus VIII, Duke of Savoy ranks 580 out of 6,770Before him are Peter the Hermit (1050), Paul Bocuse (1926), Karl Brandt (1904), Charles, Duke of Orléans (1394), Antoine Laurent de Jussieu (1748), and Luigi Lucheni (1873). After him are Niki de Saint Phalle (1930), Francis, Duke of Guise (1519), Maurice Jarre (1924), Jacques-Bénigne Bossuet (1627), Henri Barbusse (1873), and René Lacoste (1904).

Among NOBLEMEN In France

Among noblemen born in France, Amadeus VIII, Duke of Savoy ranks 20Before him are Philippe II, Duke of Orléans (1674), Jeanne d'Albret (1528), Roger I of Sicily (1031), Joan of France, Duchess of Berry (1464), Louise Élisabeth of France (1727), and Élisabeth of France (1764). After him are William IX, Duke of Aquitaine (1071), Louis I, Duke of Orléans (1372), Chlodomer (495), Hugh the Great (898), Élisabeth Charlotte d'Orléans (1676), and Princess Augusta of Bavaria (1788).