Antoine, Duke of Lorraine

1489 - 1544

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Antoine (4 June 1489 – 14 June 1544), known as the Good, was Duke of Lorraine from 1508 until his death in 1544. Raised at the French court, Antoine would campaign in Italy twice: once under Louis XII and the other with Francis I. During the German Peasants' War, he would defeat two armies while retaking Saverne and Sélestat. Antoine succeeded in freeing Lorraine from the Holy Roman Empire with the Treaty of Nuremberg of 1542. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Antoine, Duke of Lorraine has received more than 119,650 page views. His biography is available in 19 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 17 in 2019). Antoine, Duke of Lorraine is the 6,054th most popular politician (up from 7,228th in 2019), the 1,867th most popular biography from France and the 464th most popular French Politician.

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Among politicians, Antoine, Duke of Lorraine ranks 6,054 out of 15,710Before him are Jacques Chaban-Delmas, Yamamoto Gonnohyōe, Hōjō Masako, Charles Emmanuel, Prince of Carignano, Praskovia Saltykova, and Antonio de Torres Jurado. After him are William Ernest, Grand Duke of Saxe-Weimar-Eisenach, Welf I, Duke of Bavaria, Zalmoxis, Tôn Đức Thắng, Wellington Koo, and Rifaat al-Assad.

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Among people born in 1489, Antoine, Duke of Lorraine ranks 9Before him are Margaret Tudor, Charles, Duke of Vendôme, Thomas Cranmer, William Farel, Gaston of Foix, Duke of Nemours, and Fernando d'Ávalos. After him are Gerónimo de Aguilar, Charles IV, Duke of Alençon, Henry V, Duke of Brunswick-Lüneburg, Lorenzo Priuli, and François de Tournon. Among people deceased in 1544, Antoine, Duke of Lorraine ranks 5Before him are Jungjong of Joseon, Hwang Jini, Manco Inca Yupanqui, and Clément Marot. After him are Johannes Magnus, Pedro Damiano, Ruy López de Villalobos, Louis V, Elector Palatine, Valerius Cordus, Bonaventure des Périers, and Teofilo Folengo.

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Among people born in France, Antoine, Duke of Lorraine ranks 1,867 out of 5,234Before him are Annie Ernaux (1940), Louis-Joseph de Montcalm (1712), Jacques Chaban-Delmas (1915), Pierre Varignon (1654), Amédée Ozenfant (1886), and Jan Asselijn (1610). After him are Luis Federico Leloir (1906), Jean-Claude Killy (1943), Jacques Copeau (1879), Sophie Blanchard (1778), Adémar de Chabannes (989), and Cécile Aubry (1928).


Among politicians born in France, Antoine, Duke of Lorraine ranks 464Before him are Charles Dupuy (1851), John II, Duke of Lorraine (1425), William Clito (1102), Agnes of France, Duchess of Burgundy (1260), Jacques-Charles Dupont de l'Eure (1767), and Jacques Chaban-Delmas (1915). After him are Sophie Blanchard (1778), Aimery of Cyprus (1172), Margaret of Bourbon (1438), Jacques Thibaud (1880), Louis Alexandre, Prince of Lamballe (1747), and Geoffrey II, Count of Anjou (1006).