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Antoine of Navarre

1518 - 1562

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Antoine de Bourbon, roi de Navarre (22 April 1518 – 17 November 1562) was the King of Navarre through his marriage (jure uxoris) to Queen Jeanne III, from 1555 until his death. He was the first monarch of the House of Bourbon, of which he was head from 1537. Despite being first prince of the blood he was dominated by king Henry II's favourites the Montmorency and Guise families in regards to political influence. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Antoine of Navarre has received more than 563,579 page views. His biography is available in 38 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 37 in 2019). Antoine of Navarre is the 1,428th most popular politician (down from 1,174th in 2019), the 515th most popular biography from France (down from 442nd in 2019) and the 124th most popular French Politician.

Antoine of Navarre was a French nobleman and author. He is most famous for his work "Heptameron," which is a collection of stories about love and romance.

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Among politicians, Antoine of Navarre ranks 1,428 out of 15,577Before him are Isetnofret, Makarios III, Henry I, Duke of Guise, Mohamed Morsi, Leo von Caprivi, and Henry II of Navarre. After him are Louise Mountbatten, Engelbert Dollfuss, La Malinche, Pelagius of Asturias, Ernst Thälmann, and Soong Ching-ling.

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Among people born in 1518, Antoine of Navarre ranks 2Before him is Tintoretto. After him are Lope de Aguirre, Francis III, Duke of Brittany, and Hieronymus Cock. Among people deceased in 1562, Antoine of Navarre ranks 1After him are Lütfi Pasha, Adrian Willaert, Götz von Berlichingen, Gabriele Falloppio, Eleanor of Toledo, Peter of Alcantara, Jan van Scorel, Francesco de' Rossi, Christoph Amberger, Peter Martyr Vermigli, and Claudin de Sermisy.

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Among people born in France, Antoine of Navarre ranks 515 out of 6,011Before him are Patrick Modiano (1945), Philippe Pinel (1745), Henry I, Duke of Guise (1550), Joseph de Maistre (1753), Annie Girardot (1931), and Joris-Karl Huysmans (1848). After him are Louis-Alexandre Berthier (1753), Joseph Joffre (1852), Marcel Mauss (1872), Pauline Bonaparte (1780), Maurice Utrillo (1883), and Luigi Lucheni (1873).


Among politicians born in France, Antoine of Navarre ranks 124Before him are Baldwin II of Jerusalem (1060), Pierre Laval (1883), Albert Lebrun (1871), Paul Barras (1755), Léon Blum (1872), and Henry I, Duke of Guise (1550). After him are Pauline Bonaparte (1780), Chilperic I (539), Caroline Bonaparte (1782), Baldwin I, Latin Emperor (1172), Charles II of Navarre (1332), and Avitus (395).