Arthur, Prince of Wales

1486 - 1502

Photo of Arthur, Prince of Wales

Icon of person Arthur, Prince of Wales

Arthur, Prince of Wales (19/20 September 1486 – 2 April 1502), was the eldest son of King Henry VII of England and Elizabeth of York, and an older brother to the future King Henry VIII. He was Duke of Cornwall from birth, and he was created Prince of Wales and Earl of Chester in 1489. As the heir apparent of his father, Arthur was viewed by contemporaries as the great hope of the newly established House of Tudor. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Arthur, Prince of Wales has received more than 4,385,823 page views. His biography is available in 48 different languages on Wikipedia. Arthur, Prince of Wales is the 85th most popular nobleman (down from 48th in 2019), the 309th most popular biography from United Kingdom (down from 175th in 2019) and the 19th most popular British Nobleman.

Arthur, Prince of Wales is most famous for being the heir to the throne of England.

Memorability Metrics

  • 4.4M

    Page Views (PV)

  • 67.99

    Historical Popularity Index (HPI)

  • 48

    Languages Editions (L)

  • 5.59

    Effective Languages (L*)

  • 4.20

    Coefficient of Variation (CV)

Page views of Arthur, Prince of Wales by language

Over the past year Arthur, Prince of Wales has had the most page views in the with 444,886 views, followed by Spanish (57,055), and Russian (45,960). In terms of yearly growth of page views the top 3 wikpedia editions are Ukrainian (1,234.46%), Esperanto (129.02%), and Swedish (122.29%)


Among noblemen, Arthur, Prince of Wales ranks 85 out of 1,415Before him are Pepin of Landen, Cleopatra of Macedon, Elisabeth Farnese, Michael Andreas Barclay de Tolly, Ramesses IV, and Duchess Helene in Bavaria. After him are Roger I of Sicily, Princess Elisabeth of Hesse and by Rhine, Prince Claus of the Netherlands, Maria Alexandrovna, Francesco I de' Medici, Grand Duke of Tuscany, and Joan of France, Duchess of Berry.

Most Popular Noblemen in Wikipedia

Go to all Rankings


Among people born in 1486, Arthur, Prince of Wales ranks 3Before him are Andrea del Sarto, and Heinrich Cornelius Agrippa. After him are Jacopo Sansovino, Chaitanya Mahaprabhu, Sher Shah Suri, Charles III, Duke of Savoy, Francysk Skaryna, Martin Agricola, Gerolamo Emiliani, Ahuitzotl, and Domenico di Pace Beccafumi. Among people deceased in 1502, Arthur, Prince of Wales ranks 1After him are Andreas Palaiologos, Francesco di Giorgio Martini, Ahuitzotl, Hedwig Jagiellon, Duchess of Bavaria, Francesco Laurana, Francisco de Bobadilla, Annius of Viterbo, Dionisius, Miguel Corte-Real, and Bartolomeo della Gatta.

Others Born in 1486

Go to all Rankings

Others Deceased in 1502

Go to all Rankings

In United Kingdom

Among people born in United Kingdom, Arthur, Prince of Wales ranks 309 out of 8,785Before him are Rod Stewart (1945), Harold Macmillan (1894), Charles Edward, Duke of Saxe-Coburg and Gotha (1884), John Herschel (1792), Thomas Becket (1119), and Harold Wilson (1916). After him are Mary of Teck (1867), Robert Fripp (1946), Elizabeth Woodville (1437), Vivienne Westwood (1941), Frederick Sanger (1918), and Jacqueline Bisset (1944).

Among NOBLEMEN In United Kingdom