Arthur I, Duke of Brittany

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Arthur I (Breton: Arzhur Iañ; French: Arthur Ier de Bretagne) (29 March 1187 – probably 1203) was 4th Earl of Richmond and Duke of Brittany between 1196 and 1203. He was the posthumous son of Geoffrey II, Duke of Brittany, and Constance, Duchess of Brittany. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Arthur I, Duke of Brittany has received more than 305,869 page views. His biography is available in 25 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 24 in 2019). Arthur I, Duke of Brittany is the 177th most popular nobleman (up from 198th in 2019), the 1,001st most popular biography from France (up from 1,170th in 2019) and the 31st most popular French Nobleman.

Arthur I, Duke of Brittany is most famous for being the father of Geoffrey Plantagenet, the father of Henry II, King of England.

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Among noblemen, Arthur I, Duke of Brittany ranks 177 out of 843Before him are Duchess Mathilde Ludovika in Bavaria, Nicholas Alexandrovich, Tsesarevich of Russia, Grand Duke Konstantin Nikolayevich of Russia, Prince Bertil, Duke of Halland, Maria Anna Victoria of Bavaria, and Christina of Denmark. After him are Jobst of Moravia, Albrecht III Achilles, Elector of Brandenburg, Ismihan Sultan, Elizabeth of Austria, Prince Leopold of Bavaria, and Daniel of Moscow.

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Among people born in 1187, Arthur I, Duke of Brittany ranks 2Before him is Louis VIII of France. After him are Konrad I of Masovia, Henry of Latvia, and Manuel Doukas. Among people deceased in 1203, Arthur I, Duke of Brittany ranks 2Before him is Toghrul. After him is Dirk VII, Count of Holland.

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In France

Among people born in France, Arthur I, Duke of Brittany ranks 1,001 out of 5,234Before him are Jean de Dunois (1402), Étienne-Louis Boullée (1728), Émile Gallé (1846), Raymond VI, Count of Toulouse (1156), Pierre André Latreille (1762), and Gaston Maspero (1846). After him are Madame de Brinvilliers (1630), Gabriel Lamé (1795), Henri-Georges Clouzot (1907), Geoffrey of Villehardouin (1150), Infanta Pilar, Duchess of Badajoz (1936), and Marie Louise Gonzaga (1611).

Among NOBLEMEN In France

Among noblemen born in France, Arthur I, Duke of Brittany ranks 31Before him are Chlodomer (495), Princess Augusta of Bavaria (1788), Hugh the Great (898), Judith of Bavaria (797), Bertrada of Laon (720), and Robert Curthose (1054). After him are Stéphanie de Beauharnais (1789), Louise Marie Adélaïde de Bourbon, Duchess of Orléans (1753), Claude, Duke of Guise (1496), Antoine, Duke of Montpensier (1824), Amadeus IX, Duke of Savoy (1435), and Anthony, Duke of Brabant (1384).