Arthur III, Duke of Brittany

1393 - 1458

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Arthur III (Breton: Arzhur), more commonly known as Arthur de Richemont (24 August 1393 – 26 December 1458), was briefly Duke of Brittany from 1457 until his death. He is noted primarily, however, for his role as a leading military commander during the Hundred Years' War. Although Richemont briefly sided with the English once, he otherwise remained firmly committed to the House of Valois. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Arthur III, Duke of Brittany has received more than 111,635 page views. His biography is available in 23 different languages on Wikipedia. Arthur III, Duke of Brittany is the 465th most popular military personnel (down from 422nd in 2019), the 1,320th most popular biography from France (down from 1,196th in 2019) and the 50th most popular Military Personnel.

Arthur III, Duke of Brittany, is most famous for being the father of King John II of France.

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Among military personnels, Arthur III, Duke of Brittany ranks 465 out of 1,468Before him are Günther Korten, Prince Emanuele Filiberto, Duke of Aosta, Franz Böhme, Armando Diaz, He Jin, and Alfred Redl. After him are Richard Winters, Carl Gustaf Wrangel, Eberhard von Mackensen, Pál Maléter, Ernst von Mansfeld, and Guillaume Brune.

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Among people born in 1393, Arthur III, Duke of Brittany ranks 1After him are Anna of Moscow, Margaret of Nevers, Andrea Vendramin, and Henry Percy, 2nd Earl of Northumberland. Among people deceased in 1458, Arthur III, Duke of Brittany ranks 3Before him are Pope Callixtus III and Alfonso V of Aragon. After him are Maria of Castile, Queen of Aragon, Lazar Branković, John II of Cyprus, Basarab II of Wallachia, Íñigo López de Mendoza, 1st Marquis of Santillana, and Fernão Lopes.

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Among people born in France, Arthur III, Duke of Brittany ranks 1,320 out of 6,011Before him are Eva Green (1980), Lothair II of Italy (1000), Maria Francisca of Savoy (1646), Jean-François Pilâtre de Rozier (1754), Jeanne d'Évreux (1310), and Michel Serres (1930). After him are Princess Maria Amélia of Brazil (1831), Marie Angélique de Scorailles (1661), Henri Jules, Prince of Condé (1643), Pierre Cauchon (1371), Paul Scarron (1610), and Guillaume Brune (1763).


Among military personnels born in France, Arthur III, Duke of Brittany ranks 50Before him are Pierre-Charles Villeneuve (1763), La Hire (1390), Georges Picquart (1854), Nicolas Chauvin (1790), Louis-Gabriel Suchet (1770), and François Achille Bazaine (1811). After him are Guillaume Brune (1763), Claude Victor-Perrin, Duc de Belluno (1764), Jean-Charles Pichegru (1761), Heinz Harmel (1906), Lazare Hoche (1768), and Pierre Cambronne (1770).