Baldwin I, Latin Emperor

1172 - 1205

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Baldwin I (Dutch: Boudewijn; French: Baudouin; July 1172 – c. 1205) was the first Emperor of the Latin Empire of Constantinople; Count of Flanders (as Baldwin IX) from 1194 to 1205 and Count of Hainaut (as Baldwin VI) from 1195-1205. Baldwin was one of the most prominent leaders of the Fourth Crusade, which resulted in the sack of Constantinople in 1204, the conquest of large parts of the Byzantine Empire, and the foundation of the Latin Empire. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Baldwin I, Latin Emperor has received more than 193,326 page views. His biography is available in 39 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 36 in 2019). Baldwin I, Latin Emperor is the 1,217th most popular politician (down from 1,207th in 2019), the 454th most popular biography from France (down from 186th in 2019) and the 107th most popular French Politician.

Baldwin I, Latin Emperor, was most famous for being the first Latin Emperor of Constantinople.

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Among politicians, Baldwin I, Latin Emperor ranks 1,217 out of 15,710Before him are Ottokar II of Bohemia, Sejo of Joseon, Fuxi, Princess Ludovika of Bavaria, Napoléon, Prince Imperial, and Ibrahim Pasha of Egypt. After him are Philippikos Bardanes, Ephialtes of Trachis, Humayun, 2nd Dalai Lama, Frank-Walter Steinmeier, and Napoléon Louis Bonaparte.

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Among people born in 1172, Baldwin I, Latin Emperor ranks 2Before him is Shota Rustaveli. After him are Isabella I of Jerusalem, Aimery of Cyprus, Bohemond IV of Antioch, and Louis I, Count of Blois. Among people deceased in 1205, Baldwin I, Latin Emperor ranks 2Before him is Enrico Dandolo. After him are Peter Waldo, Jamukha, Isabella I of Jerusalem, Constantine Laskaris, Ladislaus III of Hungary, Roman the Great, Peire Vidal, Aimery of Cyprus, Jean Bodel, and Louis I, Count of Blois.

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Among people born in France, Baldwin I, Latin Emperor ranks 454 out of 5,234Before him are Éric Rohmer (1920), Émilie du Châtelet (1706), Raymond IV, Count of Toulouse (1045), Louis, Grand Condé (1621), André Citroën (1878), and Napoléon, Prince Imperial (1856). After him are Étienne Bonnot de Condillac (1714), Carlos Gardel (1890), Françoise Sagan (1935), Napoléon Louis Bonaparte (1804), André Masséna (1758), and Roger Vadim (1928).


Among politicians born in France, Baldwin I, Latin Emperor ranks 107Before him are Aristide Briand (1862), Louis, Dauphin of France (1729), Camille Desmoulins (1760), Antoine of Navarre (1518), Marie Louise d’Orléans (1662), and Napoléon, Prince Imperial (1856). After him are Napoléon Louis Bonaparte (1804), Margaret of Anjou (1430), Paul Bocuse (1926), Carus (230), Marie François Sadi Carnot (1837), and Christine Lagarde (1956).