Baldwin II, Latin Emperor

1217 - 1273

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Baldwin II, also known as Baldwin of Courtenay (French: Baudouin de Courtenay; late 1217 – October 1273), was the last Latin Emperor ruling from Constantinople. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Baldwin II, Latin Emperor has received more than 127,171 page views. His biography is available in 29 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 27 in 2019). Baldwin II, Latin Emperor is the 3,442nd most popular politician (up from 4,020th in 2019), the 365th most popular biography from Turkey (up from 390th in 2019) and the 190th most popular Turkish Politician.

Baldwin II, Latin Emperor is most famous for his reign from 1028-1034. Baldwin II was the son of Baldwin I of Flanders and Judith of France. Baldwin II was crowned co-emperor with his father in 1018. Baldwin II succeeded his father as sole emperor in 1027. Baldwin II was a great patron of the arts and culture. He was also a generous and just ruler.

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Among politicians, Baldwin II, Latin Emperor ranks 3,442 out of 15,710Before him are Filippo Maria Visconti, Emperor Huan of Han, Chandragupta II, Leopold VI, Duke of Austria, Ephraim Katzir, and Henry I, Duke of Bavaria. After him are Bernabò Visconti, Hans-Dietrich Genscher, Prince George of Denmark, Mark Felt, Jacob Kettler, and Louis-Jules Trochu.

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Among people born in 1217, Baldwin II, Latin Emperor ranks 2Before him is Hulagu Khan. After him are George Akropolites, Henry I of Cyprus, John I, Duke of Brittany, Henry V, Count of Luxembourg, and Henry of Ghent. Among people deceased in 1273, Baldwin II, Latin Emperor ranks 2Before him is Rumi. After him are Muhammad I of Granada, Elisabeth of Bavaria, Queen of Germany, and Thomas Bérard.

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Among people born in Turkey, Baldwin II, Latin Emperor ranks 365 out of 1,128Before him are Zoe Karbonopsina (900), Aristagoras (-600), Bar Hebraeus (1226), Thomas the Slav (800), Licinia Eudoxia (422), and Sostratus of Cnidus (-290). After him are Kassia (810), Agabus (100), Ephorus (-400), Boris II of Bulgaria (931), Yolanda of Flanders (1175), and Gülbahar Hatun (1429).


Among politicians born in Turkey, Baldwin II, Latin Emperor ranks 190Before him are Nicholas Kanabos (1200), Procopius (325), Candaules (-800), Philetaerus (-340), Zoe Karbonopsina (900), and Aristagoras (-600). After him are Boris II of Bulgaria (931), Yolanda of Flanders (1175), Gülbahar Hatun (1429), Fatma Sultan (1605), Seleucus III Ceraunus (-243), and Latife Uşşaki (1898).