Baldwin II of Jerusalem

1060 - 1131

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Baldwin II, also known as Baldwin of Bourcq or Bourg (French: Baudouin; c. 1075 – 21 August 1131), was Count of Edessa from 1100 to 1118, and King of Jerusalem from 1118 until his death. He accompanied his cousins Godfrey of Bouillon and Baldwin of Boulogne to the Holy Land during the First Crusade. He succeeded Baldwin of Boulogne as the second count of Edessa when he left the county for Jerusalem following his brother's death. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Baldwin II of Jerusalem has received more than 758,050 page views. His biography is available in 43 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 39 in 2019). Baldwin II of Jerusalem is the 1,103rd most popular politician (up from 1,377th in 2019), the 408th most popular biography from France (up from 495th in 2019) and the 100th most popular French Politician.

Baldwin II of Jerusalem is most famous for being the first king of Jerusalem. He was born in 1118 and died in 1131.

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Among politicians, Baldwin II of Jerusalem ranks 1,103 out of 19,576Before him are Amalric of Jerusalem, Zachary Taylor, 5th Dalai Lama, Otto IV, Holy Roman Emperor, Brennus, and Helmut Schmidt. After him are Archduke Otto of Austria, F. W. de Klerk, Warren G. Harding, Octavia the Younger, Peter III of Aragon, and Balbinus.

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Among people born in 1060, Baldwin II of Jerusalem ranks 2Before him is Godfrey of Bouillon. After him are Otto of Bamberg, Duncan II of Scotland, Eustace III, Count of Boulogne, Roger Borsa, Godfrey I, Count of Louvain, Alan IV, Duke of Brittany, Herman II, Margrave of Baden, Moses ibn Ezra, Henry III, Count of Louvain, and Albert of Aix. Among people deceased in 1131, Baldwin II of Jerusalem ranks 2Before him is Omar Khayyam. After him are Joscelin I, Count of Edessa, Stephen II of Hungary, Canute Lavard, Ramon Berenguer III, Count of Barcelona, Mahmud II, William, Count of Luxembourg, Sanai, Philip of France, Peter of Bruys, and Dobrodeia of Kiev.

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Among people born in France, Baldwin II of Jerusalem ranks 408 out of 6,770Before him are Robert I of France (860), Pierre Bayle (1647), Patrice de MacMahon (1808), Jean Lannes (1769), Paul Ricœur (1913), and Jean-Baptiste Say (1767). After him are Julien Offray de La Mettrie (1709), Marcel Marceau (1923), Louis, Duke of Burgundy (1682), André Masséna (1758), Jean Fouquet (1420), and Marquis de Condorcet (1743).


Among politicians born in France, Baldwin II of Jerusalem ranks 100Before him are James I of Aragon (1208), Dagobert I (611), Pierre Laval (1883), Camille Desmoulins (1760), Robert I of France (860), and Patrice de MacMahon (1808). After him are Louis, Duke of Burgundy (1682), Napoléon, Prince Imperial (1856), Pauline Bonaparte (1780), Jean Monnet (1888), Albert Lebrun (1871), and Joan I of Navarre (1273).