Baldwin I of Jerusalem

1058 - 1118

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Baldwin I (1060s – 2 April 1118) was the first count of Edessa from 1098 to 1100 and king of Jerusalem from 1100 to his death in 1118. He was the youngest son of Eustace II, Count of Boulogne, and Ida of Lorraine and married a Norman noblewoman, Godehilde of Tosny. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Baldwin I of Jerusalem has received more than 1,106,965 page views. His biography is available in 46 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 44 in 2019). Baldwin I of Jerusalem is the 687th most popular politician (up from 975th in 2019), the 282nd most popular biography from France (up from 358th in 2019) and the 70th most popular French Politician.

Baldwin I of Jerusalem was the first king of Jerusalem and the founder of the County of Edessa. He was the son of Baldwin V of Edessa and Morphia, daughter of the Armenian prince Gabriel of Melitene.

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Over the past year Baldwin I of Jerusalem has had the most page views in the with 205,262 views, followed by French (35,314), and Russian (26,467). In terms of yearly growth of page views the top 3 wikpedia editions are Azerbaijani (2,062.16%), Croatian (895.73%), and Ukrainian (82.83%)


Among politicians, Baldwin I of Jerusalem ranks 687 out of 19,576Before him are Felix Dzerzhinsky, Ivan III of Russia, Christian I of Denmark, Giorgio Napolitano, Hans Frank, and Anthony Eden. After him are Mahathir Mohamad, Josep Borrell, Alexandra of Denmark, Stanisław Leszczyński, Şehzade Cihangir, and Ferdinand VII of Spain.

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Among people born in 1058, Baldwin I of Jerusalem ranks 2Before him is Al-Ghazali. After him are Odo I, Duke of Burgundy, and Andronikos Doukas. Among people deceased in 1118, Baldwin I of Jerusalem ranks 2Before him is Alexios I Komnenos. After him are Pope Paschal II, Muhammad I Tapar, Adelaide del Vasto, Maria of Alania, Matilda of Scotland, Al-Mustazhir, Philippa, Countess of Toulouse, Philip of Sweden, and Arnulf of Chocques.

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Among people born in France, Baldwin I of Jerusalem ranks 282 out of 6,770Before him are Vincent de Paul (1581), Prosper Mérimée (1803), Philip the Good (1396), Paul Signac (1863), Charlotte Corday (1768), and Gilles de Rais (1405). After him are Frédéric Mistral (1830), Désirée Clary (1777), Pope Sylvester II (938), Joseph-Ignace Guillotin (1738), Francis de Sales (1567), and Mireille Mathieu (1946).


Among politicians born in France, Baldwin I of Jerusalem ranks 70Before him are Camillo Benso, Count of Cavour (1810), Philip I of France (1052), Henry I of France (1008), Charles I of Anjou (1226), Louis, Dauphin of France (1729), and Philip the Good (1396). After him are Louis Antoine de Saint-Just (1767), Robert II of France (972), Jérôme Bonaparte (1784), Napoléon Louis Bonaparte (1804), Louis, Grand Dauphin (1661), and John I of France (1316).