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Baldwin I of Jerusalem

1058 - 1118

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Baldwin I, also known as Baldwin of Boulogne (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 877,028 page views. His biography is available in 44 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 41 in 2019). Baldwin I of Jerusalem is the 983rd most popular politician (down from 952nd in 2019), the 358th most popular biography from France (up from 369th in 2019) and the 90th 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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Among politicians, Baldwin I of Jerusalem ranks 983 out of 15,577Before him are Pedro II of Brazil, False Dmitry I, Alexander I of Yugoslavia, Louis IV of France, Emperor Yingzong of Ming, and Samuel of Bulgaria. After him are Mohammed Daoud Khan, Bolesław I the Brave, Ulrika Eleonora, Queen of Sweden, Zoë Porphyrogenita, Phocas, and 5th Dalai Lama.

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Among people born in 1058, Baldwin I of Jerusalem ranks 2Before him is Al-Ghazali. After him is Odo I, Duke of Burgundy. Among people deceased in 1118, Baldwin I of Jerusalem ranks 3Before him are Alexios I Komnenos and Pope Paschal II. After him are Muhammad I Tapar, Maria of Alania, Philip of Sweden, Matilda of Scotland, Adelaide del Vasto, Al-Mustazhir, and Philippa, Countess of Toulouse.

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Among people born in France, Baldwin I of Jerusalem ranks 358 out of 6,011Before him are Jean Buridan (1295), Julien Offray de La Mettrie (1709), Alfred Binet (1857), Constantine II (316), Jeanne Moreau (1928), and Louis IV of France (920). After him are Pierre Gassendi (1592), Pope Innocent V (1225), Léo Delibes (1836), Prosper Mérimée (1803), Claude Adrien Helvétius (1715), and Alexis Carrel (1873).


Among politicians born in France, Baldwin I of Jerusalem ranks 90Before him are Diane de Poitiers (1499), Elisabeth of France (1602), Raymond Poincaré (1860), James I of Aragon (1208), Constantine II (316), and Louis IV of France (920). After him are Jérôme Bonaparte (1784), Adolphe Thiers (1797), Dagobert I (611), Stephen, King of England (1095), Margaret of Anjou (1430), and Robert I of France (860).