Balian of Ibelin

1143 - 1193

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Balian of Ibelin (French: Balian d'Ibelin; c. 1143 – 1193), also known as Barisan the Younger, was a crusader noble of the Kingdom of Jerusalem in the 12th century. He was lord of Ibelin from 1170–1193. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Balian of Ibelin has received more than 1,705,356 page views. His biography is available in 31 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 30 in 2019). Balian of Ibelin is the 768th most popular politician (up from 1,057th in 2019).

The Balian of Ibelin was one of the most famous and successful Crusader families in the Kingdom of Jerusalem. The family produced a number of significant figures, including King Baldwin IV of Jerusalem, Queen Isabella I of Jerusalem, and King Amalric I of Jerusalem.

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Among politicians, Balian of Ibelin ranks 768 out of 15,710Before him are Nikolai Yezhov, Chandragupta Maurya, William I of the Netherlands, Michael I of Romania, Nicolas Sarkozy, and Valéry Giscard d'Estaing. After him are Isabella II of Spain, Ferdinand I of Bulgaria, François Hollande, Trygve Lie, Alexander Kerensky, and Henry VII, Holy Roman Emperor.

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Among people born in 1143, Balian of Ibelin ranks 1After him are Beatrice I, Countess of Burgundy, Emperor Nijō, John Kinnamos, and Manuel Komnenos. Among people deceased in 1193, Balian of Ibelin ranks 2Before him is Saladin. After him are Robert IV of Sablé, Roger III of Sicily, Düsum Khyenpa, 1st Karmapa Lama, and Saint Thorlak.

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