Bretislav I

1005 - 1055

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Bretislav I (Czech: Břetislav I.; 1002/1005 – 10 January 1055), known as the "Bohemian Achilles", of the Přemyslid dynasty, was Duke of Bohemia from 1034 until his death in 1055. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Bretislav I has received more than 70,512 page views. His biography is available in 29 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 28 in 2019). Bretislav I is the 4,048th most popular politician (down from 4,027th in 2019), the 134th most popular biography from Czechia (down from 130th in 2019) and the 37th most popular Czech Politician.

Bretislav I was the Duke of Bohemia and the first King of Bohemia. He was crowned in 1085 and died in 1092. Bretislav I was most famous for being the first King of Bohemia.

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Among politicians, Bretislav I ranks 4,048 out of 19,576Before him are Charles Alexandre de Calonne, Qara Yusuf, Salam Fayyad, Piali Pasha, Kyriakos Mitsotakis, and Sarduri II. After him are William V, Duke of Bavaria, Joseph Süß Oppenheimer, Élisabeth Borne, Philopoemen, John Dickinson, and Bogd Khan.

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Among people born in 1005, Bretislav I ranks 4Before him are Pope Clement II, Michael I Cerularius, and Macbeth, King of Scotland. After him are Ali az-Zahir, Henry VII, Duke of Bavaria, Berenguer Ramon I, Count of Barcelona, Lanfranc, and John VIII of Constantinople. Among people deceased in 1055, Bretislav I ranks 3Before him are Pope Benedict IX, and Constantine IX Monomachos. After him are Emperor Xingzong of Liao, Samuel ibn Naghrillah, Adalbert, Margrave of Austria, Hilarion of Kiev, Conrad II, Duke of Bavaria, Conrad I, Duke of Bavaria, and Welf, Duke of Carinthia.

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In Czechia

Among people born in Czechia, Bretislav I ranks 134 out of 1,200Before him are Adalbert Stifter (1805), Rudolf Slánský (1901), Antonín Zápotocký (1884), Barbara Bouchet (1943), Vladislaus II, Duke of Bohemia (1110), and Jan Kubiš (1913). After him are Jan Svatopluk Presl (1791), Johann Palisa (1848), Bořivoj I, Duke of Bohemia (852), Princess Sophie of Hohenberg (1901), Alfred Brendel (1931), and Leo Perutz (1882).

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