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Butigeidis (Budikid; Belarusian: Будзікід) was the Grand Duke of Lithuania from 1282 to 1291. He is the first known and undisputed member of the Gediminids.He started his rule when the Livonian Order and the Teutonic Knights were finalizing their conquest of the Baltic tribes. In 1289, leading about 8,000 troops, Butigeidis attacked Sambia. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Butigeidis has received more than 23,272 page views. His biography is available in 16 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 15 in 2019). Butigeidis is the 8,240th most popular politician (down from 8,061st in 2019).

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Among politicians, Butigeidis ranks 8,240 out of 15,710Before him are Nahum Sokolow, Timotheus, Lucius Valerius Flaccus, Michel de l'Hôpital, Prince Ferdinand Pius, Duke of Calabria, and Ilir Meta. After him are Neferkare Khendu, Tito Okello, Ashikaga Yoshinori, Odo II, Duke of Burgundy, Ali Hassan Mwinyi, and Stephan Burián von Rajecz.

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Among people born in 1240, Butigeidis ranks 18Before him are Elizabeth the Cuman, Petrus Peregrinus de Maricourt, Albert II, Margrave of Meissen, Konstantin Tih, Jean de Meun, and Daumantas of Pskov. After him are Margaret of England, Andronikos II of Trebizond, Nikephoros I Komnenos Doukas, John I Doukas of Thessaly, and Giovanni Soranzo. Among people deceased in 1290, Butigeidis ranks 13Before him are Margaret, Maid of Norway, Elizabeth the Cuman, Henryk IV Probus, Guido of Siena, Lloque Yupanqui, and Henry XIII, Duke of Bavaria. After him is Muiz ud din Qaiqabad.

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