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Charles, Count of Valois

1270 - 1325

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Charles of Valois (12 March 1270 – 16 December 1325), the fourth son of King Philip III of France and Isabella of Aragon, was a member of the House of Capet and founder of the House of Valois, whose rule over France would start in 1328. Charles ruled several principalities. He held in appanage the counties of Valois, Alençon (1285), and Perche. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Charles, Count of Valois has received more than 395,938 page views. His biography is available in 40 different languages on Wikipedia. Charles, Count of Valois is the 56th most popular nobleman (down from 53rd in 2019), the 342nd most popular biography from France (down from 330th in 2019) and the 12th most popular French Nobleman.

Charles, Count of Valois, was the youngest son of King Philip III and Queen Jeanne. He was the grandson of King Louis IX. Charles was born in 1270 and died in 1325. Charles was most famous for being a member of the House of Capet and for being the King of France from 1322 to 1328.

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Among noblemen, Charles, Count of Valois ranks 56 out of 842Before him are Grand Duke Michael Alexandrovich of Russia, Raynald of Châtillon, Princess Alice of the United Kingdom, Robert Guiscard, Philippe II, Duke of Orléans, and Elizabeth Charlotte, Madame Palatine. After him are Lady Jane Grey, Jeanne d'Albret, Archduke Charles, Duke of Teschen, Grand Duchess Maria Nikolaevna of Russia, Camilla, Duchess of Cornwall, and Fatma Sultan.

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Among people born in 1270, Charles, Count of Valois ranks 2Before him is William Wallace. After him are Rudolf II, Duke of Austria, Haakon V of Norway, Namdev, Theodore Metochites, Isabella of Burgundy, Queen of Germany, Lancelotto Malocello, Theodore Svetoslav of Bulgaria, Juliana Falconieri, Cino da Pistoia, and Nicholas of Lyra. Among people deceased in 1325, Charles, Count of Valois ranks 1After him are Amir Khusrow, Denis of Portugal, Yury of Moscow, Ghiyath al-Din Tughluq, Nizamuddin Auliya, Ismail I of Granada, and Stefan Vladislav II.

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In France

Among people born in France, Charles, Count of Valois ranks 342 out of 6,011Before him are Philippe II, Duke of Orléans (1674), Diane de Poitiers (1499), Jean Renoir (1894), Gaspard-Gustave de Coriolis (1792), Elisabeth of France (1602), and Raymond Poincaré (1860). After him are Maurice Merleau-Ponty (1908), Jean Arp (1886), Gustave Moreau (1826), Jeanne d'Albret (1528), Joseph Marie Jacquard (1752), and Marguerite de Navarre (1492).

Among NOBLEMEN In France

Among noblemen born in France, Charles, Count of Valois ranks 12Before him are Pope Leo IX (1002), Margaret of Valois (1553), Louis Antoine, Duke of Angoulême (1775), Raynald of Châtillon (1123), Robert Guiscard (1016), and Philippe II, Duke of Orléans (1674). After him are Jeanne d'Albret (1528), Philip the Bold (1342), Lucien Bonaparte (1775), Élisabeth Charlotte d'Orléans (1676), William IX, Duke of Aquitaine (1071), and Amadeus VIII, Duke of Savoy (1383).