Charles, Count of Valois

1270 - 1325

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Charles of Valois (12 March 1270 – 16 December 1325), the third 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 313,720 page views. His biography is available in 40 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 39 in 2019). Charles, Count of Valois is the 53rd most popular nobleman (down from 43rd in 2019), the 331st most popular biography from France (down from 324th 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 53 out of 843Before him are Herodias, Philippe II, Duke of Orléans, Marie Thérèse of France, Raynald of Châtillon, Henrietta of England, and Robert Guiscard. After him are Edward the Black Prince, Sigurd Snake-in-the-Eye, Arthur, Prince of Wales, Prince Gustaf Adolf, Duke of Västerbotten, Lady Jane Grey, and Giuliano de' Medici.

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

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In France

Among people born in France, Charles, Count of Valois ranks 331 out of 5,234Before him are Marguerite de Navarre (1492), Jean-Michel Jarre (1948), Adolphe Adam (1803), Eugène François Vidocq (1775), François Couperin (1668), and Jean Renoir (1894). After him are Claude of France (1499), Marquis de Condorcet (1743), Olivier Messiaen (1908), Louis, Duke of Burgundy (1682), Léo Delibes (1836), and John Vianney (1786).

Among NOBLEMEN In France

Among noblemen born in France, Charles, Count of Valois ranks 12Before him are Pope Leo IX (1002), Louis Antoine, Duke of Angoulême (1775), Philippe II, Duke of Orléans (1674), Marie Thérèse of France (1778), Raynald of Châtillon (1123), and Robert Guiscard (1016). After him are Jeanne d'Albret (1528), Philip the Bold (1342), Lucien Bonaparte (1775), Amadeus VIII, Duke of Savoy (1383), William IX, Duke of Aquitaine (1071), and Élisabeth Charlotte d'Orléans (1676).