Charles, Duke of Mayenne

1554 - 1611

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For information on the regent of the Netherlands, see Charles of Lorraine. Charles of Lorraine, Duke of Mayenne (26 March 1554 – 3 October 1611), or Charles de Guise, was a French nobleman of the house of Guise and a military leader of the Catholic League, which he headed during the French Wars of Religion, following the assassination of his brothers at Blois in 1588. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Charles, Duke of Mayenne has received more than 52,543 page views. His biography is available in 19 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 18 in 2019). Charles, Duke of Mayenne is the 4,101st most popular politician (down from 4,027th in 2019), the 1,332nd most popular biography from France (down from 1,300th in 2019) and the 330th most popular French Politician.

Charles, Duke of Mayenne, was a French nobleman who served as a military leader during the French Wars of Religion. He was the son of Anne de Montmorency and a younger brother of the Constable of France, Anne de Montmorency.

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Among politicians, Charles, Duke of Mayenne ranks 4,101 out of 15,710Before him are Blanche of Namur, Moinuddin Chishti, Khalil Sultan, Jean Jacques Régis de Cambacérès, François Tombalbaye, and Eumenes III. After him are Hypereides, Ernest I, Duke of Saxe-Gotha, Francesco Maria I della Rovere, Duke of Urbino, Erwin Piscator, Teispes, and Osroes I.

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Among people born in 1554, Charles, Duke of Mayenne ranks 5Before him are Pope Gregory XV, Elisabeth of Austria, Queen of France, Sebastian of Portugal, and Walter Raleigh. After him are Philip William, Prince of Orange, Philip Sidney, Bálint Balassi, Ernest of Bavaria, Louis III, Duke of Württemberg, Richard Hooker, and John Lyly. Among people deceased in 1611, Charles, Duke of Mayenne ranks 7Before him are Charles IX of Sweden, Margaret of Austria, Queen of Spain, Henry Hudson, Tomás Luis de Victoria, Bartholomeus Spranger, and Eleanor de' Medici. After him are Katō Kiyomasa, Nicolas Henri, Duke of Orléans, Sanada Masayuki, Antonio Possevino, Jan Huyghen van Linschoten, and Christian II, Elector of Saxony.

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Among people born in France, Charles, Duke of Mayenne ranks 1,332 out of 5,234Before him are Michel Tournier (1924), Gérard Mourou (1944), John Eudes (1601), Pierre Cauchon (1371), Jean Jacques Régis de Cambacérès (1753), and Xavier de Maistre (1763). After him are Laurent Schwartz (1915), Anthony, Duke of Brabant (1384), Jane Frances de Chantal (1572), Michel Serres (1930), Marine Le Pen (1968), and Jacqueline, Countess of Hainaut (1401).


Among politicians born in France, Charles, Duke of Mayenne ranks 330Before him are Louis III of Anjou (1403), Baldwin V, Count of Flanders (1012), Louis de Bonald (1754), Isabella of Hainault (1170), Bon-Adrien Jeannot de Moncey (1754), and Jean Jacques Régis de Cambacérès (1753). After him are Marine Le Pen (1968), Jacqueline, Countess of Hainaut (1401), Sextus Afranius Burrus (1), Piers Gaveston, 1st Earl of Cornwall (1284), Ferdinand Buisson (1841), and Henri, Count of Paris (1908).