Charles, Duke of Orléans

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Charles of Orléans (24 November 1394 – 5 January 1465) was Duke of Orléans from 1407, following the murder of his father, Louis I, Duke of Orléans. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Charles, Duke of Orléans has received more than 333,559 page views. His biography is available in 36 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 34 in 2019). Charles, Duke of Orléans is the 517th most popular writer (up from 528th in 2019), the 592nd most popular biography from France (up from 601st in 2019) and the 91st most popular French Writer.

Charles, Duke of Orléans, was the son of King Charles VI of France and his wife, Isabeau of Bavaria. He was born in 1403 and died in 1465. He was most famous for being captured by the English during the Battle of Agincourt in 1415 and held prisoner for over a decade.

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Among writers, Charles, Duke of Orléans ranks 517 out of 5,794Before him are Harriet Beecher Stowe, Harper Lee, Philip Larkin, Marina Tsvetaeva, Milena Jesenská, and Michel Houellebecq. After him are Hugo von Hofmannsthal, Lorenzo Da Ponte, Alcaeus of Mytilene, Ágota Kristóf, René Guénon, and Gabriele D'Annunzio.

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Among people born in 1394, Charles, Duke of Orléans ranks 4Before him are Johannes Gutenberg, Prince Henry the Navigator, and Ulugh Beg. After him are James I of Scotland, Cymburgis of Masovia, Philippa of England, Ikkyū, Ashikaga Yoshinori, and Antonio Beccadelli. Among people deceased in 1465, Charles, Duke of Orléans ranks 1After him are Thomas Palaiologos, Louis, Duke of Savoy, Isabella of Bourbon, and Joanot Martorell.

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In France

Among people born in France, Charles, Duke of Orléans ranks 592 out of 5,234Before him are Gilbert du Motier, Marquis de Lafayette (1757), Johnny Hallyday (1943), Jean-Marie Le Pen (1928), Pope Nicholas II (990), Albert Lebrun (1871), and Guy Debord (1931). After him are Élisabeth of France (1764), Alfred Werner (1866), Louis Blériot (1872), René Guénon (1886), Mireille Darc (1938), and Jean-de-Dieu Soult (1769).

Among WRITERS In France

Among writers born in France, Charles, Duke of Orléans ranks 91Before him are Anaïs Nin (1903), Boris Vian (1920), Jules Michelet (1798), George Steiner (1929), Héloïse (1101), and Camille Flammarion (1842). After him are René Guénon (1886), Paul Claudel (1868), Georges Perec (1936), Bernard Gui (1261), Alfred Jarry (1873), and Pierre de Ronsard (1524).