Charles, Duke of Vendôme

1489 - 1537

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Charles de Bourbon (2 June 1489 – 25 March 1537) was a French prince du sang and military commander at the court of Francis I of France. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Charles, Duke of Vendôme has received more than 87,956 page views. His biography is available in 25 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 24 in 2019). Charles, Duke of Vendôme is the 1,929th most popular politician (down from 1,861st in 2019), the 692nd most popular biography from France (down from 685th in 2019) and the 153rd most popular French Politician.

Charles, Duke of Vendôme is most famous for being the illegitimate son of King Henry IV and Gabrielle d'Estrées. He was a military commander during the reign of his half-brother, King Louis XIII.

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Among politicians, Charles, Duke of Vendôme ranks 1,929 out of 15,710Before him are John, Prince of Asturias, Wang Jingwei, Mohamed Naguib, Lothair II, Maria Manuela, Princess of Portugal, and Gnaeus Pompeius Trogus. After him are Harthacnut, Psamtik III, Al-Musta'sim, James Callaghan, Jean Jaurès, and William Longsword.

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Among people born in 1489, Charles, Duke of Vendôme ranks 4Before him are Thomas Müntzer, Antonio da Correggio, and Margaret Tudor. After him are Thomas Cranmer, William Farel, Gaston of Foix, Duke of Nemours, Fernando d'Ávalos, Antoine, Duke of Lorraine, Gerónimo de Aguilar, Charles IV, Duke of Alençon, and Henry V, Duke of Brunswick-Lüneburg. Among people deceased in 1537, Charles, Duke of Vendôme ranks 2Before him is Jane Seymour. After him are Alessandro de' Medici, Duke of Florence, Lorenzo di Credi, Jacques Lefèvre d'Étaples, Madeleine of Valois, Gerolamo Emiliani, Pedro de Mendoza, and Lempira.

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In France

Among people born in France, Charles, Duke of Vendôme ranks 692 out of 5,234Before him are Catherine of Valois (1401), Ferdinand Walsin Esterhazy (1847), René Clair (1898), Chlodomer (495), Joanna of Bourbon (1338), and Gnaeus Pompeius Trogus (-90). After him are Samuel de Champlain (1567), Jean Jaurès (1859), William Longsword (893), Sophie Marceau (1966), Jacques Anquetil (1934), and Paul Mauriat (1925).


Among politicians born in France, Charles, Duke of Vendôme ranks 153Before him are Paul Doumer (1857), Emmanuel Philibert, Duke of Savoy (1528), Magnentius (303), Jean Parisot de Valette (1494), Caroline Bonaparte (1782), and Gnaeus Pompeius Trogus (-90). After him are Jean Jaurès (1859), William Longsword (893), Louise of Savoy (1476), Louise of Lorraine (1553), Sigismund of Burgundy (500), and François Ravaillac (1578).