Charles II of Navarre

1332 - 1387

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Charles II (10 October 1332 – 1 January 1387), called Charles the Bad, was King of Navarre 1349–1387 and Count of Évreux 1343–1387. Besides the Pyrenean Kingdom of Navarre, he had extensive lands in Normandy, inherited from his father, Count Philip of Évreux, and his mother, Queen Joan II of Navarre, who had received them as compensation for resigning her claims to France, Champagne, and Brie in 1328. Thus, in Northern France, Charles possessed Évreux, Mortain, parts of Vexin, and a portion of Cotentin. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Charles II of Navarre has received more than 331,749 page views. His biography is available in 33 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 32 in 2019). Charles II of Navarre is the 1,457th most popular politician (down from 1,408th in 2019), the 549th most popular biography from France (down from 514th in 2019) and the 129th most popular French Politician.

Charles II of Navarre is most famous for his role in the War of the Three Henrys, which was a conflict between his uncle, Henry III of France, and his two other uncles, Henry I of Navarre and Henry II of England.

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Among politicians, Charles II of Navarre ranks 1,457 out of 15,710Before him are Richard of York, 3rd Duke of York, Mentuhotep II, Constantine VIII, Victor Amadeus II of Sardinia, Amaro Pargo, and Ananda Mahidol. After him are Naram-Sin of Akkad, Zhao Ziyang, Charlotte, Grand Duchess of Luxembourg, Haakon the Good, Yeonsangun of Joseon, and Zaynab bint Jahsh.

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Among people born in 1332, Charles II of Navarre ranks 3Before him are Ibn Khaldun and John V Palaiologos. After him are Xu Da, Frederick III, Landgrave of Thuringia, Vladislaus II of Opole, and William Langland. Among people deceased in 1387, Charles II of Navarre ranks 2Before him is Olaf II of Denmark. After him are Peter IV of Aragon, Elizabeth of Bosnia, Abraham Cresques, and Çandarlı Kara Halil Hayreddin Pasha.

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Among people born in France, Charles II of Navarre ranks 549 out of 5,234Before him are Eugène Boudin (1824), Gérard de Nerval (1808), Brigitte Macron (1953), Anaïs Nin (1903), Amadeus VIII, Duke of Savoy (1383), and Adrien-Marie Legendre (1752). After him are Boris Vian (1920), William IX, Duke of Aquitaine (1071), Suger (1080), Carloman I (751), Alain Resnais (1922), and Karl Brandt (1904).


Among politicians born in France, Charles II of Navarre ranks 129Before him are Henry I, Duke of Guise (1550), Chilperic I (539), Mary of Guise (1515), William II of England (1056), Louis Joseph, Dauphin of France (1781), and Louis, Prince of Condé (1530). After him are Carloman I (751), Pauline Bonaparte (1780), René of Anjou (1409), Emmanuel Macron (1977), Léon Blum (1872), and Childebert I (497).