Charles IV of France

1294 - 1328

Charles IV of France

Charles IV (18/19 June 1294 – 1 February 1328), called the Fair (le Bel) in France and the Bald (el Calvo) in Navarre, was last king of the direct line of the House of Capet, King of France and King of Navarre (as Charles I) from 1322 to 1328. Charles was the third son of Philip IV; like his father, he was known as "the fair" or "the handsome".Beginning in 1323 Charles was confronted with a peasant revolt in Flanders, and in 1324 he made an unsuccessful bid to be elected Holy Roman Emperor. As Duke of Guyenne, King Edward II of England was a vassal of Charles, but he was reluctant to pay homage to another king. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Charles IV of France has received more than 638,449 page views. His biography is available in 56 different languages on Wikipedia making him the 409th most popular politician.

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Among politicians, Charles IV of France ranks 405 out of 14,801Before him are Abbas the Great, Narmer, Philip I of Castile, Severus Alexander, Edward I of England, and Frederick III, Holy Roman Emperor. After him are Neville Chamberlain, Theodosius II, Henry the Fowler, Louis X of France, Musa I of Mali, and Imre Nagy.

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Among people born in 1294, Charles IV of France ranks 1After him are Kusunoki Masashige, Hugh V, Duke of Burgundy, and John of Montfort. Among people deceased in 1328, Charles IV of France ranks 1After him are Meister Eckhart, Ibn Taymiyyah, Clementia of Hungary, Ragibagh Khan, Yesün Temür, Isabella of Castile, Queen of Aragon, John of Montecorvino, Galeazzo I Visconti, and Prince Hisaaki.

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Among people born in France, Charles IV of France ranks 188 out of 4,109Before him are Philip VI of France (1293), Roland Barthes (1915), Louis Daguerre (1787), Georges Pompidou (1911), Alexis de Tocqueville (1805), and Nicéphore Niépce (1765). After him are Théodore Géricault (1791), Charles-Augustin de Coulomb (1736), Louis X of France (1289), Louis de Broglie (1892), Georges Méliès (1861), and Pope Clement VI (1291).


Among politicians born in France, Charles IV of France ranks 46Before him are Joachim Murat (1767), Francis I, Holy Roman Emperor (1708), Jacques Chirac (1932), Louis Bonaparte (1778), Philip VI of France (1293), and Georges Pompidou (1911). After him are Louis X of France (1289), Henry II of England (1133), Louis VIII of France (1187), Jean-Baptiste Colbert (1619), Guy of Lusignan (1150), and Philip III of France (1245).

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