Charles I of England

1600 - 1649

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Charles I (19 November 1600 – 30 January 1649) was King of England, Scotland, and Ireland from 27 March 1625 until his execution in 1649. Charles was born into the House of Stuart as the second son of King James VI of Scotland, but after his father inherited the English throne in 1603, he moved to England, where he spent much of the rest of his life. He became heir apparent to the kingdoms of England, Scotland, and Ireland in 1612 upon the death of his elder brother, Henry Frederick, Prince of Wales. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Charles I of England has received more than 23,414,906 page views. His biography is available in 93 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 91 in 2019). Charles I of England is the 498th most popular politician (down from 418th in 2019), the 121st most popular biography from United Kingdom (down from 115th in 2019) and the 26th most popular British Politician.

King Charles I of England was most famous for being beheaded.

Memorability Metrics

  • 23M

    Page Views (PV)

  • 73.40

    Historical Popularity Index (HPI)

  • 93

    Languages Editions (L)

  • 3.75

    Effective Languages (L*)

  • 7.04

    Coefficient of Variation (CV)

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Over the past year Charles I of England has had the most page views in the with 2,598,899 views, followed by Spanish (262,446), and Russian (238,014). In terms of yearly growth of page views the top 3 wikpedia editions are Lingua Franca Nova (472.10%), Ido (79.27%), and Wu Chinese (66.83%)


Among politicians, Charles I of England ranks 498 out of 19,576Before him are Christian IX of Denmark, Edward II of England, Merneptah, Gorm the Old, Heraklonas, and Charles IV of France. After him are Nurhaci, Galerius, Alfred Rosenberg, Murad V, Honorius, and Isabella II of Spain.

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Among people born in 1600, Charles I of England ranks 2Before him is Pope Clement IX. After him are Pedro Calderón de la Barca, Claude Lorrain, Sawney Bean, False Dmitry II, Marie de Rohan, Nicolas Sanson, Simeon Bekbulatovich, Maria Celeste, Kuchum, and Gabriel Naudé. Among people deceased in 1649, Charles I of England ranks 1After him are Injo of Joseon, Simon Vouet, Maria Leopoldine of Austria, Catherine of Brandenburg, David Teniers the Elder, Ustad Ahmad Lahori, Isaac van Ostade, Gerardus Vossius, Marie of Prussia, Margravine of Brandenburg-Bayreuth, Juan Martínez Montañés, and Giulio Alenio.

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In United Kingdom

Among people born in United Kingdom, Charles I of England ranks 121 out of 8,785Before him are Neville Chamberlain (1869), Edward VIII (1894), Ringo Starr (1940), Edward II of England (1284), J. J. Thomson (1856), and Bon Scott (1946). After him are Rosalind Franklin (1920), George Stephenson (1781), Anne, Queen of Great Britain (1665), Brian Johnson (1947), Mark Knopfler (1949), and Robert Owen (1771).

Among POLITICIANS In United Kingdom

Among politicians born in United Kingdom, Charles I of England ranks 26Before him are Henry VII of England (1457), Edward III of England (1312), George V (1865), Neville Chamberlain (1869), Edward VIII (1894), and Edward II of England (1284). After him are Anne, Queen of Great Britain (1665), Henry VI of England (1421), Robert Gascoyne-Cecil, 3rd Marquess of Salisbury (1830), George IV of the United Kingdom (1762), Æthelstan (895), and John, King of England (1166).