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. He 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 (as James I), 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 19,203,330 page views. His biography is available in 91 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 89 in 2019). Charles I of England is the 422nd most popular politician (down from 406th in 2019), the 115th most popular biography from United Kingdom (up from 117th in 2019) and the 27th most popular Politician.

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

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Among politicians, Charles I of England ranks 422 out of 15,577Before him are José Mujica, Matthias, Holy Roman Emperor, George II of Great Britain, Severus Alexander, Albert II of Belgium, and Henry the Fowler. After him are Carl Gustaf Emil Mannerheim, Jeongjo of Joseon, Toyotomi Hideyoshi, Rurik, Goliath, and Eduard Shevardnadze.

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Among people born in 1600, Charles I of England ranks 1After him are Pope Clement IX, Pedro Calderón de la Barca, Claude Lorrain, Sawney Bean, False Dmitry II, Marie de Rohan, Simeon Bekbulatovich, Maria Celeste, Nicolas Sanson, 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, Isaac van Ostade, Gerardus Vossius, Marie of Prussia, Margravine of Brandenburg-Bayreuth, Juan Martínez Montañés, Ustad Ahmad Lahori, and John Winthrop.

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In United Kingdom

Among people born in United Kingdom, Charles I of England ranks 115 out of 7,765Before him are H. G. Wells (1866), Elizabeth of York (1466), Aldous Huxley (1894), George III of the United Kingdom (1738), Victoria, Princess Royal (1840), and Emily Brontë (1818). After him are John Napier (1550), James II of England (1633), Rowan Atkinson (1955), Edward Elgar (1857), Catherine Howard (1523), and Brian May (1947).

Among POLITICIANS In United Kingdom

Among politicians born in United Kingdom, Charles I of England ranks 27Before him are Edward I of England (1239), Edward V of England (1470), Edward VIII (1894), George V (1865), Henry VI of England (1421), and George III of the United Kingdom (1738). After him are James II of England (1633), Robert the Bruce (1274), Olav V of Norway (1903), Æthelstan (895), William IV of the United Kingdom (1765), and Anthony Eden (1897).