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 three kingdoms of England, Scotland, and Ireland in 1612 on 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 15,919,112 page views. His biography is available in 89 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 87 in 2019). Charles I of England is the 406th most popular politician (up from 486th in 2019), the 117th most popular biography from United Kingdom (up from 129th in 2019) and the 25th most popular British Politician.

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

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Among politicians, Charles I of England ranks 406 out of 15,710Before him are Orhan, William III of England, Radovan Karadžić, Moctezuma II, Mithridates VI of Pontus, and Rüstem Pasha. After him are Carl Gustaf Emil Mannerheim, Charles IV of France, Mahmud I, Servius Tullius, Henry the Fowler, and Rurik.

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Among people born in 1600, Charles I of England ranks 1After him are Pope Clement IX, Claude Lorrain, Pedro Calderón de la Barca, Sawney Bean, False Dmitry II, Simeon Bekbulatovich, Lagâri Hasan Çelebi, Cristóbal de Morales, Kuchum, Giovanna Garzoni, 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, Gerardus Vossius, Isaac van Ostade, Juan Martínez Montañés, John Winthrop, Vittoria Farnese, and Richard Crashaw.

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In United Kingdom

Among people born in United Kingdom, Charles I of England ranks 117 out of 6,924Before him are Edward VII (1841), J. J. Thomson (1856), H. G. Wells (1866), Edward Elgar (1857), John Napier (1550), and Diana, Princess of Wales (1961). After him are Henry Purcell (1659), Lady Godiva (990), Geoffrey Chaucer (1343), Jane Seymour (1508), Robert Owen (1771), and John Milton (1608).

Among POLITICIANS In United Kingdom

Among politicians born in United Kingdom, Charles I of England ranks 25Before him are George IV of the United Kingdom (1762), Edward V of England (1470), Edward II of England (1284), Edward VIII (1894), George V (1865), and Henry VI of England (1421). After him are John, King of England (1166), Æthelstan (895), Ecgberht, King of Wessex (800), William IV of the United Kingdom (1765), James II of England (1633), and Neville Chamberlain (1869).