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Charles I of Hungary

1288 - 1342

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Charles I, also known as Charles Robert (Hungarian: Károly Róbert; Croatian: Karlo Robert; Slovak: Karol Róbert; 1288 – 16 July 1342) was King of Hungary and Croatia from 1308 to his death. He was a member of the Capetian House of Anjou and the only son of Charles Martel, Prince of Salerno. His father was the eldest son of Charles II of Naples and Mary of Hungary. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Charles I of Hungary has received more than 406,326 page views. His biography is available in 46 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 45 in 2019). Charles I of Hungary is the 922nd most popular politician (down from 866th in 2019), the 385th most popular biography from Italy (up from 388th in 2019) and the 62nd most popular Italian Politician.

Charles I of Hungary is most famous for being the last King of Hungary. He was also the King of Bohemia and Croatia, as well as the Duke of Styria, Carinthia and Carniola. He was elected to the throne of Hungary in 1920, but was forced to abdicate in 1944.

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Among politicians, Charles I of Hungary ranks 922 out of 15,577Before him are Elisabeth of France, Muhammad XII of Granada, Ivan VI of Russia, Béla Kun, Cassander, and Raymond Poincaré. After him are Jugurtha, Lee Myung-bak, Benjamin Harrison, Lev Kamenev, Jiang Qing, and Chaim Weizmann.

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Among people born in 1288, Charles I of Hungary ranks 2Before him is Orhan. After him are Ivan I of Moscow, Emperor Go-Daigo, Emperor Go-Fushimi, Gersonides, and Mahmoud Shabestari. Among people deceased in 1342, Charles I of Hungary ranks 2Before him is Pope Benedict XII. After him are Marsilius of Padua, Robert III of Artois, Peter II of Sicily, Anna of Trebizond, Tini Beg, Bartolomeo Gradenigo, and Joan of Valois, Countess of Hainaut.

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Among people born in Italy, Charles I of Hungary ranks 385 out of 4,668Before him are Bronzino (1503), Annibale Carracci (1560), Pope Pelagius II (520), Marcus Aemilius Lepidus (-89), Pope Anacletus (1), and Vittorio De Sica (1901). After him are Cesare Beccaria (1738), Pope John I (470), Pope Zachary (679), Pope Stephen IV (770), Pietro Mascagni (1863), and Pope Adrian V (1205).


Among politicians born in Italy, Charles I of Hungary ranks 62Before him are Publius Quinctilius Varus (-46), Ancus Marcius (-675), Gordian III (225), Pietro Badoglio (1871), Cato the Younger (-95), and Marcus Aemilius Lepidus (-89). After him are Lorenzo de' Medici, Duke of Urbino (1492), Amadeo I of Spain (1845), Clara Petacci (1912), Petronius Maximus (396), Queen Paola of Belgium (1937), and Dionysius I of Syracuse (-430).