POLITICIAN

Charles VIII of France

1470 - 1498

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Charles VIII, called the Affable (French: l'Affable; 30 June 1470 – 7 April 1498), was King of France from 1483 to his death in 1498. He succeeded his father Louis XI at the age of 13. His elder sister Anne acted as regent jointly with her husband Peter II, Duke of Bourbon until 1491 when the young king turned 21 years of age. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Charles VIII of France has received more than 1,435,537 page views. His biography is available in 61 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 60 in 2019). Charles VIII of France is the 285th most popular politician (down from 261st in 2019), the 135th most popular biography from France (down from 120th in 2019) and the 36th most popular French Politician.

Charles VIII of France is most famous for being the King of France from 1483 to 1498. He is also known for being the first monarch of the House of Valois.

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Among POLITICIANS

Among politicians, Charles VIII of France ranks 285 out of 15,710Before him are Khafra, Edward II of England, Lee Kuan Yew, Bill Clinton, Herod Antipas, and Jacques Chirac. After him are Eva Perón, Xi Jinping, Alexander II of Russia, Victor Emmanuel II of Italy, Nerva, and Croesus.

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Contemporaries

Among people born in 1470, Charles VIII of France ranks 3Before him are Selim I and Edward V of England. After him are Piri Reis, Isabella of Aragon, Queen of Portugal, Martin Waldseemüller, Hongzhi Emperor, Catherine of Navarre, György Dózsa, Pietro Bembo, Francis, Count of Vendôme, and Isabella of Aragon, Duchess of Milan. Among people deceased in 1498, Charles VIII of France ranks 2Before him is Girolamo Savonarola. After him are Tomás de Torquemada, John Cabot, Isabella of Aragon, Queen of Portugal, Antonio del Pollaiolo, Giovanni il Popolano, Michael Pacher, Cristoforo Landino, and Francesco Botticini.

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In France

Among people born in France, Charles VIII of France ranks 135 out of 5,234Before him are Philippe I, Duke of Orléans (1640), Louis Daguerre (1787), Pierre Curie (1859), Saint Sebastian (300), Jean-François Champollion (1790), and Jacques Chirac (1932). After him are Alfred Dreyfus (1859), Jean-François Millet (1814), Charles VI of France (1368), Jacques Cartier (1491), Hugh Capet (940), and François Viète (1540).

Among POLITICIANS In France

Among politicians born in France, Charles VIII of France ranks 36Before him are Charles VII of France (1403), Francis I, Holy Roman Emperor (1708), Georges Danton (1759), Philippe Pétain (1856), Louis XVII of France (1785), and Jacques Chirac (1932). After him are Charles VI of France (1368), Hugh Capet (940), Edward IV of England (1442), Louis XI of France (1423), Philip V of Spain (1683), and François Mitterrand (1916).