Charles VIII of France

1470 - 1498

Charles VIII of France

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 1,254,909 page views. His biography is available in 60 different languages on Wikipedia making him the 264th most popular politician.

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Among politicians, Charles VIII of France ranks 261 out of 14,801Before him are Beatrix of the Netherlands, James VI and I, Charles XII of Sweden, Julian, Woodrow Wilson, and Nicholas I of Russia. After him are Leopold II, Holy Roman Emperor, Georgy Zhukov, Philippe Pétain, Godfrey of Bouillon, Hugh Capet, and Ahmed II.

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

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In France

Among people born in France, Charles VIII of France ranks 121 out of 4,109Before him are François Mitterrand (1916), François Villon (1431), Irène Joliot-Curie (1897), Henri Poincaré (1854), Jean-Paul Belmondo (1933), and Évariste Galois (1811). After him are Charles Aznavour (1924), Eleanor of Aquitaine (1122), Philippe Pétain (1856), Godfrey of Bouillon (1060), Pierre Bourdieu (1930), and Hugh Capet (940).


Among politicians born in France, Charles VIII of France ranks 32Before him are Georges Danton (1759), Philip II of France (1165), Louis XI of France (1423), Charles VII of France (1403), Charles IX of France (1550), and François Mitterrand (1916). After him are Philippe Pétain (1856), Godfrey of Bouillon (1060), Hugh Capet (940), Charles VI of France (1368), Philip V of Spain (1683), and Abdulmejid I (1823).

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