Charles VII of France

1403 - 1461

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Charles VII (22 February 1403 – 22 July 1461), called the Victorious (French: le Victorieux) or the Well-Served (French: le Bien-Servi), was King of France from 1422 to his death in 1461. In the midst of the Hundred Years' War, Charles VII inherited the throne of France under desperate circumstances. Forces of the Kingdom of England and the Duke of Burgundy occupied Guyenne and northern France, including Paris, the most populous city, and Reims, the city in which French kings were traditionally crowned. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Charles VII of France has received more than 1,728,955 page views. His biography is available in 66 different languages on Wikipedia. Charles VII of France is the 248th most popular politician (down from 240th in 2019), the 111th most popular biography from France (down from 110th in 2019) and the 30th most popular French Politician.

Charles VII of France is most famous for his victory over the English at the Battle of Patay.

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Among politicians, Charles VII of France ranks 248 out of 15,710Before him are Enver Hoxha, Louis XII of France, Alexander III of Russia, Paul I of Russia, Godfrey of Bouillon, and Mehmed VI. After him are Ferdinand II, Holy Roman Emperor, Pargalı Ibrahim Pasha, Francis I, Holy Roman Emperor, Georges Danton, Edward III of England, and Edward I of England.

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Among people born in 1403, Charles VII of France ranks 1After him are Basilios Bessarion, John IV of Trebizond, Louis III of Anjou, Maria of Aragon, Queen of Castile, Ali Qushji, Giovanni di Paolo, and Louis VIII, Duke of Bavaria. Among people deceased in 1461, Charles VII of France ranks 1After him are Domenico Veneziano, Charles, Prince of Viana, Owen Tudor, Georg von Peuerbach, Thomas of Bosnia, and Afonso I, Duke of Braganza.

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Among people born in France, Charles VII of France ranks 111 out of 5,234Before him are Louis XII of France (1462), Paul Verlaine (1844), Godfrey of Bouillon (1060), Louis Braille (1809), George Sand (1804), and Prince Eugene of Savoy (1663). After him are Francis I, Holy Roman Emperor (1708), Georges Danton (1759), François Villon (1431), Nicolas Flamel (1330), Joseph Fourier (1768), and Madame de Pompadour (1721).


Among politicians born in France, Charles VII of France ranks 30Before him are Napoleon II (1811), Louis XVIII of France (1755), Charles IX of France (1550), Philip II of France (1165), Louis XII of France (1462), and Godfrey of Bouillon (1060). After him are Francis I, Holy Roman Emperor (1708), Georges Danton (1759), Philippe Pétain (1856), Louis XVII of France (1785), Jacques Chirac (1932), and Charles VIII of France (1470).