Charles the Bold

1433 - 1477

Charles the Bold

Charles (Charles Martin; German: Karl Martin; Dutch: Karel Maarten; 10 November 1433 – 5 January 1477), nicknamed the Bold (German: der Kühne; Dutch: de Stoute; French: le Téméraire), was the Duke of Burgundy from 1467 to 1477. His main objective was to be crowned king by turning the growing Burgundian State into a territorially continuous kingdom. He declared himself and his lands independent, bought Upper Alsace and conquered Zutphen, Guelders and Lorraine, uniting at last Burgundian northern and southern possessions. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Charles the Bold has received more than 832,850 page views. His biography is available in 54 different languages on Wikipedia making him the 17th most popular nobleman.

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Among noblemen, Charles the Bold ranks 20 out of 559Before him are Harold Harefoot, Grand Duchess Anastasia Nikolaevna of Russia, Eleanor of Aquitaine, Charles, Prince of Wales, Rollo, and El Cid. After him are William the Conqueror, Alexander Nevsky, Ludovico Sforza, Grand Duchess Olga Nikolaevna of Russia, Ramesses I, and Rudolf, Crown Prince of Austria.

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Among people born in 1433, Charles the Bold ranks 1After him are Marsilio Ficino, Stephen III of Moldavia, Ferdinand, Duke of Viseu, Giovanni Giocondo, and Nilus of Sora. Among people deceased in 1477, Charles the Bold ranks 1After him are Francesco del Cossa, George Sphrantzes, and John VIII, Count of Vendôme.

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In France

Among people born in France, Charles the Bold ranks 152 out of 4,109Before him are Philip V of Spain (1683), Nicolas Flamel (1330), François Viète (1540), Abdulmejid I (1823), Henry Cavendish (1731), and Jacques Cousteau (1910). After him are Charles V of France (1338), Pope John XXII (1244), Joachim Murat (1767), William the Conqueror (1028), Francis I, Holy Roman Emperor (1708), and Henri Rousseau (1844).

Among NOBLEMEN In France

Among noblemen born in France, Charles the Bold ranks 2Before him are Eleanor of Aquitaine (1122). After him are William the Conqueror (1028), Louis Antoine, Duke of Angoulême (1775), Philippe I, Duke of Orléans (1640), Pope Leo IX (1002), Charles, Count of Valois (1270), Raynald of Châtillon (1123), Jeanne d'Albret (1528), Philip the Bold (1342), Robert Guiscard (1016), and Marie Thérèse of France (1778).

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