Claude, Duke of Guise

1496 - 1550

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Claude de Lorraine, duc de Guise (20 October 1496 – 12 April 1550) was a French aristocrat and general. He became the first Duke of Guise in 1528. He was a highly effective general for the French crown. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Claude, Duke of Guise has received more than 201,064 page views. His biography is available in 25 different languages on Wikipedia. Claude, Duke of Guise is the 209th most popular nobleman (down from 187th in 2019), the 1,183rd most popular biography from France (down from 1,104th in 2019) and the 34th most popular French Nobleman.

Claude, Duke of Guise was a French nobleman and general. He was one of the most powerful Catholic leaders in France, and he is most famous for his role in the French Wars of Religion.

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Among noblemen, Claude, Duke of Guise ranks 209 out of 843Before him are Leotychidas, Louise Marie Adélaïde de Bourbon, Duchess of Orléans, Beatrice d'Este, Elizabeth Boleyn, Countess of Wiltshire, Duchess Marie of Mecklenburg-Schwerin, and Prince William, Duke of Cambridge. After him are Edward of Middleham, Prince of Wales, Sigismund, Archduke of Austria, Princess Carolina of Parma, Princess Sophie of Greece and Denmark, Landgravine Elisabeth Amalie of Hesse-Darmstadt, and Antoine, Duke of Montpensier.

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Among people born in 1496, Claude, Duke of Guise ranks 5Before him are Gustav I of Sweden, Hatice Sultan, Mary Tudor, Queen of France, and Menno Simons. After him are Sebastiano Venier, João de Barros, Johann Walter, and Dawit II. Among people deceased in 1550, Claude, Duke of Guise ranks 4Before him are John of God, William IV, Duke of Bavaria, and Pieter Coecke van Aelst. After him are Andrea Alciato, Francesco III Gonzaga, Duke of Mantua, Jón Arason, Pir Sultan Abdal, Gian Giorgio Trissino, Ambrosius Benson, Sebald Beham, and Ulrich, Duke of Württemberg.

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Among people born in France, Claude, Duke of Guise ranks 1,183 out of 5,234Before him are Dominique Jean Larrey (1766), François Rude (1784), Louise Marie Adélaïde de Bourbon, Duchess of Orléans (1753), Jean Mabillon (1632), Marie-Anne Paulze Lavoisier (1758), and Jeanne d'Évreux (1310). After him are André-Jacques Garnerin (1769), Rodolphe Kreutzer (1766), Isabella of Valois (1389), Francis II, Duke of Brittany (1435), Clément Marot (1495), and Paul Sérusier (1864).

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