David II of Scotland

1324 - 1371

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David II (5 March 1324 – 22 February 1371) was King of Scotland for nearly 42 years, from 1329 until his death in 1371. He was the last male of the House of Bruce. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of David II of Scotland has received more than 1,365,124 page views. His biography is available in 54 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 53 in 2019). David II of Scotland is the 1,267th most popular politician (up from 1,404th in 2019), the 316th most popular biography from United Kingdom (up from 339th in 2019) and the 59th most popular British Politician.

David II of Scotland was the son of Robert the Bruce and grandson of King Robert I of Scotland. He ascended to the throne after his father's death in 1329. He was only six years old at the time, and his reign was dominated by regents. His most famous accomplishment is the defeat of Edward III of England at the Battle of Neville's Cross in 1346.

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Among politicians, David II of Scotland ranks 1,267 out of 15,710Before him are Louis Philippe II, Duke of Orléans, Sauli Niinistö, Casimir IV Jagiellon, Tongzhi Emperor, Ion Iliescu, and Grand Duchess Anna Petrovna of Russia. After him are Stateira II, Alexios III Angelos, Totila, Archduke Otto of Austria, Francis, Duke of Guise, and Stjepan Mesić.

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Among people born in 1324, David II of Scotland ranks 2Before him is John Wycliffe. After him are Ivan Sratsimir of Bulgaria, Joan, Duchess of Brittany, and Manuel II of Trebizond. Among people deceased in 1371, David II of Scotland ranks 1After him are Stefan Uroš V, Jeanne d'Évreux, Vukašin of Serbia, Simeon Uroš, Ivan Alexander of Bulgaria, and Ubayd Zakani.

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In United Kingdom

Among people born in United Kingdom, David II of Scotland ranks 316 out of 6,924Before him are Ken Miles (1918), Angela Lansbury (1925), Joseph Lister (1827), Pelagius (360), Lemmy (1945), and Princess Alice of the United Kingdom (1843). After him are George Everest (1790), G. K. Chesterton (1874), Daniel Day-Lewis (1957), Bernie Ecclestone (1930), Frederick Soddy (1877), and Thomas Gainsborough (1727).

Among POLITICIANS In United Kingdom

Among politicians born in United Kingdom, David II of Scotland ranks 59Before him are Æthelwulf, King of Wessex (795), Richard Cromwell (1626), Clement Attlee (1883), Harold Macmillan (1894), David Lloyd George (1863), and Oswald Mosley (1896). After him are Randal Cremer (1828), Llywelyn ap Gruffudd (1220), Anne Neville (1456), Theresa May (1956), Halford Mackinder (1861), and Alec Douglas-Home (1903).