David I of Scotland

1084 - 1153

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David I or Dauíd mac Maíl Choluim (Modern: Daibhidh I mac [Mhaoil] Chaluim; c. 1084 – 24 May 1153) was a 12th-century ruler who was Prince of the Cumbrians from 1113 to 1124 and later King of Scotland from 1124 to 1153. The youngest son of Malcolm III and Margaret of Wessex, David spent most of his childhood in Scotland, but was exiled to England temporarily in 1093. Perhaps after 1100, he became a dependent at the court of King Henry I. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of David I of Scotland has received more than 1,171,787 page views. His biography is available in 44 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 42 in 2019). David I of Scotland is the 3,711th most popular politician (up from 4,314th in 2019), the 848th most popular biography from United Kingdom (up from 930th in 2019) and the 144th most popular British Politician.

David I of Scotland is most famous for being the first Scottish king of the House of Dunkeld.

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Among politicians, David I of Scotland ranks 3,711 out of 15,710Before him are Jan Smuts, Ottavio Farnese, Duke of Parma, Charlotte of Mecklenburg-Strelitz, Chlothar IV, Nicholas Francis, Duke of Lorraine, and Senakhtenre Ahmose. After him are Ingvar Carlsson, Peter I, Duke of Bourbon, Princess Ragnhild, Mrs. Lorentzen, Emperor Ai of Tang, Parysatis, and Theroigne de Mericourt.

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Among people born in 1084, David I of Scotland ranks 1After him are Li Qingzhao and Heonjong of Goryeo. Among people deceased in 1153, David I of Scotland ranks 4Before him are Bernard of Clairvaux, Pope Eugene III, and Anna Komnene. After him are Bernard de Tremelay, Gampopa, Al-Shahrastani, and Eustace IV, Count of Boulogne.

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In United Kingdom

Among people born in United Kingdom, David I of Scotland ranks 848 out of 6,924Before him are Charlotte Cooper (1870), Edward Burne-Jones (1833), Ealhswith (852), Wat Tyler (1341), Elizabeth Gaskell (1810), and Duncan Edwards (1936). After him are Charles Cornwallis, 1st Marquess Cornwallis (1738), Michael York (1942), Robert Peel (1788), Petula Clark (1932), John Hawkins (1532), and Peter Mansfield (1933).

Among POLITICIANS In United Kingdom

Among politicians born in United Kingdom, David I of Scotland ranks 144Before him are David Cameron (1966), Malcolm III of Scotland (1031), Prince George, Duke of Kent (1902), Duncan I of Scotland (1001), Richard of Cornwall (1209), and Alexander III of Scotland (1241). After him are Robert Peel (1788), Philippa of England (1394), Rob Roy MacGregor (1671), Norman Angell (1872), Alexander II of Scotland (1198), and H. H. Asquith (1852).