Edmund Crouchback

1245 - 1296

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Edmund, 1st Earl of Lancaster (16 January 1245 – 5 June 1296), also known as Edmund Crouchback, was a member of the royal Plantagenet Dynasty and the founder of the first House of Lancaster. He was Earl of Leicester (1265–1296), Lancaster (1267–1296) and Derby (1269–1296) in England and Count Palatine of Champagne (1276–1284) in France. Named after the 9th-century saint, Edmund was the second surviving son of King Henry III of England and Eleanor of Provence and the younger brother of King Edward I of England, to whom he was loyal as a diplomat and warrior. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Edmund Crouchback has received more than 614,640 page views. His biography is available in 28 different languages on Wikipedia. Edmund Crouchback is the 10,320th most popular politician (up from 11,010th in 2019), the 2,119th most popular biography from United Kingdom (up from 2,424th in 2019) and the 322nd most popular British Politician.

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Among politicians, Edmund Crouchback ranks 10,320 out of 19,576Before him are Caratacus, Dasharatha Maurya, Abdullah Mirza, Dawoud Rajiha, Francesco Molin, and Thomas Fairfax. After him are Mangrai, Rana Sanga, Henri Druey, Ramón Franco, Arthur Bernardes, and Elena Mukhina.

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Among people born in 1245, Edmund Crouchback ranks 7Before him are Philip III of France, Kunigunda of Halych, Roger of Lauria, Adam de la Halle, Nicholas of Tolentino, and Al-Adil Kitbugha. After him is Ma Duanlin. Among people deceased in 1296, Edmund Crouchback ranks 9Before him are Dnyaneshwar, Floris V, Count of Holland, Jalal-ud-din Khalji, Konrad von Feuchtwangen, Louis III, Duke of Bavaria, and Campanus of Novara. After him is Guido Bonatti.

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In United Kingdom

Among people born in United Kingdom, Edmund Crouchback ranks 2,119 out of 8,785Before him are William Blackstone (1723), Caratacus (15), Roger Bannister (1929), Michael Byrne (1943), Thomas Fairfax (1612), and Michael Bond (1926). After him are Liam Gallagher (1972), Samantha Eggar (1939), Catherine Carey (1523), Dennis Viollet (1933), Stephen Dillane (1957), and William Cavendish, 5th Duke of Devonshire (1748).

Among POLITICIANS In United Kingdom

Among politicians born in United Kingdom, Edmund Crouchback ranks 322Before him are Prince Arthur of Connaught (1883), Edward Balliol (1283), Eleanor, Fair Maid of Brittany (1182), James Connolly (1868), Caratacus (15), and Thomas Fairfax (1612). After him are Catherine Carey (1523), William Cavendish, 5th Duke of Devonshire (1748), Rosamund Clifford (1150), Michael Morris, 3rd Baron Killanin (1914), Bobby Sands (1954), and Alexander Cambridge, 1st Earl of Athlone (1874).