Edward II of England

1284 - 1327

Edward II of England

Edward II (25 April 1284 – 21 September 1327), also called Edward of Caernarfon, was King of England from 1307 until he was deposed in January 1327. The fourth son of Edward I, Edward became the heir apparent to the throne following the death of his elder brother Alphonso. Beginning in 1300, Edward accompanied his father on campaigns to pacify Scotland. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Edward II of England has received more than 5,607,368 page views. His biography is available in 63 different languages on Wikipedia making him the 424th most popular politician.

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  • 63

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Among politicians, Edward II of England ranks 420 out of 14,801Before him are Xanthippe, Charles III of Spain, Frederick III, German Emperor, Matthias, Holy Roman Emperor, Hugo Chávez, and Frederick I of Prussia. After him are Benjamin Netanyahu, Artaxerxes I of Persia, Merneptah, Francis II, Holy Roman Emperor, Hafsa Sultan, and Shah Jahan.

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Among people born in 1284, Edward II of England ranks 1After him are Simone Martini, Piers Gaveston, 1st Earl of Cornwall, Edward, Count of Savoy, and John I, Count of Holland. Among people deceased in 1327, Edward II of England ranks 3Before him are Osman I and Saint Roch. After him are James II of Aragon, Elizabeth de Burgh, and Agnes of France, Duchess of Burgundy.

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In United Kingdom

Among people born in United Kingdom, Edward II of England ranks 114 out of 5,347Before him are Neville Chamberlain (1869), Saint Patrick (385), Geoffrey Chaucer (1343), Diana, Princess of Wales (1961), Howard Carter (1874), and George Harrison (1943). After him are Ringo Starr (1940), Ian McKellen (1939), Michael Caine (1933), Henry Purcell (1659), Princess Beatrice of the United Kingdom (1857), and Brian May (1947).

Among POLITICIANS In United Kingdom

Among politicians born in United Kingdom, Edward II of England ranks 23Before him are Edward III of England (1312), George IV of the United Kingdom (1762), Edward VI of England (1537), Henry VII of England (1457), Edward I of England (1239), and Neville Chamberlain (1869). After him are James II of England (1633), Robert the Bruce (1274), George V (1865), Edward VIII (1894), Charles I of England (1600), and John, King of England (1166).