Edward I of England

1239 - 1307

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Edward I (17/18 June 1239 – 7 July 1307), also known as Edward Longshanks and the Hammer of the Scots, was King of England from 1272 to 1307. Concurrently, he was Lord of Ireland, and from 1254 to 1306 he ruled Gascony as Duke of Aquitaine in his capacity as a vassal of the French king. Before his accession to the throne, he was commonly referred to as the Lord Edward. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Edward I of England has received more than 12,254,381 page views. His biography is available in 77 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 76 in 2019). Edward I of England is the 354th most popular politician (down from 325th in 2019), the 84th most popular biography from United Kingdom (up from 86th in 2019) and the 19th most popular British Politician.

Edward I was the King of England from 1272 to 1307. He is most famous for conquering Wales and Scotland, and uniting the countries of England and Wales.

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Among politicians, Edward I of England ranks 354 out of 19,576Before him are Victor Emmanuel III of Italy, Constantine XI Palaiologos, Gerhard Schröder, Baibars, Mustafa II, and Ferdinand II, Holy Roman Emperor. After him are Sigismund, Holy Roman Emperor, Galba, Julian, Charles IX of France, Alcibiades, and Sigismund III Vasa.

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Among people born in 1239, Edward I of England ranks 1After him are Peter III of Aragon, Stephen V of Hungary, Theobald II of Navarre, Valdemar, King of Sweden, John II, Duke of Brittany, and Kujō Yoritsugu. Among people deceased in 1307, Edward I of England ranks 1After him are Temür Khan, Rudolf I of Bohemia, Fra Dolcino, Anna of Hohenstaufen, Catherine I, Latin Empress, Abu Yaqub Yusuf an-Nasr, Hethum II, King of Armenia, Benedetto I Zaccaria, Duwa, Theodoric IV, Landgrave of Lusatia, and Hugh II, Count of Blois.

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In United Kingdom

Among people born in United Kingdom, Edward I of England ranks 84 out of 8,785Before him are Alfred the Great (849), George VI (1895), Elton John (1947), J. M. W. Turner (1775), Edward VI of England (1537), and Diana, Princess of Wales (1961). After him are Alan Rickman (1946), Mary Shelley (1797), George Harrison (1943), Henry VII of England (1457), Robert Louis Stevenson (1850), and John Napier (1550).

Among POLITICIANS In United Kingdom

Among politicians born in United Kingdom, Edward I of England ranks 19Before him are Olav V of Norway (1903), Edward Heath (1916), George III of the United Kingdom (1738), Alfred the Great (849), George VI (1895), and Edward VI of England (1537). After him are Henry VII of England (1457), Edward III of England (1312), George V (1865), Neville Chamberlain (1869), Edward VIII (1894), and Edward II of England (1284).