Edward VII

1841 - 1910

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Edward VII (Albert Edward; 9 November 1841 – 6 May 1910) was King of the United Kingdom and the British Dominions, and Emperor of India, from 22 January 1901 until his death in 1910. The second child and eldest son of Queen Victoria and Prince Albert of Saxe-Coburg and Gotha, Edward, nicknamed "Bertie", was related to royalty throughout Europe. He was Prince of Wales and heir apparent to the British throne for almost 60 years. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Edward VII has received more than 38,531,381 page views. His biography is available in 94 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 90 in 2019). Edward VII is the 39th most popular nobleman (down from 30th in 2019), the 133rd most popular biography from United Kingdom (down from 106th in 2019) and the 10th most popular British Nobleman.

Edward VII is most famous for being the first king of the United Kingdom who was born a commoner.

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Among noblemen, Edward VII ranks 39 out of 1,415Before him are Ramesses I, Louis Antoine, Duke of Angoulême, Charles the Bold, Queen Sofía of Spain, Margaret of Valois, and Marie de' Medici. After him are El Cid, Otto von Habsburg, Philippe I, Duke of Orléans, Alexei Nikolaevich, Tsarevich of Russia, Pope Leo IX, and Princess Sophie of Bavaria.

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Among people born in 1841, Edward VII ranks 4Before him are Antonín Dvořák, Pierre-Auguste Renoir, and Gustave Le Bon. After him are Berthe Morisot, Georges Clemenceau, Otto Wagner, Itō Hirobumi, Henry Morton Stanley, Frédéric Bazille, Henri Fayol, and Emil Theodor Kocher. Among people deceased in 1910, Edward VII ranks 9Before him are Mark Twain, Florence Nightingale, Robert Koch, Bjørnstjerne Bjørnson, William James, and Henri Rousseau. After him are Nadar, Chulalongkorn, O. Henry, Mily Balakirev, Marius Petipa, and Johann Gottfried Galle.

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Among people born in United Kingdom, Edward VII ranks 133 out of 8,785Before him are Robert Owen (1771), William Gilbert (1544), Roger Moore (1927), Victoria, Princess Royal (1840), Aldous Huxley (1894), and Bobby Charlton (1937). After him are Henry VI of England (1421), William of Ockham (1285), Robert Gascoyne-Cecil, 3rd Marquess of Salisbury (1830), George IV of the United Kingdom (1762), Roald Dahl (1916), and Michael Caine (1933).

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