Edward VII

1841 - 1910

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Edward VII (Albert Edward; 9 November 1841 – 6 May 1910) was King of the United Kingdom of Great Britain and Ireland and the British Dominions, and Emperor of India from 22 January 1901 until his death in 1910. The eldest son of Queen Victoria and Prince Albert of Saxe-Coburg and Gotha, and nicknamed "Bertie", Edward 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 26,579,899 page views. His biography is available in 85 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 84 in 2019). Edward VII is the 27th most popular nobleman (up from 37th in 2019), the 111th most popular biography from United Kingdom (up from 148th in 2019) and the 7th 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 27 out of 843Before him are Anne of Austria, William the Conqueror, Ramesses I, Eleanor of Aquitaine, Albert, Prince Consort, and Rudolf, Crown Prince of Austria. After him are Grand Duchess Olga Nikolaevna of Russia, Charles the Bold, Diana, Princess of Wales, Margaret of Valois, Alexander Nevsky, and Marie de' Medici.

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Among people born in 1841, Edward VII ranks 3Before him are Antonín Dvořák and Pierre-Auguste Renoir. After him are Gustave Le Bon, Georges Clemenceau, Berthe Morisot, Otto Wagner, Henry Morton Stanley, Henri Fayol, Frédéric Bazille, Itō Hirobumi, and Gerhard Armauer Hansen. Among people deceased in 1910, Edward VII ranks 7Before him are Leo Tolstoy, Mark Twain, Florence Nightingale, Henry Dunant, Robert Koch, and William James. After him are Henri Rousseau, Bjørnstjerne Bjørnson, Nadar, O. Henry, Mily Balakirev, and Chulalongkorn.

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Among people born in United Kingdom, Edward VII ranks 111 out of 6,924Before him are Aldous Huxley (1894), Blackbeard (1680), Ridley Scott (1937), Henry VI of England (1421), Elton John (1947), and Alan Rickman (1946). After him are J. J. Thomson (1856), H. G. Wells (1866), Edward Elgar (1857), John Napier (1550), Diana, Princess of Wales (1961), and Charles I of England (1600).

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