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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 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, 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 32,132,119 page views. His biography is available in 90 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 85 in 2019). Edward VII is the 29th most popular nobleman (down from 27th in 2019), the 106th most popular biography from United Kingdom (up from 111th in 2019) and the 8th 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 29 out of 842Before him are Rollo, Philippe I, Duke of Orléans, Grand Duchess Olga Nikolaevna of Russia, Ramesses I, Diana, Princess of Wales, and Eleanor of Aquitaine. After him are Charles the Bold, Naruhito, Rainier III, Prince of Monaco, Marie de' Medici, Ramesses III, and Alexei Nikolaevich, Tsarevich of Russia.

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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, Henry Morton Stanley, Henri Fayol, Otto Wagner, Itō Hirobumi, Frédéric Bazille, and Emil Theodor Kocher. Among people deceased in 1910, Edward VII ranks 7Before him are Leo Tolstoy, Florence Nightingale, Mark Twain, Robert Koch, Henry Dunant, and William James. After him are Henri Rousseau, Nadar, O. Henry, Mily Balakirev, Marius Petipa, and Luigi Lucheni.

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Among people born in United Kingdom, Edward VII ranks 106 out of 7,765Before him are George Stephenson (1781), Ian McKellen (1939), Charlotte Brontë (1816), Liam Neeson (1952), Elizabeth Taylor (1932), and Diana, Princess of Wales (1961). After him are Horatio Nelson, 1st Viscount Nelson (1758), William Blake (1757), H. G. Wells (1866), Elizabeth of York (1466), Aldous Huxley (1894), and George III of the United Kingdom (1738).

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