Edward VI of England

1537 - 1553

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Edward VI (12 October 1537 – 6 July 1553) was King of England and Ireland from 28 January 1547 until his death in 1553. He was crowned on 20 February 1547 at the age of nine. The only surviving son of Henry VIII by his third wife, Jane Seymour, Edward was the first English monarch to be raised as a Protestant. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Edward VI of England has received more than 9,936,048 page views. His biography is available in 82 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 81 in 2019). Edward VI of England is the 338th most popular politician (down from 229th in 2019), the 82nd most popular biography from United Kingdom (down from 66th in 2019) and the 18th most popular British Politician.

Edward VI of England is most famous for being the son of Henry VIII and Jane Seymour. He was born in 1537 and died in 1553.

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Over the past year Edward VI of England has had the most page views in the with 245,051 views, followed by Spanish (191,433), and Russian (147,866). In terms of yearly growth of page views the top 3 wikpedia editions are Classical Chinese (1,265.15%), Central Bicolano (165.28%), and Kurdish (Sorani) (75.11%)


Among politicians, Edward VI of England ranks 338 out of 19,576Before him are Cardinal Mazarin, Qianlong Emperor, Joachim von Ribbentrop, Lyndon B. Johnson, Mehmed V, and Rudolf II, Holy Roman Emperor. After him are Raúl Castro, Louis XVIII of France, Henry IV, Holy Roman Emperor, Juan Perón, Godfrey of Bouillon, and Liu Bei.

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Among people born in 1537, Edward VI of England ranks 1After him are John III of Sweden, Lady Jane Grey, Longqing Emperor, Ashikaga Yoshiaki, Petrus Gonsalvus, João Manuel, Prince of Portugal, Christopher II, Margrave of Baden-Rodemachern, Simon I of Kartli, Francesco Barozzi, Louis IV, Landgrave of Hesse-Marburg, and Diego Durán. Among people deceased in 1553, Edward VI of England ranks 3Before him are François Rabelais, and Şehzade Mustafa. After him are Lucas Cranach the Elder, Michael Servetus, Şehzade Cihangir, Pedro de Valdivia, Charles III, Duke of Savoy, Maurice, Elector of Saxony, Girolamo Fracastoro, Sinan Pasha, and Lucrezia de' Medici.

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In United Kingdom

Among people born in United Kingdom, Edward VI of England ranks 82 out of 8,785Before him are Charlotte Brontë (1816), Lewis Carroll (1832), Alfred the Great (849), George VI (1895), Elton John (1947), and J. M. W. Turner (1775). After him are Diana, Princess of Wales (1961), Edward I of England (1239), Alan Rickman (1946), Mary Shelley (1797), George Harrison (1943), and Henry VII of England (1457).

Among POLITICIANS In United Kingdom

Among politicians born in United Kingdom, Edward VI of England ranks 18Before him are Oliver Cromwell (1599), Olav V of Norway (1903), Edward Heath (1916), George III of the United Kingdom (1738), Alfred the Great (849), and George VI (1895). After him are Edward I of England (1239), Henry VII of England (1457), Edward III of England (1312), George V (1865), Neville Chamberlain (1869), and Edward VIII (1894).