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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. Edward was the son of Henry VIII and Jane Seymour and 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 9,639,534 page views. His biography is available in 81 different languages on Wikipedia. Edward VI of England is the 231st most popular politician (down from 191st in 2019), the 66th most popular biography from United Kingdom (down from 61st in 2019) and the 15th 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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Among politicians, Edward VI of England ranks 231 out of 15,577Before him are Dwight D. Eisenhower, Anwar Sadat, Recep Tayyip Erdoğan, Domitian, Lucius Tarquinius Superbus, and Gamal Abdel Nasser. After him are Odoacer, Theodore Roosevelt, Martin Bormann, Konrad Adenauer, Leopold II, Holy Roman Emperor, and Olof Palme.

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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, João Manuel, Prince of Portugal, Petrus Gonsalvus, Ashikaga Yoshiaki, Diego Durán, Christopher II, Margrave of Baden-Rodemachern, and Louis IV, Landgrave of Hesse-Marburg. Among people deceased in 1553, Edward VI of England ranks 2Before him is Şehzade Mustafa. After him are François Rabelais, Lucas Cranach the Elder, Şehzade Cihangir, Michael Servetus, Pedro de Valdivia, Charles III, Duke of Savoy, Girolamo Fracastoro, Maurice, Elector of Saxony, John Dudley, 1st Duke of Northumberland, and Sinan Pasha.

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In United Kingdom

Among people born in United Kingdom, Edward VI of England ranks 66 out of 7,765Before him are Herbert Spencer (1820), Charles Babbage (1791), Henry VII of England (1457), George VI (1895), Virginia Woolf (1882), and Robert Baden-Powell, 1st Baron Baden-Powell (1857). After him are Lewis Carroll (1832), Alex Ferguson (1941), James VI and I (1566), Neville Chamberlain (1869), David Livingstone (1813), and J. M. W. Turner (1775).

Among POLITICIANS In United Kingdom

Among politicians born in United Kingdom, Edward VI of England ranks 15Before him are Mary II of England (1662), John Major (1943), Oliver Cromwell (1599), Alfred the Great (849), Henry VII of England (1457), and George VI (1895). After him are James VI and I (1566), Neville Chamberlain (1869), Edward III of England (1312), Edward II of England (1284), Edward Heath (1916), and Edward I of England (1239).