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 9,326,375 page views. His biography is available in 81 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 77 in 2019). Edward VI of England is the 191st most popular politician (up from 327th in 2019), the 61st most popular biography from United Kingdom (up from 94th in 2019) and the 13th 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 191 out of 15,710Before him are Charles VI, Holy Roman Emperor, Puyi, Frederick II, Holy Roman Emperor, Louis Philippe I, Domitian, and Francis II of France. After him are Harun al-Rashid, George VI, Heraclius, Louis IX of France, George H. W. Bush, and Osman II.

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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, and Ashikaga Yoshiaki. Among people deceased in 1553, Edward VI of England ranks 2Before him is François Rabelais. After him are Şehzade Mustafa, Lucas Cranach the Elder, Michael Servetus, Şehzade Cihangir, Pedro de Valdivia, Charles III, Duke of Savoy, Maurice, Elector of Saxony, Girolamo Fracastoro, John Dudley, 1st Duke of Northumberland, and Erasmus Reinhold.

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In United Kingdom

Among people born in United Kingdom, Edward VI of England ranks 61 out of 6,924Before him are Oliver Cromwell (1599), Virginia Woolf (1882), John Stuart Mill (1806), Richard Burton (1925), Charles, Prince of Wales (1948), and David Ricardo (1772). After him are George VI (1895), Princess Margaret, Countess of Snowdon (1930), Henry VII of England (1457), Mary Shelley (1797), Paul McCartney (1942), and James VI and I (1566).

Among POLITICIANS In United Kingdom

Among politicians born in United Kingdom, Edward VI of England ranks 13Before him are Mary I of England (1516), Margaret Thatcher (1925), Mary II of England (1662), Henry V of England (1386), Alfred the Great (849), and Oliver Cromwell (1599). After him are George VI (1895), Henry VII of England (1457), James VI and I (1566), Edward III of England (1312), Edward I of England (1239), and George IV of the United Kingdom (1762).