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Francis, Duke of Guise

1519 - 1563

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Francis I of Lorraine, 2nd Duke of Guise, 1st Prince of Joinville, and 1st Duke of Aumale (French: François de Lorraine; 17 February 1519 – 24 February 1563), was a French general and statesman. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Francis, Duke of Guise has received more than 362,293 page views. His biography is available in 32 different languages on Wikipedia. Francis, Duke of Guise is the 1,690th most popular politician (down from 1,270th in 2019), the 594th most popular biography from France (down from 485th in 2019) and the 139th most popular French Politician.

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Among politicians, Francis, Duke of Guise ranks 1,690 out of 15,577Before him are Senusret I, Achaemenes, Glycerius, Emperor Suizei, Humayun, and Clovis II. After him are Ferdinand II of the Two Sicilies, Ehud Olmert, Prince Bernhard of Lippe-Biesterfeld, Balian of Ibelin, Yuri Dolgorukiy, and Romanos II.

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Among people born in 1519, Francis, Duke of Guise ranks 6Before him are Catherine de' Medici, Henry II of France, Pope Innocent IX, Cosimo I de' Medici, Grand Duke of Tuscany, and Gaspard II de Coligny. After him are Occhiali, Isabella Jagiellon, Theodore Beza, Henry FitzRoy, 1st Duke of Richmond and Somerset, Imagawa Yoshimoto, and Antonis Mor. Among people deceased in 1563, Francis, Duke of Guise ranks 2Before him is Étienne de La Boétie. After him are Sebastian Castellio, Andrea Schiavone, Heinrich Glarean, Teodósio I, Duke of Braganza, and Martynas Mažvydas.

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Among people born in France, Francis, Duke of Guise ranks 594 out of 6,011Before him are Charles de Foucauld (1858), Margaret of Burgundy, Queen of France (1290), Thomas Bangalter (1), Pope Nicholas II (990), Louis I, Duke of Orléans (1372), and Joan of France, Duchess of Berry (1464). After him are Claude Louis Berthollet (1748), Françoise Barré-Sinoussi (1947), Lucien Febvre (1878), Héloïse (1101), Sophie Marceau (1966), and Adrien-Marie Legendre (1752).


Among politicians born in France, Francis, Duke of Guise ranks 139Before him are Carus (230), Elisa Bonaparte (1777), Theuderic I (485), Childebert I (497), Charles-Henri Sanson (1739), and Alaric II (458). After him are Pasquale Paoli (1725), Charles, Duke of Vendôme (1489), Albert I, Prince of Monaco (1848), Yolande de Polastron (1749), Jean Parisot de Valette (1494), and Jean Jaurès (1859).