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Francis III, Duke of Brittany

1518 - 1536

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Francis III (Breton: Frañsez; French: François; 28 February 1518 – 10 August 1536) was Dauphin of France and, after 1524, Duke of Brittany. Francis and his brother, Henry, were exchanged as hostages for their father, Francis I, who had been captured at the Battle of Pavia. They would be hostages for three years. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Francis III, Duke of Brittany has received more than 574,219 page views. His biography is available in 24 different languages on Wikipedia. Francis III, Duke of Brittany is the 3,893rd most popular politician (down from 2,837th in 2019), the 1,203rd most popular biography from France (down from 936th in 2019) and the 289th most popular French Politician.

Francis III, Duke of Brittany is most famous for his marriage to Margaret of Valois, the daughter of King Francis I of France.

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Over the past year Francis III, Duke of Brittany has had the most page views in the with 95,203 views, followed by French (25,215), and Russian (18,262). In terms of yearly growth of page views the top 3 wikpedia editions are Catalan (33.33%), Swedish (28.96%), and Hebrew (25.81%)

Among POLITICIANS

Among politicians, Francis III, Duke of Brittany ranks 3,893 out of 19,576Before him are Halsten Stenkilsson, Ferdinando de' Medici, Grand Prince of Tuscany, Emperor Go-Kashiwabara, Emperor Shōkō, Taishi Ci, and Maktoum bin Rashid Al Maktoum. After him are Óscar Carmona, Manfred Rommel, Stefan Uroš I, Empress Kōken, Felix Kersten, and Giorgia Meloni.

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Contemporaries

Among people born in 1518, Francis III, Duke of Brittany ranks 4Before him are Tintoretto, Antoine of Navarre, and Lope de Aguirre. After him are Sidonie of Saxony, and Hieronymus Cock. Among people deceased in 1536, Francis III, Duke of Brittany ranks 9Before him are Pargalı Ibrahim Pasha, Catherine of Aragon, Baldassare Peruzzi, Germaine of Foix, William Tyndale, and Henry FitzRoy, 1st Duke of Richmond and Somerset. After him are Garcilaso de la Vega, John of Leiden, Cecilia Gallerani, George Boleyn, 2nd Viscount Rochford, Gil Vicente, and Frederick I, Margrave of Brandenburg-Ansbach.

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In France

Among people born in France, Francis III, Duke of Brittany ranks 1,203 out of 6,770Before him are Carlos Hugo, Duke of Parma (1930), Louis Jacques Thénard (1777), Jean Todt (1946), Auguste Villiers de l'Isle-Adam (1838), Alain de Benoist (1943), and Jean Baptiste Joseph Delambre (1749). After him are Fromental Halévy (1799), Amadeus VI, Count of Savoy (1334), Anne-Louis Girodet de Roussy-Trioson (1767), Armand Guillaumin (1841), Georges Duby (1919), and Henry, Count of Portugal (1066).

Among POLITICIANS In France

Among politicians born in France, Francis III, Duke of Brittany ranks 289Before him are Sigebert II (602), Gundobad (500), Tancred of Hauteville (980), Philip I, Duke of Burgundy (1346), Charibert II (618), and Carlos Hugo, Duke of Parma (1930). After him are Amadeus VI, Count of Savoy (1334), Henry, Count of Portugal (1066), Jean Bart (1650), Maurice Thorez (1900), Louis, Count of Évreux (1276), and Isabella of Hainault (1170).