Francis II of France

1544 - 1560

Francis II of France

Francis II (French: François II; 19 January 1544 – 5 December 1560) was King of France from 1559 to 1560. He was also King consort of Scotland as a result of his marriage to Mary, Queen of Scots, from 1558 until his death in 1560. He ascended the throne of France at age 15 after the accidental death of his father, Henry II, in 1559. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Francis II of France has received more than 7,393,323 page views. His biography is available in 62 different languages on Wikipedia making him the 187th most popular politician.

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Among politicians, Francis II of France ranks 185 out of 14,801Before him are Al Gore, Rudolf Hess, Ariel Sharon, Rodrigo Duterte, Gamal Abdel Nasser, and Mehmed IV. After him are Ertuğrul, Cyrus the Great, Alfred the Great, Batu Khan, Konrad Adenauer, and George H. W. Bush.

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Among people born in 1544, Francis II of France ranks 1After him are Torquato Tasso, William Gilbert, Anna of Saxony, Renata of Lorraine, Maria Temryukovna, Sigismund Rákóczi, and Guillaume de Salluste Du Bartas. Among people deceased in 1560, Francis II of France ranks 1After him are Philip Melanchthon, Gustav I of Sweden, Andrea Doria, Mary of Guise, Anastasia Romanovna, Bartolommeo Bandinelli, Imagawa Yoshimoto, Joachim du Bellay, Nicolas Gombert, and Melchor Cano.

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In France

Among people born in France, Francis II of France ranks 82 out of 4,109Before him are Louis the Pious (778), Romain Rolland (1866), Henry III of France (1551), Charles X of France (1757), Gustave Courbet (1819), and Marcel Duchamp (1887). After him are Sarah Bernhardt (1844), Jean-Baptiste Lamarck (1744), Auguste and Louis Lumière (null), Henri de Toulouse-Lautrec (1864), Henry II of France (1519), and Peter Abelard (1079).


Among politicians born in France, Francis II of France ranks 21Before him are Francis I of France (1494), Caracalla (188), Maximilien Robespierre (1758), Louis the Pious (778), Henry III of France (1551), and Charles X of France (1757). After him are Henry II of France (1519), Louis XII of France (1462), Louis XVII of France (1785), Louis Philippe I (1773), Georges Danton (1759), and Philip II of France (1165).

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