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Francis Phoebus of Navarre

1467 - 1483

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Francis Phoebus (Basque: Frantzisko Febus, French: François Fébus, Occitan: Francés Fèbus, Spanish: Francisco Febo; 4 December 1467 – 7 January 1483) was King of Navarre (1479–1483), Viscount of Bearn, and Count of Foix (1472). He was the son of Gaston, Prince of Viana, and grandson of Queen Eleanor, whom he succeeded. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Francis Phoebus of Navarre has received more than 42,577 page views. His biography is available in 27 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 26 in 2019). Francis Phoebus of Navarre is the 2,993rd most popular politician (down from 2,807th in 2019), the 976th most popular biography from France (down from 954th in 2019) and the 231st most popular French Politician.

Francis Phoebus of Navarre is most famous for being the first person to measure the circumference of the Earth and the distance from the Earth to the Sun.

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Among politicians, Francis Phoebus of Navarre ranks 2,993 out of 15,577Before him are Charles Emmanuel IV of Sardinia, Taksin, Armand Fallières, Julia Maesa, Andreas Papandreou, and Djedkare Isesi. After him are Archduchess Maria Maddalena of Austria, Tetricus I, Pekah, Princess Thyra of Denmark, Princess Ragnhild, Mrs. Lorentzen, and Marie Louise Gonzaga.

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Among people born in 1467, Francis Phoebus of Navarre ranks 3Before him are Pedro Álvares Cabral and Sigismund I the Old. After him are Hadım Suleiman Pasha, Ferdinand II of Naples, Giovanni il Popolano, Giovanni Antonio Boltraffio, Guillaume Budé, Şehzade Korkut, Andrea Sansovino, Charles II, Duke of Guelders, and Ramón de Cardona. Among people deceased in 1483, Francis Phoebus of Navarre ranks 6Before him are Edward IV of England, Edward V of England, Louis XI of France, Richard of Shrewsbury, Duke of York, and Charlotte of Savoy. After him are Yolande, Duchess of Lorraine, Margaret of Bourbon, Henry Stafford, 2nd Duke of Buckingham, and Pedro Pardo de Cela.

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Among people born in France, Francis Phoebus of Navarre ranks 976 out of 6,011Before him are Gnaeus Julius Agricola (40), La Voisin (1640), François Cevert (1944), Armand Fallières (1841), Robert Guérin (1876), and Jean-Andoche Junot (1771). After him are Tetricus I (250), Laura de Noves (1310), Marie Louise Gonzaga (1611), Ernest Chausson (1855), Laurent de Gouvion Saint-Cyr (1764), and Madame Roland (1754).


Among politicians born in France, Francis Phoebus of Navarre ranks 231Before him are Charles III, Prince of Monaco (1818), Francis, Count of Vendôme (1470), Louis Joseph, Duke of Vendôme (1654), Louise of Lorraine (1553), Henri, Prince of Condé (1552), and Armand Fallières (1841). After him are Tetricus I (250), Marie Louise Gonzaga (1611), Raymond VI, Count of Toulouse (1156), Robert I, Count of Artois (1216), René II, Duke of Lorraine (1451), and Clotilde of France (1759).