Gaston, Prince of Viana

1444 - 1470

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Gaston, Prince of Viana, also called Gaston de Foix (1445 – 23 November 1470), was the son of Gaston IV of Foix and Eleanor of Navarre, and was the heir of both. As Crown Prince of Navarre, he was called Prince of Viana.He married Magdalena of Valois, a daughter of Charles VII of France and Marie of Anjou on 7 March 1461 at Lescar. They had two children: Francis I of Navarre, 1467–1483, King of Navarre 1479–1483 Catherine I of Navarre, 1470–1517, Queen-regnant of Navarre 1483–1517Gaston died in 1470 from wounds received in a jousting tournament in Libourne, Aquitaine, before his accession to the throne of Navarre. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Gaston, Prince of Viana has received more than 37,415 page views. His biography is available in 16 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 15 in 2019). Gaston, Prince of Viana is the 460th most popular nobleman (down from 391st in 2019).

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Among noblemen, Gaston, Prince of Viana ranks 460 out of 843. Before him are Constance of Portugal, Princess Pauline of Württemberg, Françoise Madeleine d'Orléans, Archduke Friedrich of Austria, Barbara Zápolya, and Charles II de Valois, Duke of Orléans. After him are Archduchess Maria Isabella of Austria, John Frederick, Duke of Brunswick-Calenberg, Albert, 8th Prince of Thurn and Taxis, Constantin Brâncoveanu, Louise d'Orléans, and Violante Beatrice of Bavaria.

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Among people born in 1444, Gaston, Prince of Viana ranks 2Before him is Galeazzo Maria Sforza. After him is Nilakantha Somayaji. Among people deceased in 1470, Gaston, Prince of Viana ranks 7Before him are Jacopo Bellini, Charles VIII of Sweden, Barthélemy d'Eyck, Ferdinand, Duke of Viseu, Demetrios Palaiologos, and John II, Duke of Lorraine. After him is Ibn Taghribirdi.

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