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Gaston IV, Count of Foix

1422 - 1472

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Gaston IV (27 November 1422 – 25 or 28 July 1472) was the sovereign Viscount of Béarn and the Count of Foix and Bigorre in France from 1436 to 1472. He also held the viscounties of Marsan, Castelbon, Nébouzan, Villemeur and Lautrec and was, by virtue of the county of Foix, co-prince of Andorra. From 1447 he was also Viscount of Narbonne. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Gaston IV, Count of Foix has received more than 71,002 page views. His biography is available in 18 different languages on Wikipedia. Gaston IV, Count of Foix is the 324th most popular nobleman (down from 288th in 2019), the 180th most popular biography from Belgium (up from 1,529th in 2019) and the 6th most popular Belgian Nobleman.

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Among noblemen, Gaston IV, Count of Foix ranks 324 out of 842Before him are Amadeus VII, Count of Savoy, Princess Louise Margaret of Prussia, John of Lancaster, 1st Duke of Bedford, Blanche of Bourbon, Amadeus I, Count of Savoy, and Princess Louise of Orléans. After him are Charlene, Princess of Monaco, Elizabeth Charlotte of the Palatinate, Electress of Brandenburg, Adela of Normandy, Maria of Portugal, Duchess of Viseu, Edgar Ætheling, and Euphrosyne of Polotsk.

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Among people born in 1422, Gaston IV, Count of Foix ranks 4Before him are Agnès Sorel, Federico da Montefeltro, and Mircea II of Wallachia. After him are William Caxton, Barbara of Brandenburg, Marquise of Mantua, and Abul-Qasim Babur Mirza. Among people deceased in 1472, Gaston IV, Count of Foix ranks 6Before him are Leon Battista Alberti, Michelozzo, Basilios Bessarion, Amadeus IX, Duke of Savoy, and Nezahualcoyotl. After him are Charles of Valois, Duke of Berry, Jacquetta of Luxembourg, Janus Pannonius, George of Trebizond, and John Vitéz.

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In Belgium

Among people born in Belgium, Gaston IV, Count of Foix ranks 180 out of 1,019Before him are Georges Rodenbach (1855), Catharina van Hemessen (1528), Eric Gerets (1954), Jan Matsys (1509), Godfried Danneels (1933), and Constantin Meunier (1831). After him are Clara Peeters (1594), Raymond Goethals (1921), Paul Otlet (1868), Roelant Savery (1576), Wilfried Martens (1936), and Theodor de Bry (1528).

Among NOBLEMEN In Belgium

Among noblemen born in Belgium, Gaston IV, Count of Foix ranks 6Before him are Pepin of Landen (585), John of Gaunt (1340), Philippe of Belgium (1960), Prince Philippe, Count of Flanders (1837), and Henry I, Duke of Brabant (1165). After him are Princess Amélie Louise of Arenberg (1789), Antoinette de Mérode (1828), Prince Baudouin of Belgium (1869), Godfrey I, Count of Louvain (1060), Gothelo I, Duke of Lorraine (967), and Henry IV, Duke of Brabant (1251).