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Geoffrey Plantagenet, Count of Anjou

1113 - 1151

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Geoffrey V (24 August 1113 – 7 September 1151), called the Handsome, the Fair (French: le Bel) or Plantagenet, was the count of Anjou, Touraine and Maine by inheritance from 1129, and also Duke of Normandy by conquest from 1144. His marriage to Empress Matilda, daughter of King Henry I of England, led to the centuries-long reign of the Plantagenet dynasty in England. The name "Plantagenet" was taken from Geoffrey's epithet. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Geoffrey Plantagenet, Count of Anjou has received more than 798,703 page views. His biography is available in 47 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 46 in 2019). Geoffrey Plantagenet, Count of Anjou is the 468th most popular politician (up from 493rd in 2019), the 200th most popular biography from France (up from 222nd in 2019) and the 52nd most popular Politician.

Geoffrey Plantagenet, Count of Anjou, is most famous for being the father of Henry II, who was King of England from 1154 to 1189.

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Among POLITICIANS

Among politicians, Geoffrey Plantagenet, Count of Anjou ranks 468 out of 15,577Before him are Georges Pompidou, Lothair I, Arcadius, Robert the Bruce, Handan Sultan, and Rudolf Höss. After him are John Adams, Ursula von der Leyen, Mustafa III, Leopold I of Belgium, Murad V, and Imre Nagy.

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Contemporaries

Among people born in 1113, Geoffrey Plantagenet, Count of Anjou ranks 1After him are Stefan Nemanja, Joscelin II, Count of Edessa, Everard des Barres, Henry IV, Count of Luxembourg, Isaac Komnenos, and David V of Georgia. Among people deceased in 1151, Geoffrey Plantagenet, Count of Anjou ranks 1After him are Suger, Adeliza of Louvain, Elvira of Castile, Countess of Toulouse, Alice of Antioch, and George of Antioch.

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In France

Among people born in France, Geoffrey Plantagenet, Count of Anjou ranks 200 out of 6,011Before him are Gustave Le Bon (1841), Vilfredo Pareto (1848), Jean Racine (1639), Georges Pompidou (1911), Jacques de Molay (1243), and Pope Clement VI (1291). After him are François Truffaut (1932), Henri de Saint-Simon (1760), Henri Rousseau (1844), Léon Foucault (1819), Richard II of England (1367), and Nicéphore Niépce (1765).

Among POLITICIANS In France

Among politicians born in France, Geoffrey Plantagenet, Count of Anjou ranks 52Before him are Louis X of France (1289), Louis Bonaparte (1778), Louis VIII of France (1187), Louis VII of France (1120), Guy of Lusignan (1150), and Georges Pompidou (1911). After him are Richard II of England (1367), Charles IV of France (1294), John II of France (1319), Jean-Baptiste Colbert (1619), François Hollande (1954), and Nicolas Sarkozy (1955).