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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 the 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 659,904 page views. His biography is available in 46 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 42 in 2019). Geoffrey Plantagenet, Count of Anjou is the 493rd most popular politician (up from 507th in 2019), the 222nd most popular biography from France and the 58th most popular French 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 493 out of 15,710Before him are Moshe Dayan, William IV of the United Kingdom, Maximilian I of Mexico, Joseph I, Holy Roman Emperor, James II of England, and Agrippina the Younger. After him are Stephen I of Hungary, Valentinian III, John Tyler, Benjamin Netanyahu, Menkaure, and Alfonso XIII of Spain.

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Contemporaries

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

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In France

Among people born in France, Geoffrey Plantagenet, Count of Anjou ranks 222 out of 5,234Before him are Pope Innocent VI (1282), François Boucher (1703), Stéphane Mallarmé (1842), Louis VII of France (1120), Gérard Depardieu (1948), and Louis VIII of France (1187). After him are Luc Montagnier (1932), Georges Clemenceau (1841), Gilles de Rais (1405), François Truffaut (1932), Nicolas Léonard Sadi Carnot (1796), and Philip III of France (1245).

Among POLITICIANS In France

Among politicians born in France, Geoffrey Plantagenet, Count of Anjou ranks 58Before him are John II of France (1319), Guy of Lusignan (1150), Charles the Simple (879), Georges Pompidou (1911), Louis VII of France (1120), and Louis VIII of France (1187). After him are Georges Clemenceau (1841), Philip III of France (1245), Philip V of France (1293), Françoise-Athénaïs de Rochechouart, Marquise de Montespan (1640), Oscar I of Sweden (1799), and Philip I of France (1052).