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Geoffrey of Villehardouin

1150 - 1210

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Geoffrey of Villehardouin (c. 1150 – c. 1213) was a French knight and historian who participated in and chronicled the Fourth Crusade. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Geoffrey of Villehardouin has received more than 88,416 page views. His biography is available in 29 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 26 in 2019). Geoffrey of Villehardouin is the 61st most popular historian (up from 69th in 2019), the 935th most popular biography from France (up from 1,002nd in 2019) and the 9th most popular French Historian.

Geoffrey of Villehardouin is most famous for being a knight, a historian, and a participant in the Fourth Crusade. He was an eyewitness to the events of the Fourth Crusade and wrote about them in detail in his work, "The Conquest of Constantinople."

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Among historians, Geoffrey of Villehardouin ranks 61 out of 339Before him are Justin, Johann Gustav Droysen, Libanius, Francesco Guicciardini, Joseph Justus Scaliger, and Quintus Curtius Rufus. After him are Gaston Maspero, Heinrich Wölfflin, Henri Pirenne, Bernard Lewis, Theophylact Simocatta, and Al-Baladhuri.

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Among people born in 1150, Geoffrey of Villehardouin ranks 6Before him are Guy of Lusignan, Saxo Grammaticus, Boniface I, Marquess of Montferrat, Qutb al-Din Aibak, and Arnaut Daniel. After him are Canute I of Sweden, Robert IV of Sablé, Roman the Great, Kaykhusraw I, Baldwin V, Count of Hainaut, and Leo I, King of Armenia. Among people deceased in 1210, Geoffrey of Villehardouin ranks 3Before him are Qutb al-Din Aibak and Arnaut Daniel. After him are Hartmann von Aue, Sverker II of Sweden, Lu You, Walter Map, and Philippa of Armenia.

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In France

Among people born in France, Geoffrey of Villehardouin ranks 935 out of 6,011Before him are René Cassin (1887), Jean-Antoine Houdon (1741), Juliette Récamier (1777), Jean Dausset (1916), Max Jacob (1876), and Eleanor of England, Queen of Castile (1162). After him are Thierry Henry (1977), Marie de Rabutin-Chantal, marquise de Sévigné (1626), Francis III, Duke of Brittany (1518), Antoine Meillet (1866), Henri Lebesgue (1875), and Carolus Clusius (1525).

Among HISTORIANS In France

Among historians born in France, Geoffrey of Villehardouin ranks 9Before him are Fernand Braudel (1902), Marc Bloch (1886), Hippolyte Taine (1828), Jacques Le Goff (1924), Lucien Febvre (1878), and Joseph Justus Scaliger (1540). After him are Gaston Maspero (1846), Georges Duby (1919), Jean-Pierre Vernant (1914), Emmanuel Le Roy Ladurie (1929), François Furet (1927), and Pierre Nora (1931).