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George Boleyn, 2nd Viscount Rochford

1504 - 1536

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George Boleyn, Viscount Rochford (c. 1504 – 17 May 1536) was an English courtier and nobleman who played a prominent role in the politics of the early 1530s. He was the brother of Anne Boleyn, from 1533 the second wife of King Henry VIII, and thus the maternal uncle of Queen Elizabeth I (whose reign he did not live to see). Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of George Boleyn, 2nd Viscount Rochford has received more than 721,363 page views. His biography is available in 27 different languages on Wikipedia. George Boleyn, 2nd Viscount Rochford is the 5,430th most popular politician (down from 2,858th in 2019), the 1,153rd most popular biography from United Kingdom (down from 673rd in 2019) and the 195th most popular British Politician.

George Boleyn, 2nd Viscount Rochford was executed for treason in 1536. He was the brother of Anne Boleyn, the second wife of King Henry VIII of England.

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Among POLITICIANS

Among politicians, George Boleyn, 2nd Viscount Rochford ranks 5,430 out of 15,577Before him are Balak, Zimri-Lim, Hassan Gouled Aptidon, Charles II, Duke of Savoy, Sinan Pasha, and Tanaka Giichi. After him are Gyula Horn, Solamish, Philip I, Count of Flanders, Nicomedes I of Bithynia, Domitianus II, and George Canning.

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Contemporaries

Among people born in 1504, George Boleyn, 2nd Viscount Rochford ranks 8Before him are Sin Saimdang, Philip I, Landgrave of Hesse, Francesco Primaticcio, Beatrice of Portugal, Duchess of Savoy, Heinrich Bullinger, and John Dudley, 1st Duke of Northumberland. After him are Guru Angad, Scipione Rebiba, Louis of Granada, Charles Estienne, Antun Vrančić, and Dorothea of Denmark, Duchess of Prussia. Among people deceased in 1536, George Boleyn, 2nd Viscount Rochford ranks 13Before him are Baldassare Peruzzi, Francis III, Duke of Brittany, Henry FitzRoy, 1st Duke of Richmond and Somerset, Garcilaso de la Vega, Cecilia Gallerani, and John of Leiden. After him are Gil Vicente, Frederick I, Margrave of Brandenburg-Ansbach, Felice della Rovere, Jacob Hutter, Ibn Kemal, and Bernhard III, Margrave of Baden-Baden.

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In United Kingdom

Among people born in United Kingdom, George Boleyn, 2nd Viscount Rochford ranks 1,153 out of 7,765Before him are Victor Turner (1920), Annie Chapman (1841), Evelyn Waugh (1903), Allen Carr (1934), James Black (1924), and William Adelin (1103). After him are Jimmy Greaves (1940), George Canning (1770), Leopold Stokowski (1882), Elizabeth Blount (1500), Paul Scofield (1922), and Alfonso de Portago (1928).

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