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George Monck, 1st Duke of Albemarle

1608 - 1670

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George Monck, 1st Duke of Albemarle JP KG PC (6 December 1608 – 3 January 1670) was an English soldier, who fought on both sides during the Wars of the Three Kingdoms. A prominent military figure under the Commonwealth, his support was crucial to the Restoration of Charles II in 1660, who rewarded him with the title Duke of Albemarle and other senior positions. The younger son of an impoverished Devon landowner, Monck began his military career in 1625 and served in the Eighty Years' War until 1638, when he returned to England. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of George Monck, 1st Duke of Albemarle has received more than 353,187 page views. His biography is available in 28 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 26 in 2019). George Monck, 1st Duke of Albemarle is the 7,419th most popular politician (up from 7,829th in 2019), the 1,539th most popular biography from United Kingdom (up from 1,702nd in 2019) and the 247th most popular Politician.

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Among POLITICIANS

Among politicians, George Monck, 1st Duke of Albemarle ranks 7,419 out of 15,577Before him are Platon Zubov, Lulach, Philip de Montmorency, Count of Horn, Tato, Jacques Cœur, and Francisco Morazán. After him are Walter V, Count of Brienne, Hayam Wuruk, Luis de Requesens y Zúñiga, Peter Mutharika, Muhammad V of Granada, and Jimena Díaz.

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Contemporaries

Among people born in 1608, George Monck, 1st Duke of Albemarle ranks 9Before him are John Milton, Gaston, Duke of Orléans, Tukaram, Giovanni Alfonso Borelli, Nicole, Duchess of Lorraine, and Ivan Vyhovsky. After him are Eudoxia Streshneva, António Vieira, Pieter Post, Jacob Adriaensz Backer, and Thomas Fuller. Among people deceased in 1670, George Monck, 1st Duke of Albemarle ranks 10Before him are Ferdinando II de' Medici, Grand Duke of Tuscany, Johann Rudolf Glauber, Louis Le Vau, Nicholas Francis, Duke of Lorraine, Salomon van Ruysdael, and Bartholomeus van der Helst. After him are Giovanna Garzoni, Niccolò Zucchi, William VII, Landgrave of Hesse-Kassel, and Honorat de Bueil, seigneur de Racan.

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In United Kingdom

Among people born in United Kingdom, George Monck, 1st Duke of Albemarle ranks 1,539 out of 7,765Before him are Ian McDonald (1946), Donald Maclean (1913), Channing Tatum (1980), Lulach (1030), Hubert Cecil Booth (1871), and Peter Sutcliffe (1946). After him are Josiah Wedgwood (1730), P. F. Strawson (1919), Princess Patricia of Connaught (1886), Jack Hawkins (1910), Julia Ormond (1965), and Joseph Dalton Hooker (1817).

Among POLITICIANS In United Kingdom

Among politicians born in United Kingdom, George Monck, 1st Duke of Albemarle ranks 247Before him are Lord William Bentinck (1774), Constantine II of Scotland (801), Henry Campbell-Bannerman (1836), John Bowring (1792), Donald Maclean (1913), and Lulach (1030). After him are Princess Patricia of Connaught (1886), James Stewart, 1st Earl of Moray (1531), Thomas Howard, 3rd Duke of Norfolk (1473), Glenda Jackson (1936), George Hamilton-Gordon, 4th Earl of Aberdeen (1784), and William Cavendish, 4th Duke of Devonshire (1720).