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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 a professional soldier from Devon, 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 305,923 page views. His biography is available in 26 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 22 in 2019). George Monck, 1st Duke of Albemarle is the 7,837th most popular politician (up from 8,497th in 2019), the 1,704th most popular biography from United Kingdom (up from 1,791st in 2019) and the 280th most popular British Politician.

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Among POLITICIANS

Among politicians, George Monck, 1st Duke of Albemarle ranks 7,837 out of 15,710Before him are Tribhuwana Wijayatunggadewi, Rose Francine Rogombé, Fethi Okyar, Gnaeus Domitius Ahenobarbus, Zheng Keshuang, and Hubert Maga. After him are Princess Maria Pia of Bourbon-Parma, Thomas Bérard, María de Molina, Stephen the Posthumous, Ralph I, Count of Vermandois, and Štefan Tiso.

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Contemporaries

Among people born in 1608, George Monck, 1st Duke of Albemarle ranks 11Before him are Giovanni Alfonso Borelli, Tukaram, Nicole, Duchess of Lorraine, Ivan Vyhovsky, António Vieira, and Eudoxia Streshneva. After him is Pieter Post. Among people deceased in 1670, George Monck, 1st Duke of Albemarle ranks 11Before him are Louis Le Vau, Ferdinando II de' Medici, Grand Duke of Tuscany, Nicholas Francis, Duke of Lorraine, Salomon van Ruysdael, Bartholomeus van der Helst, and Giovanna Garzoni. After him are William VII, Landgrave of Hesse-Kassel, Niccolò Zucchi, 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 1,704 out of 6,924Before him are Karen Armstrong (1944), Phil Lynott (1949), Matthew Flinders (1774), Hugh Hudson (1936), James Fox (1939), and William Beckford (1760). After him are Tom Hiddleston (1981), Paul W. S. Anderson (1965), Herbert James Draper (1863), Princess Augusta of Great Britain (1737), Paul Bettany (1971), and Pasquale Anfossi (1727).

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