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George Plantagenet, 1st Duke of Clarence

1449 - 1478

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George Plantagenet, Duke of Clarence (21 October 1449 – 18 February 1478), was the sixth child and third surviving son of Richard Plantagenet, 3rd Duke of York, and Cecily Neville, and the brother of English kings Edward IV and Richard III. He played an important role in the dynastic struggle between rival factions of the Plantagenets now known as the Wars of the Roses. Though a member of the House of York, he switched sides to support the House of Lancaster, before reverting back to the Yorkists. He was later convicted of treason against his elder brother, Edward IV, and executed, allegedly by drowning in malmsey wine. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of George Plantagenet, 1st Duke of Clarence has received more than 1,616,549 page views. His biography is available in 33 different languages on Wikipedia. George Plantagenet, 1st Duke of Clarence is the 4,865th most popular politician (down from 2,656th in 2019), the 56th most popular biography from Ireland (down from 29th in 2019) and the 8th most popular Irish Politician.

George Plantagenet, 1st Duke of Clarence, is most famous for being the brother of King Edward IV. Clarence was executed for treason in 1478.

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Over the past year George Plantagenet, 1st Duke of Clarence has had the most page views in the with 68,187 views, followed by German (14,748), and Spanish (12,194). In terms of yearly growth of page views the top 3 wikpedia editions are Swedish (130.93%), Asturian (61.49%), and Georgian (58.40%)

Among POLITICIANS

Among politicians, George Plantagenet, 1st Duke of Clarence ranks 4,865 out of 19,576Before him are Hamani Diori, Eupraxia of Kiev, Momčilo Krajišnik, Lê Lợi, Rudolph I of Burgundy, and Valeriy Borzov. After him are João Manuel, Prince of Portugal, Saad Al-Salim Al-Sabah, Bahram IV, Domingo Faustino Sarmiento, Judith of Habsburg, and Emperor Seiwa.

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Contemporaries

Among people born in 1449, George Plantagenet, 1st Duke of Clarence ranks 4Before him are Lorenzo de' Medici, Aldus Manutius, and Sankardev. After him are Axayacatl, Sidonie of Poděbrady, Bona of Savoy, Catherine of Poděbrady, Mandukhai, and Margaret of Thuringia. Among people deceased in 1478, George Plantagenet, 1st Duke of Clarence ranks 4Before him are Giuliano de' Medici, Uzun Hasan, and Catherine of Bosnia. After him are Yolande of Valois, Ludovico III Gonzaga, Marquis of Mantua, Fernando I, Duke of Braganza, Frederick II, Duke of Brunswick-Lüneburg, Jeong In-ji, and Andrea Vendramin.

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In Ireland

Among people born in Ireland, George Plantagenet, 1st Duke of Clarence ranks 56 out of 549Before him are Edward England (1685), Dolores O'Riordan (1971), David Kelly (1929), William C. Campbell (1930), Richard Cantillon (1680), and Mary Jane Kelly (1863). After him are Colin Farrell (1976), Thomas Moore (1779), Sinéad O'Connor (1966), Brian Cowen (1960), Mary Robinson (1944), and George Francis FitzGerald (1851).

Among POLITICIANS In Ireland

Among politicians born in Ireland, George Plantagenet, 1st Duke of Clarence ranks 8Before him are Edmund Burke (1729), Michael D. Higgins (1941), Michael Collins (1890), Causantín mac Cináeda (836), Bertie Ahern (1951), and Harald Gille (1103). After him are Brian Cowen (1960), Mary Robinson (1944), Brian Boru (941), Edmund the Martyr (841), Malcolm II of Scotland (954), and Eliza Lynch (1833).