Guy of Lusignan

1150 - 1194

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Guy of Lusignan (c. 1150 – 18 July 1194) was a French Poitevin knight, son of Hugh VIII of Lusignan and as such born of the House of Lusignan. He was king of Jerusalem from 1186 to 1192 by right of marriage to Sibylla of Jerusalem, and King of Cyprus from 1192 to 1194. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Guy of Lusignan has received more than 1,015,085 page views. His biography is available in 40 different languages on Wikipedia. Guy of Lusignan is the 443rd most popular politician (up from 477th in 2019), the 204th most popular biography from France (up from 211th in 2019) and the 53rd most popular French Politician.

Guy of Lusignan is most famous for being the king of Jerusalem in the 12th century.

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Among politicians, Guy of Lusignan ranks 443 out of 15,710Before him are Franz von Papen, John II of France, Jiang Zemin, Mahmoud Abbas, Zenobia, and Charles IV, Holy Roman Emperor. After him are Frederick III, Holy Roman Emperor, George I of Great Britain, Ashurbanipal, Robert Schuman, Charles the Simple, and Vladimir the Great.

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Among people born in 1150, Guy of Lusignan ranks 1After him are Saxo Grammaticus, Boniface I, Marquess of Montferrat, Arnaut Daniel, Robert IV of Sablé, Canute I of Sweden, Qutb al-Din Aibak, Geoffrey of Villehardouin, Roman the Great, Antipope Innocent III, Kaykhusraw I, and Baldwin V, Count of Hainaut. Among people deceased in 1194, Guy of Lusignan ranks 1After him are Leopold V, Duke of Austria, Tancred, King of Sicily, Sancho VI of Navarre, Emperor Xiaozong of Song, Casimir II the Just, Raymond V, Count of Toulouse, Margaret I, Countess of Flanders, and Sviatoslav III of Kiev.

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Among people born in France, Guy of Lusignan ranks 204 out of 5,234Before him are Gustave Le Bon (1841), Jean-Luc Godard (1930), Louis, Grand Dauphin (1661), Françoise d'Aubigné, Marquise de Maintenon (1635), John II of France (1319), and Augustin-Louis Cauchy (1789). After him are Joseph Bonaparte (1768), Charles the Simple (879), Georges Méliès (1861), Alfred Sisley (1839), Catherine Deneuve (1943), and Charles-Augustin de Coulomb (1736).


Among politicians born in France, Guy of Lusignan ranks 53Before him are Louis X of France (1289), Richard II of England (1367), Charles IV of France (1294), Henry II of England (1133), Louis, Grand Dauphin (1661), and John II of France (1319). After him are Charles the Simple (879), Georges Pompidou (1911), Louis VII of France (1120), Louis VIII of France (1187), Geoffrey Plantagenet, Count of Anjou (1113), and Georges Clemenceau (1841).