Henry Frederick, Prince of Wales

1594 - 1612

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Henry Frederick, Prince of Wales, (19 February 1594 – 6 November 1612), was the eldest son and heir apparent of James VI and I, King of England and Scotland; and his wife Anne of Denmark. His name derives from his grandfathers: Henry Stuart, Lord Darnley; and Frederick II of Denmark. Prince Henry was widely seen as a bright and promising heir to his father's thrones. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Henry Frederick, Prince of Wales has received more than 1,408,712 page views. His biography is available in 34 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 31 in 2019). Henry Frederick, Prince of Wales is the 4,850th most popular politician (down from 4,004th in 2019), the 983rd most popular biography from United Kingdom (down from 888th in 2019) and the 171st most popular British Politician.

Prince Henry Frederick, Prince of Wales was the eldest son of King James I of England and VI of Scotland. He was a member of the House of Stuart. He was born in 1610 and died in 1612.

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Among politicians, Henry Frederick, Prince of Wales ranks 4,850 out of 19,576Before him are Son Sen, Ernst Albrecht, Idris I of Morocco, Franz, Duke of Bavaria, Jing Ke, and Nicholas J. Spykman. After him are Moktar Ould Daddah, Ryszard Kaczorowski, Anaxandridas II, Leo Kanner, Ásgeir Ásgeirsson, and Alexander II of Macedon.

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Among people born in 1594, Henry Frederick, Prince of Wales ranks 5Before him are Gustavus Adolphus of Sweden, Nicolas Poussin, Willem Claesz. Heda, and Gottfried Heinrich Graf zu Pappenheim. After him are Clara Peeters, César, Duke of Vendôme, Charlotte Marguerite de Montmorency, Ngawang Namgyal, Vincenzo II Gonzaga, Duke of Mantua, Cornelis van Poelenburgh, and John Ernest I, Duke of Saxe-Weimar. Among people deceased in 1612, Henry Frederick, Prince of Wales ranks 10Before him are Giovanni Gabrieli, Federico Barocci, Christopher Clavius, Vincenzo Gonzaga, Duke of Mantua, Anne Catherine of Brandenburg, and Karin Månsdotter. After him are Hans Leo Hassler, Francesco IV Gonzaga, Duke of Mantua, Giovanni Battista Guarini, Jodocus Hondius, Ernest of Bavaria, and False Dmitry III.

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Among people born in United Kingdom, Henry Frederick, Prince of Wales ranks 983 out of 8,785Before him are Denholm Elliott (1922), Lewis Hamilton (1985), William Huggins (1824), Brian Clough (1935), John Hawkins (1532), and Neil Gaiman (1960). After him are Joan Robinson (1903), Peter Benenson (1921), John of Lancaster, 1st Duke of Bedford (1389), Marty Feldman (1934), Roger Daltrey (1944), and John Dunstaple (1390).

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