Henry III of England

1207 - 1272

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Henry III (1 October 1207 – 16 November 1272), also known as Henry of Winchester, was King of England, Lord of Ireland, and Duke of Aquitaine from 1216 until his death in 1272. The son of King John and Isabella of Angoulême, Henry assumed the throne when he was only nine in the middle of the First Barons' War. Cardinal Guala declared the war against the rebel barons to be a religious crusade and Henry's forces, led by William Marshal, defeated the rebels at the battles of Lincoln and Sandwich in 1217. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Henry III of England has received more than 4,847,634 page views. His biography is available in 65 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 64 in 2019). Henry III of England is the 683rd most popular politician (up from 823rd in 2019), the 180th most popular biography from United Kingdom (up from 205th in 2019) and the 39th most popular British Politician.

Henry III is most famous for his struggle with Simon de Montfort, Earl of Leicester, in the Second Barons' War.

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Among politicians, Henry III of England ranks 683 out of 15,710Before him are Ladislaus the Posthumous, Boris III of Bulgaria, Kurt Waldheim, Ahab, John Zápolya, and Yaroslav the Wise. After him are Józef Piłsudski, Marwan I, Abd al-Rahman I, Gaius Gracchus, Anne of Brittany, and Abu Sufyan ibn Harb.

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Among people born in 1207, Henry III of England ranks 4Before him are Rumi, Batu Khan, and Elizabeth of Hungary. After him are Henry II, Duke of Brabant, Philip I, Count of Savoy, Mechthild of Magdeburg, and Ottone Visconti. Among people deceased in 1272, Henry III of England ranks 1After him are Stephen V of Hungary, Richard of Cornwall, Zita, Emperor Go-Saga, Hugh IV, Duke of Burgundy, Enzo of Sardinia, Yaroslav of Tver, Bartholomeus Anglicus, and Henry IV, Duke of Brabant.

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In United Kingdom

Among people born in United Kingdom, Henry III of England ranks 180 out of 6,924Before him are Thomas Henry Huxley (1825), Jeff Beck (1944), Robert Gascoyne-Cecil, 3rd Marquess of Salisbury (1830), Ken Loach (1936), William Golding (1911), and Cary Grant (1904). After him are Brian Johnson (1947), George Best (1946), Bon Scott (1946), Percy Bysshe Shelley (1792), Elizabeth Woodville (1437), and Ian Fleming (1908).

Among POLITICIANS In United Kingdom

Among politicians born in United Kingdom, Henry III of England ranks 39Before him are Edward the Elder (871), Anthony Eden (1897), Robert the Bruce (1274), Anne, Queen of Great Britain (1665), Olav V of Norway (1903), and Robert Gascoyne-Cecil, 3rd Marquess of Salisbury (1830). After him are Boudica (33), Henry I of England (1068), Harold Wilson (1916), James V of Scotland (1512), Ælla of Northumbria (800), and Charles II of England (1630).