Henry II of England

1133 - 1189

Henry II of England

Henry II (5 March 1133 – 6 July 1189), also known as Henry Curtmantle (French: Court-manteau), Henry FitzEmpress or Henry Plantagenet, was King of England from 1154 to his death. He was the first king of the House of Plantagenet. King Louis VII of France made him Duke of Normandy in 1150. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Henry II of England has received more than 5,629,966 page views. His biography is available in 73 different languages on Wikipedia making him the 433rd most popular politician.

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Among politicians, Henry II of England ranks 429 out of 14,801Before him are Merneptah, Francis II, Holy Roman Emperor, Hafsa Sultan, Shah Jahan, Lothair I, and Juan Perón. After him are Vladimir the Great, Albert II of Germany, Franz von Papen, Menachem Begin, Alexander IV of Macedon, and Ferdinand III, Holy Roman Emperor.

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Among people born in 1133, Henry II of England ranks 1After him are Stephen IV of Hungary, Sigurd II of Norway, Agnes of Courtenay, Hōnen, Al-Zafir, and Saint Thorlak. Among people deceased in 1189, Henry II of England ranks 1After him are Minamoto no Yoshitsune, William II of Sicily, Benkei, Gerard de Ridefort, Matilda of England, Duchess of Saxony, Frederick, Duke of Bohemia, and Humbert III, Count of Savoy.

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In France

Among people born in France, Henry II of England ranks 196 out of 4,109Before him are Charles-Augustin de Coulomb (1736), Louis X of France (1289), Louis de Broglie (1892), Georges Méliès (1861), Pope Clement VI (1291), and Alfred Sisley (1839). After him are Gustave Doré (1832), François-René de Chateaubriand (1768), Gilles Deleuze (1925), Jeanne Calment (1875), Philip Melanchthon (1497), and Jacques de Molay (1243).


Among politicians born in France, Henry II of England ranks 48Before him are Jacques Chirac (1932), Louis Bonaparte (1778), Philip VI of France (1293), Georges Pompidou (1911), Charles IV of France (1294), and Louis X of France (1289). After him are Louis VIII of France (1187), Jean-Baptiste Colbert (1619), Guy of Lusignan (1150), Philip III of France (1245), Philip I of France (1052), and Oscar I of Sweden (1799).

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