Henry I of France

1008 - 1060

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Henry I (4 May 1008 – 4 August 1060) was King of the Franks from 1031 to 1060. The royal demesne of France reached its smallest size during his reign, and for this reason he is often seen as emblematic of the weakness of the early Capetians. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Henry I of France has received more than 919,943 page views. His biography is available in 59 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 56 in 2019). Henry I of France is the 636th most popular politician (up from 706th in 2019), the 265th most popular biography from France (up from 277th in 2019) and the 66th most popular French Politician.

Henry I of France is most famous for his victory in the Battle of Bouvines in 1214.

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Among politicians, Henry I of France ranks 636 out of 19,576Before him are James Madison, Philip I of France, Ernst Kaltenbrunner, Arthur Wellesley, 1st Duke of Wellington, Franjo Tuđman, and Hafez al-Assad. After him are Árpád, Charles I of Anjou, Ptolemy XIII Theos Philopator, Robert Mugabe, Abd al-Rahman I, and Gaiseric.

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Among people born in 1008, Henry I of France ranks 1After him are Anund Jacob, Ramiro I of Aragon, Emperor Go-Ichijō, and Gothelo II of Lower Lorraine. Among people deceased in 1060, Henry I of France ranks 2Before him is Pope Sylvester III. After him are Isaac I Komnenos, Andrew I of Hungary, Chaghri Beg, Emund the Old, Geoffrey II, Count of Anjou, Gunnhildr Sveinsdóttir, and Pons, Count of Toulouse.

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In France

Among people born in France, Henry I of France ranks 265 out of 6,770Before him are Stéphane Mallarmé (1842), Pope Innocent V (1225), Charles Fourier (1772), Maurice Leblanc (1864), Philip I of France (1052), and Jules Massenet (1842). After him are Charles I of Anjou (1226), Frédéric Passy (1822), Charles Gounod (1818), Pierre Corneille (1606), Nicéphore Niépce (1765), and Camille Claudel (1864).


Among politicians born in France, Henry I of France ranks 66Before him are Jean-Baptiste Colbert (1619), Richard II of England (1367), Oscar I of Sweden (1799), Philip III of France (1245), Camillo Benso, Count of Cavour (1810), and Philip I of France (1052). After him are Charles I of Anjou (1226), Louis, Dauphin of France (1729), Philip the Good (1396), Baldwin I of Jerusalem (1058), Louis Antoine de Saint-Just (1767), and Robert II of France (972).