Henry VIII of England

1491 - 1547

Henry VIII of England

Henry VIII (28 June 1491 – 28 January 1547) was King of England from 1509 until his death in 1547. Henry is best known for his six marriages, and, in particular, his efforts to have his first marriage (to Catherine of Aragon) annulled. His disagreement with Pope Clement VII on the question of such an annulment led Henry to initiate the English Reformation, separating the Church of England from papal authority. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Henry VIII of England has received more than 27,340,047 page views. His biography is available in 95 different languages on Wikipedia making him the 4th most popular nobleman.

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Among noblemen, Henry VIII of England ranks 5 out of 559Before him are Elizabeth II, Ramesses II, Catherine the Great, and Marie Antoinette. After him are Akihito, Archduke Franz Ferdinand of Austria, Prince Philip, Duke of Edinburgh, Juan Carlos I of Spain, Lucrezia Borgia, Margrethe II of Denmark, and Queen Elizabeth The Queen Mother.

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Among people born in 1491, Henry VIII of England ranks 1After him are Ignatius of Loyola, Jacques Cartier, Zhengde Emperor, Francesco Melzi, Lapu-Lapu, Martin Bucer, Suzanne, Duchess of Bourbon, Teofilo Folengo, and Francisco de Sá de Miranda. Among people deceased in 1547, Henry VIII of England ranks 1After him are Hernán Cortés, Francis I of France, Anne of Bohemia and Hungary, Sebastiano del Piombo, Pietro Bembo, Saint Cajetan, Vittoria Colonna, Pier Luigi Farnese, Duke of Parma, Hadım Suleiman Pasha, Johannes Schöner, and Henry Howard, Earl of Surrey.

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In United Kingdom

Among people born in United Kingdom, Henry VIII of England ranks 17 out of 5,347Before him are Stephen Hawking (1942), James Watt (1736), Queen Victoria (1819), Richard III of England (1452), Thomas Hobbes (1588), and Michael Faraday (1791). After him are Mary, Queen of Scots (1542), James Cook (1728), Charles Dickens (1812), Agatha Christie (1890), Richard I of England (1157), and John Lennon (1940).

Among NOBLEMEN In United Kingdom

Among noblemen born in United Kingdom, Henry VIII of England ranks 2Before him are Elizabeth II (1926). After him are Queen Elizabeth The Queen Mother (1900), Ragnar Lodbrok (null), Harold Harefoot (1016), Charles, Prince of Wales (1948), Princess Margaret, Countess of Snowdon (1930), Diana, Princess of Wales (1961), Princess Beatrice of the United Kingdom (1857), Edward VII (1841), Henry IV of England (1367), and Edward the Black Prince (1330).