NOBLEMAN

Henry VIII of England

1491 - 1547

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Henry VIII (28 June 1491 – 28 January 1547) was King of England from 22 April 1509 until his death in 1547. Henry is known for his six marriages and his efforts to have his first marriage (to Catherine of Aragon) annulled. His disagreement with Pope Clement VII about 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 30,132,998 page views. His biography is available in 104 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 98 in 2019). Henry VIII of England is the 5th most popular nobleman (down from 2nd in 2019), the 21st most popular biography from United Kingdom (down from 13th in 2019) and the 2nd most popular British Nobleman.

Henry VIII of England is most famous for the six wives he had. He was married to Catherine of Aragon for over 20 years, but she never bore him a son. When she became pregnant, he had her investigated and found out that she was carrying a girl. He was so angry that he divorced her and married Anne Boleyn, who also bore him a daughter. When Anne Boleyn became pregnant, he had her investigated and found out that she was carrying a girl. He was so angry that he divorced her and married Jane Seymour, who bore him a son. When Jane Seymour became pregnant, he had her investigated and found out that she was carrying a girl. He was so angry that he divorced her and married Anne of Cleves, who bore him a daughter. When Anne of Cleves became pregnant, he had her investigated and found out that she was carrying a girl. He was so angry that he divorced her and married Catherine Howard, who bore him a son. When Catherine Howard became pregnant, he had her investigated and found out that she was carrying a girl. He was so angry that he divorced her and married Catherine Parr, who bore him a daughter.

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Over the past year Henry VIII of England has had the most page views in the with 715,157 views, followed by English (612,787), and German (551,432). In terms of yearly growth of page views the top 3 wikpedia editions are Mirandese (89,100.00%), Mazandarani (4,877.08%), and Marathi (4,588.89%)

Among NOBLEMEN

Among noblemen, Henry VIII of England ranks 5 out of 1,415Before him are Marie Antoinette, Elizabeth II, Catherine the Great, and Ramesses II. After him are Ragnar Lodbrok, Margrethe II of Denmark, Camilla, Duchess of Cornwall, Prince Philip, Duke of Edinburgh, Archduke Franz Ferdinand of Austria, Akihito, and Lucrezia Borgia.

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Contemporaries

Among people born in 1491, Henry VIII of England ranks 1After him are Ignatius of Loyola, Jacques Cartier, Zhengde Emperor, Lapu-Lapu, Martin Bucer, Francesco Melzi, Suzanne, Duchess of Bourbon, Francisco de Sá de Miranda, Teofilo Folengo, and Nicolò da Ponte. 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, Vittoria Colonna, Saint Cajetan, Pier Luigi Farnese, Duke of Parma, Hadım Suleiman Pasha, Philippa of Guelders, and Marie of Luxembourg, Countess of Vendôme.

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In United Kingdom

Among people born in United Kingdom, Henry VIII of England ranks 21 out of 8,785Before him are Anthony Hopkins (1937), William IV of the United Kingdom (1765), Queen Victoria (1819), Stephen Hawking (1942), Richard I of England (1157), and Michael Faraday (1791). After him are Agatha Christie (1890), Thomas Hobbes (1588), Alan Turing (1912), Mary II of England (1662), Mick Jagger (1943), and Camilla, Duchess of Cornwall (1947).

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