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Henry VII of England

1457 - 1509

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Henry VII (28 January 1457 – 21 April 1509) was King of England from his seizure of the crown on 22 August 1485 until his death in 1509. He was the first monarch of the House of Tudor.Henry's mother, Margaret Beaufort, was a descendant of the Lancastrian branch of the House of Plantagenet. Henry's father, Edmund Tudor, 1st Earl of Richmond, a half-brother of Henry VI of England and a member of the Welsh Tudors of Penmynydd, died three months before his son Henry was born. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Henry VII of England has received more than 18,989,176 page views. His biography is available in 72 different languages on Wikipedia. Henry VII of England is the 201st most popular politician (up from 204th in 2019), the 62nd most popular biography from United Kingdom (up from 64th in 2019) and the 13th most popular British Politician.

Henry VII is most famous for uniting the houses of Lancaster and York and establishing the Tudor dynasty.

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Among politicians, Henry VII of England ranks 201 out of 15,577Before him are Titus, Edward IV of England, Mohammad Reza Pahlavi, Pargalı Ibrahim Pasha, Al Gore, and Louis Philippe I. After him are Charles X of France, Cleisthenes, Slobodan Milošević, Heraclius, George VI, and Mahidevran.

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Among people born in 1457, Henry VII of England ranks 1After him are Mary of Burgundy, Filippino Lippi, Seongjong of Joseon, Beatrice of Naples, Jacob Obrecht, Hedwig Jagiellon, Duchess of Bavaria, and Peter Martyr d'Anghiera. Among people deceased in 1509, Henry VII of England ranks 1After him are Caterina Sforza, Lady Margaret Beaufort, Bernt Notke, João da Nova, Shen Zhou, Adam Kraft, and John I, Count Palatine of Simmern.

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In United Kingdom

Among people born in United Kingdom, Henry VII of England ranks 62 out of 7,765Before him are John Stuart Mill (1806), Princess Margaret, Countess of Snowdon (1930), Richard Burton (1925), William Wallace (1270), Herbert Spencer (1820), and Charles Babbage (1791). After him are George VI (1895), Virginia Woolf (1882), Robert Baden-Powell, 1st Baron Baden-Powell (1857), Edward VI of England (1537), Lewis Carroll (1832), and Alex Ferguson (1941).

Among POLITICIANS In United Kingdom

Among politicians born in United Kingdom, Henry VII of England ranks 13Before him are Richard I of England (1157), Mary, Queen of Scots (1542), Mary II of England (1662), John Major (1943), Oliver Cromwell (1599), and Alfred the Great (849). After him are George VI (1895), Edward VI of England (1537), James VI and I (1566), Neville Chamberlain (1869), Edward III of England (1312), and Edward II of England (1284).