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Henry the Young King

1155 - 1183

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Henry the Young King (28 February 1155 – 11 June 1183) was the eldest surviving son of Henry II of England and Eleanor of Aquitaine. Beginning in 1170, he was titular King of England, Duke of Normandy, Count of Anjou and Maine. Henry the Young King was the only English king since the Norman Conquest to be crowned during his father's reign, but was frustrated by his father's refusal to grant him meaningful autonomous power. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Henry the Young King has received more than 1,058,484 page views. His biography is available in 49 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 47 in 2019). Henry the Young King is the 2,621st most popular politician (up from 2,722nd in 2019), the 629th most popular biography from United Kingdom (down from 610th in 2019) and the 109th most popular British Politician.

Henry the Young King is most famous for being the youngest son of King Henry II of England and Eleanor of Aquitaine. He was crowned king of England at the age of 11, but never ruled in his own right.

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Among POLITICIANS

Among politicians, Henry the Young King ranks 2,621 out of 15,710Before him are Robert IV of Sablé, Abdurrahman Wahid, Huneric, Ferdinand Karl, Archduke of Austria-Este, P. W. Botha, and Sigebert I. After him are Fritigern, Michal, Emund the Old, Wilhelmine of Prussia, Queen of the Netherlands, Constantius Gallus, and Géza, Grand Prince of the Hungarians.

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Contemporaries

Among people born in 1155, Henry the Young King ranks 6Before him are Isaac II Angelos, Alfonso VIII of Castile, Niketas Choniates, Benkei, and Shahab al-Din Yahya ibn Habash Suhrawardi. After him are Ottokar I of Bohemia, Kilij Arslan II, Peter II of Courtenay, Isaac Komnenos of Cyprus, Hermann I, Landgrave of Thuringia, and Euphrosyne Doukaina Kamatera. Among people deceased in 1183, Henry the Young King ranks 2Before him is Alexios II Komnenos. After him are Otto I, Duke of Bavaria, Antipope Innocent III, and Peter I of Courtenay.

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In United Kingdom

Among people born in United Kingdom, Henry the Young King ranks 629 out of 6,924Before him are Thomas Malory (1405), Henry John Temple, 3rd Viscount Palmerston (1784), Edgar Wallace (1875), William Oughtred (1574), Leslie Howard (1893), and Wilkie Collins (1824). After him are David Irving (1938), Jacqueline du Pré (1945), Martin Ryle (1918), John Buchan (1875), John Fowles (1926), and Bruce Dickinson (1958).

Among POLITICIANS In United Kingdom

Among politicians born in United Kingdom, Henry the Young King ranks 109Before him are Kenneth MacAlpin (810), William Lamb, 2nd Viscount Melbourne (1779), Edward de Vere, 17th Earl of Oxford (1550), Antony Armstrong-Jones, 1st Earl of Snowdon (1930), Gordon Brown (1951), and Gladwyn Jebb (1900). After him are John Buchan (1875), Æthelberht, King of Wessex (836), William Wilberforce (1759), Stanley Baldwin (1867), Ernest Augustus, King of Hanover (1771), and Richard Neville, 16th Earl of Warwick (1428).