Hugh the Great

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Hugh the Great (c. 898 – 16 June 956) was the duke of the Franks and count of Paris. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Hugh the Great has received more than 433,044 page views. His biography is available in 32 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 31 in 2019). Hugh the Great is the 131st most popular nobleman (down from 100th in 2019), the 738th most popular biography from France (down from 589th in 2019) and the 27th most popular French Nobleman.

Hugh the Great was a Norman nobleman who was the first person to be Duke of the Franks. He was also the first ruler of the Kingdom of France.

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Among noblemen, Hugh the Great ranks 131 out of 843Before him are Leopold III, Duke of Austria, Grand Duke Sergei Alexandrovich of Russia, Princess Augusta of Bavaria, Miguel I of Portugal, Béla II of Hungary, and Grand Duchess Maria Alexandrovna of Russia. After him are Setnakhte, Robert the Strong, Isabella I of Jerusalem, Giovanni di Bicci de' Medici, Francis, Duke of Saxe-Coburg-Saalfeld, and Felipe VI of Spain.

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Among people born in 898, Hugh the Great ranks 1After him is Ramiro II of León. Among people deceased in 956, Hugh the Great ranks 2Before him is Al-Masudi. After him are Ordoño III of León, Theophylact of Constantinople, and Gilbert, Duke of Burgundy.

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In France

Among people born in France, Hugh the Great ranks 738 out of 5,234Before him are Claude Lelouch (1937), Raoul Dufy (1877), Célestin Freinet (1896), Bernart de Ventadorn (1135), Jacques de Vaucanson (1709), and Jean Giraud (1938). After him are Jean-Baptiste Kléber (1753), Annie Girardot (1931), Sophie of France (1786), Dom Pérignon (1639), Balthus (1908), and Frédéric Bastiat (1801).

Among NOBLEMEN In France

Among noblemen born in France, Hugh the Great ranks 27Before him are Élisabeth of France (1764), Roger I of Sicily (1031), Joan of France, Duchess of Berry (1464), Claude of France (1547), Chlodomer (495), and Princess Augusta of Bavaria (1788). After him are Judith of Bavaria (797), Bertrada of Laon (720), Robert Curthose (1054), Arthur I, Duke of Brittany (1187), Stéphanie de Beauharnais (1789), and Louise Marie Adélaïde de Bourbon, Duchess of Orléans (1753).