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Hugh the Great

898 - 956

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Hugh the Great (c. 898 – 16 June 956) was the duke of the Franks and count of Paris. He was the most powerful magnate in France. Son of King Robert I of France, Hugh was Margrave of Neustria. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Hugh the Great has received more than 562,535 page views. His biography is available in 33 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 32 in 2019). Hugh the Great is the 112th most popular nobleman (up from 131st in 2019), the 620th most popular biography from France (up from 737th in 2019) and the 22nd 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 112 out of 842Before him are Joan of France, Duchess of Berry, Gian Galeazzo Sforza, Joanna I of Naples, Mariana Victoria of Spain, Prince Andrew, Duke of York, and Queen Fabiola of Belgium. After him are Pyotr Wrangel, Cleopatra of Macedon, Élisabeth of France, Albert, Duke of Prussia, Princess Margaret of Connaught, and Grand Duchess Olga Alexandrovna of Russia.

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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 620 out of 6,011Before him are Albert I, Prince of Monaco (1848), France Gall (1947), Michel Legrand (1932), Peter Waldo (1140), Bertrand du Guesclin (1320), and Paul Claudel (1868). After him are Léonin (1135), Yolande de Polastron (1749), Guillaume de l'Hôpital (1661), Juliette Gréco (1927), Émilie du Châtelet (1706), and René Antoine Ferchault de Réaumur (1683).

Among NOBLEMEN In France

Among noblemen born in France, Hugh the Great ranks 22Before him are Élisabeth Charlotte d'Orléans (1676), William IX, Duke of Aquitaine (1071), Amadeus VIII, Duke of Savoy (1383), Roger I of Sicily (1031), Louis I, Duke of Orléans (1372), and Joan of France, Duchess of Berry (1464). After him are Élisabeth of France (1764), Robert Curthose (1054), Chlodomer (495), Princess Augusta of Bavaria (1788), Louise Élisabeth of France (1727), and Bertrada of Laon (720).