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Humbert I, Count of Savoy

980 - 1047

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Humbert I (Italian: Umberto I; c. 980 - 1047), better known as Humbert the White-Handed (French: Humbert aux blanches-mains) or Humbert Whitehand (Italian: Umberto Biancamano), was the founder of the House of Savoy. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Humbert I, Count of Savoy has received more than 110,279 page views. His biography is available in 24 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 21 in 2019). Humbert I, Count of Savoy is the 2,955th most popular politician (up from 3,362nd in 2019), the 82nd most popular biography from Switzerland (up from 97th in 2019) and the 4th most popular Swiss Politician.

Humbert I, Count of Savoy, was most famous for being the founder of the House of Savoy. He was also a military leader and a diplomat.

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Among politicians, Humbert I, Count of Savoy ranks 2,955 out of 15,577Before him are Emperor Go-Yōzei, Louis Joseph, Duke of Vendôme, Robert II, Count of Flanders, Princess Irene of Greece and Denmark, Tahmasp II, and Justa Grata Honoria. After him are Zhang Zuolin, John Sherman, Gordian II, Thusnelda, Gudrun Burwitz, and Taira no Kiyomori.

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Among people born in 980, Humbert I, Count of Savoy ranks 7Before him are Avicenna, Pope Benedict VIII, Otto III, Holy Roman Emperor, Olof Skötkonung, Harald II of Denmark, and Gisela of Hungary. After him are Tancred of Hauteville, Hemma of Gurk, Gerard of Csanád, Mokjong of Goryeo, Baldwin IV, Count of Flanders, and Muhammad II of Córdoba. Among people deceased in 1047, Humbert I, Count of Savoy ranks 3Before him are Pope Clement II and Magnus the Good. After him are Rodulfus Glaber, Henry VII, Duke of Bavaria, Otto II, Duke of Swabia, and Eustace I, Count of Boulogne.

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In Switzerland

Among people born in Switzerland, Humbert I, Count of Savoy ranks 82 out of 876Before him are Niklaus Wirth (1934), K. Alex Müller (1927), Alejo Carpentier (1904), Johann Kaspar Lavater (1741), Heinrich Wölfflin (1864), and Mario Botta (1943). After him are Werner Arber (1929), Jean Tinguely (1925), Louis, Duke of Savoy (1413), Abraham-Louis Breguet (1747), Brother Roger (1915), and Johann Jakob Bachofen (1815).

Among POLITICIANS In Switzerland

Among politicians born in Switzerland, Humbert I, Count of Savoy ranks 4Before him are Hans-Adam II, Prince of Liechtenstein (1945), Jacques Necker (1732), and Albert II, Duke of Austria (1298). After him are Louis, Duke of Savoy (1413), Rudolf II, Duke of Austria (1270), Princess Maria Teresa of Bourbon-Two Sicilies (1867), Judith of Habsburg (1271), Guy Parmelin (1959), Margareta of Romania (1949), Jaime, Duke of Madrid (1870), and Infante Carlos, Duke of Calabria (1938).