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Humphrey, Duke of Gloucester

1390 - 1447

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Humphrey of Lancaster, Duke of Gloucester (3 October 1390 – 23 February 1447) was an English prince, soldier and literary patron. He was (as he styled himself) "son, brother and uncle of kings", being the fourth and youngest son of Henry IV of England, the brother of Henry V, and the uncle of Henry VI. Gloucester fought in the Hundred Years' War and acted as Lord Protector of England during the minority of his nephew. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Humphrey, Duke of Gloucester has received more than 545,769 page views. His biography is available in 21 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 19 in 2019). Humphrey, Duke of Gloucester is the 8,608th most popular politician (down from 8,191st in 2019), the 1,796th most popular biography from United Kingdom (down from 1,787th in 2019) and the 287th most popular British Politician.

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Among politicians, Humphrey, Duke of Gloucester ranks 8,608 out of 15,577Before him are Duke John Albert of Mecklenburg, Sophia Albertina, Abbess of Quedlinburg, Princess Marie of Schwarzburg-Rudolstadt, Wakatsuki Reijirō, Aioulf, and Achaemenes. After him are Conrad II, Duke of Bohemia, Werner I, Count of Klettgau, Hanns Kerrl, Count Kasimir Felix Badeni, Faisal bin Musaid Al Saud, and Amaury de Montfort.

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Among people born in 1390, Humphrey, Duke of Gloucester ranks 11Before him are Elizabeth of Görlitz, Engelbrekt Engelbrektsson, Dietrich, Count of Oldenburg, Contessina de' Bardi, John Cantius, and Álvaro de Luna, 1st Duke of Trujillo. After him are Petr Chelčický, Bengt Jönsson, Al-Musta'in, Cristoforo Moro, Alexander I of Georgia, and Nils Jönsson. Among people deceased in 1447, Humphrey, Duke of Gloucester ranks 11Before him are Filippo Maria Visconti, Mircea II of Wallachia, Antipope Clement VIII, Henry Beaufort, Louis VII, Duke of Bavaria, and Colette of Corbie.

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In United Kingdom

Among people born in United Kingdom, Humphrey, Duke of Gloucester ranks 1,796 out of 7,765Before him are Oliver Lodge (1851), Bernard Williams (1929), Thomas Hicks (1876), Robert Bulwer-Lytton, 1st Earl of Lytton (1831), Lilian Harvey (1906), and Stephen Toulmin (1922). After him are Alan Gardiner (1879), Alan Stacey (1933), Andy Fletcher (1961), Jeffery Amherst, 1st Baron Amherst (1717), Alf Ramsey (1920), and Lynn Redgrave (1943).

Among POLITICIANS In United Kingdom

Among politicians born in United Kingdom, Humphrey, Duke of Gloucester ranks 287Before him are Jeremy Corbyn (1949), William Cavendish-Bentinck, 3rd Duke of Portland (1738), Edward Balliol (1283), Spencer Compton, 1st Earl of Wilmington (1673), Gilbert Elliot-Murray-Kynynmound, 1st Earl of Minto (1751), and Robert Bulwer-Lytton, 1st Earl of Lytton (1831). After him are Sadiq Khan (1970), Reginald Johnston (1874), Spencer Perceval (1762), Henry Percy (1364), Charles Joughin (1878), and Anne Lister (1791).