James Francis Edward Stuart

1688 - 1766

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James Francis Edward Stuart (10 June 1688 – 1 January 1766), nicknamed the Old Pretender by Whigs, was the son of King James II and VII of England, Scotland and Ireland, and his second wife, Mary of Modena. He was Prince of Wales from July 1688 until, just months after his birth, his Catholic father was deposed and exiled in the Glorious Revolution of 1688. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of James Francis Edward Stuart has received more than 2,257,317 page views. His biography is available in 41 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 38 in 2019). James Francis Edward Stuart is the 2,156th most popular politician (down from 1,982nd in 2019), the 518th most popular biography from United Kingdom (down from 471st in 2019) and the 93rd most popular British Politician.

James Francis Edward Stuart is most famous for his claim to the throne of England, Scotland, and Ireland.

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Among politicians, James Francis Edward Stuart ranks 2,156 out of 15,710Before him are Abdul Karim, Anund Jacob, Pedro V of Portugal, Alexander Helios, Emperor Suzong of Tang, and Albert III, Duke of Austria. After him are Abgar V, Mohammed VI of Morocco, Princess Birgitta of Sweden, Constantine Laskaris, Ahmed Hassan al-Bakr, and Milan I of Serbia.

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Among people born in 1688, James Francis Edward Stuart ranks 9Before him are Ulrika Eleonora, Queen of Sweden, Nader Shah, Alexander Pope, Pierre de Marivaux, Gyeongjong of Joseon, and Maria Luisa of Savoy. After him are Juraj Jánošík, Giuseppe Castiglione, Stede Bonnet, Domenico Zipoli, Joseph-Nicolas Delisle, and Marie Victoire de Noailles. Among people deceased in 1766, James Francis Edward Stuart ranks 4Before him are Stanisław Leszczyński, Frederick V of Denmark, and Elisabeth Farnese. After him are Johann Maria Farina, Leopold Joseph von Daun, Giuseppe Castiglione, Jean-Marc Nattier, Thomas Abbt, Johann Christoph Gottsched, Marie Victoire de Noailles, and Jean Astruc.

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In United Kingdom

Among people born in United Kingdom, James Francis Edward Stuart ranks 518 out of 6,924Before him are Daniel Craig (1968), Frank Williams (1942), Maud of Wales (1869), Tony Iommi (1948), Norman Haworth (1883), and William Hogarth (1697). After him are Kate Winslet (1975), Prince Andrew, Duke of York (1960), George Villiers, 1st Duke of Buckingham (1592), Daphne du Maurier (1907), James II of Scotland (1430), and John Franklin (1786).

Among POLITICIANS In United Kingdom

Among politicians born in United Kingdom, James Francis Edward Stuart ranks 93Before him are Sarah Churchill, Duchess of Marlborough (1660), Arthur Balfour (1848), Eadwig (940), Eadred (923), Sweyn II of Denmark (1020), and George Curzon, 1st Marquess Curzon of Kedleston (1859). After him are George Villiers, 1st Duke of Buckingham (1592), James II of Scotland (1430), James III of Scotland (1451), Edmund Ironside (993), Alfred, Duke of Saxe-Coburg and Gotha (1844), and Marie of Romania (1875).