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James Hepburn, 4th Earl of Bothwell

1534 - 1578

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James Hepburn, 1st Duke of Orkney and 4th Earl of Bothwell (c. 1534 – 14 April 1578), better known simply as Lord Bothwell, was a prominent Scottish nobleman and briefly King consort of Scotland in 1567. He was known for his marriage to Mary, Queen of Scots, as her third and final husband. He was accused of the murder of Mary's second husband, Henry Stuart, Lord Darnley, a charge of which he was acquitted. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of James Hepburn, 4th Earl of Bothwell has received more than 2,914,264 page views. His biography is available in 29 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 28 in 2019). James Hepburn, 4th Earl of Bothwell is the 3,239th most popular politician (down from 1,701st in 2019), the 728th most popular biography from United Kingdom (down from 418th in 2019) and the 132nd most popular British Politician.

James Hepburn, 4th Earl of Bothwell, was a Scottish nobleman who was the third husband of Mary, Queen of Scots. He is most famous for his involvement in the murder of Mary's second husband, Henry Stuart, Lord Darnley.

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Among POLITICIANS

Among politicians, James Hepburn, 4th Earl of Bothwell ranks 3,239 out of 15,577Before him are Hersekzade Ahmed Pasha, Simeon of Moscow, Mariano Rajoy, Shalmaneser V, Roman the Great, and Tokugawa Hidetada. After him are Princess Margaretha, Mrs. Ambler, Ivan Ribar, Alexander II of Macedon, Harvey Milk, Robert III of Scotland, and Infanta Maria Josepha of Portugal.

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Contemporaries

Among people born in 1534, James Hepburn, 4th Earl of Bothwell ranks 7Before him are Oda Nobunaga, Orlande de Lassus, Frederick II of Denmark, Myeongjong of Joseon, Isaac Luria, and Joseph of Anchieta. After him are Archduchess Eleanor of Austria, Lautaro, Guru Ram Das, Giovanni de' Bardi, Robert Garnier, and Setthathirath. Among people deceased in 1578, James Hepburn, 4th Earl of Bothwell ranks 6Before him are Mihrimah Sultan, John of Austria, Sebastian of Portugal, Catherine of Austria, Queen of Portugal, and Uesugi Kenshin. After him are Piali Pasha, Pierre Lescot, Sebastiano Venier, Joanna of Austria, Grand Duchess of Tuscany, Pietro Andrea Mattioli, and Ferdinand, Prince of Asturias.

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In United Kingdom

Among people born in United Kingdom, James Hepburn, 4th Earl of Bothwell ranks 728 out of 7,765Before him are Ian Paice (1948), Benjamin Hornigold (1680), Wilkie Collins (1824), Nevill Francis Mott (1905), Thomas Mun (1571), and Georgiana Cavendish, Duchess of Devonshire (1757). After him are Robert III of Scotland (1330), Godfrey Hounsfield (1919), Gordon Brown (1951), Benedict Cumberbatch (1976), H. L. A. Hart (1907), and Henry FitzRoy, 1st Duke of Richmond and Somerset (1519).

Among POLITICIANS In United Kingdom

Among politicians born in United Kingdom, James Hepburn, 4th Earl of Bothwell ranks 132Before him are Clementine Churchill (1885), Richard of Cornwall (1209), Prince Leopold, Duke of Albany (1853), Norman Angell (1872), Margaret of York (1446), and John Spencer, 8th Earl Spencer (1924). After him are Robert III of Scotland (1330), Gordon Brown (1951), Henry FitzRoy, 1st Duke of Richmond and Somerset (1519), Lady Margaret Beaufort (1443), Edmund Tudor, 1st Earl of Richmond (1430), and John Balliol (1249).