James IV of Scotland

1473 - 1513

James IV of Scotland

James IV (17 March 1473 – 9 September 1513) was the King of Scotland from 11 June 1488 to his death. He assumed the throne following the death of his father King James III (1451/52–1488, reigned 1460–1488) at the Battle of Sauchieburn, a rebellion in which the younger James played an indirect role. He is generally regarded as the most successful of the Stewart monarchs of Scotland, but his reign ended in a disastrous defeat at the Battle of Flodden. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of James IV of Scotland has received more than 1,942,188 page views. His biography is available in 52 different languages on Wikipedia making him the 1,851st most popular politician.

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Among politicians, James IV of Scotland ranks 1,839 out of 14,801Before him are Charles Edward Stuart, Philip, Duke of Parma, Egon Krenz, Yuan Shu, Kilij Arslan I, and Juan Manuel Santos. After him are King Wen of Zhou, Di Renjie, Andrew I of Hungary, Semerkhet, Hisham ibn Abd al-Malik, and Viktor Orbán.

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Among people born in 1473, James IV of Scotland ranks 2Before him is Nicolaus Copernicus. After him are Oruç Reis, Thomas Wolsey, Georg von Frundsberg, Cecilia Gallerani, Richard of Shrewsbury, Duke of York, Hans Burgkmair, John Corvinus, Henry IV, Duke of Saxony, Edward of Middleham, Prince of Wales, and Margaret Pole, Countess of Salisbury. Among people deceased in 1513, James IV of Scotland ranks 4Before him are Pope Julius II, John, King of Denmark, and Pinturicchio. After him are Helena of Moscow and Marin Barleti.

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In United Kingdom

Among people born in United Kingdom, James IV of Scotland ranks 433 out of 5,347Before him are Oliver Sacks (1933), J. Bruce Ismay (1862), Erasmus Darwin (1731), William McMaster Murdoch (1873), Elizabeth Stuart, Queen of Bohemia (1596), and George Martin (1926). After him are Isaac Barrow (1631), Charles Lyell (1797), Morrissey (1959), Thomas Hardy (1840), John Hicks (1904), and Anne, Princess Royal (1950).

Among POLITICIANS In United Kingdom

Among politicians born in United Kingdom, James IV of Scotland ranks 70Before him are Edward the Confessor (1003), Edward the Martyr (962), Halford Mackinder (1861), Llywelyn ap Gruffudd (1220), Edward de Vere, 17th Earl of Oxford (1550), and Robert II of Scotland (1316). After him are James I of Scotland (1394), Robert Dudley, 1st Earl of Leicester (1532), Harthacnut (1018), Æthelred I, King of Wessex (837), Edmund I (921), and Edgar the Peaceful (943).