James I of Scotland

1394 - 1437

James I of Scotland

James I (late July 1394 – 21 February 1437) was King of Scotland from 1406 to 1437. The youngest of three sons, he was born in Dunfermline Abbey to King Robert III and his wife Annabella Drummond. His older brother David, Duke of Rothesay, died under suspicious circumstances while being detained by their uncle, Robert, Duke of Albany. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of James I of Scotland has received more than 1,342,957 page views. His biography is available in 52 different languages on Wikipedia making him the 1,891st most popular politician.

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Among politicians, James I of Scotland ranks 1,878 out of 14,801Before him are Haakon the Good, Hedwig of Silesia, Haakon V of Norway, Grand Duke Dmitri Pavlovich of Russia, Childeric II, and Adolphe, Grand Duke of Luxembourg. After him are Mieszko I of Poland, Samo, Chester A. Arthur, Robert Dudley, 1st Earl of Leicester, Ernest, Duke of Austria, and Maria Anna of Bavaria.

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Among people born in 1394, James I of Scotland ranks 5Before him are Johannes Gutenberg, Prince Henry the Navigator, Ulugh Beg, and Charles, Duke of Orléans. After him are Cymburgis of Masovia, Ikkyū, Philippa of England, Ashikaga Yoshinori, and Antonio Beccadelli. Among people deceased in 1437, James I of Scotland ranks 2Before him is Sigismund, Holy Roman Emperor. After him are Catherine of Valois, Joan of Navarre, Queen of England, and Niccolò de' Niccoli.

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In United Kingdom

Among people born in United Kingdom, James I of Scotland ranks 440 out of 5,347Before him are Isaac Barrow (1631), Charles Lyell (1797), Morrissey (1959), Thomas Hardy (1840), John Hicks (1904), and Anne, Princess Royal (1950). After him are Robert Dudley, 1st Earl of Leicester (1532), Millvina Dean (1912), Joseph Lister (1827), Harthacnut (1018), Sid Vicious (1957), and Gregory Bateson (1904).

Among POLITICIANS In United Kingdom

Among politicians born in United Kingdom, James I of Scotland ranks 71Before him are Edward the Martyr (962), Halford Mackinder (1861), Llywelyn ap Gruffudd (1220), Edward de Vere, 17th Earl of Oxford (1550), Robert II of Scotland (1316), and James IV of Scotland (1473). After him are Robert Dudley, 1st Earl of Leicester (1532), Harthacnut (1018), Æthelred I, King of Wessex (837), Edmund I (921), Edgar the Peaceful (943), and Harold Macmillan (1894).