Jean de Dunois

1402 - 1468

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Jean d'Orléans, Count of Dunois (23 November 1402 – 24 November 1468), known as the "Bastard of Orléans" (French: bâtard d'Orléans) or simply Jean de Dunois, was a French military leader during the Hundred Years' War who participated in military campaigns with Joan of Arc. His nickname, the "Bastard of Orléans", was a term of higher hierarchy and respect, since it acknowledged him as a first cousin to the king and acting head of a cadet branch of the royal family during his half-brother's captivity. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Jean de Dunois has received more than 150,827 page views. His biography is available in 23 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 21 in 2019). Jean de Dunois is the 2,939th most popular politician (down from 2,793rd in 2019), the 995th most popular biography from France (down from 935th in 2019) and the 238th most popular French Politician.

Jean de Dunois was a French knight and the son of Charles VII. He led the French army to victory in the Battle of Castillon, which ended the Hundred Years War.

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Among politicians, Jean de Dunois ranks 2,939 out of 15,710Before him are Theudebald, Henry X, Duke of Bavaria, Emperor Zhenzong, Syphax, Henriette of France, and Macbeth, King of Scotland. After him are Sancho II of Portugal, Princess Marie Louise of Bourbon-Parma, Emomali Rahmon, Marcomer, Manuel Belgrano, and Albert IV, Duke of Austria.

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Among people born in 1402, Jean de Dunois ranks 2Before him is Eleanor of Aragon, Queen of Portugal. After him are Nezahualcoyotl and Ferdinand the Holy Prince. Among people deceased in 1468, Jean de Dunois ranks 4Before him are Johannes Gutenberg, Skanderbeg, and Sejo of Joseon. After him are Juana Enríquez, Abu'l-Khayr Khan, Sigismondo Pandolfo Malatesta, Bianca Maria Visconti, Alfonso, Prince of Asturias, Francesco Squarcione, and Zara Yaqob.

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Among people born in France, Jean de Dunois ranks 995 out of 5,234Before him are Eleanor of Provence (1223), Jules Renard (1864), Theudebald (535), Séraphine Louis (1864), Hugues Felicité Robert de Lamennais (1782), and Henriette of France (1727). After him are Étienne-Louis Boullée (1728), Émile Gallé (1846), Raymond VI, Count of Toulouse (1156), Pierre André Latreille (1762), Gaston Maspero (1846), and Arthur I, Duke of Brittany (1187).


Among politicians born in France, Jean de Dunois ranks 238Before him are Henry, Count of Portugal (1066), Henry I of Navarre (1244), Jean Bart (1650), Odo the Great (650), Theudebald (535), and Henriette of France (1727). After him are Raymond VI, Count of Toulouse (1156), Infanta Pilar, Duchess of Badajoz (1936), Marie Louise Gonzaga (1611), Adélaïde of France (1732), Francis, Count of Vendôme (1470), and Philip I, Duke of Burgundy (1346).