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John, King of England

1166 - 1216

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John (24 December 1166 – 19 October 1216) was King of England from 1199 until his death in 1216. He lost the Duchy of Normandy and most of his other French lands to King Philip II of France, resulting in the collapse of the Angevin Empire and contributing to the subsequent growth in power of the French Capetian dynasty during the 13th century. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of John, King of England has received more than 9,707,418 page views. His biography is available in 77 different languages on Wikipedia. John, King of England is the 548th most popular politician (down from 451st in 2019), the 142nd most popular biography from United Kingdom (down from 124th in 2019) and the 34th most popular British Politician.

John, King of England is most famous for signing the Magna Carta.

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Among politicians, John, King of England ranks 548 out of 15,577Before him are Emperor Wu of Han, Gideon, Philip III of France, Nizam al-Mulk, Abdülaziz, and Patrice Lumumba. After him are Mahmoud Abbas, Archduke Franz Karl of Austria, Józef Piłsudski, Stephen Báthory, Ay, and Valentinian III.

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Among people born in 1166, John, King of England ranks 1After him are Tamar of Georgia, Henry II, Count of Champagne, Stefan the First-Crowned, and Odo III, Duke of Burgundy. Among people deceased in 1216, John, King of England ranks 2Before him is Pope Innocent III. After him are Shota Rustaveli, Eric X of Sweden, Henry of Flanders, Kamo no Chōmei, Ida, Countess of Boulogne, and Robert de Clari.

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Among people born in United Kingdom, John, King of England ranks 142 out of 7,765Before him are Æthelstan (895), J. J. Thomson (1856), William IV of the United Kingdom (1765), John Venn (1834), Anthony Eden (1897), and Rosalind Franklin (1920). After him are Alfred Russel Wallace (1823), Charlie Watts (1941), George Harrison (1943), Princess Beatrice of the United Kingdom (1857), George IV of the United Kingdom (1762), and Ada Lovelace (1815).

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