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John Dudley, 1st Duke of Northumberland

1504 - 1553

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John Dudley, 1st Duke of Northumberland (1504 – 22 August 1553) was an English general, admiral, and politician, who led the government of the young King Edward VI from 1550 until 1553, and unsuccessfully tried to install Lady Jane Grey on the English throne after the King's death. The son of Edmund Dudley, a minister of Henry VII executed by Henry VIII, John Dudley became the ward of Sir Edward Guildford at the age of seven. Dudley grew up in Guildford's household together with his future wife, Guildford's daughter Jane, with whom he was to have 13 children. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of John Dudley, 1st Duke of Northumberland has received more than 845,503 page views. His biography is available in 26 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 25 in 2019). John Dudley, 1st Duke of Northumberland is the 5,359th most popular politician (down from 5,254th in 2019), the 1,144th most popular biography from United Kingdom (up from 1,158th in 2019) and the 194th most popular British Politician.

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Among POLITICIANS

Among politicians, John Dudley, 1st Duke of Northumberland ranks 5,359 out of 15,577Before him are Emperor Go-Toba, Helena of Moscow, Zhao Mengfu, Wilfried Martens, Psammuthes, and Vyacheslav Menzhinsky. After him are Arsames, Antti Aarne, Hüma Hatun, Emperor Kōbun, Clement Greenberg, and Erwig.

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Contemporaries

Among people born in 1504, John Dudley, 1st Duke of Northumberland ranks 7Before him are Pope Pius V, Sin Saimdang, Philip I, Landgrave of Hesse, Francesco Primaticcio, Beatrice of Portugal, Duchess of Savoy, and Heinrich Bullinger. After him are George Boleyn, 2nd Viscount Rochford, Guru Angad, Scipione Rebiba, Louis of Granada, Charles Estienne, and Antun Vrančić. Among people deceased in 1553, John Dudley, 1st Duke of Northumberland ranks 11Before him are Şehzade Cihangir, Michael Servetus, Pedro de Valdivia, Charles III, Duke of Savoy, Girolamo Fracastoro, and Maurice, Elector of Saxony. After him are Sinan Pasha, Lucrezia de' Medici, Wolf Huber, Pedro de Toledo y Zúñiga, Erasmus Reinhold, and Lord Guildford Dudley.

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In United Kingdom

Among people born in United Kingdom, John Dudley, 1st Duke of Northumberland ranks 1,144 out of 7,765Before him are John Schlesinger (1926), Angus Deaton (1945), James Murray (1837), Simon Pegg (1970), Jeremiah Horrocks (1618), and Joseph Banks (1743). After him are Adelard of Bath (1075), Douglas Haig, 1st Earl Haig (1861), Victor Turner (1920), Annie Chapman (1841), Evelyn Waugh (1903), and Allen Carr (1934).

Among POLITICIANS In United Kingdom

Among politicians born in United Kingdom, John Dudley, 1st Duke of Northumberland ranks 194Before him are Edmund of Langley, 1st Duke of York (1341), Geoffrey II, Duke of Brittany (1158), Frances Grey, Duchess of Suffolk (1517), Arthur Drewry (1891), Edward Bulwer-Lytton (1803), and Francis Walsingham (1532). After him are George Boleyn, 2nd Viscount Rochford (1504), George Canning (1770), Richard of Conisburgh, 3rd Earl of Cambridge (1375), Chris Patten (1944), Blanche of Lancaster (1345), and Roger Mortimer, 1st Earl of March (1287).