Joscelin I, Count of Edessa

1072 - 1131

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Joscelin of Courtenay (or Joscelin I) (died 1131), Prince of Galilee and Lord of Turbessel (1115–1131) and Count of Edessa (1119–1131), ruled over the County of Edessa during its zenith, from 1118 to 1131. Captured twice, Joscelin continued to expand his county, even participating in the Battle of Azaz in 1125. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Joscelin I, Count of Edessa has received more than 57,449 page views. His biography is available in 29 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 27 in 2019). Joscelin I, Count of Edessa is the 4,783rd most popular politician (up from 4,866th in 2019), the 1,515th most popular biography from France (down from 1,502nd in 2019) and the 381st most popular French Politician.

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Among politicians, Joscelin I, Count of Edessa ranks 4,783 out of 15,710Before him are Odoardo Farnese, Duke of Parma, Aulus Gabinius, Sibghatullah Mojaddedi, Prince Ferdinand of Saxe-Coburg and Gotha, Infanta Marie Anne of Portugal, and Jaunutis. After him are Orodes II, Emperor Toba, Rudolf Slánský, Ivan Shishman of Bulgaria, Beatrice of Portugal, Duchess of Savoy, and Eleanor de Guzmán.

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Among people born in 1072, Joscelin I, Count of Edessa ranks 3Before him are Tancred, Prince of Galilee and Constantine Bodin. After him are Adelaide del Vasto, Agnes of Waiblingen, and Welf II, Duke of Bavaria. Among people deceased in 1131, Joscelin I, Count of Edessa ranks 6Before him are Omar Khayyam, Baldwin II of Jerusalem, Stephen II of Hungary, Canute Lavard, and Ramon Berenguer III, Count of Barcelona. After him are Sanai, Philip of France, and Mahmud II.

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Among people born in France, Joscelin I, Count of Edessa ranks 1,515 out of 5,234Before him are Maria Vittoria dal Pozzo (1847), Pierre-Narcisse Guérin (1774), Ernest Meissonier (1815), Charles, Duke of Lower Lorraine (953), Antoine de Montchrestien (1575), and Alain de Benoist (1943). After him are Constance of Arles (974), Jean Chardin (1643), Philibert Commerson (1727), Samy Naceri (1961), Fabien Barthez (1971), and Henry I, Count of Champagne (1127).


Among politicians born in France, Joscelin I, Count of Edessa ranks 381Before him are Charles, Cardinal of Lorraine (1524), Raymond of Burgundy (1070), Carausius (300), Gaston, Count of Eu (1842), Countess Palatine Caroline of Zweibrücken (1721), and Honoré III, Prince of Monaco (1720). After him are Alain Poher (1909), Louise of France (1737), Beatrice of Provence (1229), Antoine Barnave (1761), Bernard of Italy (797), and Francis II, Duke of Lorraine (1572).