Lamoral, Count of Egmont

1522 - 1568

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Lamoral, Count of Egmont, Prince of Gavere (18 November 1522 – 5 June 1568) was a general and statesman in the Spanish Netherlands just before the start of the Eighty Years' War, whose execution helped spark the national uprising that eventually led to the independence of the Netherlands. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Lamoral, Count of Egmont has received more than 112,281 page views. His biography is available in 20 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 19 in 2019). Lamoral, Count of Egmont is the 2,206th most popular politician (up from 2,244th in 2019), the 82nd most popular biography from Belgium (up from 85th in 2019) and the 26th most popular Belgian Politician.

Lamoral, Count of Egmont is most famous for being a general in the Spanish army. He was also a Dutch nobleman and a member of the Egmont family.

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Among politicians, Lamoral, Count of Egmont ranks 2,206 out of 15,710Before him are Ajax the Lesser, Leopold V, Duke of Austria, Huayna Capac, Blanche I of Navarre, Edmund Ironside, and Grand Duke Dmitri Pavlovich of Russia. After him are Prince Philippe, Count of Paris, Ladislaus of Naples, Philipp Scheidemann, Childebert III, John V of Portugal, and Alfred, Duke of Saxe-Coburg and Gotha.

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Among people born in 1522, Lamoral, Count of Egmont ranks 5Before him are Mihrimah Sultan, Şehzade Mehmed, Margaret of Parma, and Lodovico Ferrari. After him are Eleanor of Toledo, Sen no Rikyū, Ulisse Aldrovandi, Joachim du Bellay, Moses ben Jacob Cordovero, Ogier Ghiselin de Busbecq, and Charles II de Valois, Duke of Orléans. Among people deceased in 1568, Lamoral, Count of Egmont ranks 5Before him are Elisabeth of Valois, Carlos, Prince of Asturias, Albert, Duke of Prussia, and Jean Parisot de Valette. After him are Jacques Arcadelt, Stanislaus Kostka, Andrés de Urdaneta, Sophie of Pomerania, Philip de Montmorency, Count of Horn, Nicolaus Olahus, and Garcia de Orta.

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In Belgium

Among people born in Belgium, Lamoral, Count of Egmont ranks 82 out of 899Before him are Ernest Solvay (1838), Ambiorix (-100), Pieter Claesz (1596), Jacques Rogge (1942), Émile Verhaeren (1855), and Adrian Willaert (1490). After him are Dominique Pire (1910), Jacques Piccard (1922), Prince Philippe, Count of Flanders (1837), Henri Pirenne (1862), Peyo (1928), and Henri Vieuxtemps (1820).

Among POLITICIANS In Belgium

Among politicians born in Belgium, Lamoral, Count of Egmont ranks 26Before him are Léon Degrelle (1906), Princess Stéphanie of Belgium (1864), Paul-Henri Spaak (1899), Herman Van Rompuy (1947), Princess Joséphine Charlotte of Belgium (1927), and Ambiorix (-100). After him are Margaret III, Countess of Flanders (1350), Auguste Beernaert (1829), Louise Françoise de Bourbon, Duchess of Bourbon (1673), Gerard de Ridefort (1141), Anne of France (1461), and Marie José of Belgium (1906).