Llywelyn ap Gruffudd

1220 - 1282

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Llywelyn ap Gruffudd (c. 1223 – 11 December 1282), Llywelyn II, also known as Llywelyn the Last (Welsh: Llywelyn Ein Llyw Olaf, lit. 'Llywelyn, Our Last Leader'), was King of Gwynedd, and later was recognised as the prince of Wales (Latin: Princeps Walliae; Welsh: Tywysog Cymru) from 1258 until his death at Cilmeri in 1282. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Llywelyn ap Gruffudd has received more than 1,066,760 page views. His biography is available in 30 different languages on Wikipedia. Llywelyn ap Gruffudd is the 1,905th most popular politician (down from 1,384th in 2019), the 402nd most popular biography from United Kingdom (down from 329th in 2019) and the 70th most popular British Politician.

Ilywelyn ap Gruffudd is most famous for being the last native Welsh prince of Wales.

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Among politicians, Llywelyn ap Gruffudd ranks 1,905 out of 19,576Before him are Agathocles of Syracuse, Hisham ibn Abd al-Malik, Abdurrahman Wahid, Alexander Jagiellon, Al-Adil I, and Alfonso VIII of Castile. After him are Zhengde Emperor, Tomoe Gozen, Babrak Karmal, Andrey Vyshinsky, Joko Widodo, and Archduchess Maria Elisabeth of Austria.

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Among people born in 1220, Llywelyn ap Gruffudd ranks 5Before him are Pope Martin IV, Alexander Nevsky, Roger Bacon, and William of Rubruck. After him are Brunetto Latini, Stefan Uroš I, Traidenis, Alphonse, Count of Poitiers, Ugolino della Gherardesca, Emperor Go-Saga, and Enzo of Sardinia. Among people deceased in 1282, Llywelyn ap Gruffudd ranks 3Before him are Michael VIII Palaiologos, and Abaqa Khan. After him are Nichiren, Agnes of Bohemia, Mengu-Timur, Ibn Khallikan, Traidenis, George Akropolites, Margaret Sambiria, and Mechthild of Magdeburg.

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In United Kingdom

Among people born in United Kingdom, Llywelyn ap Gruffudd ranks 402 out of 8,785Before him are Mary Read (1695), Gordon Banks (1937), Edward the Confessor (1003), Richard Owen (1804), A. A. Milne (1882), and Daniel Craig (1968). After him are Jackie Stewart (1939), Arthur Eddington (1882), Peter Brook (1925), Princess Victoria of Hesse and by Rhine (1863), Edgar the Peaceful (943), and Charles Lyell (1797).

Among POLITICIANS In United Kingdom

Among politicians born in United Kingdom, Llywelyn ap Gruffudd ranks 70Before him are Theresa May (1956), Arthur Balfour (1848), Sarah Churchill, Duchess of Marlborough (1660), Harthacnut (1018), Sweyn II of Denmark (1020), and Oswald Mosley (1896). After him are Edgar the Peaceful (943), Anne Neville (1456), Tristan (535), John Buchan (1875), Marie of Romania (1875), and William Pitt the Younger (1759).