Louis, Duke of Burgundy

1682 - 1712

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Louis, Dauphin of France, Duke of Burgundy (6 August 1682 – 18 February 1712), was the eldest son of Louis, Grand Dauphin, and Maria Anna Victoria of Bavaria and grandson of the reigning French king, Louis XIV. He was known as the "Petit Dauphin" to distinguish him from his father. When his father died in April 1711, the Duke of Burgundy became the official Dauphin of France. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Louis, Duke of Burgundy has received more than 1,046,902 page views. His biography is available in 41 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 38 in 2019). Louis, Duke of Burgundy is the 1,120th most popular politician (down from 788th in 2019), the 411th most popular biography from France (down from 303rd in 2019) and the 101st most popular French Politician.

Louis, Duke of Burgundy, was the son of Philip the Bold, Duke of Burgundy and Margaret III, Countess of Flanders. Louis was first married to Margaret of Dampierre, who died in 1349. He then married Margaret of France, the daughter of King John II of France. Louis was the last duke of Burgundy from the House of Valois. He was killed at the Battle of Crécy in 1346.

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Among politicians, Louis, Duke of Burgundy ranks 1,120 out of 19,576Before him are Kayqubad I, Halfdan Ragnarsson, Gaius Gracchus, John McCain, Samuel of Bulgaria, and Christian VI of Denmark. After him are Rani of Jhansi, Simeon I of Bulgaria, Baldwin V of Jerusalem, Marie Walewska, Hussein of Jordan, and Yeongjo of Joseon.

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Among people born in 1682, Louis, Duke of Burgundy ranks 2Before him is Charles XII of Sweden. After him are Calico Jack, Bartholomew Roberts, Şehsuvar Sultan, Giovanni Battista Morgagni, Johann Friedrich Böttger, Jacopo Amigoni, Princess Albertina Frederica of Baden-Durlach, William VIII, Landgrave of Hesse-Kassel, Jan van Huysum, and Claudine Guérin de Tencin. Among people deceased in 1712, Louis, Duke of Burgundy ranks 3Before him are Giovanni Domenico Cassini, and Denis Papin. After him are Richard Cromwell, Marie Adélaïde of Savoy, Louis Joseph, Duke of Vendôme, Bahadur Shah I, Nicolas Catinat, Louis, Duke of Brittany, Tokugawa Ienobu, Hans-Adam I, Prince of Liechtenstein, and Nehemiah Grew.

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Among people born in France, Louis, Duke of Burgundy ranks 411 out of 6,770Before him are Jean Lannes (1769), Paul Ricœur (1913), Jean-Baptiste Say (1767), Baldwin II of Jerusalem (1060), Julien Offray de La Mettrie (1709), and Marcel Marceau (1923). After him are André Masséna (1758), Jean Fouquet (1420), Marquis de Condorcet (1743), Lucien Bonaparte (1775), Jean-Baptiste-Siméon Chardin (1699), and Alexis Carrel (1873).


Among politicians born in France, Louis, Duke of Burgundy ranks 101Before him are Dagobert I (611), Pierre Laval (1883), Camille Desmoulins (1760), Robert I of France (860), Patrice de MacMahon (1808), and Baldwin II of Jerusalem (1060). After him are Napoléon, Prince Imperial (1856), Pauline Bonaparte (1780), Jean Monnet (1888), Albert Lebrun (1871), Joan I of Navarre (1273), and Elisabeth of France (1602).