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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 895,907 page views. His biography is available in 38 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 36 in 2019). Louis, Duke of Burgundy is the 795th most popular politician (up from 853rd in 2019), the 303rd most popular biography from France (up from 334th in 2019) and the 80th 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 795 out of 15,577Before him are Wenceslaus IV of Bohemia, Joan I of Navarre, Börte, Ferdinand I of Bulgaria, Shapur I, and Robert I, Duke of Normandy. After him are Hassan II of Morocco, Isabella II of Spain, İsmet İnönü, Walter Ulbricht, Arthur Wellesley, 1st Duke of Wellington, and Zbigniew Brzezinski.

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

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Among people born in France, Louis, Duke of Burgundy ranks 303 out of 6,011Before him are William-Adolphe Bouguereau (1825), Michel Platini (1955), Chlothar I (498), Frédéric Mistral (1830), Joan I of Navarre (1273), and Robert I, Duke of Normandy (1010). After him are Joseph-Ignace Guillotin (1738), Alfred Werner (1866), Bernard Arnault (1949), Georges de La Tour (1593), Jean Baudrillard (1929), and Édouard Daladier (1884).


Among politicians born in France, Louis, Duke of Burgundy ranks 80Before him are Robert II of France (972), John I of France (1316), Louis VI of France (1081), Chlothar I (498), Joan I of Navarre (1273), and Robert I, Duke of Normandy (1010). After him are Édouard Daladier (1884), Emmanuel Joseph Sieyès (1748), Henry VII, Holy Roman Emperor (1275), Diane de Poitiers (1499), Elisabeth of France (1602), and Raymond Poincaré (1860).