Louis, Duke of Burgundy

1682 - 1712

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Louis, Duke of Burgundy (16 August 1682 – 18 February 1712), was the eldest son of Louis, Grand Dauphin, and Dauphine Maria Anna and grandson of the reigning French monarch, King Louis XIV. He was known as the "Petit Dauphin" to distinguish him from his father, until the latter died in April 1711. At that time he 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 660,575 page views. His biography is available in 36 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 33 in 2019). Louis, Duke of Burgundy is the 854th most popular politician (up from 1,335th in 2019), the 335th most popular biography from France (up from 483rd in 2019) and the 82nd 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 854 out of 15,710Before him are Julius Nepos, Jozef Tiso, Hassan II of Morocco, Henry Stuart, Lord Darnley, Richard von Coudenhove-Kalergi, and Béla Kun. After him are Valentinian II, Shamil, 3rd Imam of Dagestan, Ivan V of Russia, Casimir III the Great, Andronikos II Palaiologos, and Antigonus I Monophthalmus.

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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, Johann Friedrich Böttger, Giovanni Battista Morgagni, Jacopo Amigoni, Jan van Huysum, Şehsuvar Sultan, William VIII, Landgrave of Hesse-Kassel, Princess Albertina Frederica of Baden-Durlach, and Roger Cotes. Among people deceased in 1712, Louis, Duke of Burgundy ranks 3Before him are Denis Papin and Giovanni Domenico Cassini. After him are Richard Cromwell, Marie Adélaïde of Savoy, Louis Joseph, Duke of Vendôme, Hans-Adam I, Prince of Liechtenstein, Louis, Duke of Brittany, Bahadur Shah I, Nicolas Catinat, Tokugawa Ienobu, and Jan van der Heyden.

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Among people born in France, Louis, Duke of Burgundy ranks 335 out of 5,234Before him are François Couperin (1668), Jean Renoir (1894), Charles, Count of Valois (1270), Claude of France (1499), Marquis de Condorcet (1743), and Olivier Messiaen (1908). After him are Léo Delibes (1836), John Vianney (1786), Claude Adrien Helvétius (1715), Mireille Mathieu (1946), Paul Ricœur (1913), and Emmanuel Joseph Sieyès (1748).


Among politicians born in France, Louis, Duke of Burgundy ranks 82Before him are Jean-Baptiste Colbert (1619), Chlothar I (498), John the Fearless (1371), Nicolas Sarkozy (1955), François Hollande (1954), and Henry VII, Holy Roman Emperor (1275). After him are Emmanuel Joseph Sieyès (1748), Elisabeth of France (1602), Raymond Poincaré (1860), Baldwin I of Jerusalem (1058), Louis IV of France (920), and Robert I, Duke of Normandy (1010).