Louis I, Duke of Anjou

1339 - 1384

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Louis I, Duke of Anjou (23 July 1339 – 20 September 1384) was the second son of John II of France and Bonne of Bohemia. Born at the Château de Vincennes, Louis was the first of the Angevin branch of the French royal house. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Louis I, Duke of Anjou has received more than 100,949 page views. His biography is available in 27 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 25 in 2019). Louis I, Duke of Anjou is the 2,362nd most popular politician (up from 2,365th in 2019), the 822nd most popular biography from France (down from 803rd in 2019) and the 185th most popular French Politician.

Louis I, Duke of Anjou, was a French prince and the youngest son of Louis XIV and his queen consort Maria Theresa of Spain. He was the founder of the House of Bourbon-Anjou.

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Among politicians, Louis I, Duke of Anjou ranks 2,362 out of 15,710Before him are Simone Veil, Theobald von Bethmann-Hollweg, Princess Louise Auguste of Denmark, Berengar II of Italy, Robert I, Duke of Parma, and Birger Jarl. After him are Günter Schabowski, Prokopis Pavlopoulos, John of Saxony, Infanta Catherine Michelle of Spain, Germaine of Foix, and Maria Antonia of Austria.

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Among people born in 1339, Louis I, Duke of Anjou ranks 4Before him are Pope Innocent VII, Rudolf IV, Duke of Austria, and Antipope Alexander V. After him are Blanche of Bourbon, Eric XII of Sweden, Anna von Schweidnitz, Barquq, John IV, Duke of Brittany, Juana Manuel, Frederick, Duke of Bavaria, and Ramesuan. Among people deceased in 1384, Louis I, Duke of Anjou ranks 2Before him is John Wycliffe. After him are Louis II, Count of Flanders, Geert Groote, Joan, Duchess of Brittany, Beatrice Regina della Scala, Magnus I, Duke of Mecklenburg, and Thomas Preljubović.

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Among people born in France, Louis I, Duke of Anjou ranks 822 out of 5,234Before him are Max Jacob (1876), Françoise Barré-Sinoussi (1947), Jacques Delors (1925), Sebastian Brant (1458), Bertrand du Guesclin (1320), and Guy-Manuel de Homem-Christo (1974). After him are Charles Augustin Sainte-Beuve (1804), Germaine of Foix (1488), Lucien Lévy-Bruhl (1857), Georges Picquart (1854), Léon Bourgeois (1851), and Jacques Callot (1592).


Among politicians born in France, Louis I, Duke of Anjou ranks 185Before him are Louis, Duke of Orléans (1703), Vincent Auriol (1884), Jean Sylvain Bailly (1736), Louis I, Duke of Bourbon (1279), Louis Barthou (1862), and Simone Veil (1927). After him are Germaine of Foix (1488), Léon Bourgeois (1851), Joseph Babinski (1857), Theobald I of Navarre (1201), Anne Marie Louise d'Orléans, Duchess of Montpensier (1627), and Guntram (532).