Louis II of Anjou

1377 - 1417

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Louis II (5 October 1377 – 29 April 1417) was Duke of Anjou and Count of Provence from 1384 to 1417; he claimed the Kingdom of Naples, but only ruled parts of the kingdom from 1390 to 1399. His father, Louis I of Anjou—the founder of the House of Valois-Anjou—was a younger son of King John II of France and the adopted son of Queen Joanna I of Naples. When his father died during a military campaign in Naples in 1384, Louis II was still a child. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Louis II of Anjou has received more than 68,777 page views. His biography is available in 27 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 26 in 2019). Louis II of Anjou is the 3,095th most popular politician (down from 2,827th in 2019), the 1,042nd most popular biography from France (down from 944th in 2019) and the 249th most popular French Politician.

Louis II of Anjou is most famous for being the King of Naples and Sicily.

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Among politicians, Louis II of Anjou ranks 3,095 out of 15,710. Before him are Artavasdes II of Armenia, Calchas, Paul Henri Balluet d'Estournelles de Constant, Juba I of Numidia, Hisham II, and Xiao He. After him are Wenceslaus I of Bohemia, François Leclerc du Tremblay, Yuri of Goguryeo, Charles II, Duke of Parma, Taishi Ci, and Prem Tinsulanonda.

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Among people born in 1377, Louis II of Anjou ranks 8Before him are Jianwen Emperor, Shah Rukh, Ernest, Duke of Austria, Ladislaus of Naples, Đurađ Branković, and Albert IV, Duke of Austria. After him are Süleyman Çelebi, Emperor Go-Komatsu, Oswald von Wolkenstein, and Afonso I, Duke of Braganza. Among people deceased in 1417, Louis II of Anjou ranks 3Before him are Pope Gregory XII and Imadaddin Nasimi. After him are William II, Duke of Bavaria, Huitzilihuitl, and Manuel III of Trebizond.

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Among people born in France, Louis II of Anjou ranks 1,042 out of 5,234. Before him are Claude Lanzmann (1925), Albert Roussel (1869), Jean Giraudoux (1882), Paul Henri Balluet d'Estournelles de Constant (1852), Michel Rolle (1652), and Henri Giraud (1879). After him are Flora Tristan (1803), François Leclerc du Tremblay (1577), Laurent de Gouvion Saint-Cyr (1764), André Antoine (1858), Jean Todt (1946), and William of Gellone (750).