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Louis IV of France

920 - 954

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Louis IV (September 920 / September 921 – 10 September 954), called d'Outremer or Transmarinus (both meaning "from overseas"), reigned as King of West Francia from 936 to 954. A member of the Carolingian dynasty, he was the only son of king Charles the Simple and his second wife Eadgifu of Wessex, daughter of King Edward the Elder of Wessex. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Louis IV of France has received more than 642,568 page views. His biography is available in 50 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 49 in 2019). Louis IV of France is the 980th most popular politician, the 357th most popular biography from France and the 89th most popular French Politician.

Louis IV of France is most famous for being the king of France from 1314-1316.

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Among politicians, Louis IV of France ranks 980 out of 15,577Before him are Adolf Frederick, King of Sweden, Frederick VIII of Denmark, Luiz Inácio Lula da Silva, Pedro II of Brazil, False Dmitry I, and Alexander I of Yugoslavia. After him are Emperor Yingzong of Ming, Samuel of Bulgaria, Baldwin I of Jerusalem, Mohammed Daoud Khan, Bolesław I the Brave, and Ulrika Eleonora, Queen of Sweden.

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Among people born in 920, Louis IV of France ranks 1After him are Guntram the Rich, Henry I, Duke of Bavaria, Athanasius the Athonite, Fulk II, Count of Anjou, Dunash ben Labrat, and Robert of Vermandois. Among people deceased in 954, Louis IV of France ranks 1After him are Eric Bloodaxe, Alberic II of Spoleto, and Malcolm I of Scotland.

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Among people born in France, Louis IV of France ranks 357 out of 6,011Before him are James I of Aragon (1208), Jean Buridan (1295), Julien Offray de La Mettrie (1709), Alfred Binet (1857), Constantine II (316), and Jeanne Moreau (1928). After him are Baldwin I of Jerusalem (1058), Pierre Gassendi (1592), Pope Innocent V (1225), Léo Delibes (1836), Prosper Mérimée (1803), and Claude Adrien Helvétius (1715).


Among politicians born in France, Louis IV of France ranks 89Before him are Henry VII, Holy Roman Emperor (1275), Diane de Poitiers (1499), Elisabeth of France (1602), Raymond Poincaré (1860), James I of Aragon (1208), and Constantine II (316). After him are Baldwin I of Jerusalem (1058), Jérôme Bonaparte (1784), Adolphe Thiers (1797), Dagobert I (611), Stephen, King of England (1095), and Margaret of Anjou (1430).