Louis VIII of France

1187 - 1226

Louis VIII of France

Louis VIII (5 September 1187 – 8 November 1226), byname The Lion (French: Le Lion), was King of France from 1223 to 1226. From 1216 to 1217, he also claimed to be King of England (as Louis I). Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Louis VIII of France has received more than 772,339 page views. His biography is available in 60 different languages on Wikipedia making him the 467th most popular politician.

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    Effective Languages (L*)

  • 3.49

    Coefficient of Variation (CV)

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Among politicians, Louis VIII of France ranks 463 out of 14,801Before him are Fulgencio Batista, Irene of Athens, Robert the Bruce, Lavrentiy Beria, Mustafa IV, and Manuel I of Portugal. After him are Mahmoud Abbas, Menes, Moctezuma II, Margaret I of Denmark, Heraklonas, and Jean-Baptiste Colbert.

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Among people born in 1187, Louis VIII of France ranks 1After him are Arthur I, Duke of Brittany, Konrad I of Masovia, Henry of Latvia, and Manuel Doukas. Among people deceased in 1226, Louis VIII of France ranks 2Before him is Francis of Assisi. After him are Az-Zahir and Waleran III, Duke of Limburg.

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In France

Among people born in France, Louis VIII of France ranks 208 out of 4,109Before him are Jacques de Molay (1243), Jean-Antoine Watteau (1684), Louis Antoine, Duke of Angoulême (1775), Gilles de Rais (1405), Jean Racine (1639), and Charlotte Corday (1768). After him are Jean-Baptiste Colbert (1619), François Truffaut (1932), Georges Cuvier (1769), Guy of Lusignan (1150), Philip III of France (1245), and Honoré Daumier (1808).


Among politicians born in France, Louis VIII of France ranks 49Before him are Louis Bonaparte (1778), Philip VI of France (1293), Georges Pompidou (1911), Charles IV of France (1294), Louis X of France (1289), and Henry II of England (1133). After him are Jean-Baptiste Colbert (1619), Guy of Lusignan (1150), Philip III of France (1245), Philip I of France (1052), Oscar I of Sweden (1799), and Geoffrey Plantagenet, Count of Anjou (1113).

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