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Louis VII of France

1120 - 1180

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Louis VII (1120 – 18 September 1180), called the Younger, or the Young (French: le Jeune), was King of the Franks from 1137 to 1180. He was the son and successor of King Louis VI (hence the epithet "the Young") and married Duchess Eleanor of Aquitaine, one of the wealthiest and most powerful women in western Europe. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Louis VII of France has received more than 1,405,349 page views. His biography is available in 65 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 62 in 2019). Louis VII of France is the 440th most popular politician (up from 479th in 2019), the 188th most popular biography from France (up from 219th in 2019) and the 49th most popular French Politician.

Louis VII of France is most famous for being the King of France from 1137 to 1180. He was the son of Louis VI and Eleanor of Aquitaine.

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Among politicians, Louis VII of France ranks 440 out of 15,577Before him are Menkaure, Horemheb, Moon Jae-in, James II of England, António Guterres, and William III of England. After him are Ali Khamenei, Feodor I of Russia, Clara Zetkin, Emperor Gaozu of Han, George I of Great Britain, and Vitellius.

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Among people born in 1120, Louis VII of France ranks 1After him are Eric IX of Sweden, Otto I, Duke of Bavaria, Bolesław IV the Curly, Philip of Milly, Helmold, Eysteinn Erlendsson, and Christina of Denmark, Queen of Sweden. Among people deceased in 1180, Louis VII of France ranks 1After him are Manuel I Komnenos, John of Salisbury, John Tzetzes, Al-Mustadi, Minamoto no Yorimasa, Abraham ibn Daud, Prince Mochihito, Soběslav II, Duke of Bohemia, Theodora Komnene, Queen of Jerusalem, and Yaroslav II of Kiev.

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Among people born in France, Louis VII of France ranks 188 out of 6,011Before him are Gérard Depardieu (1948), Jean-Luc Godard (1930), Pierre-Joseph Proudhon (1809), Augustin-Louis Cauchy (1789), Alexis de Tocqueville (1805), and Théodore Géricault (1791). After him are Alfred Sisley (1839), Alfred Dreyfus (1859), Guy of Lusignan (1150), Roland Barthes (1915), André Breton (1896), and Gustave Le Bon (1841).


Among politicians born in France, Louis VII of France ranks 49Before him are Francis II of France (1544), Henry II of England (1133), Philip VI of France (1293), Louis X of France (1289), Louis Bonaparte (1778), and Louis VIII of France (1187). After him are Guy of Lusignan (1150), Georges Pompidou (1911), Geoffrey Plantagenet, Count of Anjou (1113), Richard II of England (1367), Charles IV of France (1294), and John II of France (1319).