Louis XIII of France

1601 - 1643

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Louis XIII (French pronunciation: [lwi tʁɛz]; sometimes called the Just; 27 September 1601 – 14 May 1643) was King of France from 1610 until his death in 1643 and King of Navarre (as Louis II) from 1610 to 1620, when the crown of Navarre was merged with the French crown. Shortly before his ninth birthday, Louis became king of France and Navarre after his father Henry IV was assassinated. His mother, Marie de' Medici, acted as regent during his minority. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Louis XIII of France has received more than 3,972,126 page views. His biography is available in 83 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 81 in 2019). Louis XIII of France is the 125th most popular politician (down from 110th in 2019), the 45th most popular biography from France (down from 43rd in 2019) and the 10th most popular French Politician.

Louis XIII was the King of France from 1610 to 1643. He was a member of the House of Bourbon. He was born at the Palace of Versailles on 15 September 1601.

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Among politicians, Louis XIII of France ranks 125 out of 19,576Before him are Ariel Sharon, Mary I of England, Mehmed III, Yitzhak Rabin, Frederick I, Holy Roman Emperor, and Tiberius. After him are Theodosius I, Cyrus the Great, Philip II of Macedon, Hermann Göring, Philip IV of France, and Clovis I.

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Among people born in 1601, Louis XIII of France ranks 1After him are Pierre de Fermat, Anne of Austria, Baltasar Gracián, Jan Brueghel the Younger, Ernest I, Duke of Saxe-Gotha, John Eudes, Alonzo Cano, Tugay Bey, Charles Philip, Duke of Södermanland, Simon de Vlieger, and Anne Eleonore of Hesse-Darmstadt. Among people deceased in 1643, Louis XIII of France ranks 1After him are Claudio Monteverdi, Hong Taiji, Girolamo Frescobaldi, Sophia Brahe, Paul Guldin, François Duquesnoy, Hendrik Brouwer, Giovanni Baglione, Benedetto Castelli, Jean du Vergier de Hauranne, and Herman Wrangel.

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Among people born in France, Louis XIII of France ranks 45 out of 6,770Before him are Gustave Flaubert (1821), Henry IV of France (1553), Simone de Beauvoir (1908), Octave Mirbeau (1848), Frederick I, Holy Roman Emperor (1122), and Eugène Delacroix (1798). After him are Philip IV of France (1268), Édouard Manet (1832), Marcel Proust (1871), Coco Chanel (1883), Auguste Rodin (1840), and Madame de Pompadour (1721).


Among politicians born in France, Louis XIII of France ranks 10Before him are Louis XV of France (1710), Napoleon II (1811), Giuseppe Garibaldi (1807), Napoleon III (1808), Henry IV of France (1553), and Frederick I, Holy Roman Emperor (1122). After him are Philip IV of France (1268), Cardinal Richelieu (1585), Francis I of France (1494), Claudius (-10), Louis Philippe I (1773), and Charles X of France (1757).