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 3,644,375 page views. His biography is available in 78 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 76 in 2019). Louis XIII of France is the 123rd most popular politician (down from 109th in 2019), the 53rd most popular biography from France (down from 45th in 2019) and the 12th 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 123 out of 15,710Before him are Marcus Licinius Crassus, Angela Merkel, Joseph II, Holy Roman Emperor, Otto I, Holy Roman Emperor, Henry V of England, and Clovis I. After him are Kösem Sultan, Vespasian, Cardinal Richelieu, Hatshepsut, Alfred the Great, and Gustavus Adolphus of Sweden.

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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, John Eudes, Ernest I, Duke of Saxe-Gotha, Alonzo Cano, Tugay Bey, Anne Eleonore of Hesse-Darmstadt, and Simon de Vlieger. Among people deceased in 1643, Louis XIII of France ranks 1After him are Claudio Monteverdi, Hong Taiji, Girolamo Frescobaldi, Paul Guldin, Sophia Brahe, Hendrik Brouwer, Giovanni Baglione, Herman Wrangel, Jean du Vergier de Hauranne, Benedetto Castelli, and Frang Bardhi.

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Among people born in France, Louis XIII of France ranks 53 out of 5,234Before him are Claudius (-10), Michel de Montaigne (1533), Gustave Flaubert (1821), André-Marie Ampère (1775), Auguste Rodin (1840), and Pierre de Coubertin (1863). After him are Cardinal Richelieu (1585), Edgar Degas (1834), Georges Bizet (1838), Pierre de Fermat (1601), Brigitte Bardot (1934), and Arthur Rimbaud (1854).


Among politicians born in France, Louis XIII of France ranks 12Before him are Napoleon III (1808), Louis XV of France (1710), Henry IV of France (1553), Giuseppe Garibaldi (1807), Philip IV of France (1268), and Claudius (-10). After him are Cardinal Richelieu (1585), Louis the Pious (778), Francis I of France (1494), Caracalla (188), Henry III of France (1551), and Maximilien Robespierre (1758).