Perkin Warbeck

1474 - 1499

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Perkin Warbeck (c. 1474 – 23 November 1499) was a pretender to the English throne. Warbeck claimed to be Richard of Shrewsbury, Duke of York, who was the second son of Edward IV and one of the so-called "Princes in the Tower". Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Perkin Warbeck has received more than 1,362,577 page views. His biography is available in 17 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 15 in 2019). Perkin Warbeck is the 123rd most popular extremist (up from 132nd in 2019), the 309th most popular biography from Belgium (up from 363rd in 2019) and the 2nd most popular Belgian Extremist.

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Among extremists, Perkin Warbeck ranks 123 out of 205Before him are David Berkowitz, Luis Garavito, Jerry Brudos, Baruch Goldstein, Anton Graf von Arco auf Valley, and Josef Blösche. After him are Luis Posada Carriles, Robert Stroud, Harold Shipman, Patty Hearst, Louis Farrakhan, and Elisabeth Becker.

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Among people born in 1474, Perkin Warbeck ranks 9Before him are Isabella d'Este, Giulia Farnese, Giovanni Borgia, 2nd Duke of Gandia, Mariotto Albertinelli, Juan Diego, and Tuman bay II. After him are Frederick of Saxony and Lorenzo Campeggio. Among people deceased in 1499, Perkin Warbeck ranks 8Before him are John Cicero, Elector of Brandenburg, Alesso Baldovinetti, Edward Plantagenet, 17th Earl of Warwick, Stephen Zápolya, Bartolomeo Vivarini, and Paulo da Gama. After him is Leonardo III Tocco.

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In Belgium

Among people born in Belgium, Perkin Warbeck ranks 309 out of 899Before him are Princess Anne, Duchess of Calabria (1938), Hubert Pierlot (1883), Heinrich von Veldeke (1150), Marcel Broodthaers (1924), Victor Boin (1886), and William of St-Thierry (1085). After him are Joseph Cardijn (1882), Odile Defraye (1888), Stromae (1985), Jan Porcellis (1583), Pierre Harmel (1911), and Lambert Lombard (1505).

Among EXTREMISTS In Belgium

Among extremists born in Belgium, Perkin Warbeck ranks 2Before him are Marc Dutroux (1956).