Peter I of Courtenay

1126 - 1183

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Peter I of Courtenay (September 1126 – 10 April 1183) was the sixth son of Louis VI of France and his second wife, Adélaide de Maurienne. He was the father of the Latin Emperor Peter II of Courtenay.Peter was born in France and died in Palestine. In about 1150, he married Elizabeth de Courtenay (1127 – September 1205), the daughter of Renaud de Courtenay and Hawise du Donjon, thus starting the Capetian line of the House of Courtenay.Rumour has it that he is buried in a tomb in the floor of Exeter Cathedral, next to Elizabeth; however, no physical evidence currently exists and the historians at the cathedral can find no documentation to support this rumour. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Peter I of Courtenay has received more than 102,458 page views. His biography is available in 19 different languages on Wikipedia. Peter I of Courtenay is the 557th most popular companion (down from 506th in 2019), the 2,556th most popular biography from France (down from 2,349th in 2019) and the 54th most popular French Companion.

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Among companions, Peter I of Courtenay ranks 557 out of 687Before him are Rotrude of Hesbaye, Mécia Lopes de Haro, Joan of the Tower, Beatrice of Rethel, Toda of Pamplona, and Aelia Paetina. After him are Keratsa of Bulgaria, Princess Augusta of Prussia, Beatrice d'Este, Queen of Hungary, Liutgard of Saxony, Alice of Champagne, and Marie Thérèse de Bourbon.

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Among people born in 1126, Peter I of Courtenay ranks 6Before him are Averroes, William I of Sicily, Khaqani, Mieszko III the Old, and Michael the Syrian. After him are Anvari, John Doukas, and Sibylla of Burgundy. Among people deceased in 1183, Peter I of Courtenay ranks 5Before him are Alexios II Komnenos, Henry the Young King, Otto I, Duke of Bavaria, and Antipope Innocent III.

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Among people born in France, Peter I of Courtenay ranks 2,556 out of 5,234Before him are Pierre Samuel du Pont de Nemours (1739), Alan Stivell (1944), Decentius (300), Pierre Gamarra (1919), Seán MacBride (1904), and Sébastien Loeb (1974). After him are Claude-Michel Schönberg (1944), Charles Xavier Thomas (1785), Loyset Compère (1440), Joseph Caillaux (1863), Violette Szabo (1921), and Marc Riboud (1923).

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Among companions born in France, Peter I of Courtenay ranks 54Before him are Anne de Pisseleu d'Heilly (1508), Louise de Coligny (1555), Benedicta Henrietta of the Palatinate (1652), Maria of Navarre (1326), Frederick I, Duke of Württemberg (1557), and Eleanor of Castile, Queen of Navarre (1363). After him are Marie Thérèse de Bourbon (1666), Yolanda of Courtenay (1197), Bernadette Chirac (1933), Gilbert, Duke of Lorraine (890), Princess Marie of Denmark (1976), and Sybilla of Normandy (1092).