Philip III of France

1245 - 1285

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Philip III (1 May 1245 – 5 October 1285), called the Bold (French: le Hardi), was King of France from 1270 until his death in 1285. His father, Louis IX, died in Tunis during the Eighth Crusade. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Philip III of France has received more than 1,165,030 page views. His biography is available in 63 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 61 in 2019). Philip III of France is the 579th most popular politician (down from 539th in 2019), the 251st most popular biography from France (down from 227th in 2019) and the 63rd most popular French Politician.

Philip III of France is most famous for his role in the War of the Spanish Succession.

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Among politicians, Philip III of France ranks 579 out of 19,576Before him are Chaim Weizmann, Xanthippe, Jalal ad-Din Mingburnu, Hassan II of Morocco, Khosrow I, and Macrinus. After him are Hamid Karzai, Irene of Athens, Tigranes the Great, Zubayr ibn al-Awam, Constantius II, and Abdülaziz.

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Among people born in 1245, Philip III of France ranks 1After him are Kunigunda of Halych, Roger of Lauria, Adam de la Halle, Nicholas of Tolentino, Al-Adil Kitbugha, Edmund Crouchback, and Ma Duanlin. Among people deceased in 1285, Philip III of France ranks 2Before him is Pope Martin IV. After him are Charles I of Anjou, Peter III of Aragon, Francesca da Rimini, Kunigunda of Halych, Philip I, Count of Savoy, Theodora of Trebizond, Daumantas of Lithuania, John I, Duke of Saxony, Yekuno Amlak, and Rutebeuf.

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In France

Among people born in France, Philip III of France ranks 251 out of 6,770Before him are Berthe Morisot (1841), Oscar I of Sweden (1799), Jean-Honoré Fragonard (1732), Pope Callixtus II (1065), Nicolas Léonard Sadi Carnot (1796), and Honoré Daumier (1808). After him are Ferdinand Foch (1851), Pope Leo IX (1002), Georges Méliès (1861), Serge Gainsbourg (1928), Camillo Benso, Count of Cavour (1810), and Michel Platini (1955).


Among politicians born in France, Philip III of France ranks 63Before him are Philip V of France (1293), John II of France (1319), Charles the Simple (879), Jean-Baptiste Colbert (1619), Richard II of England (1367), and Oscar I of Sweden (1799). After him are Camillo Benso, Count of Cavour (1810), Philip I of France (1052), Henry I of France (1008), Charles I of Anjou (1226), Louis, Dauphin of France (1729), and Philip the Good (1396).