Philip II of France

1165 - 1223

Philip II of France

Philip II (21 August 1165 – 14 July 1223), known as Philip Augustus (French: Philippe Auguste), was King of France from 1180 to 1223. His predecessors had been known as kings of the Franks, but from 1190 onward, Philip became the first French monarch to style himself "King of France". The son of King Louis VII and his third wife, Adela of Champagne, he was originally nicknamed Dieudonné (God-given) because he was a first son and born late in his father's life. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Philip II of France has received more than 1,333,819 page views. His biography is available in 67 different languages on Wikipedia making him the 236th most popular politician.

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Among politicians, Philip II of France ranks 233 out of 14,801Before him are William I, German Emperor, Yitzhak Rabin, Louis Philippe I, Mahmud II, Puyi, and Georges Danton. After him are A. P. J. Abdul Kalam, Theodore Roosevelt, Golda Meir, Antoninus Pius, Louis XI of France, and Babur.

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Among people born in 1165, Philip II of France ranks 1After him are Ibn Arabi, Henry VI, Holy Roman Emperor, Simon de Montfort, 5th Earl of Leicester, Berengaria of Navarre, Albert of Riga, Henry I, Duke of Brabant, Joan of England, Queen of Sicily, Raimbaut de Vaqueiras, Jean Bodel, Phillipe de Plessis, and Waleran III, Duke of Limburg. Among people deceased in 1223, Philip II of France ranks 1After him are Afonso II of Portugal, Margaret of Hungary, George IV of Georgia, Ada, Countess of Holland, Unkei, and Wincenty Kadłubek.

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Among people born in France, Philip II of France ranks 108 out of 4,109Before him are Louis XVII of France (1785), George Sand (1804), Maurice Ravel (1875), Louis Philippe I (1773), François Rabelais (1494), and Georges Danton (1759). After him are Giovanni Pierluigi da Palestrina (1520), Louis XI of France (1423), Charles VII of France (1403), Jacques Lacan (1901), Alexandre Dumas fils (1824), and Charles IX of France (1550).


Among politicians born in France, Philip II of France ranks 27Before him are Francis II of France (1544), Henry II of France (1519), Louis XII of France (1462), Louis XVII of France (1785), Louis Philippe I (1773), and Georges Danton (1759). After him are Louis XI of France (1423), Charles VII of France (1403), Charles IX of France (1550), François Mitterrand (1916), Charles VIII of France (1470), and Philippe Pétain (1856).

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