Philip I of Castile

1478 - 1506

Philip I of Castile

Philip the Handsome (22 July 1478 – 25 September 1506), also called the Fair, was Duke of Burgundy from 1482 to 1506 and the first Habsburg King of Castile for a brief time in 1506. The son of Holy Roman Emperor Maximilian I and Mary of Burgundy, Philip was less than four years old when his mother died, and upon her death, he inherited the Burgundian Netherlands. In 1496, his father arranged for him to marry Joanna, the second daughter of Queen Isabella I of Castile and King Ferdinand II of Aragon. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Philip I of Castile has received more than 1,324,472 page views. His biography is available in 49 different languages on Wikipedia making him the 405th most popular politician.

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Among politicians, Philip I of Castile ranks 401 out of 14,801Before him are Numa Pompilius, Mithridates VI of Pontus, Murad V, Menkaure, Abbas the Great, and Narmer. After him are Severus Alexander, Edward I of England, Frederick III, Holy Roman Emperor, Charles IV of France, Neville Chamberlain, and Theodosius II.

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Among people born in 1478, Philip I of Castile ranks 6Before him are Thomas More, Pope Clement VII, Francisco Pizarro, Hayreddin Barbarossa, and Giorgione. After him are Baldassare Castiglione, John, Prince of Asturias, Jan Gossaert, Pánfilo de Narváez, Surdas, and Gian Giorgio Trissino. Among people deceased in 1506, Philip I of Castile ranks 3Before him are Christopher Columbus and Andrea Mantegna. After him are Yeonsangun of Joseon, Anne of Foix-Candale, Alexander Jagiellon, Sultan Husayn Bayqara, Alexander Agricola, Sesshū Tōyō, João I of Kongo, and Beatriz, Duchess of Viseu.

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In Belgium

Among people born in Belgium, Philip I of Castile ranks 17 out of 658Before him are Andreas Vesalius (1514), Claude Lévi-Strauss (1908), Mary of Burgundy (1457), Frans Hals (1582), Georges Simenon (1903), and Albert II of Belgium (1934). After him are Rogier van der Weyden (1390), Margaret of Austria, Duchess of Savoy (1480), Leopold II of Belgium (1835), Eddy Merckx (1945), Leopold III of Belgium (1901), and Jacques Brel (1929).

Among POLITICIANS In Belgium

Among politicians born in Belgium, Philip I of Castile ranks 6Before him are Charles V, Holy Roman Emperor (1500), Pepin the Short (715), Clovis I (466), Mary of Burgundy (1457), and Albert II of Belgium (1934). After him are Margaret of Austria, Duchess of Savoy (1480), Leopold II of Belgium (1835), Leopold III of Belgium (1901), Albert I of Belgium (1875), Baudouin of Belgium (1930), and Charles VII, Holy Roman Emperor (1697).

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