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Philip the Bold

1342 - 1404

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Philip II the Bold (French: Philippe II le Hardi; Dutch: Filips de Stoute; 17 January 1342 – 27 April 1404) was Duke of Burgundy and jure uxoris Count of Flanders, Artois and Burgundy. He was the fourth and youngest son of King John II of France and Bonne of Luxembourg.Philip II was the founder of the Burgundian branch of the House of Valois. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Philip the Bold has received more than 476,472 page views. His biography is available in 42 different languages on Wikipedia. Philip the Bold is the 71st most popular nobleman (down from 64th in 2019), the 388th most popular biography from France (down from 373rd in 2019) and the 14th most popular French Nobleman.

Philip the Bold was a Duke of Burgundy, and is most famous for his military exploits.

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Among noblemen, Philip the Bold ranks 71 out of 842Before him are Herodias, Empress Matilda, Olga of Kiev, Afonso de Albuquerque, Princess Märtha of Sweden, and Albert II, Prince of Monaco. After him are Prince Gustaf Adolf, Duke of Västerbotten, Elisabeth Farnese, Maria Alexandrovna, Princess Alice of Battenberg, Francesco I de' Medici, Grand Duke of Tuscany, and Dmitry Donskoy.

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Among people born in 1342, Philip the Bold ranks 2Before him is Tokhtamysh. After him are Antipope Clement VII, Jeong Dojeon, Frederick the Simple, Catherine of Bohemia, Leo V, King of Armenia, Uskhal Khan Tögüs Temür, Julian of Norwich, and Sancho Alfonso, 1st Count of Alburquerque. Among people deceased in 1404, Philip the Bold ranks 2Before him is Pope Boniface IX. After him are Albert IV, Duke of Austria, Albert I, Duke of Bavaria, Eleanor of Arborea, and Caterina Visconti.

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In France

Among people born in France, Philip the Bold ranks 388 out of 6,011Before him are Odilon Redon (1840), Sébastien Le Prestre de Vauban (1633), Dagobert I (611), Fernandel (1903), Charles Louis Alphonse Laveran (1845), and Marc-Antoine Charpentier (1645). After him are Robert Delaunay (1885), Louis-Nicolas Davout (1770), Ernest Renan (1823), Stephen, King of England (1095), Claude Bernard (1813), and Nicolas-Joseph Cugnot (1725).

Among NOBLEMEN In France

Among noblemen born in France, Philip the Bold ranks 14Before him are Louis Antoine, Duke of Angoulême (1775), Raynald of Châtillon (1123), Robert Guiscard (1016), Philippe II, Duke of Orléans (1674), Charles, Count of Valois (1270), and Jeanne d'Albret (1528). After him are Lucien Bonaparte (1775), Élisabeth Charlotte d'Orléans (1676), William IX, Duke of Aquitaine (1071), Amadeus VIII, Duke of Savoy (1383), Roger I of Sicily (1031), and Louis I, Duke of Orléans (1372).