Philippe of Belgium

1960 - Today

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Philippe (born 15 April 1960) is King of the Belgians. He is the eldest child of King Albert II and Queen Paola. He succeeded his father upon the former’s abdication for health reasons on 21 July 2013. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Philippe of Belgium has received more than 4,551,731 page views. His biography is available in 81 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 78 in 2019). Philippe of Belgium is the 66th most popular nobleman (up from 96th in 2019), the 41st most popular biography from Belgium (up from 64th in 2019) and the most popular Belgian Nobleman.

Philippe of Belgium is most famous for being the current king of Belgium. He is also known for being the son of Albert II and the grandson of Leopold III.

Memorability Metrics

  • 4.6M

    Page Views (PV)

  • 69.73

    Historical Popularity Index (HPI)

  • 81

    Languages Editions (L)

  • 11.50

    Effective Languages (L*)

  • 3.58

    Coefficient of Variation (CV)


Among noblemen, Philippe of Belgium ranks 66 out of 1,415Before him are Prince William, Duke of Cambridge, Philip the Bold, Charles, Count of Valois, Philippe II, Duke of Orléans, Olga of Kiev, and Grand Duke Michael Alexandrovich of Russia. After him are Jeanne d'Albret, Edward the Black Prince, Archduke Charles, Duke of Teschen, Giuliano de' Medici, Lady Jane Grey, and Henri, Grand Duke of Luxembourg.

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Among people born in 1960, Philippe of Belgium ranks 7Before him are Diego Maradona, Naruhito, Ayrton Senna, Jean-Claude Van Damme, Tim Cook, and Jeffrey Dahmer. After him are Antonio Banderas, Yulia Tymoshenko, Jo Nesbø, Isaac Herzog, Joachim Löw, and Pierluigi Collina.

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In Belgium

Among people born in Belgium, Philippe of Belgium ranks 41 out of 1,190Before him are Abraham Ortelius (1527), Jacques Brel (1929), Guillaume Du Fay (1397), Eleanor of Austria (1498), César Franck (1822), and Pepin of Herstal (635). After him are Hergé (1907), Victor Horta (1861), Henry van de Velde (1863), Marguerite Yourcenar (1903), Henri La Fontaine (1854), and Jan Brueghel the Elder (1568).

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