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Philippe of Belgium

1960 - Today

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Philippe or Filip (Dutch: Filip Leopold Lodewijk Maria [ˈfilɪp ˈleːjoːpɔlt ˈloːdəʋɛik maːˈrijaː]; French: Philippe Léopold Louis Marie [filip leɔpɔld lwi maʁi]; 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 latter'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 3,920,754 page views. His biography is available in 78 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 72 in 2019). Philippe of Belgium is the 94th most popular nobleman (down from 82nd in 2019), the 64th most popular biography from Belgium (down from 60th in 2019) and the 3rd 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.

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  • 3.9M

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  • 67.06

    Historical Popularity Index (HPI)

  • 78

    Languages Editions (L)

  • 11.53

    Effective Languages (L*)

  • 3.34

    Coefficient of Variation (CV)

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Among noblemen, Philippe of Belgium ranks 94 out of 842Before him are Ramesses XI, Raymond III, Count of Tripoli, Ferdinando I de' Medici, Grand Duke of Tuscany, Ismihan Sultan, John of Gaunt, and William IX, Duke of Aquitaine. After him are Piero the Unfortunate, Amadeus VIII, Duke of Savoy, Princess Elisabeth of Hesse and by Rhine, Duke Maximilian Joseph in Bavaria, Roger I of Sicily, and Albert I of Germany.

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Among people born in 1960, Philippe of Belgium ranks 12Before him are Yulia Tymoshenko, Antonio Banderas, Jo Nesbø, Joachim Löw, Julianne Moore, and Colin Firth. After him are Pierluigi Collina, Prince Andrew, Duke of York, Hugh Grant, Sean Penn, Franco Baresi, and Tilda Swinton.

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In Belgium

Among people born in Belgium, Philippe of Belgium ranks 64 out of 1,019Before him are Pepin of Landen (585), Julio Cortázar (1914), Agnès Varda (1928), Jacob Jordaens (1593), John of Gaunt (1340), and James Ensor (1860). After him are Johannes Ockeghem (1410), Father Damien (1840), Petrus Christus (1410), Johann Tserclaes, Count of Tilly (1559), Maxime Weygand (1867), and Dominique Pire (1910).

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