Phillipe de Plessis

1165 - 1209

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Philippe du Plessis (1165 – 12 November 1209) was the 13th Grand Master of the Knights Templar. He was born in the fortress of Plessis-Macé, Anjou, France. In 1189 he joined the Third Crusade as a simple knight, and discovered the Order of the Temple in Palestine. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Phillipe de Plessis has received more than 24,000 page views. His biography is available in 17 different languages on Wikipedia. Phillipe de Plessis is the 6,483rd most popular politician (up from 6,586th in 2019), the 1,910th most popular biography from France (up from 2,036th in 2019) and the 476th most popular Politician.

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Among politicians, Phillipe de Plessis ranks 6,483 out of 15,577Before him are Cynane, Theodore II Palaiologos, Gustaf Mauritz Armfelt, Alexandros Panagoulis, Chintila, and Aloys II, Prince of Liechtenstein. After him are Trần Hưng Đạo, Prince Erik, Duke of Västmanland, Siim Kallas, Charles, Duke of Guise, Demophon of Athens, and Renaud de Vichiers.

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Among people born in 1165, Phillipe de Plessis ranks 11Before him are Simon de Montfort, 5th Earl of Leicester, Henry I, Duke of Brabant, Albert of Riga, Raimbaut de Vaqueiras, Joan of England, Queen of Sicily, and Waleran III, Duke of Limburg. After him are Vukan Nemanjić, Jean Bodel, Pelagio Galvani, Władysław III Spindleshanks, and Renaud I, Count of Dammartin. Among people deceased in 1209, Phillipe de Plessis ranks 3Before him are Nizami Ganjavi and Fakhr al-Din al-Razi. After him are Raymond Roger Trencavel, Alfonso II, Count of Provence, and William of Champlitte.

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Among people born in France, Phillipe de Plessis ranks 1,910 out of 6,011Before him are Honoré III, Prince of Monaco (1720), André Courrèges (1923), François Faber (1887), Constant Troyon (1810), John Theophilus Desaguliers (1683), and Louis-François de Boufflers (1644). After him are Florent Schmitt (1870), Jean-Baptiste Charles Bouvet de Lozier (1705), Charles, Duke of Guise (1571), Patrick Dewaere (1947), Jeanne Lanvin (1867), and Jacques Dutronc (1943).


Among politicians born in France, Phillipe de Plessis ranks 476Before him are Paul Durand-Ruel (1831), Marius Jacob (1879), Geoffrey II, Count of Anjou (1006), Peire Vidal (1140), Honoré III, Prince of Monaco (1720), and Louis-François de Boufflers (1644). After him are Charles, Duke of Guise (1571), Jean-Lambert Tallien (1767), Charles d'Albert, duc de Luynes (1578), Charles IV, Duke of Alençon (1489), Jacques Chaban-Delmas (1915), and Guillaume-Chrétien de Lamoignon de Malesherbes (1721).