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 20,800 page views. His biography is available in 17 different languages on Wikipedia. Phillipe de Plessis is the 6,594th most popular politician (down from 6,324th in 2019), the 2,039th most popular biography from France (down from 1,880th in 2019) and the 493rd most popular French Politician.

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Among politicians, Phillipe de Plessis ranks 6,594 out of 15,710Before him are Mstislav II of Kiev, Sir Henry Rawlinson, 1st Baronet, Sophia Eleonore of Saxony, John Hume, Vaso Čubrilović, and Gnaeus Cornelius Lentulus Clodianus. After him are Jacob van Artevelde, Kim Pyong-il, Peter Krešimir IV of Croatia, Abd al-Rahman of Morocco, Kim Kyu-sik, and Trường Chinh.

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Among people born in 1165, Phillipe de Plessis ranks 13Before him are Henry I, Duke of Brabant, Joan of England, Queen of Sicily, Raimbaut de Vaqueiras, Waleran III, Duke of Limburg, Jean Bodel, and Vukan Nemanjić. After him are 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 2,039 out of 5,234Before him are Étienne Charles de Loménie de Brienne (1727), François Coppée (1842), Michel Fourniret (1942), François de Neufville, duc de Villeroy (1644), Jean Prouvé (1901), and John III, Duke of Brittany (1286). After him are René Fonck (1894), Paul Nizan (1905), François Pierre La Varenne (1618), Bernard Lyot (1897), Alizée (1984), and Louis, Duke of Vendôme (1612).


Among politicians born in France, Phillipe de Plessis ranks 493Before him are Joseph Darnand (1897), Jean-Pierre Jabouille (1942), Laurent Fabius (1946), Jean-Baptiste Carrier (1756), Étienne Charles de Loménie de Brienne (1727), and François de Neufville, duc de Villeroy (1644). After him are Michel Rocard (1930), Christian III, Count Palatine of Zweibrücken (1674), Danielle Mitterrand (1924), André Tardieu (1876), Nicholas Romanov, Prince of Russia (1922), and Francis I, Duke of Brittany (1414).