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Prince Edward, Duke of Kent and Strathearn

1767 - 1820

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Prince Edward, Duke of Kent and Strathearn, (Edward Augustus; 2 November 1767 – 23 January 1820) was the fourth son and fifth child of King George III. His only child became Queen Victoria. Prince Edward was created Duke of Kent and Strathearn and Earl of Dublin on 23 April 1799 and, a few weeks later, appointed a General and commander-in-chief of British forces in the Maritime Provinces of North America. On 23 March 1802, he was appointed Governor of Gibraltar and nominally retained that post until his death. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Prince Edward, Duke of Kent and Strathearn has received more than 3,410,536 page views. His biography is available in 33 different languages on Wikipedia. Prince Edward, Duke of Kent and Strathearn is the 1,959th most popular politician (up from 2,169th in 2019), the 485th most popular biography from United Kingdom (up from 515th in 2019) and the 84th most popular British Politician.

Prince Edward, Duke of Kent and Strathearn is most famous for being Queen Victoria's father.

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Among POLITICIANS

Among politicians, Prince Edward, Duke of Kent and Strathearn ranks 1,959 out of 15,710Before him are Michael Bloomberg, Charles Albert of Sardinia, Yuri Dolgorukiy, Chlothar III, Jeongjong, 3rd monarch of Goryeo, and Nikolai Podgorny. After him are William II of Sicily, Raisa Gorbacheva, Hostilian, Sigismund of Burgundy, Beyhan Sultan, and Desiderius.

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Contemporaries

Among people born in 1767, Prince Edward, Duke of Kent and Strathearn ranks 10Before him are Andrew Jackson, Jean-Baptiste Say, John Quincy Adams, Benjamin Constant, John VI of Portugal, and August Wilhelm Schlegel. After him are Nicolas Oudinot, Manuel Godoy, Maria Theresa of Austria, Duchess Elisabeth of Württemberg, Henri Christophe, and Rama II of Siam. Among people deceased in 1820, Prince Edward, Duke of Kent and Strathearn ranks 5Before him are George III of the United Kingdom, Joseph Fouché, Jiaqing Emperor, and Elisa Bonaparte. After him are François Christophe de Kellermann, Charles Ferdinand, Duke of Berry, François Joseph Lefebvre, Manuel Belgrano, Karl Philipp, Prince of Schwarzenberg, Gia Long, and Henri Christophe.

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In United Kingdom

Among people born in United Kingdom, Prince Edward, Duke of Kent and Strathearn ranks 485 out of 6,924Before him are Wentworth Miller (1972), John Cleese (1939), Vivienne Westwood (1941), James Hutton (1726), Thomas Harriot (1560), and Peter Brook (1925). After him are Thomas Savery (1650), John Couch Adams (1819), John Bonham (1948), Austen Chamberlain (1863), Geoffrey of Monmouth (1090), and G. E. Moore (1873).

Among POLITICIANS In United Kingdom

Among politicians born in United Kingdom, Prince Edward, Duke of Kent and Strathearn ranks 84Before him are Æthelflæd (869), Edward the Confessor (1003), William Ewart Gladstone (1809), Robert Dudley, 1st Earl of Leicester (1532), Harthacnut (1018), and James Callaghan (1912). After him are Austen Chamberlain (1863), Offa of Mercia (800), Sarah Churchill, Duchess of Marlborough (1660), Arthur Balfour (1848), Eadwig (940), and Eadred (923).