Prince John of the United Kingdom

1905 - 1919

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Prince John (John Charles Francis; 12 July 1905 – 18 January 1919) was the fifth son and youngest of the six children of King George V and Queen Mary. At the time of his birth, his father was heir apparent to the reigning monarch of the United Kingdom, King Edward VII. In 1910, the Prince of Wales succeeded to the throne upon Edward VII's death and Prince John became fifth in the line of succession to the British throne. In 1909, John was discovered to have epilepsy. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Prince John of the United Kingdom has received more than 3,145,725 page views. His biography is available in 24 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 23 in 2019). Prince John of the United Kingdom is the 224th most popular nobleman (up from 301st in 2019), the 900th most popular biography from United Kingdom (up from 1,152nd in 2019) and the 30th most popular British Nobleman.

Prince John is most famous for being the youngest son of King George V and Queen Mary and for being the youngest brother of King Edward VIII and King George VI.

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Among noblemen, Prince John of the United Kingdom ranks 224 out of 843Before him are Archduke John of Austria, Infanta Maria Theresa of Portugal, Duchess Cecilie of Mecklenburg-Schwerin, Princess Juliane of Saxe-Coburg-Saalfeld, Carlos, Duke of Madrid, and Henry I, Duke of Brabant. After him are Mathilde Bonaparte, Ernest II, Duke of Saxe-Coburg and Gotha, George, Duke of Brunswick-Calenberg, Adolf, Duke of Holstein-Gottorp, Princess Auguste of Bavaria, and Amadeus IX, Duke of Savoy.

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Among people born in 1905, Prince John of the United Kingdom ranks 44Before him are Takashi Shimura, Félix Houphouët-Boigny, Carl Gustav Hempel, Albrecht Mertz von Quirnheim, Dalton Trumbo, and Otto Preminger. After him are James J. Braddock, Barnett Newman, Sebastian Shaw, Princess Margarita of Greece and Denmark, Heinz Lammerding, and Wolfram Sievers. Among people deceased in 1919, Prince John of the United Kingdom ranks 27Before him are Ismail Qemali, Grand Duke Paul Alexandrovich of Russia, Johannes Rydberg, Kurt Eisner, Milan Rastislav Štefánik, and Leonid Andreyev. After him are Henry Gantt, Loránd Eötvös, Guido von List, Terauchi Masatake, Leo Jogiches, and Princess Marie Isabelle of Orléans.

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Among people born in United Kingdom, Prince John of the United Kingdom ranks 900 out of 6,924Before him are Rob Halford (1951), Margaret of York (1446), William Carey (1761), Brian Josephson (1940), Ian McDiarmid (1944), and Slash (1965). After him are Kiefer Sutherland (1966), Brian Cox (1946), Ginger Baker (1939), Lady Mary Victoria Douglas-Hamilton (1850), Charles Wheatstone (1802), and Owen Tudor (1400).

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