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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 4,012,590 page views. His biography is available in 25 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 24 in 2019). Prince John of the United Kingdom is the 216th most popular nobleman (up from 224th in 2019), the 806th most popular biography from United Kingdom (up from 899th in 2019) and the 25th 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 216 out of 842Before him are Tupou VI, Antoine, Duke of Montpensier, Archduke John of Austria, Princess Augusta of Saxe-Gotha, William, Duke of Austria, and Alfonso II d'Este, Duke of Ferrara. After him are Duchess Marie of Mecklenburg-Schwerin, Hedvig Elisabeth Charlotte of Holstein-Gottorp, Princess Juliane of Saxe-Coburg-Saalfeld, Frederik, Crown Prince of Denmark, Prince William, Duke of Cambridge, and Victoria, Crown Princess of Sweden.

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Among people born in 1905, Prince John of the United Kingdom ranks 40Before him are Nevill Francis Mott, Ulf von Euler, George H. Hitchings, Princess Margarita of Greece and Denmark, Ivan Serov, and Fred Trump. After him are Harry Harlow, Otto Preminger, Félix Houphouët-Boigny, Albert Pierrepoint, Takashi Shimura, and Carl Gustav Hempel. Among people deceased in 1919, Prince John of the United Kingdom ranks 26Before him are Habibullah Khan, Ismail Qemali, L. Frank Baum, Madam C. J. Walker, Kurt Eisner, and Johannes Rydberg. After him are Leonid Andreyev, Henry Gantt, Milan Rastislav Štefánik, Princess Marie Isabelle of Orléans, Guido von List, and Georg von Hertling.

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Among people born in United Kingdom, Prince John of the United Kingdom ranks 806 out of 7,765Before him are Wentworth Miller (1972), Edgar F. Codd (1923), Rob Roy MacGregor (1671), Francis Hutcheson (1694), David McCallum (1933), and Oliver Smithies (1925). After him are Rodney Robert Porter (1917), Edward Burne-Jones (1833), Robert FitzRoy (1805), William Bateson (1861), George Porter (1920), and James Hadley Chase (1906).

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