Prince William, Duke of Gloucester

1689 - 1700

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Prince William, Duke of Gloucester (William Henry; 24 July 1689 – 30 July 1700), was the son of Princess Anne (later Queen of England, Ireland and Scotland from 1702) and her husband, Prince George of Denmark. He was their only child to survive infancy. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Prince William, Duke of Gloucester has received more than 1,356,576 page views. His biography is available in 22 different languages on Wikipedia. Prince William, Duke of Gloucester is the 343rd most popular nobleman (up from 367th in 2019), the 1,153rd most popular biography from United Kingdom (up from 1,222nd in 2019) and the 35th most popular British Nobleman.

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Among noblemen, Prince William, Duke of Gloucester ranks 343 out of 1,415Before him are Yodo-dono, Euphrosyne of Polotsk, Wolfgang, Count Palatine of Zweibrücken, Grand Duke Alexander Alexandrovich of Russia, Anne Geneviève de Bourbon, and Gaston IV, Count of Foix. After him are Amadeus IV, Count of Savoy, Princess Frederica Amalia of Denmark, Albert, 8th Prince of Thurn and Taxis, Princess Louise Margaret of Prussia, Margaret Fredkulla, and William, Count of Luxembourg.

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Among people born in 1689, Prince William, Duke of Gloucester ranks 8Before him are John V of Portugal, Samuel Richardson, Jacques I, Prince of Monaco, Samuel Bellamy, Lady Mary Wortley Montagu, and Joseph Bodin de Boismortier. After him are Zahir al-Umar, Blas de Lezo, Kilian Ignaz Dientzenhofer, Alexis Piron, Szymon Czechowicz, and Jan Klemens Branicki. Among people deceased in 1700, Prince William, Duke of Gloucester ranks 6Before him are Charles II of Spain, Pope Innocent XII, André Le Nôtre, John Dryden, and Do-Aklin. After him are Monsieur de Sainte-Colombe, Lagâri Hasan Çelebi, Marguerite Bourgeoys, Louis Jolliet, Rajaram I, and Silvestro Valier.

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Among people born in United Kingdom, Prince William, Duke of Gloucester ranks 1,153 out of 8,785Before him are Evelyn Waugh (1903), Jeremy Clarkson (1960), Kiefer Sutherland (1966), Keira Knightley (1985), Henry Campbell-Bannerman (1836), and Oldfield Thomas (1858). After him are Steven Gerrard (1980), Daniel Radcliffe (1989), Alan Watts (1915), Robert Recorde (1512), Edward Seymour, 1st Duke of Somerset (1506), and Frances Fisher (1952).

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