Richard Cromwell

1626 - 1712

Richard Cromwell

Richard Cromwell (4 October 1626 – 12 July 1712) was an English statesman who was the second Lord Protector of the Commonwealth of England, Scotland and Ireland and son of the first Lord Protector Oliver Cromwell. On his father's death Richard became Lord Protector but lacked authority. He tried to mediate between the army and civil society and allowed a Parliament containing many disaffected Presbyterians and Royalists to sit. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Richard Cromwell has received more than 874,900 page views. His biography is available in 49 different languages on Wikipedia making him the 957th most popular politician.

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Among politicians, Richard Cromwell ranks 952 out of 14,801Before him are Wang Mang, Ali Pasha of Ioannina, William I of the Netherlands, Balbinus, Antigonus I Monophthalmus, and Pedro II of Brazil. After him are Sergey Kirov, Jalal Talabani, Alexandra of Denmark, Nikephoros II Phokas, Zedekiah, and Irma Grese.

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Among people born in 1626, Richard Cromwell ranks 2Before him is Christina, Queen of Sweden. After him are Jan Steen, Sabbatai Zevi, Francesco Redi, William II, Prince of Orange, Marie de Rabutin-Chantal, marquise de Sévigné, Peter of Saint Joseph de Betancur, Bada Shanren, Louis Couperin, Pietro Mengoli, and John Aubrey. Among people deceased in 1712, Richard Cromwell ranks 3Before him are Denis Papin and Giovanni Domenico Cassini. After him are Louis, Duke of Burgundy, Marie Adélaïde of Savoy, Louis Joseph, Duke of Vendôme, Hans-Adam I, Prince of Liechtenstein, Nicolas Catinat, Bahadur Shah I, Tokugawa Ienobu, Jan van der Heyden, and Juan Bautista Cabanilles.

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In United Kingdom

Among people born in United Kingdom, Richard Cromwell ranks 235 out of 5,347Before him are Bede (672), Andrew Carnegie (1835), Owen Willans Richardson (1879), Ben Kingsley (1943), William Henry Bragg (1862), and Anne Brontë (1820). After him are William Morris (1834), Henry I of England (1068), John Constable (1776), Arthur Henderson (1863), John Law (1671), and Vanessa Redgrave (1937).

Among POLITICIANS In United Kingdom

Among politicians born in United Kingdom, Richard Cromwell ranks 44Before him are Ecgberht, King of Wessex (800), James V of Scotland (1512), Edward V of England (1470), Henry III of England (1207), Charles II of England (1630), and Henry Stuart, Lord Darnley (1545). After him are Henry I of England (1068), Arthur Henderson (1863), Harold Godwinson (1022), Edward the Elder (871), Benjamin Disraeli (1804), and Anthony Eden (1897).