Richard II, Duke of Normandy

963 - 1026

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Richard II (died 28 August 1026), called the Good (French: Le Bon), was the duke of Normandy from 996 until 1026. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Richard II, Duke of Normandy has received more than 1,120,336 page views. His biography is available in 40 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 38 in 2019). Richard II, Duke of Normandy is the 1,990th most popular politician (down from 1,960th in 2019), the 685th most popular biography from France (up from 687th in 2019) and the 155th most popular French Politician.

Richard II, Duke of Normandy, is most famous for being the youngest son of William the Conqueror and for being the father of King John of England.

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Among politicians, Richard II, Duke of Normandy ranks 1,990 out of 19,576Before him are Fuad Masum, Robert Ritter von Greim, Merneith, László Sólyom, Al-Hadi, and Philippikos Bardanes. After him are Maximinus II, William V, Prince of Orange, Houari Boumédiène, Mario Monti, Tristan, and Liu Shan.

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Among people born in 963, Richard II, Duke of Normandy ranks 2Before him is Olaf Tryggvason. After him are Alp-Tegin, and Anna Porphyrogenita. Among people deceased in 1026, Richard II, Duke of Normandy ranks 1After him are Henry V, Duke of Bavaria, Otto-William, Count of Burgundy, Theodoric I, Duke of Upper Lorraine, Ulf Jarl, Adelaide-Blanche of Anjou, Dudo of Saint-Quentin, and Frederick II, Duke of Upper Lorraine.

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In France

Among people born in France, Richard II, Duke of Normandy ranks 685 out of 6,770Before him are Paul Broca (1824), Paul Dukas (1865), Vincent Auriol (1884), Louis Néel (1904), Gabriel Tarde (1843), and Alexandre Cabanel (1823). After him are Nicole Oresme (1323), Claude Joseph Rouget de Lisle (1760), Louis Auguste Blanqui (1805), Alain Robbe-Grillet (1922), Anne of Foix-Candale (1484), and Louise of Savoy (1476).


Among politicians born in France, Richard II, Duke of Normandy ranks 155Before him are Nicolas Fouquet (1615), Gnaeus Pompeius Trogus (-90), Emmanuel Philibert, Duke of Savoy (1528), Jean Jaurès (1859), Gaston, Duke of Orléans (1608), and Vincent Auriol (1884). After him are Louise of Savoy (1476), Alexandre Millerand (1859), François Ravaillac (1578), Jean Parisot de Valette (1494), Rudolph of France (890), and Charles III, Duke of Bourbon (1490).