Richard III of England

1452 - 1485

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Richard III (2 October 1452 – 22 August 1485) was King of England and Lord of Ireland from 1483 until his death in 1485. He was the last king of the House of York and the last of the Plantagenet dynasty. His defeat and death at the Battle of Bosworth Field, the last decisive battle of the Wars of the Roses, marked the end of the Middle Ages in England. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Richard III of England has received more than 8,533,126 page views. His biography is available in 72 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 71 in 2019). Richard III of England is the 41st most popular politician (down from 33rd in 2019), the 18th most popular biography from United Kingdom (down from 14th in 2019) and the 4th most popular British Politician.

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Among politicians, Richard III of England ranks 41 out of 15,710. Before him are Marcus Aurelius, Charles V, Holy Roman Emperor, Pericles, Huang Xianfan, Qin Shi Huang, and David. After him are Maria Theresa, Martin Van Buren, Peter the Great, John F. Kennedy, Fidel Castro, and Leon Trotsky.

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Among people born in 1452, Richard III of England ranks 2Before him is Leonardo da Vinci. After him are Ferdinand II of Aragon, Girolamo Savonarola, Ludovico Sforza, Abraham Zacuto, Joanna, Princess of Portugal, and Prospero Colonna. Among people deceased in 1485, Richard III of England ranks 1After him are Anne Neville, Rodolphus Agricola, and Giovanni Mocenigo.

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In United Kingdom

Among people born in United Kingdom, Richard III of England ranks 18 out of 6,924. Before him are Stephen Hawking (1942), Ragnar Lodbrok (850), Queen Victoria (1819), Thomas Hobbes (1588), Michael Faraday (1791), and Henry VIII of England (1491). After him are Agatha Christie (1890), Charles Dickens (1812), Mary, Queen of Scots (1542), Alan Turing (1912), Alfred Hitchcock (1899), and Richard I of England (1157).

Among POLITICIANS In United Kingdom

Among politicians born in United Kingdom, Richard III of England ranks 4Before him are Elizabeth I of England (1533), Winston Churchill (1874), and Queen Victoria (1819). After him are Mary, Queen of Scots (1542), Richard I of England (1157), Mary I of England (1516), Margaret Thatcher (1925), Mary II of England (1662), Henry V of England (1386), Alfred the Great (849), and Oliver Cromwell (1599).