Richard III of England

1452 - 1485

Richard III of England

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 7,892,616 page views. His biography is available in 71 different languages on Wikipedia making him the 33rd most popular politician.

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Among politicians, Richard III of England ranks 33 out of 14,801Before him are Abraham Lincoln, Nero, Mikhail Gorbachev, Queen Victoria, Umar, and Maria Theresa. After him are Charles V, Holy Roman Emperor, Commodus, Qin Shi Huang, Ronald Reagan, Louis XVI of France, and Hurrem Sultan.

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Among people born in 1452, Richard III of England ranks 2Before him is Leonardo da Vinci. After him are Girolamo Savonarola, Ferdinand II of Aragon, Ludovico Sforza, Abraham Zacuto, 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 14 out of 5,347Before him are Francis Bacon (1561), Winston Churchill (1874), John Locke (1632), Stephen Hawking (1942), James Watt (1736), and Queen Victoria (1819). After him are Thomas Hobbes (1588), Michael Faraday (1791), Henry VIII of England (1491), Mary, Queen of Scots (1542), James Cook (1728), and Charles Dickens (1812).

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 II of England (1662), Margaret Thatcher (1925), Mary I of England (1516), Anne, Queen of Great Britain (1665), Oliver Cromwell (1599), and Ivar the Boneless (900).