Richard II of England

1367 - 1400

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Richard II (6 January 1367 – c. 14 February 1400), also known as Richard of Bordeaux, was King of England from 1377 until he was deposed in 1399. He was the son of Edward, Prince of Wales (later known as the Black Prince), and Joan, Countess of Kent. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Richard II of England has received more than 6,775,312 page views. His biography is available in 69 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 65 in 2019). Richard II of England is the 554th most popular politician (down from 475th in 2019), the 241st most popular biography from France (down from 205th in 2019) and the 61st most popular French Politician.

Richard II of England is most famous for being the last of the Plantagenet dynasty and for being the first English king to be deposed.

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Over the past year Richard II of England has had the most page views in the with 715,372 views, followed by Russian (85,294), and Spanish (68,725). In terms of yearly growth of page views the top 3 wikpedia editions are Mirandese (718.18%), Wu Chinese (318.23%), and Ido (90.17%)


Among politicians, Richard II of England ranks 554 out of 19,576Before him are Emperor Wu of Han, Elena Ceaușescu, George IV of the United Kingdom, Nader Shah, Menes, and Vytautas. After him are Ngo Dinh Diem, Suharto, Emperor Gaozu of Han, Peter II of Russia, Frederick William IV of Prussia, and Nebuchadnezzar I.

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Among people born in 1367, Richard II of England ranks 1After him are Taejong of Joseon, Henry IV of England, and Nicholas II Garai. Among people deceased in 1400, Richard II of England ranks 1After him are Geoffrey Chaucer, Luo Guanzhong, Nilüfer Hatun, Rustichello da Pisa, Masamune, Atlantic voyage of the predecessor of Mansa Musa, Baldus de Ubaldis, Dragoș, Voivode of Moldavia, Peter of Dusburg, Antonio Venier, and André Beauneveu.

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In France

Among people born in France, Richard II of England ranks 241 out of 6,770Before him are Jean-Baptiste Colbert (1619), Joseph Fouché (1759), Joseph Louis Gay-Lussac (1778), Jeanne Calment (1875), Philippe I, Duke of Orléans (1640), and Louis-Ferdinand Céline (1894). After him are Élisabeth Vigée Le Brun (1755), Jean-Michel Jarre (1948), Simone Weil (1909), Berthe Morisot (1841), Oscar I of Sweden (1799), and Jean-Honoré Fragonard (1732).


Among politicians born in France, Richard II of England ranks 61Before him are Nicolas Sarkozy (1955), Charles IV of France (1294), Philip V of France (1293), John II of France (1319), Charles the Simple (879), and Jean-Baptiste Colbert (1619). After him are Oscar I of Sweden (1799), Philip III of France (1245), Camillo Benso, Count of Cavour (1810), Philip I of France (1052), Henry I of France (1008), and Charles I of Anjou (1226).