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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 the Black Prince, Prince of Wales, and Joan, Countess of Kent. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Richard II of England has received more than 5,831,639 page views. His biography is available in 65 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 64 in 2019). Richard II of England is the 480th most popular politician (down from 394th in 2019), the 205th most popular biography from France (down from 179th in 2019) and the 53rd 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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Among politicians, Richard II of England ranks 480 out of 15,577Before him are Imre Nagy, Xanthippe, Agrippina the Younger, Ibn Saud, Joseph I, Holy Roman Emperor, and Artaxerxes I of Persia. After him are Lycurgus of Sparta, Lucius Verus, Peter II of Russia, Atahualpa, Alexios I Komnenos, and Juan Perón.

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

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In France

Among people born in France, Richard II of England ranks 205 out of 6,011Before him are Pope Clement VI (1291), Geoffrey Plantagenet, Count of Anjou (1113), François Truffaut (1932), Henri de Saint-Simon (1760), Henri Rousseau (1844), and Léon Foucault (1819). After him are Nicéphore Niépce (1765), Georges Méliès (1861), Charles IV of France (1294), Saint Roch (1295), Pope Innocent VI (1282), and Marie Thérèse of France (1778).


Among politicians born in France, Richard II of England ranks 53Before him are Louis Bonaparte (1778), Louis VIII of France (1187), Louis VII of France (1120), Guy of Lusignan (1150), Georges Pompidou (1911), and Geoffrey Plantagenet, Count of Anjou (1113). After him are Charles IV of France (1294), John II of France (1319), Jean-Baptiste Colbert (1619), François Hollande (1954), Nicolas Sarkozy (1955), and Philip V of France (1293).