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 (known to posterity 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 5,429,103 page views. His biography is available in 64 different languages on Wikipedia. Richard II of England is the 394th most popular politician (up from 547th in 2019), the 179th most popular biography from France (up from 234th in 2019) and the 48th 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 394 out of 15,710Before him are José Mujica, Louis X of France, Javier Pérez de Cuéllar, Willy Brandt, Tiberius Gracchus, and Woodrow Wilson. After him are Toyotomi Hideyoshi, Theodoric the Great, Galerius, Leopold I of Belgium, Miklós Horthy, and Orhan.

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Among people born in 1367, Richard II of England ranks 1After him are Henry IV of England and Taejong of Joseon. Among people deceased in 1400, Richard II of England ranks 1After him are Geoffrey Chaucer, Luo Guanzhong, Rustichello da Pisa, Masamune, Dragoș, Voivode of Moldavia, André Beauneveu, Baldus de Ubaldis, Baude Cordier, Antonio Venier, and Irene Palaiologina.

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Among people born in France, Richard II of England ranks 179 out of 5,234Before him are Pope Clement VI (1291), André Breton (1896), Philip VI of France (1293), Louis Bonaparte (1778), Louis X of France (1289), and Vilfredo Pareto (1848). After him are Nicéphore Niépce (1765), Pope Urban V (1310), Pope Urban VI (1318), Charles the Bold (1433), Petronius (27), and Thérèse of Lisieux (1873).


Among politicians born in France, Richard II of England ranks 48Before him are François Mitterrand (1916), Charles V of France (1338), Joachim Murat (1767), Philip VI of France (1293), Louis Bonaparte (1778), and Louis X of France (1289). After him are Charles IV of France (1294), Henry II of England (1133), Louis, Grand Dauphin (1661), John II of France (1319), Guy of Lusignan (1150), and Charles the Simple (879).