Richard I of England

1157 - 1199

Richard I of England

Richard I (8 September 1157 – 6 April 1199) was King of England from 1189 until his death. He also ruled as Duke of Normandy, Aquitaine and Gascony, Lord of Cyprus, and Count of Poitiers, Anjou, Maine, and Nantes, and was overlord of Brittany at various times during the same period. He was the third of five sons of King Henry II of England and Eleanor of Aquitaine and seemed unlikely to become king, but all his brothers except the youngest, John, predeceased their father. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Richard I of England has received more than 7,007,298 page views. His biography is available in 89 different languages on Wikipedia making him the 69th most popular politician.

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Among politicians, Richard I of England ranks 68 out of 14,801Before him are Trajan, Francisco Franco, Selim I, Kim Il-sung, Henry Kissinger, and Ivan the Terrible. After him are George Washington, Pontius Pilate, Mehmed the Conqueror, Benjamin Franklin, Giuseppe Garibaldi, and Vladimir Putin.

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Among people born in 1157, Richard I of England ranks 1After him are Alfonso II of Aragon, Tomoe Gozen, Leopold V, Duke of Austria, and Theresa of Portugal, Countess of Flanders. Among people deceased in 1199, Richard I of England ranks 1After him are Minamoto no Yoritomo, Stefan Nemanja, Abu Yusuf Yaqub al-Mansur, Khaqani, Joan of England, Queen of Sicily, and Michael the Syrian.

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In United Kingdom

Among people born in United Kingdom, Richard I of England ranks 22 out of 5,347Before him are Michael Faraday (1791), Henry VIII of England (1491), Mary, Queen of Scots (1542), James Cook (1728), Charles Dickens (1812), and Agatha Christie (1890). After him are John Lennon (1940), Alan Turing (1912), Mary II of England (1662), Alfred Hitchcock (1899), Margaret Thatcher (1925), and Arthur Conan Doyle (1859).

Among POLITICIANS In United Kingdom

Among politicians born in United Kingdom, Richard I of England ranks 6Before him are Elizabeth I of England (1533), Winston Churchill (1874), Queen Victoria (1819), Richard III of England (1452), and Mary, Queen of Scots (1542). After him are 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).