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Richard Neville, 16th Earl of Warwick

1428 - 1471

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Richard Neville, 16th Earl of Warwick (22 November 1428 – 14 April 1471), known as Warwick the Kingmaker, was an English nobleman, administrator, and military commander. The eldest son of Richard Neville, 5th Earl of Salisbury, he became Earl of Warwick through marriage, and was the wealthiest and most powerful English peer of his age, with political connections that went beyond the country's borders. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Richard Neville, 16th Earl of Warwick has received more than 1,618,573 page views. His biography is available in 29 different languages on Wikipedia. Richard Neville, 16th Earl of Warwick is the 2,807th most popular politician (up from 3,960th in 2019), the 663rd most popular biography from United Kingdom (up from 854th in 2019) and the 115th most popular British Politician.

Richard Neville, 16th Earl of Warwick is most famous for his role in the War of the Roses. He was a key player in the Battle of Tewkesbury which resulted in the death of King Edward IV and the coronation of King Richard III.

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Among POLITICIANS

Among politicians, Richard Neville, 16th Earl of Warwick ranks 2,807 out of 15,710Before him are Giuseppe Conte, Haakon III of Norway, Tancred, King of Sicily, Gotse Delchev, Bülent Ecevit, and Ramon Berenguer IV, Count of Barcelona. After him are Carl Friedrich Goerdeler, Cleitus the Black, Manolis Glezos, Princess Olga of Greece and Denmark, Francis Phoebus of Navarre, and Merneith.

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Contemporaries

Among people born in 1428, Richard Neville, 16th Earl of Warwick ranks 3Before him are Jingtai Emperor and Isabella of Portugal, Queen of Castile. After him are John VIII, Count of Vendôme, Yolande, Duchess of Lorraine, and Pedro González de Mendoza. Among people deceased in 1471, Richard Neville, 16th Earl of Warwick ranks 8Before him are Pope Paul II, Thomas à Kempis, Edward of Westminster, Prince of Wales, George of Poděbrady, Isabella of Portugal, Duchess of Burgundy, and Thomas Malory. After him are Frederick II, Elector of Brandenburg, João Gonçalves Zarco, Emperor Go-Hanazono, Borso d'Este, Duke of Ferrara, Antonio Beccadelli, and Cristoforo Moro.

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In United Kingdom

Among people born in United Kingdom, Richard Neville, 16th Earl of Warwick ranks 663 out of 6,924Before him are Jude Law (1972), Freeman Dyson (1923), Gerard Butler (1969), Benjamin Hornigold (1680), Richard Griffiths (1947), and John Ambrose Fleming (1849). After him are William Tyndale (1494), Andrew Wiles (1953), Mary, Princess Royal and Princess of Orange (1631), Elizabeth Blackwell (1821), Bill Nighy (1949), and Bernard Lewis (1916).

Among POLITICIANS In United Kingdom

Among politicians born in United Kingdom, Richard Neville, 16th Earl of Warwick ranks 115Before him are Henry the Young King (1155), John Buchan (1875), Æthelberht, King of Wessex (836), William Wilberforce (1759), Stanley Baldwin (1867), and Ernest Augustus, King of Hanover (1771). After him are Mary, Princess Royal and Princess of Orange (1631), Ramsay MacDonald (1866), John Balliol (1249), George Boleyn, 2nd Viscount Rochford (1504), Nigel Farage (1964), and Joan Clarke (1917).