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Robert Curthose

1054 - 1134

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Robert Curthose, or Robert II of Normandy (c. 1051 – 3 February 1134, French: Robert Courteheuse / Robert II de Normandie), was the eldest son of William the Conqueror and succeeded his father as Duke of Normandy in 1087, reigning until 1106. Robert was also an unsuccessful claimant to the throne of the Kingdom of England. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Robert Curthose has received more than 1,067,140 page views. His biography is available in 45 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 42 in 2019). Robert Curthose is the 117th most popular nobleman (up from 153rd in 2019), the 668th most popular biography from France (up from 829th in 2019) and the 23rd most popular French Nobleman.

Robert Curthose is most famous for being the Duke of Normandy, and for being the eldest son of William the Conqueror. He was also the father of Henry I of England.

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Among noblemen, Robert Curthose ranks 117 out of 842Before him are Albert, Duke of Prussia, Princess Margaret of Connaught, Grand Duchess Olga Alexandrovna of Russia, Giovanni di Bicci de' Medici, Felipe VI of Spain, and Haakon VI of Norway. After him are Joanna of Austria, Princess of Portugal, Mariana of Austria, Grand Duchess Maria Alexandrovna of Russia, Chlodomer, Odo of France, and Grand Duke Kirill Vladimirovich of Russia.

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Among people born in 1054, Robert Curthose ranks 2Before him is Bohemond I of Antioch. After him are Sukjong of Goryeo, Arnulf III, Count of Flanders, Judith of Swabia, Berenguer Ramon II, Count of Barcelona, Al-Hariri of Basra, and George II of Georgia. Among people deceased in 1134, Robert Curthose ranks 1After him are Norbert of Xanten, Alfonso the Battler, Niels, King of Denmark, Irene of Hungary, Magnus I of Sweden, and Stephen Harding.

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In France

Among people born in France, Robert Curthose ranks 668 out of 6,011Before him are René Clair (1898), Salome Zourabichvili (1952), Louis de Montfort (1673), Alain Robbe-Grillet (1922), Jean Nicot (1530), and Joan II of Navarre (1311). After him are Louis Antoine de Bougainville (1729), Princess Marie Bonaparte (1882), Jeanne Hébuterne (1898), William Longsword (893), Julie Clary (1771), and Marie François Sadi Carnot (1837).

Among NOBLEMEN In France

Among noblemen born in France, Robert Curthose ranks 23Before him are William IX, Duke of Aquitaine (1071), Amadeus VIII, Duke of Savoy (1383), Roger I of Sicily (1031), Joan of France, Duchess of Berry (1464), Hugh the Great (898), and Élisabeth of France (1764). After him are Chlodomer (495), Princess Augusta of Bavaria (1788), Louise Élisabeth of France (1727), Bertrada of Laon (720), Judith of Bavaria (797), and Stéphanie de Beauharnais (1789).