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Robert Dudley, 1st Earl of Leicester

1532 - 1588

Robert Dudley, 1st Earl of Leicester

Robert Dudley, 1st Earl of Leicester, (24 June 1532 – 4 September 1588) was an English statesman and the favourite of Elizabeth I from her accession until his death. He was a suitor for the Queen's hand for many years. Dudley's youth was overshadowed by the downfall of his family in 1553 after his father, the Duke of Northumberland, had failed to prevent the accession of Mary I. Robert Dudley was condemned to death but was released in 1554 and took part in the Battle of St. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Robert Dudley, 1st Earl of Leicester has received more than 2,296,217 page views. His biography is available in 27 different languages on Wikipedia making him the 1,895th most popular politician.

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Among POLITICIANS

Among politicians, Robert Dudley, 1st Earl of Leicester ranks 1,882 out of 14,801Before him are Childeric II, Adolphe, Grand Duke of Luxembourg, James I of Scotland, Mieszko I of Poland, Samo, and Chester A. Arthur. After him are Ernest, Duke of Austria, Maria Anna of Bavaria, Alfonso the Battler, Sabah Al-Ahmad Al-Jaber Al-Sabah, Jebe, and Arghun.

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Contemporaries

Among people born in 1532, Robert Dudley, 1st Earl of Leicester ranks 2Before him is Tulsidas. After him are Yermak Timofeyevich, John Hawkins, Francis Walsingham, Anne of Denmark, Electress of Saxony, Menocchio, Luís Fróis, William IV, Landgrave of Hesse-Kassel, Pedro Sarmiento de Gamboa, Jean-Antoine de Baïf, and Marino Grimani. Among people deceased in 1588, Robert Dudley, 1st Earl of Leicester ranks 5Before him are Mimar Sinan, Paolo Veronese, Frederick II of Denmark, and Henry I, Duke of Guise. After him are 3rd Dalai Lama, Henri, Prince of Condé, Qi Jiguang, Bernardino Telesio, Johann Weyer, Alonso Sánchez Coello, and Álvaro de Bazán, 1st Marquess of Santa Cruz.

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In United Kingdom

Among people born in United Kingdom, Robert Dudley, 1st Earl of Leicester ranks 441 out of 5,347Before him are Charles Lyell (1797), Morrissey (1959), Thomas Hardy (1840), John Hicks (1904), Anne, Princess Royal (1950), and James I of Scotland (1394). After him are Millvina Dean (1912), Joseph Lister (1827), Harthacnut (1018), Sid Vicious (1957), Gregory Bateson (1904), and Æthelred I, King of Wessex (837).

Among POLITICIANS In United Kingdom

Among politicians born in United Kingdom, Robert Dudley, 1st Earl of Leicester ranks 72Before him are Halford Mackinder (1861), Llywelyn ap Gruffudd (1220), Edward de Vere, 17th Earl of Oxford (1550), Robert II of Scotland (1316), James IV of Scotland (1473), and James I of Scotland (1394). After him are Harthacnut (1018), Æthelred I, King of Wessex (837), Edmund I (921), Edgar the Peaceful (943), Harold Macmillan (1894), and James II of Scotland (1430).