Robert II of Scotland

1316 - 1390

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Robert II (2 March 1316 – 19 April 1390) was King of Scots from 1371 to his death in 1390. He was the first monarch of the House of Stewart as the son of Walter Stewart, 6th High Steward of Scotland, and of Marjorie Bruce, daughter of the Scottish king Robert the Bruce by his first wife Isabella of Mar. Edward Bruce, younger brother of Robert the Bruce, was named heir presumptive but died without heirs on 3 December 1318. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Robert II of Scotland has received more than 1,618,438 page views. His biography is available in 47 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 44 in 2019). Robert II of Scotland is the 1,792nd most popular politician, the 431st most popular biography from United Kingdom (down from 422nd in 2019) and the 74th most popular British Politician.

Robert II of Scotland, also known as Robert the Bruce, was most famous for his victory over England in the Battle of Bannockburn.

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Among politicians, Robert II of Scotland ranks 1,792 out of 15,710Before him are Pescennius Niger, Sabah Al-Ahmad Al-Jaber Al-Sabah, Vitiges, Rugila, Georgios Papadopoulos, and Roh Tae-woo. After him are Cleopatra III of Egypt, Amalric of Jerusalem, Rastislav of Moravia, Michael VI Bringas, Sirimavo Bandaranaike, and Princess Sibylla of Saxe-Coburg and Gotha.

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Among people born in 1316, Robert II of Scotland ranks 4Before him are Charles IV, Holy Roman Emperor, John I of France, and Magnus IV of Sweden. After him are Simeon of Moscow, Blanche of Valois, Albert of Saxony, Fa Ngum, and John of Eltham, Earl of Cornwall. Among people deceased in 1390, Robert II of Scotland ranks 1After him are John I of Castile, Baha-ud-Din Naqshband Bukhari, Alexios III of Trebizond, Altichiero, Albert of Saxony, Rupert I, Elector Palatine, Keratsa of Bulgaria, and Dorothea of Bulgaria.

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In United Kingdom

Among people born in United Kingdom, Robert II of Scotland ranks 431 out of 6,924Before him are Robert Plant (1948), Mary Mallon (1869), Frances Hodgson Burnett (1849), Olivia Newton-John (1948), Jim Clark (1936), and Samuel Butler (1835). After him are William McMaster Murdoch (1873), Isaac Barrow (1631), Walter Raleigh (1554), John Dowland (1563), James IV of Scotland (1473), and Thomas Hardy (1840).

Among POLITICIANS In United Kingdom

Among politicians born in United Kingdom, Robert II of Scotland ranks 74Before him are Edward of Westminster, Prince of Wales (1453), Æthelred the Unready (968), Æthelred I, King of Wessex (837), James I of Scotland (1394), Tony Blair (1953), and James Hepburn, 4th Earl of Bothwell (1534). After him are James IV of Scotland (1473), Edgar the Peaceful (943), Edward the Martyr (962), Æthelflæd (869), Edward the Confessor (1003), and William Ewart Gladstone (1809).