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Robert the Bruce

1274 - 1329

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Robert I (11 July 1274 – 7 June 1329), popularly known as Robert the Bruce (Scottish Gaelic: Raibeart an Bruis), was King of Scots from 1306 to his death in 1329. One of the most renowned warriors of his generation, Robert eventually led Scotland during the First War of Scottish Independence against England. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Robert the Bruce has received more than 12,889,214 page views. His biography is available in 65 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 63 in 2019). Robert the Bruce is the 465th most popular politician (up from 568th in 2019), the 125th most popular biography from United Kingdom (up from 150th in 2019) and the 29th most popular British Politician.

Robert the Bruce is most famous for his victory over the English army at the Battle of Bannockburn in 1314.

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Among politicians, Robert the Bruce ranks 465 out of 15,577Before him are Radovan Karadžić, Ferdinand III, Holy Roman Emperor, Augustus II the Strong, Georges Pompidou, Lothair I, and Arcadius. After him are Handan Sultan, Rudolf Höss, Geoffrey Plantagenet, Count of Anjou, John Adams, Ursula von der Leyen, and Mustafa III.

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Among people born in 1274, Robert the Bruce ranks 1After him are Eric VI of Denmark, Al-Dhahabi, Marino Faliero, Louis of Toulouse, Rudolf I, Duke of Bavaria, Irene of Montferrat, and Catherine I, Latin Empress. Among people deceased in 1329, Robert the Bruce ranks 1After him are Mahaut, Countess of Artois, Khutughtu Khan Kusala, Edward, Count of Savoy, and Cangrande I della Scala.

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In United Kingdom

Among people born in United Kingdom, Robert the Bruce ranks 125 out of 7,765Before him are Edward Elgar (1857), Catherine Howard (1523), Brian May (1947), Mick Jagger (1943), Lady Godiva (990), and Blackbeard (1680). After him are William Gilbert (1544), Cary Grant (1904), Paul Dirac (1902), Christopher Lee (1922), Joseph Priestley (1733), and Michael Caine (1933).

Among POLITICIANS In United Kingdom

Among politicians born in United Kingdom, Robert the Bruce ranks 29Before him are Edward VIII (1894), George V (1865), Henry VI of England (1421), George III of the United Kingdom (1738), Charles I of England (1600), and James II of England (1633). After him are Olav V of Norway (1903), Æthelstan (895), William IV of the United Kingdom (1765), Anthony Eden (1897), John, King of England (1166), and George IV of the United Kingdom (1762).