Robert the Bruce

1274 - 1329

Robert the Bruce

Robert I (11 July 1274 – 7 June 1329), popularly known as Robert the Bruce (Medieval Gaelic: Roibert a Briuis; Modern Scottish Gaelic: Raibeart Brus; Norman French: Robert de Brus or Robert de Bruys; Early Scots: Robert Brus; Latin: Robertus Brussius), was King of Scots from 1306 to his death in 1329. Robert was one of the most famous warriors of his generation and eventually led Scotland during the First War of Scottish Independence against England. He fought successfully during his reign to regain Scotland's place as an independent country and is now revered in Scotland as a national hero. His paternal fourth great-grandfather was King David I. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Robert the Bruce has received more than 9,496,830 page views. His biography is available in 59 different languages on Wikipedia making him the 463rd most popular politician.

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Among politicians, Robert the Bruce ranks 459 out of 14,801Before him are Sukarno, Mahidevran, Constantius Chlorus, Ptolemy II Philadelphus, Fulgencio Batista, and Irene of Athens. After him are Lavrentiy Beria, Mustafa IV, Manuel I of Portugal, Louis VIII of France, Mahmoud Abbas, and Menes.

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Among people born in 1274, Robert the Bruce ranks 1After him are Eric VI of Denmark, Marino Faliero, Al-Dhahabi, Irene of Montferrat, Rudolf I, Duke of Bavaria, Catherine I, Latin Empress, and Louis of Toulouse. Among people deceased in 1329, Robert the Bruce ranks 1After him are Khutughtu Khan Kusala, Mahaut, Countess of Artois, 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 122 out of 5,347Before him are Ian McKellen (1939), Michael Caine (1933), Henry Purcell (1659), Princess Beatrice of the United Kingdom (1857), Brian May (1947), and James II of England (1633). After him are Thomas Young (1773), Mark Knopfler (1949), John Napier (1550), George V (1865), Alfred Russel Wallace (1823), and Edward VIII (1894).

Among POLITICIANS In United Kingdom

Among politicians born in United Kingdom, Robert the Bruce ranks 25Before him are Edward VI of England (1537), Henry VII of England (1457), Edward I of England (1239), Neville Chamberlain (1869), Edward II of England (1284), and James II of England (1633). After him are George V (1865), Edward VIII (1894), Charles I of England (1600), John, King of England (1166), Henry VI of England (1421), and Olav V of Norway (1903).