Stephen, King of England

1095 - 1154

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Stephen (1092 or 1096 – 25 October 1154), often referred to as Stephen of Blois, was King of England from 22 December 1135 to his death in 1154. He was Count of Boulogne jure uxoris from 1125 until 1147 and Duke of Normandy from 1135 until 1144. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Stephen, King of England has received more than 5,320,459 page views. His biography is available in 62 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 60 in 2019). Stephen, King of England is the 1,307th most popular politician (down from 1,107th in 2019), the 467th most popular biography from France (down from 392nd in 2019) and the 113th most popular French Politician.

Stephen was the last of the Anglo-Saxon kings of England. He was crowned in 1037 and died in 1038. He is most famous for being the last Anglo-Saxon king of England.

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Among politicians, Stephen, King of England ranks 1,307 out of 19,576Before him are Akbar Hashemi Rafsanjani, Jacques Necker, Richard Cromwell, Carloman II, Gustav III of Sweden, and Numerian. After him are Constantine IV, Maumoon Abdul Gayoom, Gordian II, Grand Duchess Tatiana Nikolaevna of Russia, Louis I of Spain, and Esarhaddon.

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Among people born in 1095, Stephen, King of England ranks 2Before him is Roger II of Sicily. After him are Yuri Dolgorukiy, Mesud I, Suryavarman II, Antipope Victor IV, Usama ibn Munqidh, Amadeus III, Count of Savoy, William II, Duke of Apulia, Conan III, Duke of Brittany, and Peter of Bruys. Among people deceased in 1154, Stephen, King of England ranks 3Before him are Roger II of Sicily, and Pope Anastasius IV. After him are Adelaide of Maurienne, Iziaslav II of Kiev, Viacheslav I of Kiev, Gilbert de la Porrée, Isaac Komnenos, Al-Zafir, William of Conches, and Boris Kalamanos.

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Among people born in France, Stephen, King of England ranks 467 out of 6,770Before him are Caroline Bonaparte (1782), François-Noël Babeuf (1760), Jeanne Moreau (1928), Annie Girardot (1931), André Derain (1880), and Eugène Boudin (1824). After him are Jacques Prévert (1900), Isabelle Adjani (1955), Jean-Léon Gérôme (1824), Alfred Kastler (1902), René Guénon (1886), and Jean-Baptiste Biot (1774).


Among politicians born in France, Stephen, King of England ranks 113Before him are Elisabeth of France (1602), Louis III of France (863), Henri, Count of Chambord (1820), Ludwig I of Bavaria (1786), Emmanuel Macron (1977), and Caroline Bonaparte (1782). After him are Charles-Henri Sanson (1739), Carus (230), Antoine of Navarre (1518), Christine Lagarde (1956), Jean-Marie Le Pen (1928), and William II of England (1056).