Thomas, Count of Flanders

1199 - 1259

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Thomas II (c. 1199 – 7 February 1259) was the Lord of Piedmont from 1233 to his death, Count of Flanders jure uxoris from 1237 to 1244, and regent of the County of Savoy from 1253 to his death, while his nephew Boniface was fighting abroad. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Thomas, Count of Flanders has received more than 52,380 page views. His biography is available in 22 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 18 in 2019). Thomas, Count of Flanders is the 8,404th most popular politician (up from 8,994th in 2019), the 2,500th most popular biography from France (up from 2,695th in 2019) and the 579th most popular French Politician.

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Among politicians, Thomas, Count of Flanders ranks 8,404 out of 19,576Before him are Tudḫaliya I, Octavian Goga, Henry Casimir II, Prince of Nassau-Dietz, Lucía Hiriart, Princess Patricia of Connaught, and Gauda. After him are Godepert, Euphemia, Gaius Julius Priscus, Infante Antonio Pascual of Spain, Countess Charlotte of Hanau-Lichtenberg, and Dmitry of Pereslavl.

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Among people born in 1199, Thomas, Count of Flanders ranks 6Before him are Jalal ad-Din Mingburnu, Ferdinand III of Castile, Ladislaus III of Hungary, Ahmad al-Badawi, and Madhvacharya. After him are Bohemond V of Antioch, Raymond-Roupen, Sava II, and Guttorm of Norway. Among people deceased in 1259, Thomas, Count of Flanders ranks 8Before him are Christopher I of Denmark, Henry of Latvia, Gojong of Goryeo, Al-Mansur Ali, Matilda II, Countess of Boulogne, and Ezzelino III da Romano. After him is Matthew Paris.

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In France

Among people born in France, Thomas, Count of Flanders ranks 2,500 out of 6,770Before him are Richard Bohringer (1942), Bertrand Blier (1939), Georges Leclanché (1836), Magnus Felix Ennodius (473), Louis de Beaufront (1855), and Madeleine Sophie Barat (1779). After him are Adolphe Marbot (1781), Edgar Quinet (1803), Countess Charlotte of Hanau-Lichtenberg (1700), René Laloux (1929), Mamertus (401), and Bernard Farcy (1949).