Vratislaus II of Bohemia

1035 - 1092

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Vratislaus (or Wratislaus) II (Czech: Vratislav II.) (c. 1032 – 14 January 1092), the son of Bretislaus I and Judith of Schweinfurt, was the first King of Bohemia as of 15 June 1085, his royal title granted as a lifetime honorific from Holy Roman Emperor Henry IV that did not establish a hereditary monarchy. Before his elevation to the royal dignity, Vratislaus had ruled Bohemia as duke since 1061. On his father's death in 1055, Vratislaus became duke of Olomouc, whereas his older brother became Duke of Bohemia as Spytihněv II. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Vratislaus II of Bohemia has received more than 95,415 page views. His biography is available in 30 different languages on Wikipedia. Vratislaus II of Bohemia is the 3,140th most popular politician (down from 2,584th in 2019), the 101st most popular biography from Czechia (down from 28th in 2019) and the 28th most popular Czech Politician.

Vratislaus II of Bohemia was a member of the Přemyslid dynasty. He was the first King of Bohemia to also become Holy Roman Emperor. He is most famous for his victory over Duke Bretislaus I of Bohemia and his allies in a battle near Brno in 1029.

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Among politicians, Vratislaus II of Bohemia ranks 3,140 out of 15,710Before him are Tomislav Nikolić, Henry II the Pious, John Foster Dulles, Louis Alexandre, Count of Toulouse, Agnes of Poitou, and Otto Bauer. After him are Louis Antoine, Duke of Enghien, Vladimir Zhirinovsky, Prince Pierre, Duke of Valentinois, Salome Zourabichvili, Locusta, and Fan Li.

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Among people born in 1035, Vratislaus II of Bohemia ranks 1After him are Robert I, Count of Flanders, Henry, son of Robert I of Burgundy, Welf I, Duke of Bavaria, Conrad I, Duke of Bohemia, Hermann of Salm, Constantine I, Prince of Armenia, and Hereward the Wake. Among people deceased in 1092, Vratislaus II of Bohemia ranks 3Before him are Malik-Shah I and Nizam al-Mulk. After him are Conrad I, Duke of Bohemia and Tzachas.

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Among people born in Czechia, Vratislaus II of Bohemia ranks 101 out of 839Before him are Anne of Bohemia (1366), Joanna of Austria, Grand Duchess of Tuscany (1547), Ivan Lendl (1960), Boleslaus I, Duke of Bohemia (915), Wenceslaus I of Bohemia (1205), and Martina Navratilova (1956). After him are Mojmir I of Moravia (795), Jiří Menzel (1938), Balthasar Neumann (1687), Josef Suk (1874), Zdeněk Miler (1921), and Agnes of Bohemia (1211).

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