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Wenceslaus II of Bohemia

1271 - 1305

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Wenceslaus II Přemyslid (Czech: Václav II.; Polish: Wacław II Czeski; 27 September 1271 – 21 June 1305) was King of Bohemia (1278–1305), Duke of Cracow (1291–1305), and King of Poland (1300–1305). He was the only son of King Ottokar II of Bohemia and Ottokar's second wife Kunigunda. He was born in 1271, ten years after the marriage of his parents. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Wenceslaus II of Bohemia has received more than 201,295 page views. His biography is available in 38 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 37 in 2019). Wenceslaus II of Bohemia is the 1,503rd most popular politician (down from 1,280th in 2019), the 45th most popular biography from Czechia (down from 32nd in 2019) and the 10th most popular Czech Politician.

Wenceslaus II of Bohemia is most famous for being the son of the Holy Roman Emperor Charles IV and the brother of Emperor Sigismund. He was King of Bohemia from 1378 until his death.

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Among POLITICIANS

Among politicians, Wenceslaus II of Bohemia ranks 1,503 out of 15,710Before him are Lee Teng-hui, René of Anjou, Ahmet Necdet Sezer, William II, Prince of Orange, Tabaré Vázquez, and Agathocles of Syracuse. After him are Tvrtko I of Bosnia, Phryne, Romanos III Argyros, Manuel Azaña, Al-Mahdi, and Princess Stéphanie of Belgium.

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Contemporaries

Among people born in 1271, Wenceslaus II of Bohemia ranks 2Before him is Ghazan. After him are Elizabeth of Portugal, Charles Martel of Anjou, Zhao Bing, Emperor Gong of Song, Judith of Habsburg, Mikhail of Tver, Henry II of Jerusalem, and Stephen I, Duke of Bavaria. Among people deceased in 1305, Wenceslaus II of Bohemia ranks 4Before him are William Wallace, Joan I of Navarre, and John IV Laskaris. After him are Roger de Flor, Guy, Count of Flanders, Moses de León, Roger of Lauria, Nicholas of Tolentino, Jean de Meun, Maximus Planudes, and Emperor Kameyama.

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In Czechia

Among people born in Czechia, Wenceslaus II of Bohemia ranks 45 out of 839Before him are Klement Gottwald (1896), Ottokar II of Bohemia (1233), Wenceslaus III of Bohemia (1289), Bernard Bolzano (1781), Josef Masopust (1931), and Václav Klaus (1941). After him are Milena Jesenská (1896), Anton Raphael Mengs (1728), Karel Gott (1939), Emil Hácha (1872), Bohumil Hrabal (1914), and Antonín Panenka (1948).

Among POLITICIANS In Czechia

Among politicians born in Czechia, Wenceslaus II of Bohemia ranks 10Before him are Tomáš Garrigue Masaryk (1850), Miloš Zeman (1944), Klement Gottwald (1896), Ottokar II of Bohemia (1233), Wenceslaus III of Bohemia (1289), and Václav Klaus (1941). After him are Emil Hácha (1872), Karl Renner (1870), Karl Hermann Frank (1898), Ludvík Svoboda (1895), Jan Masaryk (1886), and Victor Lustig (1890).