William Clito

1102 - 1128

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William Clito (25 October 1102 – 28 July 1128) was a member of the House of Normandy who ruled the County of Flanders from 1127 until his death and unsuccessfully claimed the Duchy of Normandy. As the son of Robert Curthose, the eldest son of William the Conqueror, William Clito was seen as a candidate to succeed his uncle King Henry I of England. Henry viewed him as a rival, however, and William allied himself with King Louis VI of France. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of William Clito has received more than 297,278 page views. His biography is available in 26 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 25 in 2019). William Clito is the 6,583rd most popular politician (down from 6,139th in 2019), the 1,955th most popular biography from France (down from 1,827th in 2019) and the 473rd most popular French Politician.

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Among politicians, William Clito ranks 6,583 out of 19,576Before him are Muhammad II of Córdoba, David VI of Georgia, Duchess Augusta of Brunswick-Wolfenbüttel, Marc Ravalomanana, Ariel Henry, and Dersu Uzala. After him are Manuel Gomes da Costa, Bakenranef, Sardanapalus, Pedubast I, Peter Krešimir IV of Croatia, and Yamamoto Gonnohyōe.

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Among people born in 1102, William Clito ranks 2Before him is Empress Matilda. After him is Sebastiano Ziani. Among people deceased in 1128, William Clito ranks 2Before him is Emperor Tianzuo of Liao. After him is Ranulf Flambard.

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Among people born in France, William Clito ranks 1,955 out of 6,770Before him are Leslie Caron (1931), Marc Augé (1935), Henry of Flanders (1174), François Magendie (1783), William VIII, Duke of Aquitaine (1024), and Gabrielle-Suzanne de Villeneuve (1685). After him are Pierre Auguste Cot (1837), Maria Letizia Bonaparte, Duchess of Aosta (1866), Jean Bodel (1165), Amadeus V, Count of Savoy (1249), Louis François, Prince of Conti (1717), and Jean-Baptiste Rousseau (1669).


Among politicians born in France, William Clito ranks 473Before him are Chilperic of Aquitaine (600), Paul Durand-Ruel (1831), Louis-François de Boufflers (1644), Guillaume-Chrétien de Lamoignon de Malesherbes (1721), François de Neufville, duc de Villeroy (1644), and Henry of Flanders (1174). After him are Louis François, Prince of Conti (1717), Bernard-René Jourdan de Launay (1740), Félix Gouin (1884), Ermesinde of Carcassonne (972), Jean-Marc Ayrault (1950), and Zénaïde Bonaparte (1801).