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William I, Duke of Aquitaine

875 - 918

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William I (22 March 875 – 6 July 918), called the Pious, was the Count of Auvergne from 886 and Duke of Aquitaine from 893, succeeding the Poitevin ruler Ebalus Manser. He made numerous monastic foundations, most important among them the foundation of Cluny Abbey on 11 September 910. William was the son of Bernard II of Auvergne and Ermengard. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of William I, Duke of Aquitaine has received more than 44,784 page views. His biography is available in 23 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 22 in 2019). William I, Duke of Aquitaine is the 4,052nd most popular politician (down from 3,563rd in 2019), the 1,314th most popular biography from France (down from 1,179th in 2019) and the 323rd most popular French Politician.

William I, Duke of Aquitaine is most famous for being the first ruler of Aquitaine, which he ruled from 1030 to 1037. He was also the father of William X, Duke of Aquitaine, who ruled from 1087 to 1127.

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Among POLITICIANS

Among politicians, William I, Duke of Aquitaine ranks 4,052 out of 15,710Before him are Drusus Caesar, John Maurice, Prince of Nassau-Siegen, Tewfik Pasha, Mathieu Kérékou, Francis Walsingham, and Princess Theodora of Greece and Denmark. After him are Louis III of Anjou, Valerius Valens, Emperor Tenmu, Henry V, Duke of Bavaria, Moša Pijade, and Baldwin V, Count of Flanders.

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Contemporaries

Among people born in 875, William I, Duke of Aquitaine ranks 1After him are Fruela II of Asturias, Al-Muktafi, Spytihněv I, Duke of Bohemia, Dirk I, Count of Holland, and Lady Ise. Among people deceased in 918, William I, Duke of Aquitaine ranks 3Before him are Conrad I of Germany and Æthelflæd. After him are Baldwin II, Margrave of Flanders and Gung Ye.

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In France

Among people born in France, William I, Duke of Aquitaine ranks 1,314 out of 5,234Before him are Nicolas-Claude Fabri de Peiresc (1580), Maine de Biran (1766), Jean Gaston Darboux (1842), Louis Henri, Duke of Bourbon (1692), Amadeus IX, Duke of Savoy (1435), and Arnulf of Metz (582). After him are Louis III of Anjou (1403), Baldwin V, Count of Flanders (1012), Sonia Rykiel (1930), Jean-François Pilâtre de Rozier (1754), Gérard Debreu (1921), and Maurice Bucaille (1920).

Among POLITICIANS In France

Among politicians born in France, William I, Duke of Aquitaine ranks 323Before him are John III of Navarre (1477), Louis, Count of Évreux (1276), François Louis, Prince of Conti (1664), Antonio I, Prince of Monaco (1661), Everard des Barres (1113), and Louis Henri, Duke of Bourbon (1692). After him are Louis III of Anjou (1403), Baldwin V, Count of Flanders (1012), Louis de Bonald (1754), Isabella of Hainault (1170), Bon-Adrien Jeannot de Moncey (1754), and Jean Jacques Régis de Cambacérès (1753).