William III, Duke of Aquitaine

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William III, Duke of Aquitaine

William III (913 – 3 April 963), called Towhead (French: Tête d'étoupe, Latin: Caput Stupe) from the colour of his hair, was the "Count of the Duchy of Aquitaine" from 959 and Duke of Aquitaine from 962 to his death. He was also the Count of Poitou (as William I) from 935 and Count of Auvergne from 950. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of William III, Duke of Aquitaine has received more than 62,206 page views. His biography is available in 21 different languages on Wikipedia making him the 298th most popular nobleman.

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Among noblemen, William III, Duke of Aquitaine ranks 317 out of 559Before him are Princess Louise Margaret of Prussia, Robert I, Count of Dreux, Madeleine de La Tour d'Auvergne, Fumihito, Prince Akishino, Duchess Anna Amalia of Brunswick-Wolfenbüttel, and Edward of Middleham, Prince of Wales. After him are Haakon, Crown Prince of Norway, Queen Letizia of Spain, Rinaldo d'Este, Elisabeth of Swabia, Konrad von Thüringen, and Adela of Normandy.

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Among people born in 910, William III, Duke of Aquitaine ranks 7Before him are Pope John XI, Pope Benedict VII, Adalbert of Magdeburg, Gunnbjörn Ulfsson, Hasdai ibn Shaprut, and Eadgyth. After him are Fernán González of Castile, Andregoto Galíndez, Theobald I, Count of Blois, and Helena Lekapene. Among people deceased in 963, William III, Duke of Aquitaine ranks 3Before him are Romanos II and Alp-Tegin. After him is Stephen Lekapenos.

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In France

Among people born in France, William III, Duke of Aquitaine ranks 1,716 out of 4,109Before him are Jo Schlesser (1928), Arbogast (340), Michel Rocard (1930), Anna de Noailles (1876), Alexandre Deschapelles (1780), and Cécile Chaminade (1857). After him are Raymond of Poitiers (1115), Léon Brillouin (1889), Guillaume-Chrétien de Lamoignon de Malesherbes (1721), Yann Arthus-Bertrand (1946), Jacques Chaban-Delmas (1915), and Bernard of Menthon (923).

Among NOBLEMEN In France

Among noblemen born in France, William III, Duke of Aquitaine ranks 52Before him are Thomas, Count of Savoy (1178), Fulk III, Count of Anjou (970), Charles, Duke of Brittany (1319), Amadeus V, Count of Savoy (1249), Elisabeth Therese of Lorraine (1711), and Madeleine de La Tour d'Auvergne (1498). After him are Adela of Normandy (1065), Richard, Duke of Burgundy (858), Philip II, Count of Nevers (1389), William VIII, Duke of Aquitaine (1024), Theobald V, Count of Blois (1130), and Henry I, Count of Champagne (1127).

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