William VIII, Duke of Aquitaine

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William VIII (c. 1025 – 25 September 1086), born Guy-Geoffrey (Gui-Geoffroi), was duke of Gascony (1052–1086), and then duke of Aquitaine and count of Poitiers (as William VI) between 1058 and 1086, succeeding his brother William VII (Pierre-Guillaume). Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of William VIII, Duke of Aquitaine has received more than 87,355 page views. His biography is available in 22 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 19 in 2019). William VIII, Duke of Aquitaine is the 303rd most popular nobleman (up from 381st in 2019), the 1,546th most popular biography from France (up from 1,885th in 2019) and the 52nd most popular Nobleman.

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Among noblemen, William VIII, Duke of Aquitaine ranks 303 out of 842Before him are Frederica of Mecklenburg-Strelitz, Prince Xavier of Bourbon-Parma, Fulk III, Count of Anjou, Theobald III, Count of Champagne, Bruno the Great, and Duchess Helene of Mecklenburg-Schwerin. After him are Anna d'Este, Charles, Duke of Brittany, Rinaldo d'Este, Amadeus VII, Count of Savoy, Princess Louise Margaret of Prussia, and John of Lancaster, 1st Duke of Bedford.

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Among people born in 1024, William VIII, Duke of Aquitaine ranks 4Before him are Magnus the Good, Robert of Molesme, and Iziaslav I of Kiev. After him are Hugh of Cluny, Matilda of Frisia, Gagik II of Armenia, and Richard I of Capua. Among people deceased in 1086, William VIII, Duke of Aquitaine ranks 5Before him are Canute IV of Denmark, Suleiman ibn Qutulmish, Wang Anshi, and Sima Guang. After him are Judith of Bohemia, Yaropolk Izyaslavich, Gregory Pakourianos, Conrad I, Count of Luxembourg, and Richilde, Countess of Hainaut.

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In France

Among people born in France, William VIII, Duke of Aquitaine ranks 1,546 out of 6,011Before him are Joseph Gallieni (1849), Edmond Becquerel (1820), Charles François de Cisternay du Fay (1698), Marcel Dassault (1892), Raymond of Burgundy (1070), and Michel Richard Delalande (1657). After him are Marcabru (1200), Princess Isabelle of Orléans-Braganza (1911), Anne Parillaud (1960), Peter II, Duke of Bourbon (1438), Yvette Guilbert (1865), and Georg Muffat (1653).

Among NOBLEMEN In France

Among noblemen born in France, William VIII, Duke of Aquitaine ranks 52Before him are Thomas, Count of Savoy (1178), Louis, Duke of Brittany (1707), Charles, Duke of Lower Lorraine (953), Maria Vittoria dal Pozzo (1847), Fulk III, Count of Anjou (970), and Theobald III, Count of Champagne (1179). After him are Charles, Duke of Brittany (1319), Amadeus VII, Count of Savoy (1360), Blanche of Bourbon (1339), Princess Louise of Orléans (1882), Adela of Normandy (1065), and Madeleine de La Tour d'Auvergne (1498).