William the Conqueror

1028 - 1087

William the Conqueror

William I (c. 1028 – 9 September 1087), usually known as William the Conqueror and sometimes William the Bastard, was the first Norman King of England, reigning from 1066 until his death in 1087. He was a descendant of Rollo and was Duke of Normandy from 1035 onward. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of William the Conqueror has received more than 8,970,239 page views. His biography is available in 93 different languages on Wikipedia making him the 18th most popular nobleman.

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Among noblemen, William the Conqueror ranks 21 out of 559Before him are Grand Duchess Anastasia Nikolaevna of Russia, Eleanor of Aquitaine, Charles, Prince of Wales, Rollo, El Cid, and Charles the Bold. After him are Alexander Nevsky, Ludovico Sforza, Grand Duchess Olga Nikolaevna of Russia, Ramesses I, Rudolf, Crown Prince of Austria, and Anne of Austria.

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Among people born in 1028, William the Conqueror ranks 1After him is Al-Juwayni. Among people deceased in 1087, William the Conqueror ranks 1After him are Pope Victor III, Solomon, King of Hungary, Abū Ishāq Ibrāhīm al-Zarqālī, Constantine the African, Blot-Sweyn, Bertha of Savoy, William I, Count of Burgundy, Eustace II, Count of Boulogne, and Domenico Selvo.

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In France

Among people born in France, William the Conqueror ranks 156 out of 4,109Before him are Henry Cavendish (1731), Jacques Cousteau (1910), Charles the Bold (1433), Charles V of France (1338), Pope John XXII (1244), and Joachim Murat (1767). After him are Francis I, Holy Roman Emperor (1708), Henri Rousseau (1844), Pope Benedict XII (1280), Charles Maurice de Talleyrand-Périgord (1754), Thérèse of Lisieux (1873), and Sully Prudhomme (1839).

Among NOBLEMEN In France

Among noblemen born in France, William the Conqueror ranks 3Before him are Eleanor of Aquitaine (1122) and Charles the Bold (1433). After him are Louis Antoine, Duke of Angoulême (1775), Philippe I, Duke of Orléans (1640), Pope Leo IX (1002), Charles, Count of Valois (1270), Raynald of Châtillon (1123), Jeanne d'Albret (1528), Philip the Bold (1342), Robert Guiscard (1016), and Marie Thérèse of France (1778).

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