William the Conqueror

1028 - 1087

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William I (c. 1028 – 9 September 1087), usually known as William the Conqueror and sometimes William the Bastard, was the first Norman monarch 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 10,250,399 page views. His biography is available in 93 different languages on Wikipedia. William the Conqueror is the 22nd most popular nobleman (down from 21st in 2019), the 149th most popular biography from France (up from 155th in 2019) and the 2nd most popular French Nobleman.

William the Conqueror was the Duke of Normandy, who invaded England in 1066. He is most famous for his conquest of England.

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Among noblemen, William the Conqueror ranks 22 out of 843Before him are Juan Carlos I of Spain, Grand Duchess Anastasia Nikolaevna of Russia, Harold Harefoot, Philippe I, Duke of Orléans, El Cid, and Anne of Austria. After him are Ramesses I, Eleanor of Aquitaine, Albert, Prince Consort, Rudolf, Crown Prince of Austria, Edward VII, and Grand Duchess Olga Nikolaevna of Russia.

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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, Blot-Sweyn, Bertha of Savoy, Constantine the African, William I, Count of Burgundy, Maria Dobroniega of Kiev, Domenico Selvo, and Eustace II, Count of Boulogne.

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In France

Among people born in France, William the Conqueror ranks 149 out of 5,234Before him are Évariste Galois (1811), Jean-Paul Belmondo (1933), Louis XI of France (1423), Henri Poincaré (1854), Charles Aznavour (1924), and Philip V of Spain (1683). After him are Jacques Cousteau (1910), Louis de Funès (1914), François Mitterrand (1916), Christian Dior (1905), Charles V of France (1338), and Pope John XXII (1244).

Among NOBLEMEN In France

Among noblemen born in France, William the Conqueror ranks 2Before him are Philippe I, Duke of Orléans (1640). After him are Eleanor of Aquitaine (1122), Charles the Bold (1433), Margaret of Valois (1553), Pope Leo IX (1002), Louis Antoine, Duke of Angoulême (1775), Philippe II, Duke of Orléans (1674), Marie Thérèse of France (1778), Raynald of Châtillon (1123), Robert Guiscard (1016), and Charles, Count of Valois (1270).