William the Lion

1142 - 1214

William the Lion

William the Lion (Mediaeval Gaelic: Uilliam mac Eanric (i.e. William, son of Henry); Modern Gaelic: Uilleam mac Eanraig), sometimes styled William I, also known by the nickname Garbh, "the Rough", (c. 1142 – 4 December 1214) reigned as King of Scots from 1165 to 1214 (49 years). Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of William the Lion has received more than 607,618 page views. His biography is available in 43 different languages on Wikipedia making him the 4,864th most popular politician.

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Among politicians, William the Lion ranks 4,835 out of 14,801Before him are Charles I of Württemberg, Jeong Mong-ju, Askar Akayev, Zhu Yousong, Juan Negrín, and Raimbaut de Vaqueiras. After him are Yoshirō Mori, Baldwin V, Count of Hainaut, Emperor Go-Sanjō, Max Amann, Ilona Zrínyi, and Zhao Mengfu.

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Among people born in 1142, William the Lion ranks 3Before him are Yue Fei and Moinuddin Chishti. After him are Al-Mustadi, Philip I, Count of Flanders, Hugh III, Duke of Burgundy, Frederick, Duke of Bohemia, and Godfrey III, Count of Louvain. Among people deceased in 1214, William the Lion ranks 3Before him are Alfonso VIII of Castile and Eleanor of England, Queen of Castile.

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In United Kingdom

Among people born in United Kingdom, William the Lion ranks 1,042 out of 5,347Before him are Charles George Gordon (1833), W. H. Auden (1907), Rosemary Harris (1927), Emily Watson (1967), Glenn Hughes (1951), and Princess Louise, Duchess of Argyll (1848). After him are Bob Hope (1903), James Murray (1837), Roger Mortimer, 1st Earl of March (1287), Catherine Ashton (1956), Cecilia Payne-Gaposchkin (1900), and Henry John Temple, 3rd Viscount Palmerston (1784).

Among POLITICIANS In United Kingdom

Among politicians born in United Kingdom, William the Lion ranks 170Before him are Philippa of England (1394), Robert Clive (1725), Princess Victoria of the United Kingdom (1868), Horace Walpole (1717), Jeremy Corbyn (1949), and Joseph Chamberlain (1836). After him are Roger Mortimer, 1st Earl of March (1287), Catherine Ashton (1956), Denis Thatcher (1915), John Bowring (1792), Matilda of England, Duchess of Saxony (1156), and Domnall mac Ailpín (812).