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List of Famous Courtiers

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List of famous courtiers, with photos, bios, and other information when available. Who are the top courtiers in the world? This includes the most prominent courtiers, living and dead, both in America and abroad. This list of notable courtiers is ordered by their level of prominence, and can be sorted for various bits of information, such as where these historic courtiers were born and what their nationality is. The people on this list are from different countries, but what they all have in common is that they're all renowned courtiers.

Items here include everything from Walter Raleigh to Edward de Vere, 17th Earl of Oxford.

From reputable, prominent, and well known courtiers to the lesser known courtiers of today, these are some of the best professionals in the courtier field. If you want to answer the questions, "Who are the most famous courtiers ever?" and "What are the names of famous courtiers?" then you're in the right place. {#nodes}
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    Charles Brandon, 1st Duke of Suffolk, 1st Viscount Lisle, (c. 1484 – 22 August 1545) was an English military leader and courtier. Through his third wife, Mary Tudor, he was brother-in-law to King Henry VIII....  more
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    Prince Esper Esperovich Ukhtomsky, Эспер Эсперович Ухтомский (26 August [O.S. 14 August] 1861 – 26 November 1921) was a poet, publisher and Oriental enthusiast in late Tsarist Russia. He was a close confidant of Tsar Nicholas II and accompanied him whilst he was Tsesarevich on his Grand tour to the East....  more
  • Abdul Qadir Badayuni (c. 21 August 1540 – c. 5 November 1605) was a historian and translator living in the Mughal Empire.He translated the Hindu works, the Ramayana and the Mahabharata (Razmnama). However, as an orthodox Muslim, he strongly resented the reforms of Akbar, and the elevation of Hindus to high offices. He was also renowned for his rivalry with Abu'l-Fazl ibn Mubarak....  more
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    Thomas Grey, 2nd Marquess of Dorset (22 June 1477 – 10 October 1530) was an English peer, courtier, soldier, and landowner. ...  more