Philip II (21 August 1165 – 14 July 1223), byname Philip Augustus ( French: Philippe II Auguste ), was King of France from 1180 to 1223. His predecessors had been known as kings of the Franks, but from 1190 onward, Philip became the first French monarch to style himself "King of France" ( Latin: rex Francie ).
- 1 November 1179
- Adela of Champagne
Philip II, byname Philip Augustus, French Philippe Auguste, (born August 21, 1165, Paris, France—died July 14, 1223, Mantes), the first of the great Capetian kings of medieval France (reigned 1180–1223), who gradually reconquered the French territories held by the kings of England and also furthered the royal domains northward into Flanders and ...
Philip II, French Philippe known as Philip Augustus, (born Aug. 21, 1165, Paris—died July 14, 1223, Mantes), French king (1180–1223). Although crowned king in 1179, he did not become sole ruler until the death of his father, Louis VII, the following year.
Philip II Augustus (August 21, 1165 – July 14, 1223) was the King of France from 1180 until his death. A member of the House of Capet, Philip Augustus was born at Gonesse in the Val-d'Oise, the son of Louis VII and his third wife, Adela of Champagne.
Philip II of France was the King of France in the late 12th and early 13th centuries. His expansion of France from a feudal land to a prosperous country caused him to be popularly known as ‘Philip Augustus’. He was often called a political genius and master manipulator of feudal lords and other monarchs, to get his way.
The Third Crusade (1189–1192) was an attempt led by three European monarchs of Western Christianity ( Philip II of France, Richard I of England and Frederick I, Holy Roman Emperor) to reconquer the Holy Land following the capture of Jerusalem by the Ayyubid sultan Saladin in 1187.
Oct 18, 2019 · Philip II of France was born on August 21, 1165 to Capetian King Louis VII and his wife, Queen Adela. At the time of his birth, Louis was 44-45 years old and was on his third marriage. His prior marriages had only given him daughters. When Philip was born, he immediately became Louis’s heir.
Jan 26, 2022 · Philip II of France, born in August of 1165, is one of the greatest kings in French history. Also known as Philip Augustus, he was the first man to formally style himself as the "King of...
May 14, 2018 · Philip II. Philip II (1165-1223), sometimes called Philip Augustus, ruled France from 1180 to 1223. He made the Crown more powerful than any feudal lord, more than tripled the royal domain, and turned the balance of power between France and England in favor of France. Born in Paris on Aug. 21, 1165, Philip became the seventh Capetian king of ...
May 17, 2023 · Philip II, (born May 21, 1527, Valladolid, Spain—died September 13, 1598, El Escorial), king of the Spaniards (1556–98) and king of the Portuguese (as Philip I, 1580–98), champion of the Roman Catholic Counter-Reformation.
Philip II , byname Philip Augustus , was King of France from 1180 to 1223. His predecessors had been known as kings of the Franks, but from 1190 onward, Philip became the first French monarch to style himself "King of France" .[b] The son of King Louis VII and his third wife, Adela of Champagne, he was originally nicknamed Dieudonné because he was a first son and born late in his father's life.
Dec 12, 2021 · Philip laid siege to the English king at Tuar, but in view of the intensification of the uprising, he agreed to a truce, according to which he returned to John all possessions south of the Loire, while maintaining control over Normandy, Anjou, Maine and Touraine. War with the anti-French coalition
Apr 26, 2022 · Philip II Augustus (French: Philippe Auguste) (21 August 1165 – 14 July 1223) was the King of France from 1180 until his death. A member of the House of Capet, Philip Augustus was born at Gonesse in the Val-d'Oise, the son of Louis VII and his third wife, Adela of Champagne.