List of famous noblemen who made their mark in the history.

In ancient and medieval times noblemen occupied key positions in a king’s court and were an integral part of the administration. Here is a list of famous noblemen who made their mark in the history.

Prince Edward, Duke of Kent and StrathearnPrince Edward, Duke of Kent and Strathearn
British
Constantine II of GreeceConstantine II of Greece
Greek
Otto von HabsburgOtto von Habsburg
Austrian, German, Hungarian

John of GauntJohn of Gaunt
Belgian, British

James Hepburn, 4th Earl of BothwellJames Hepburn, 4th Earl of Bothwell
Scottish

Haakon, Crown Prince of NorwayHaakon, Crown Prince of Norway
Norwegian
HephaestionHephaestion
Greek

Henry FitzRoy, Duke of Richmond and SomersetHenry FitzRoy, Duke of Richmond and Somerset
British
Prince Joachim of DenmarkPrince Joachim of Denmark
Danish

Prince Arthur, Duke of Connaught and StrathearnPrince Arthur, Duke of Connaught and Strathearn
British

Louis, Grand DauphinLouis, Grand Dauphin
French
Richard Neville, 16th Earl of WarwickRichard Neville, 16th Earl of Warwick
British

Thomas Howard, 3rd Duke of NorfolkThomas Howard, 3rd Duke of Norfolk
British
Richard of York, 3rd Duke of YorkRichard of York, 3rd Duke of York
British

George Plantagenet, 1st Duke of ClarenceGeorge Plantagenet, 1st Duke of Clarence
British

Pargalı Ibrahim PashaPargalı Ibrahim Pasha
Greek, Turkish
Alexander Thynn, 7th Marquess of BathAlexander Thynn, 7th Marquess of Bath
British
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Prince Carl Philip, Duke of VärmlandPrince Carl Philip, Duke of Värmland
Swedish
Sam ChildersSam Childers
American

Edward Stafford, 3rd Duke of BuckinghamEdward Stafford, 3rd Duke of Buckingham
British

James Scott, 1st Duke of MonmouthJames Scott, 1st Duke of Monmouth
British

Henry Howard, Earl of SurreyHenry Howard, Earl of Surrey
British
John Spencer-Churchill, 11th Duke of MarlboroughJohn Spencer-Churchill, 11th Duke of Marlborough
British

Richard of Shrewsbury, Duke of YorkRichard of Shrewsbury, Duke of York
British

Afonso de AlbuquerqueAfonso de Albuquerque
Portuguese

Roger Mortimer, 1st Earl of MarchRoger Mortimer, 1st Earl of March
British

Prince Adolphus, Duke of CambridgePrince Adolphus, Duke of Cambridge
British
Louis Philippe II, Duke of OrléansLouis Philippe II, Duke of Orléans
French

Edward de Vere, 17th Earl of OxfordEdward de Vere, 17th Earl of Oxford
British
Robert GuiscardRobert Guiscard
French

Prince William, Duke of CumberlandPrince William, Duke of Cumberland
British

Thomas Howard, 4th Duke of NorfolkThomas Howard, 4th Duke of Norfolk
British
Henry Stafford, 2nd Duke of BuckinghamHenry Stafford, 2nd Duke of Buckingham
British

Thomas Howard, 2nd Duke of NorfolkThomas Howard, 2nd Duke of Norfolk
British
Pedro Álvares CabralPedro Álvares Cabral
Portuguese

Thomas Stanley, 1st Earl of DerbyThomas Stanley, 1st Earl of Derby
British

Piers Gaveston, 1st Earl of CornwallPiers Gaveston, 1st Earl of Cornwall
British

Folke BernadotteFolke Bernadotte
Swedish

Henry Dundas, 1st Viscount MelvilleHenry Dundas, 1st Viscount Melville
British, Scottish
Henry Grey, 1st Duke of SuffolkHenry Grey, 1st Duke of Suffolk
British

Prince George, Duke of CambridgePrince George, Duke of Cambridge
German

Ludovico SforzaLudovico Sforza
Italian

Prince Maximilian of BadenPrince Maximilian of Baden
German
Richard de Clare, 2nd Earl of PembrokeRichard de Clare, 2nd Earl of Pembroke
British
Prince Daniel, Duke of VästergötlandPrince Daniel, Duke of Västergötland
Swedish

Godwin, Earl of WessexGodwin, Earl of Wessex
British

Prince Andrei Alexandrovich of RussiaPrince Andrei Alexandrovich of Russia
Russian

Antigonus I MonophthalmusAntigonus I Monophthalmus
Turkish
Hereward the WakeHereward the Wake
British

James Graham, 1st Marquess of MontroseJames Graham, 1st Marquess of Montrose
Scottish
Pyotr BagrationPyotr Bagration
Russian

Richard Woodville, 1st Earl RiversRichard Woodville, 1st Earl Rivers
British

Archduke Charles, Duke of TeschenArchduke Charles, Duke of Teschen
Austrian, Italian
Tostig GodwinsonTostig Godwinson
British

Gaius CaesarGaius Caesar
Italian
Edmund Beaufort, 2nd Duke of SomersetEdmund Beaufort, 2nd Duke of Somerset
British

Edmund CrouchbackEdmund Crouchback
British

George Calvert, 1st Baron BaltimoreGeorge Calvert, 1st Baron Baltimore
British
Edmund of Woodstock, 1st Earl of KentEdmund of Woodstock, 1st Earl of Kent
British

Roger I of SicilyRoger I of Sicily
French
Gaston, Duke of OrléansGaston, Duke of Orléans
French

Demetrius I of MacedonDemetrius I of Macedon
Greek

Ralph Neville, 1st Earl of WestmorlandRalph Neville, 1st Earl of Westmorland
British

Charles III, Duke of LorraineCharles III, Duke of Lorraine
French
René of AnjouRené of Anjou
French

Harald II of DenmarkHarald II of Denmark
Danish

John Howard, 1st Duke of NorfolkJohn Howard, 1st Duke of Norfolk
British

HeshenHeshen
Chinese

Edmund Mortimer, 5th Earl of MarchEdmund Mortimer, 5th Earl of March
Irish, British
Humphrey Stafford, 1st Duke of BuckinghamHumphrey Stafford, 1st Duke of Buckingham
British

Simon de Montfort, 5th Earl of LeicesterSimon de Montfort, 5th Earl of Leicester
French
Infante Carlos, Count of MolinaInfante Carlos, Count of Molina
Spanish

James FitzJames, 1st Duke of BerwickJames FitzJames, 1st Duke of Berwick
Spanish, French, British

Carlos Falcó, 5th Marquess of GriñónCarlos Falcó, 5th Marquess of Griñón
Spanish
Richard of CornwallRichard of Cornwall
British

Henry I, Duke of GuiseHenry I, Duke of Guise
French
Grand Duke Konstantin Pavlovich of RussiaGrand Duke Konstantin Pavlovich of Russia
Russian

Alexander Farnese, Duke of ParmaAlexander Farnese, Duke of Parma
Spanish
Henry Stuart, Duke of GloucesterHenry Stuart, Duke of Gloucester
British

Anthony Woodville, 2nd Earl RiversAnthony Woodville, 2nd Earl Rivers
British

Frederick Augustus I of SaxonyFrederick Augustus I of Saxony
German
Fernando Álvarez de Toledo, 3rd Duke of AlbaFernando Álvarez de Toledo, 3rd Duke of Alba
Spanish

Louis Antoine, Duke of EnghienLouis Antoine, Duke of Enghien
French
Edward Seymour, 1st Earl of HertfordEdward Seymour, 1st Earl of Hertford
British