Which of these 4 rulers was the greatest?

Who was the greatest ruler out of these 4?


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Oct 2014
77
Osaka
#2
I voted for Nevsky. There's something heroic about the defence of your homeland against a barbaric invader. As for the others, I've heard of Mongke but I don't like the Mongols. And the other two I know little.

I searched Louis IX, it seems he did many good things such as improving the law, expanding France into key territories, and removing bad outdated practices such as trial by ordeal. On the negative side he also burned books and tried to impose "morality" with harsh punishments. A contradictory personality by modern standards.
 
Sep 2012
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Bulgaria
#5
Which Simon de Montfort is this? The mass murderer of the Albigensian crusade or the one who threw the jews out of Leicester?
Leicester polytechnic converted to a university in 1992 and chose to call itself De Montfort University (DMU) after the son of Albigensian mass murderer, the 6th Earl of Leicester.

EDIT: Amaury and Simon are the only first names of the Lords of Montfort. The father's name was Simon IV and the son's Simon V, the later is credited with establishing the English parliament and was the great enemy of Plantangenet House, de facto ruler of England for a while until the future Edward I solved the problem permanently.
 
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