Adela of Normandy

1065 - 1137

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Adela of Normandy, of Blois, or of England (c. 1067 – 8 March 1137), also known as Saint Adela in Roman Catholicism, was a daughter of William the Conqueror and Matilda of Flanders who later became the countess of Blois, Chartres, and Meaux by marriage to Stephen II of Blois. Her husband greatly benefited from the increased social status and prestige that came with such a marriage. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Adela of Normandy has received more than 341,634 page views. Her biography is available in 32 different languages on Wikipedia. Adela of Normandy is the 418th most popular nobleman (down from 324th in 2019), the 2,032nd most popular biography from France (down from 1,734th in 2019) and the 79th most popular French Nobleman.

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Among noblemen, Adela of Normandy ranks 418 out of 843Before her are Beatrice of Silesia, Charles II Gonzaga, Duke of Nevers, Demetrius Zvonimir of Croatia, Louis Armand II, Prince of Conti, Joseph Fesch, and Archduchess Margarethe Klementine of Austria. After her are Humbert III, Count of Savoy, John III, Duke of Brittany, Prince Daniel, Duke of Västergötland, James II, Count of La Marche, Reza Pahlavi, Crown Prince of Iran, and Prince Nicholas of Romania.

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Among people born in 1065, Adela of Normandy ranks 7Before her are Pope Callixtus II, Robert II, Count of Flanders, Niels, King of Denmark, Vladislaus I, Duke of Bohemia, Bertrand, Count of Toulouse, and Adela of Flanders. After her is Humbert II, Count of Savoy. Among people deceased in 1137, Adela of Normandy ranks 8Before her are Lothair II, Holy Roman Emperor, Ramanuja, Eric II of Denmark, Antipope Gregory VIII, William X, Duke of Aquitaine, and Nikephoros Bryennios the Younger. After her are Pons, Count of Tripoli, Malmfred of Kiev, and Ingeborg of Kiev.

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Among people born in France, Adela of Normandy ranks 2,032 out of 5,234Before her are Joseph Fesch (1763), Marcel Camus (1912), William Iron Arm (1010), Yo-Yo Ma (1955), Hubert Lyautey (1854), and Natalia Pavlovna Paley (1905). After her are Étienne Charles de Loménie de Brienne (1727), François Coppée (1842), Michel Fourniret (1942), François de Neufville, duc de Villeroy (1644), Jean Prouvé (1901), and John III, Duke of Brittany (1286).

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