Adelaide of Austria

1822 - 1855

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Adelaide of Austria (Adelheid Franziska Marie Rainera Elisabeth Clotilde; 3 June 1822 – 20 January 1855) was Queen of Sardinia by marriage to Victor Emmanuel II of Sardinia, future King of Italy, from 1849 until 1855 when she died as a result of gastroenteritis. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Adelaide of Austria has received more than 236,880 page views. Her biography is available in 34 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 30 in 2019). Adelaide of Austria is the 221st most popular companion (up from 232nd in 2019), the 997th most popular biography from Italy (up from 1,027th in 2019) and the 24th most popular Italian Companion.

Adelaide of Austria is most famous for being the wife of Louis IV, Holy Roman Emperor.

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Among companions, Adelaide of Austria ranks 221 out of 784Before her are Queen Inhyeon, Louise of the Netherlands, Christina of Holstein-Gottorp, Catherine of Valois, Maria Theresa of Austria, and Elizabeth of Pomerania. After her are Henrietta Maria of France, Nazli Sabri, Constance of Aragon, Sophie of Württemberg, Clarice Orsini, and Blanche of Navarre, Queen of France.

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Among people born in 1822, Adelaide of Austria ranks 20Before her are Étienne Lenoir, Sa'id of Egypt, Heinrich Louis d'Arrest, Edmond de Goncourt, Rosa Bonheur, and Midhat Pasha. After her are Olga Nikolaevna of Russia, Ignacy Łukasiewicz, Teresa Cristina of the Two Sicilies, Red Cloud, Juan, Count of Montizón, and Henri Murger. Among people deceased in 1855, Adelaide of Austria ranks 8Before her are Søren Kierkegaard, Nicholas I of Russia, Charlotte Brontë, Adam Mickiewicz, Gérard de Nerval, and Infante Carlos, Count of Molina. After her are Pavel Nakhimov, Jacques-Charles Dupont de l'Eure, François Rude, Maria Theresa of Austria, Amschel Mayer Rothschild, and Duchess Maria Dorothea of Württemberg.

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In Italy

Among people born in Italy, Adelaide of Austria ranks 997 out of 5,161Before her are Franco Columbu (1941), Ferdinando II de' Medici, Grand Duke of Tuscany (1610), Saint Cajetan (1480), Alfonso Ferrero La Marmora (1804), Giovanni Battista Viotti (1755), and Jacopo della Quercia (1374). After her are Alessandro Marcello (1673), Daniele da Volterra (1509), Gianluca Vialli (1964), Flavio Briatore (1950), Antipope Nicholas V (1260), and Claudia Mori (1944).


Among companions born in Italy, Adelaide of Austria ranks 24Before her are Julia (-76), Maria Christina of the Two Sicilies (1806), Faustina the Elder (105), Vibia Sabina (86), Rachele Mussolini (1890), and Scribonia (-70). After her are Amélie of Leuchtenberg (1812), Constance of Sicily, Queen of Aragon (1249), Bruttia Crispina (164), Adelaide del Vasto (1072), Constantina (325), and Mary of Modena (1658).