Adelaide of Italy

931 - 999

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Adelaide of Italy (German: Adelheid; 931 – 16 December 999 AD), also called Adelaide of Burgundy, was Holy Roman Empress by marriage to Emperor Otto the Great. She was crowned with him by Pope John XII in Rome on 2 February 962. She was the first empress designated consors regni, denoting a "co-bearer of royalty" who shared power with her husband. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Adelaide of Italy has received more than 388,094 page views. Her biography is available in 41 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 40 in 2019). Adelaide of Italy is the 105th most popular companion (down from 97th in 2019), the 37th most popular biography from Switzerland (down from 34th in 2019) and the most popular Swiss Companion.

Adelaide of Italy is most famous for being the wife of the Holy Roman Emperor, Otto I.

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Among companions, Adelaide of Italy ranks 105 out of 784Before her are Maria Luisa of Parma, Alexandra Feodorovna, Gala Dalí, Frederica of Hanover, Louise of Mecklenburg-Strelitz, and Pulcheria. After her are Halime Hatun, Victoria Eugenie of Battenberg, Margaret Tudor, Bianca Maria Sforza, Elena of Montenegro, and Inês de Castro.

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Among people born in 931, Adelaide of Italy ranks 1After her are Al-Mu'izz li-Din Allah, Boris II of Bulgaria, Emperor Muzong of Liao, Taksony of Hungary, and Adalbert I, Count of Vermandois. Among people deceased in 999, Adelaide of Italy ranks 2Before her is Pope Gregory V. After her are Boleslaus II, Duke of Bohemia, Bermudo II of León, and Gisela of France.

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In Switzerland

Among people born in Switzerland, Adelaide of Italy ranks 37 out of 1,015Before her are Joan Gamper (1877), Heinrich Rohrer (1933), Carlo Maderno (1556), Hermann Rorschach (1884), K. Alex Müller (1927), and Karl Barth (1886). After her are Ursula Andress (1936), Franz Mesmer (1734), Eugen Bleuler (1857), Jacob Bernoulli (1654), Angelica Kauffman (1741), and Felix Bloch (1905).

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Among companions born in Switzerland, Adelaide of Italy ranks 1After her are Archduchess Charlotte of Austria (1921).