Anna Jagiellon

1523 - 1596

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Anna Jagiellon (Polish: Anna Jagiellonka, Lithuanian: Ona Jogailaitė; 18 October 1523 – 12 November 1596) was Queen of Poland and Grand Duchess of Lithuania from 1575 to 1586. Daughter of Polish King Sigismund I the Old and Italian duchess Bona Sforza, Anna received multiple proposals, but remained unmarried until the age of 52. After the death of King Sigismund II Augustus, her brother and the last male member of the Jagiellonian dynasty, her hand was sought by pretenders to the Polish throne to maintain the dynastic tradition. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Anna Jagiellon has received more than 341,535 page views. Her biography is available in 41 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 37 in 2019). Anna Jagiellon is the 1,783rd most popular politician (up from 1,802nd in 2019), the 107th most popular biography from Poland (up from 111th in 2019) and the 23rd most popular Polish Politician.

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Among politicians, Anna Jagiellon ranks 1,783 out of 15,710. Before her are Yakov Sverdlov, Sophia Palaiologina, King Elah, Magnentius, Ferdinand Marcos, and Narendra Modi. After her are Ammar ibn Yasir, Eleonor Magdalene of Neuburg, Pescennius Niger, Sabah Al-Ahmad Al-Jaber Al-Sabah, Vitiges, and Rugila.

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Among people born in 1523, Anna Jagiellon ranks 2Before her is Catherine Howard. After her are Gabriele Falloppio, Margaret of France, Duchess of Berry, Blaise de Vigenère, Charles de Bourbon, Catherine Carey, Stradanus, Pieter Pourbus, and Gulbadan Begum. Among people deceased in 1596, Anna Jagiellon ranks 3Before her are Francis Drake and Jean Bodin. After her are Koca Sinan Pasha, Blaise de Vigenère, George I, Landgrave of Hesse-Darmstadt, Pellegrino Tibaldi, and Giaches de Wert.

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Among people born in Poland, Anna Jagiellon ranks 107 out of 1,231. Before her are Erich von dem Bach-Zelewski (1899), Ferdinand von Richthofen (1833), Saint Casimir (1458), Casimir Funk (1884), Henryk Wieniawski (1835), and Kurt Student (1890). After her are Otto Liman von Sanders (1855), Alfred von Tirpitz (1849), Fred Zinnemann (1907), Ignacy Jan Paderewski (1860), Edward Sapir (1884), and Angelus Silesius (1624).


Among politicians born in Poland, Anna Jagiellon ranks 23Before her are Marie Walewska (1786), Horst Köhler (1943), Kurt Daluege (1897), Egon Krenz (1937), Augusta Victoria of Schleswig-Holstein (1858), and Catherine Jagiellon (1526). After her are Ignacy Jan Paderewski (1860), Karl Hanke (1903), Géza I of Hungary (1040), Maxim Litvinov (1876), Arthur Liebehenschel (1901), and Isabella Jagiellon (1519).