Anne Neville

1456 - 1485

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Anne Neville (11 June 1456 – 16 March 1485) was Queen of England from 26 June 1483 until her death in 1485 as the wife of King Richard III. She was the younger of the two daughters and co-heiresses of Richard Neville, 16th Earl of Warwick (the "Kingmaker"). Before her marriage to Richard, she had been Princess of Wales as the wife of Edward of Westminster, Prince of Wales, the only son and heir apparent of King Henry VI. As a member of the powerful House of Neville, Anne played a critical part in the Wars of the Roses fought between the houses of York and Lancaster for the English crown. Her father betrothed her as a girl to Prince Edward, the only son of the ousted King Henry VI and Margaret of Anjou. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Anne Neville has received more than 3,575,219 page views. Her biography is available in 43 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 40 in 2019). Anne Neville is the 1,960th most popular politician (down from 1,339th in 2019), the 416th most popular biography from United Kingdom (down from 319th in 2019) and the 72nd most popular British Politician.

Anne Neville was the youngest daughter of Richard Neville, Earl of Warwick, and his wife, Anne Beauchamp. She was married to King Richard III of England in 1472.

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Among politicians, Anne Neville ranks 1,960 out of 19,576Before her are Sirimavo Bandaranaike, Cleopatra V of Egypt, Claudia Octavia, Francisco Solano López, Gülnuş Sultan, and Jean Jaurès. After her are Unas, Emperor Wen of Han, Quintus Sertorius, Jarosław Kaczyński, Gaston, Duke of Orléans, and Hun Sen.

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Among people born in 1456, Anne Neville ranks 2Before her is Vladislaus II of Hungary. After her are Afonso I of Kongo, Margaret of Denmark, Queen of Scotland, Umar Shaikh Mirza II, Bernardino López de Carvajal, and Margaret of Bavaria, Electress Palatine. Among people deceased in 1485, Anne Neville ranks 2Before her is Richard III of England. After her are Rodolphus Agricola, Abu'l-Hasan Ali of Granada, Filipa Moniz Perestrelo, Giovanni Mocenigo, John Howard, 1st Duke of Norfolk, and Vuk Grgurević.

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Among people born in United Kingdom, Anne Neville ranks 416 out of 8,785Before her are Bob Hoskins (1942), Anne Hathaway (1556), John Wesley (1703), Donald Winnicott (1896), Robert Plant (1948), and Thomas Cook (1808). After her are Bobby Moore (1941), Christopher Wren (1632), William Godwin (1756), Enid Blyton (1897), Samuel Butler (1835), and Tristan (535).

Among POLITICIANS In United Kingdom

Among politicians born in United Kingdom, Anne Neville ranks 72Before her are Sarah Churchill, Duchess of Marlborough (1660), Harthacnut (1018), Sweyn II of Denmark (1020), Oswald Mosley (1896), Llywelyn ap Gruffudd (1220), and Edgar the Peaceful (943). After her are Tristan (535), John Buchan (1875), Marie of Romania (1875), William Pitt the Younger (1759), Richard of York, 3rd Duke of York (1411), and Princess Muna al-Hussein (1941).