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Anne de Pisseleu d'Heilly

1508 - 1580

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Anne de Pisseleu d'Heilly (French pronunciation: [an də pislø dɛji]), Duchess of Étampes, (1508 – 1580) was chief mistress of Francis I of France. She became Francis' mistress following his return from captivity in 1526. Anne enriched her family and friends through her courtly influence and after Francis' death was banished from court and temporarily imprisoned in her husband's castle. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Anne de Pisseleu d'Heilly has received more than 208,261 page views. Her biography is available in 17 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 16 in 2019). Anne de Pisseleu d'Heilly is the 412th most popular companion (down from 405th in 2019), the 1,756th most popular biography from France (down from 1,703rd in 2019) and the 46th most popular French Companion.

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Among companions, Anne de Pisseleu d'Heilly ranks 412 out of 673Before her are Despina Khatun, Al-Muqtadi, Agnes of Austria, Lucrezia de' Medici, Princess Christina of the Netherlands, and Abigail Adams. After her are Viridis Visconti, Louise de Coligny, Aelia Flaccilla, Neferneferuaten Tasherit, Princess Vilhelmine Marie of Denmark, and Louise of Mecklenburg-Güstrow.

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Among people born in 1508, Anne de Pisseleu d'Heilly ranks 9Before her are Humayun, Nikola IV Zrinski, Pieter Aertsen, Ercole II d'Este, Duke of Ferrara, Thomas Seymour, 1st Baron Seymour of Sudeley, and Primož Trubar. After her are Marin Držić, Gemma Frisius, and Nicolás Monardes. Among people deceased in 1580, Anne de Pisseleu d'Heilly ranks 10Before her are Lala Mustafa Pasha, Henry, King of Portugal, Emmanuel Philibert, Duke of Savoy, Ruy López de Segura, Hieronymus Wolf, and Taqi ad-Din Muhammad ibn Ma'ruf. After her are Inés Suárez, Dorothea of Denmark, Electress Palatine, Juliana of Stolberg, Marie of Baden-Sponheim, Alonso Mudarra, and Giovanni Morone.

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Among people born in France, Anne de Pisseleu d'Heilly ranks 1,756 out of 6,011Before her are André Jolivet (1905), Jean Djorkaeff (1939), Anna de Noailles (1876), Philibert de l'Orme (1514), Nicole, Duchess of Lorraine (1608), and Princess Elisabeth of Savoy (1800). After her are Jean-Étienne Dominique Esquirol (1772), Bernard Courtois (1777), Louise de Coligny (1555), Leos Carax (1960), Paul Pelliot (1878), and Charles Huntziger (1880).

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