Anne of Brittany

1477 - 1514

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Anne of Brittany (Breton: Anna; 25/26 January 1477 – 9 January 1514) was Duchess of Brittany from 1488 until her death, and queen consort of France from 1491 to 1498 and from 1499 to her death. She is the only woman to have been queen consort of France twice. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Anne of Brittany has received more than 640,407 page views. Her biography is available in 53 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 51 in 2019). Anne of Brittany is the 688th most popular politician (down from 571st in 2019), the 285th most popular biography from France (down from 241st in 2019) and the 72nd most popular French Politician.

Anne of Brittany is most famous for being the first woman to rule France. She was the daughter of King Charles VIII and married King Louis XII.

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Among politicians, Anne of Brittany ranks 688 out of 15,710Before her are Yaroslav the Wise, Henry III of England, Józef Piłsudski, Marwan I, Abd al-Rahman I, and Gaius Gracchus. After her are Abu Sufyan ibn Harb, John I of France, Faisal of Saudi Arabia, Joan I of Navarre, Camillo Benso, Count of Cavour, and Gratian.

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Among people born in 1477, Anne of Brittany ranks 1After her are Il Sodoma, John III of Navarre, Thomas Boleyn, 1st Earl of Wiltshire, Johannes Aventinus, Johannes Schöner, and Lambert Simnel. Among people deceased in 1514, Anne of Brittany ranks 2Before her is Donato Bramante. After her are György Dózsa, Vicente Yáñez Pinzón, Hartmann Schedel, Anna of Brandenburg, and António de Abreu.

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Among people born in France, Anne of Brittany ranks 285 out of 5,234Before her are Isabella of France (1295), Prosper Mérimée (1803), Joseph Fouché (1759), Denis Papin (1647), Vincent de Paul (1581), and Alphonse Daudet (1840). After her are Jean Marais (1913), John I of France (1316), Gabriel Fauré (1845), Joan I of Navarre (1273), Jules Massenet (1842), and Robert II of France (972).


Among politicians born in France, Anne of Brittany ranks 72Before her are Louis VI of France (1081), Diane de Poitiers (1499), Charles I of Anjou (1226), Louis Antoine de Saint-Just (1767), Constantine II (316), and Henry I of France (1008). After her are John I of France (1316), Joan I of Navarre (1273), Robert II of France (972), Jean-Baptiste Colbert (1619), Chlothar I (498), and John the Fearless (1371).