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Barbara of Cilli

1392 - 1451

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Barbara of Cilli or Barbara of Celje (Hungarian: Cillei Borbála, German: Barbara von Cilli, Slovenian and Croatian: Barbara Celjska, 1392 – 11 July 1451), was the Holy Roman Empress and Queen of Hungary and Bohemia by marriage to Holy Roman Emperor Sigismund. She was actively involved in politics and economy of her times, independently administering large feudal fiefdoms and taxes, and was instrumental in creating the famous royal Order of the Dragon. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Barbara of Cilli has received more than 131,146 page views. Her biography is available in 33 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 30 in 2019). Barbara of Cilli is the 881st most popular politician (up from 903rd in 2019), the 2nd most popular biography from Slovenia and the most popular Slovene Politician.

Barbara of Cilli was the wife of the Holy Roman Emperor Charles IV. She is most famous for her marriage to Charles IV, and for being the mother of Wenceslaus IV, the last Holy Roman Emperor.

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Among politicians, Barbara of Cilli ranks 881 out of 15,577Before her are Joachim Gauck, James V of Scotland, Crixus, Friedrich Ratzel, Pepin of Herstal, and Pietro Badoglio. After her are Shamil, 3rd Imam of Dagestan, Andrei Gromyko, Hua Guofeng, Cato the Younger, Scorpion II, and Anastasius I Dicorus.

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Among people born in 1392, Barbara of Cilli ranks 1After her are John VIII Palaiologos, Filippo Maria Visconti, Stefano di Giovanni, Mark of Ephesus, Peter, Duke of Coimbra, Pasquale Malipiero, Alain Chartier, Blanche of England, and Beatrice of Navarre, Countess of La Marche. Among people deceased in 1451, Barbara of Cilli ranks 2Before her is Murad II. After her are Amadeus VIII, Duke of Savoy, Stefan Lochner, Elizabeth of Görlitz, and Abdullah Mirza.

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In Slovenia

Among people born in Slovenia, Barbara of Cilli ranks 2 out of 295Before her are Giuseppe Tartini (1692). After her are Slavoj Žižek (1949), France Prešeren (1800), Hugo Wolf (1860), Jože Plečnik (1872), Milan Kučan (1941), Arkan (1952), Santorio Santorio (1561), Janez Janša (1958), Hemma of Gurk (980), and Borut Pahor (1963).

Among POLITICIANS In Slovenia

Among politicians born in Slovenia, Barbara of Cilli ranks 1After her are Milan Kučan (1941), Arkan (1952), Janez Janša (1958), Borut Pahor (1963), Edvard Kardelj (1910), Janez Drnovšek (1950), Aleksander Čeferin (1967), Hermann II, Count of Celje (1361), Danilo Türk (1952), Anton Korošec (1872), and Prince Andrew of Yugoslavia (1929).