Baroness Mary Vetsera

1871 - 1889

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Marie Alexandrine Freiin von Vetsera (19 March 1871 – 30 January 1889) was a member of Austrian "second society" (new nobility) and one of Crown Prince Rudolf of Austria's mistresses. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Baroness Mary Vetsera has received more than 471,986 page views. Her biography is available in 26 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 25 in 2019). Baroness Mary Vetsera is the 77th most popular musician (up from 83rd in 2019), the 107th most popular biography from Austria (up from 114th in 2019) and the 3rd most popular Austrian Musician.

Baroness Mary Vetsera is most famous for being the last person to see the Crown Prince of Austria-Hungary alive before his suicide.

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Among musicians, Baroness Mary Vetsera ranks 77 out of 2,675Before her are Benny Andersson, Björn Ulvaeus, John Coltrane, Duke Ellington, Cliff Burton, and Yehudi Menuhin. After her are Nat King Cole, Giorgio Moroder, Stuart Sutcliffe, Lou Reed, Cosima Wagner, and Richard Wright.

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Among people born in 1871, Baroness Mary Vetsera ranks 12Before her are Karl Liebknecht, Paul Valéry, Guangxu Emperor, Pietro Badoglio, Heinrich Mann, and Theodore Dreiser. After her are Victor Grignard, Albert Lebrun, Ioannis Metaxas, Grazia Deledda, Elena of Montenegro, and František Kupka. Among people deceased in 1889, Baroness Mary Vetsera ranks 6Before her are James Prescott Joule, Rudolf, Crown Prince of Austria, Antonio Meucci, Jefferson Davis, and Alexandre Cabanel. After her are Father Damien, Michel Eugène Chevreul, Mihai Eminescu, Nikolay Chernyshevsky, Luís I of Portugal, and Wilkie Collins.

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In Austria

Among people born in Austria, Baroness Mary Vetsera ranks 107 out of 1,075Before her are Archduke Otto of Austria (1865), Maximilian Schell (1930), Franz Joseph II, Prince of Liechtenstein (1906), Paul Feyerabend (1924), Paula Hitler (1896), and Christoph Waltz (1956). After her are Charles V, Duke of Lorraine (1643), Archduchess Sophie of Austria (1855), Émile Jaques-Dalcroze (1865), Ivan Illich (1926), Karl Polanyi (1886), and Archduchess Maria Anna of Austria (1738).

Among MUSICIANS In Austria

Among musicians born in Austria, Baroness Mary Vetsera ranks 3Before her are Franz Liszt (1811) and Maria Anna Mozart (1751). After her are Karl Thomas Mozart (1784), Fritz Kreisler (1875), Joseph Joachim (1831), Anton Diabelli (1781), Maria Theresia von Paradis (1759), Paul Wittgenstein (1887), Joe Zawinul (1932), Friedrich Gulda (1930), and Paul Badura-Skoda (1927).