Blanche of Castile

1188 - 1252

Blanche of Castile

Blanche of Castile (Spanish: Blanca de Castilla; 4 March 1188 – 27 November 1252) was Queen consort of France by marriage to Louis VIII. She acted as regent twice during the reign of her son, Louis IX: during his minority from 1226 until 1234, and during his absence from 1248 until 1252. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Blanche of Castile has received more than 327,337 page views. Her biography is available in 42 different languages on Wikipedia making her the 57th most popular companion.

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Among companions, Blanche of Castile ranks 56 out of 586Before her are Françoise d'Aubigné, Marquise de Maintenon, Fawzia Fuad of Egypt, Tiye, Catherine Howard, Isabella of France, and Isabeau of Bavaria. After her are Sophie, Duchess of Hohenberg, Guinevere, Sepp Dietrich, Claude of France, Catherine Parr, and Ingrid of Sweden.

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Among people born in 1188, Blanche of Castile ranks 1After her are Kayqubad I, Isabella of Angoulême, Yuri II of Vladimir, Si Inthrathit, and Ada, Countess of Holland. Among people deceased in 1252, Blanche of Castile ranks 2Before her is Giovanni da Pian del Carpine. After her are Ferdinand III of Castile, Abel, King of Denmark, Sorghaghtani Beki, Peter of Verona, Rose of Viterbo, Isabella, Queen of Armenia, Otto I, Duke of Brunswick-Lüneburg, Bohemond V of Antioch, Sviatoslav III of Vladimir, and Zdislava Berka.

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In Spain

Among people born in Spain, Blanche of Castile ranks 78 out of 1,895Before her are Peter III of Aragon (1239), Santiago Bernabéu Yeste (1895), Pedro Calderón de la Barca (1600), Antonio Banderas (1960), Ramón Mercader (1913), and José Ortega y Gasset (1883). After her are Juan Ponce de León (1460), Vasco Núñez de Balboa (1475), Francisco Gento (1933), Louis I of Spain (1707), Alfonso VI of León and Castile (1040), and Ferdinand VII of Spain (1784).


Among companions born in Spain, Blanche of Castile ranks 3Before her are Catherine of Aragon (1485) and Eugénie de Montijo (1826). After her are Maria Theresa of Spain (1638), Isabella of Aragon, Queen of Portugal (1470), Catherine of Austria, Queen of Portugal (1507), Mariana Victoria of Spain (1718), Maria of Aragon, Queen of Portugal (1482), Inês de Castro (1325), Carlos, Prince of Asturias (1545), Joanna la Beltraneja (1462), and Brunhilda of Austrasia (543).

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