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Cecilia Bowes-Lyon, Countess of Strathmore and Kinghorne

1862 - 1938

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Cecilia Nina Bowes-Lyon, Countess of Strathmore and Kinghorne (née Cavendish-Bentinck; 11 September 1862 – 23 June 1938) was the mother of Queen Elizabeth The Queen Mother, and maternal grandmother and godmother of Queen Elizabeth II. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Cecilia Bowes-Lyon, Countess of Strathmore and Kinghorne has received more than 1,515,219 page views. Her biography is available in 25 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 21 in 2019). Cecilia Bowes-Lyon, Countess of Strathmore and Kinghorne is the 149th most popular companion (up from 180th in 2019), the 449th most popular biography from United Kingdom (up from 586th in 2019) and the 18th most popular British Companion.

Cecilia Bowes-Lyon, Countess of Strathmore and Kinghorne, was the mother of Queen Elizabeth II. She was born in 1900 to Claude Bowes-Lyon, 14th Earl of Strathmore and Kinghorne, and Cecilia Cavendish-Bentinck. After marrying John Albert Edward, Lord Glamis, in 1922, she became known as the Countess of Strathmore and Kinghorne.

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Among COMPANIONS

Among companions, Cecilia Bowes-Lyon, Countess of Strathmore and Kinghorne ranks 149 out of 784Before her are Maria Eleonora of Brandenburg, Margherita of Savoy, Caroline Augusta of Bavaria, Albert VII, Archduke of Austria, Augusta of Saxe-Weimar-Eisenach, and Charlotte of Savoy. After her are Archduchess Maria Johanna Gabriela of Austria, Claude of France, Anne of Austria, Queen of Poland, Olga Constantinovna of Russia, Amalasuntha, and Arsinoe II.

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Contemporaries

Among people born in 1862, Cecilia Bowes-Lyon, Countess of Strathmore and Kinghorne ranks 18Before her are Niko Pirosmani, Victoria of Baden, William Henry Bragg, Pyotr Stolypin, Joseph Merrick, and Helene Schjerfbeck. After her are Henri Pirenne, J. Bruce Ismay, Emilio Salgari, Nikolai Yudenich, Louis Barthou, and Gustav Ritter von Kahr. Among people deceased in 1938, Cecilia Bowes-Lyon, Countess of Strathmore and Kinghorne ranks 23Before her are Carl von Ossietzky, Robert Johnson, Muhammad Iqbal, Osip Mandelstam, Marie of Romania, and Christian Lous Lange. After her are Bruno Taut, Vasily Blyukher, Grand Duke Kirill Vladimirovich of Russia, Maud of Wales, Lev Shestov, and Nikolai Kondratiev.

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In United Kingdom

Among people born in United Kingdom, Cecilia Bowes-Lyon, Countess of Strathmore and Kinghorne ranks 449 out of 8,785Before her are William Pitt the Younger (1759), Joan Clarke (1917), Robert Walpole (1676), David Niven (1910), J. M. Barrie (1860), and John Rhys-Davies (1944). After her are Tim Curry (1946), Richard of York, 3rd Duke of York (1411), Samuel Johnson (1709), Princess Muna al-Hussein (1941), John Knox (1514), and Thomas Gainsborough (1727).

Among COMPANIONS In United Kingdom

Among companions born in United Kingdom, Cecilia Bowes-Lyon, Countess of Strathmore and Kinghorne ranks 18Before her are Elizabeth Woodville (1437), Victoria Eugenie of Battenberg (1887), Margaret Tudor (1489), Mordred (null), Princess Victoria of Hesse and by Rhine (1863), and Anne Hathaway (1556). After her are Elizabeth Stuart, Queen of Bohemia (1596), Maud of Wales (1869), Philippa of Lancaster (1360), Amélie of Orléans (1865), Catherine of Lancaster (1373), and Catherine, Duchess of Cambridge (1982).