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Claude of France

1499 - 1524

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Claude of France (13 October 1499 – 20 July 1524) was the ruling Duchess of Brittany from 1514 until her death in 1524 and Queen of France by marriage to King Francis I, which was also in 1514, shortly before he became king on the death of her father. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Claude of France has received more than 814,270 page views. Her biography is available in 41 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 39 in 2019). Claude of France is the 59th most popular companion (down from 57th in 2019), the 329th most popular biography from France (up from 331st in 2019) and the 8th most popular French Companion.

Claude of France was a French princess and the youngest daughter of King Louis XII and Anne of Brittany. She was also the sister of King Francis I of France. Claude married her first cousin Charles I, Duke of Savoy. They had three children together.

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Among companions, Claude of France ranks 59 out of 673Before her are Princess Helena of the United Kingdom, Theodora, Ingrid of Sweden, Isabella of France, Sita, and Zayd ibn Harithah. After her are Isabella of Portugal, Tiye, Margaret Tudor, Maria Feodorovna, Antinous, and Poppaea Sabina.

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Among people born in 1499, Claude of France ranks 3Before her are Pope Pius IV and Mary Boleyn. After her are Diane de Poitiers, Niccolò Fontana Tartaglia, Giulio Romano, Bernardino de Sahagún, Peter of Alcantara, Claude Garamond, Mirza Muhammad Haidar Dughlat, Michiel Coxie, and Maria Salviati. Among people deceased in 1524, Claude of France ranks 3Before her are Vasco da Gama and Ismail I. After her are Giulia Farnese, Joachim Patinir, Diego Velázquez de Cuéllar, Salaì, Isabella of Aragon, Duchess of Milan, Marko Marulić, Andrea Solari, Pierre Terrail, seigneur de Bayard, and Hans Holbein the Elder.

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In France

Among people born in France, Claude of France ranks 329 out of 6,011Before her are Paul Valéry (1871), Antonin Artaud (1896), Honoré Gabriel Riqueti, comte de Mirabeau (1749), Denis Papin (1647), Marcel Marceau (1923), and Henry VII, Holy Roman Emperor (1275). After her are Olivier Messiaen (1908), Georges-Eugène Haussmann (1809), François Couperin (1668), Robert Guiscard (1016), Jean-Baptiste Say (1767), and Mireille Mathieu (1946).

Among COMPANIONS In France

Among companions born in France, Claude of France ranks 8Before her are Joseph Bonaparte (1768), Françoise d'Aubigné, Marquise de Maintenon (1635), Madame du Barry (1743), Désirée Clary (1777), Elisabeth of Valois (1545), and Isabella of France (1295). After her are Hortense de Beauharnais (1783), Brigitte Macron (1953), Emma of Normandy (985), Henrietta Maria of France (1609), Margaret of Burgundy, Queen of France (1290), and Marie of Anjou (1404).