Constance, Queen of Sicily

1154 - 1198

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Constance I (Italian: Costanza; 2 November 1154 – 27 November 1198) was reigning Queen of Sicily from 1194–98, jointly with her spouse from 1194 to 1197, and with her infant son Frederick II, Holy Roman Emperor, in 1198. She is particularly notable for her actions against her own family, the Norman kings of Sicily; she played an important role in the end of the Hauteville presence in Sicily. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Constance, Queen of Sicily has received more than 274,485 page views. Her biography is available in 45 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 44 in 2019). Constance, Queen of Sicily is the 94th most popular companion (up from 121st in 2019), the 541st most popular biography from Italy (up from 611th in 2019) and the 8th most popular Italian Companion.

Constance, Queen of Sicily is most famous for being the mother of Roger II, who would go on to become the King of Sicily.

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Among companions, Constance, Queen of Sicily ranks 94 out of 784Before her are Anne of Kiev, Anna Pavlovna of Russia, Katharina von Bora, Guinevere, Julia Domna, and Isabella of Aragon, Queen of Portugal. After her are Caterina Sforza, Mary of Teck, Carlos, Prince of Asturias, Elizabeth Woodville, Maria Luisa of Parma, and Alexandra Feodorovna.

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Among people born in 1154, Constance, Queen of Sicily ranks 1After her are Sancho I of Portugal, Minamoto no Yoshinaka, Maria Komnene, Queen of Jerusalem, Vsevolod the Big Nest, Sancho VII of Navarre, Sancha of Castile, Queen of Aragon, Robert II, Count of Dreux, and Benoît de Sainte-Maure. Among people deceased in 1198, Constance, Queen of Sicily ranks 3Before her are Averroes, and Pope Celestine III. After her are Al-Aziz Uthman, Marie of France, Countess of Champagne, William III of Sicily, Sophia of Minsk, Dulce of Aragon, Frederick I, Duke of Austria, Eustathius of Thessalonica, George II of Constantinople, and Ruaidrí Ua Conchobair.

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Among people born in Italy, Constance, Queen of Sicily ranks 541 out of 5,161Before her are Giuseppe Piazzi (1746), Piero di Cosimo de' Medici (1416), Gianni Rodari (1920), Giulio Andreotti (1919), Carlo Gesualdo (1566), and Peter Lombard (1096). After her are Scipio Aemilianus (-185), Pope Eutychian (300), Caterina Sforza (1463), Filippino Lippi (1457), Pope Stephen VIII (900), and Rodolfo Graziani (1882).


Among companions born in Italy, Constance, Queen of Sicily ranks 8Before her are Livia (-58), Messalina (17), Zita of Bourbon-Parma (1892), Josephine of Leuchtenberg (1807), Poppaea Sabina (30), and Julia the Elder (-39). After her are Caterina Sforza (1463), Maria Luisa of Parma (1751), Bianca Maria Sforza (1472), Marie Adélaïde of Savoy (1685), Maria Theresa of Naples and Sicily (1772), and Maria Luisa of Savoy (1688).