Cunigunde of Luxembourg

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Cunigunde of Luxembourg, OSB (German: Kunigunde) (c. 975 – 3 March 1033), also called Cunegundes, Cunegunda, and Cunegonda and, in Latin, Cunegundis or Kinigundis, was Empress of the Holy Roman Empire by marriage to Holy Roman Emperor Henry II. She ruled as interim regent after the death of her spouse in 1024. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Cunigunde of Luxembourg has received more than 178,341 page views. Her biography is available in 34 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 33 in 2019). Cunigunde of Luxembourg is the 140th most popular companion (up from 164th in 2019), the 571st most popular biography from Germany (up from 630th in 2019) and the 23rd most popular German Companion.

Cunigunde of Luxembourg was the wife of Holy Roman Emperor Henry VII. She is most famous for her involvement in the murder of her husband's predecessor, Holy Roman Emperor Conrad II.

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Among companions, Cunigunde of Luxembourg ranks 140 out of 784Before her are Juwayriyya bint al-Harith, Nilüfer Hatun, Maria Theresa of Naples and Sicily, Caroline of Baden, Anne of Foix-Candale, and Elizabeth of Bosnia. After her are Asiya, Maria Luisa of Savoy, Maria Eleonora of Brandenburg, Margherita of Savoy, Caroline Augusta of Bavaria, and Albert VII, Archduke of Austria.

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Among people born in 978, Cunigunde of Luxembourg ranks 3Before her are Yaroslav the Wise, and Zoë Porphyrogenita. After her are Sviatopolk I of Kiev, and Ibn 'Abd al-Barr. Among people deceased in 1039, Cunigunde of Luxembourg ranks 3Before her are Ibn al-Haytham, and Conrad II, Holy Roman Emperor. After her are Dirk III, Count of Holland, Unsuri, Adalbero, Duke of Carinthia, Odo of Gascony, and Conrad II, Duke of Carinthia.

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Among people born in Germany, Cunigunde of Luxembourg ranks 571 out of 7,253Before her are Lion Feuchtwanger (1884), Otto Carius (1922), Friedrich Heinrich Jacobi (1743), Johannes Rau (1931), Franz Boas (1858), and Erich Kästner (1899). After her are Adam Opel (1837), Hans Georg Dehmelt (1922), Elisabeth of Wied (1843), Adolphe, Grand Duke of Luxembourg (1817), Caroline Augusta of Bavaria (1792), and Horst Wessel (1907).

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