Dorothea Jordan

1761 - 1816

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Dorothea Jordan, née Bland (21 November 1761 – 5 July 1816), was an Anglo-Irish actress, as well as a courtesan. She was the long-time mistress of Prince William, Duke of Clarence, later William IV, and the mother of ten illegitimate children by him, all of whom took the surname FitzClarence. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Dorothea Jordan has received more than 588,084 page views. Her biography is available in 16 different languages on Wikipedia. Dorothea Jordan is the 3,761st most popular actor (down from 2,921st in 2019), the 183rd most popular biography from Ireland (down from 153rd in 2019) and the 26th most popular Irish Actor.

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Among actors, Dorothea Jordan ranks 3,761 out of 10,030Before her are Phyllis Diller, Ann Blyth, Harry Carey, Sam Heughan, Pauline Collins, and Laura Innes. After her are LeVar Burton, Kirk Alyn, Emily Mortimer, Margarita Xirgu, Dina Meyer, and Julie Dreyfus.

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Among people born in 1761, Dorothea Jordan ranks 31Before her are Georg I, Duke of Saxe-Meiningen, Jacob Hübner, Pedro Caro, 3rd Marquis of la Romana, John Moore, Henry Shrapnel, and Ludwig Abeille. After her are Joshua Brookes, Albert Gallatin, Jean-Louis Pons, Samuel Dexter, and Richard Anthony Salisbury. Among people deceased in 1816, Dorothea Jordan ranks 22Before her are François-André Vincent, Richard Brinsley Sheridan, Princess Caroline Louise of Saxe-Weimar-Eisenach, Christian Konrad Sprengel, Edward Charles Howard, and Hipólito Ruiz López. After her are Samuel Dexter, Gouverneur Morris, and James McHenry.

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In Ireland

Among people born in Ireland, Dorothea Jordan ranks 183 out of 460Before her are Ronnie Drew (1934), George Allman (1812), Elizabeth Bowen (1899), Seán T. O'Kelly (1882), Hugh O'Flaherty (1898), and John Boyne (1971). After her are Jason O'Mara (1972), Pat Cox (1952), William Orpen (1878), George Abraham Grierson (1851), Robert Mallet (1810), and Joe Kelly (1913).

Among ACTORS In Ireland

Among actors born in Ireland, Dorothea Jordan ranks 26Before her are Liam Cunningham (1961), Fiona Shaw (1958), Dan O'Herlihy (1919), Barry Fitzgerald (1888), Colm Meaney (1953), and Caitriona Balfe (1979). After her are Jason O'Mara (1972), Geraldine Fitzgerald (1913), Andrew Scott (1976), Richard Todd (1919), Domhnall Gleeson (1983), and Sara Allgood (1879).

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