Dorothea of Saxe-Lauenburg

1511 - 1571

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Dorothea of Saxe-Lauenburg (9 July 1511 – 7 October 1571) was queen consort of Denmark and Norway by marriage to King Christian III of Denmark. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Dorothea of Saxe-Lauenburg has received more than 115,739 page views. Her biography is available in 27 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 25 in 2019). Dorothea of Saxe-Lauenburg is the 293rd most popular companion (up from 296th in 2019), the 1,058th most popular biography from Germany (up from 1,110th in 2019) and the 45th most popular German Companion.

Dorothea of Saxe-Lauenburg is most famous for being a Protestant reformer and a patron of the arts.

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Among companions, Dorothea of Saxe-Lauenburg ranks 293 out of 784Before her are Mary, Princess Royal and Countess of Harewood, Dagmar of Bohemia, Maria Isabel of Braganza, Martha Washington, Berengaria of Portugal, and Marie of Brabant, Queen of France. After her are Vanessa Paradis, Sophia of Minsk, Mary Todd Lincoln, Mamie Eisenhower, Hildegard of the Vinzgau, and Farida of Egypt.

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Among people born in 1511, Dorothea of Saxe-Lauenburg ranks 5Before her are Giorgio Vasari, Francisco de Orellana, Henry, Duke of Cornwall, and Bartolomeo Ammannati. After her are Ippolito de' Medici, Erasmus Reinhold, Juan Pizarro, Ashikaga Yoshiharu, Francisco López de Gómara, Nicola Vicentino, and Pierre Viret. Among people deceased in 1571, Dorothea of Saxe-Lauenburg ranks 5Before her are Benvenuto Cellini, Niccolò dell'Abbate, John Sigismund Zápolya, and Joachim II Hector, Elector of Brandenburg. After her are Mōri Motonari, Titu Cusi, Marco Antonio Bragadin, Hōjō Ujiyasu, Nicolas Durand de Villegaignon, Marfa Sobakina, and Müezzinzade Ali Pasha.

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In Germany

Among people born in Germany, Dorothea of Saxe-Lauenburg ranks 1,058 out of 7,253Before her are Bert Sakmann (1942), Carl Friedrich Abel (1723), Wilhelmine of Prussia, Margravine of Brandenburg-Bayreuth (1709), Michel Bréal (1832), Princess Augusta of Saxe-Gotha (1719), and Hanns Eisler (1898). After her are Anthony of Saxony (1755), Hermann Kolbe (1818), Georg Friedrich Grotefend (1775), Karl August, Grand Duke of Saxe-Weimar-Eisenach (1757), Princess Alexandra of Saxe-Altenburg (1830), and Engelbert Humperdinck (1854).

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