Eleanor of Provence

1223 - 1291

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Eleanor of Provence (c. 1223 – 24/25 June 1291) was a Provençal noblewoman who became Queen of England as the wife of King Henry III from 1236 until his death in 1272. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Eleanor of Provence has received more than 736,143 page views. Her biography is available in 45 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 42 in 2019). Eleanor of Provence is the 181st most popular companion (up from 218th in 2019), the 878th most popular biography from France (up from 986th in 2019) and the 22nd most popular French Companion.

Eleanor of Provence was most famous for being the wife of King Henry III of England.

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Among companions, Eleanor of Provence ranks 181 out of 784Before her are Barbara Radziwiłł, Maria Christina of the Two Sicilies, Isabella of Portugal, Queen of Castile, Helena Dragaš, Royal Noble Consort Huibin Jang, and Shahnaz Pahlavi. After her are Hoelun, Blanche of Burgundy, Empress Kōjun, Elizabeth Stuart, Queen of Bohemia, Helen of Greece and Denmark, and Elizabeth of Austria.

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Among people born in 1223, Eleanor of Provence ranks 2Before her is Baibars. After her are Vaišvilkas, and Jutta of Saxony. Among people deceased in 1291, Eleanor of Provence ranks 4Before her are Saadi Shirazi, Rudolf I of Germany, and Arghun. After her are Alfonso III of Aragon, Solamish, Guillaume de Beaujeu, Talabuga, Herman VII, Margrave of Baden-Baden, and Joan, Countess of Blois.

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In France

Among people born in France, Eleanor of Provence ranks 878 out of 6,770Before her are Louis, Duke of Orléans (1703), Charles François Dumouriez (1739), Guntram (532), Clotilde of France (1759), Martin Schongauer (1450), and Lucien Laurent (1907). After her are Edmond Rostand (1868), François Cevert (1944), Jean Rochefort (1930), Alexis Clairaut (1713), Henriette of France (1727), and Louis Vuitton (1821).

Among COMPANIONS In France

Among companions born in France, Eleanor of Provence ranks 22Before her are Claude of France (1499), Margaret of Provence (1221), Joanna of Bourbon (1338), Agnès Sorel (1422), Eleanor of England, Queen of Castile (1162), and Isabella of Angoulême (1188). After her are Joan the Lame (1293), Adela of Champagne (1140), Louise Élisabeth d'Orléans (1709), Sophie of France (1734), Catherine of Valois (1401), and Henrietta Maria of France (1609).