Elisabeth Farnese

1692 - 1766

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Elisabeth Farnese (Italian: Elisabetta Farnese, Spanish: Isabel de Farnesio; 25 October 1692 – 11 July 1766) was Queen of Spain by marriage to King Philip V. She was the de facto ruler of Spain from 1714 until 1746 since she managed the affairs of state with the approval of her spouse, and is particularly known for her great influence over Spain's foreign policy. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Elisabeth Farnese has received more than 538,122 page views. Her biography is available in 40 different languages on Wikipedia. Elisabeth Farnese is the 81st most popular nobleman (down from 75th in 2019), the 530th most popular biography from Italy (down from 468th in 2019) and the 7th most popular Italian Nobleman.

Elisabeth Farnese was a Spanish queen consort who was married to King Philip V of Spain in the early 18th century. She is famous for her political influence and her efforts to strengthen the Spanish monarchy, particularly through her role in negotiating the Treaty of Vienna in 1725. She was also known for her beauty, intelligence, and love of the arts, and played a significant role in promoting Italian opera in Spain.

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Among noblemen, Elisabeth Farnese ranks 81 out of 1,415Before her are Elizabeth Charlotte, Madame Palatine, Henrietta of England, Dmitry Donskoy, Duke Maximilian Joseph in Bavaria, Pepin of Landen, and Cleopatra of Macedon. After her are Michael Andreas Barclay de Tolly, Ramesses IV, Duchess Helene in Bavaria, Arthur, Prince of Wales, Roger I of Sicily, and Princess Elisabeth of Hesse and by Rhine.

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Among people born in 1692, Elisabeth Farnese ranks 2Before her is Giuseppe Tartini. After her are Pieter van Musschenbroek, Joseph Ferdinand of Bavaria, Louis Henri, Duke of Bourbon, Adrienne Lecouvreur, Frederick William, Duke of Courland, Joseph Butler, Alessandro Albani, James Stirling, Louisa Maria Stuart, and Unico Wilhelm van Wassenaer. Among people deceased in 1766, Elisabeth Farnese ranks 3Before her are Stanisław Leszczyński, and Frederick V of Denmark. After her are James Francis Edward Stuart, Jean-Marc Nattier, Johann Maria Farina, Giuseppe Castiglione, Leopold Joseph von Daun, Thomas Abbt, Johann Christoph Gottsched, Marie Victoire de Noailles, and François-Jean de la Barre.

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In Italy

Among people born in Italy, Elisabeth Farnese ranks 530 out of 5,161Before her are Edmondo De Amicis (1846), Longinus (100), Pope-elect Stephen (700), Ambrogio Lorenzetti (1290), Pope Anterus (180), and Marcello Lippi (1948). After her are Conrad IV of Germany (1228), Lucullus (-118), Pope John III (520), Pope John XIV (1000), Giuseppe Piazzi (1746), and Piero di Cosimo de' Medici (1416).

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