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Elisabeth of Valois

1545 - 1568

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Elisabeth of France or Elisabeth of Valois (Spanish: Isabel de Valois; French: Élisabeth de France) (2 April 1545 – 3 October 1568) was Queen of Spain as the third spouse of Philip II of Spain. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Elisabeth of Valois has received more than 1,501,791 page views. Her biography is available in 42 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 38 in 2019). Elisabeth of Valois is the 52nd most popular companion (down from 35th in 2019), the 296th most popular biography from France (down from 236th in 2019) and the 6th most popular French Companion.

Elisabeth of Valois was the daughter of King Charles IX of France and his wife, Queen Catherine de Medici. She was married to King Philip II of Spain in 1559. Elisabeth of Valois is most famous for being the mother of King Philip III of Spain.

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Among companions, Elisabeth of Valois ranks 52 out of 673Before her are Désirée Clary, Caroline of Ansbach, Elizabeth Woodville, Mary Boleyn, Mary Tudor, Queen of France, and Fawzia Fuad of Egypt. After her are Princess Helena of the United Kingdom, Theodora, Ingrid of Sweden, Isabella of France, Sita, and Zayd ibn Harithah.

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Among people born in 1545, Elisabeth of Valois ranks 1After her are Yi Sun-sin, Henry Stuart, Lord Darnley, Túpac Amaru, Alexander Farnese, Duke of Parma, Carlos, Prince of Asturias, Azai Nagamasa, Lucrezia de' Medici, Duchess of Ferrara, John II, Duke of Schleswig-Holstein-Sonderburg, Anna of Sweden, Guidobaldo del Monte, and Luzzasco Luzzaschi. Among people deceased in 1568, Elisabeth of Valois ranks 1After her are Carlos, Prince of Asturias, Jean Parisot de Valette, Albert, Duke of Prussia, Lamoral, Count of Egmont, Jacques Arcadelt, Stanislaus Kostka, Andrés de Urdaneta, Sophie of Pomerania, Philip de Montmorency, Count of Horn, Henry V, Duke of Brunswick-Lüneburg, and Christoph, Duke of Württemberg.

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In France

Among people born in France, Elisabeth of Valois ranks 296 out of 6,011Before her are Louis Antoine, Duke of Angoulême (1775), Pope Martin IV (1220), John I of France (1316), Nadar (1820), Gilbert du Motier, Marquis de Lafayette (1757), and Louis VI of France (1081). After her are William-Adolphe Bouguereau (1825), Michel Platini (1955), Chlothar I (498), Frédéric Mistral (1830), Joan I of Navarre (1273), and Robert I, Duke of Normandy (1010).

Among COMPANIONS In France

Among companions born in France, Elisabeth of Valois ranks 6Before her are Madame de Pompadour (1721), Joseph Bonaparte (1768), Françoise d'Aubigné, Marquise de Maintenon (1635), Madame du Barry (1743), and Désirée Clary (1777). After her are Isabella of France (1295), Claude of France (1499), Hortense de Beauharnais (1783), Brigitte Macron (1953), Emma of Normandy (985), and Henrietta Maria of France (1609).