Elizabeth Charlotte, Madame Palatine

1652 - 1722

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Madame Elizabeth Charlotte, Duchess of Orléans (born Princess Elizabeth Charlotte of the Palatinate, German: Elisabeth Charlotte; 27 May 1652 – 8 December 1722), also known as Liselotte von der Pfalz, was a German member of the House of Wittelsbach who married into the French royal family. She was the second wife of Monsieur Philippe I, Duke of Orléans (younger brother of Louis XIV of France). By Philippe, Liselotte was the mother of Philippe II, Duke of Orléans, and Élisabeth Charlotte, Duchess of Lorraine. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Elizabeth Charlotte, Madame Palatine has received more than 759,941 page views. Her biography is available in 34 different languages on Wikipedia. Elizabeth Charlotte, Madame Palatine is the 75th most popular nobleman (down from 59th in 2019), the 340th most popular biography from Germany (down from 252nd in 2019) and the 4th most popular German Nobleman.

Madame Palatine is most famous for being the mother of Louis XVI and Marie Antoinette.

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Among noblemen, Elizabeth Charlotte, Madame Palatine ranks 75 out of 1,415Before her are Archduke Charles, Duke of Teschen, Giuliano de' Medici, Lady Jane Grey, Henri, Grand Duke of Luxembourg, Princess Margaret of Connaught, and Albert II, Prince of Monaco. After her are Henrietta of England, Dmitry Donskoy, Duke Maximilian Joseph in Bavaria, Pepin of Landen, Cleopatra of Macedon, and Elisabeth Farnese.

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Among people born in 1652, Elizabeth Charlotte, Madame Palatine ranks 2Before her is Pope Clement XII. After her are Michel Rolle, Ferdinando Carlo Gonzaga, Duke of Mantua and Montferrat, Boris Sheremetev, Benedicta Henrietta of the Palatinate, Frederick Charles, Duke of Württemberg-Winnental, Cornelis de Bruijn, Thomas Otway, Magdalena Sibylla of Hesse-Darmstadt, Charles, Prince of Anhalt-Zerbst, and Johann Ernst Glück. Among people deceased in 1722, Elizabeth Charlotte, Madame Palatine ranks 2Before her is Kangxi Emperor. After her are John Churchill, 1st Duke of Marlborough, Bartholomew Roberts, John Toland, Johann Adam Reincken, Johann Kuhnau, Pierre Varignon, Carl Gustav Rehnskiöld, Marie Anne de La Trémoille, princesse des Ursins, Éléonore Desmier d'Olbreuse, and Claude Gillot.

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In Germany

Among people born in Germany, Elizabeth Charlotte, Madame Palatine ranks 340 out of 7,253Before her are Adolf von Baeyer (1835), Ludolph van Ceulen (1540), Adolf Butenandt (1903), Ferdinand I of Romania (1865), Ferdinand Schörner (1892), and Emil Nolde (1867). After her are Jürgen Klinsmann (1964), Katharina von Bora (1498), Valdemar I of Denmark (1131), Maurice, Prince of Orange (1567), August von Mackensen (1849), and Adam Weishaupt (1748).

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