Empress Matilda

1102 - 1167

Empress Matilda

Empress Matilda (c. 7 February 1102 – 10 September 1167), also known as the Empress Maude, was one of the claimants to the English throne during the civil war known as the Anarchy. The daughter of King Henry I of England, she moved to Germany as a child when she married the future Holy Roman Emperor Henry V. She travelled with her husband into Italy in 1116, was controversially crowned in St Peter's Basilica, and acted as the imperial regent in Italy. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Empress Matilda has received more than 2,407,074 page views. Her biography is available in 56 different languages on Wikipedia making her the 64th most popular nobleman.

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Among noblemen, Empress Matilda ranks 71 out of 559Before her are Cleopatra of Macedon, Maria Alexandrovna, Ferdinando I de' Medici, Grand Duke of Tuscany, Raymond III, Count of Tripoli, Ramesses XI, and Archduke Charles, Duke of Teschen. After her are Giuliano de' Medici, Caroline Matilda of Great Britain, Duchess Helene in Bavaria, Princess Alice of the United Kingdom, Gaius Caesar, and Duke Maximilian Joseph in Bavaria.

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Among people born in 1102, Empress Matilda ranks 1After her are William Clito and Sebastiano Ziani. Among people deceased in 1167, Empress Matilda ranks 1After her are Abraham ibn Ezra, Charles VII of Sweden, Frederick IV, Duke of Swabia, Aelred of Rievaulx, and Rostislav I of Kiev.

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In United Kingdom

Among people born in United Kingdom, Empress Matilda ranks 307 out of 5,347Before her are Dante Gabriel Rossetti (1828), Robert Walpole (1676), William Laud (1573), Jon Lord (1941), Henry Moore (1898), and Arthur Harden (1865). After her are Anne Hathaway (1556), David Lloyd George (1863), John Ruskin (1819), Caroline Matilda of Great Britain (1751), Mary Read (1695), and Ælfweard of Wessex (904).

Among NOBLEMEN In United Kingdom

Among noblemen born in United Kingdom, Empress Matilda ranks 16Before her are Edward VII (1841), Henry IV of England (1367), Edward the Black Prince (1330), Camilla, Duchess of Cornwall (1947), Lady Jane Grey (1537), and Henrietta of England (1644). After her are Caroline Matilda of Great Britain (1751), Princess Alice of the United Kingdom (1843), Arthur, Prince of Wales (1486), Anne, Princess Royal (1950), Princess Margaret of Connaught (1882), and Prince Andrew, Duke of York (1960).