Gabrielle d'Estrées

1573 - 1599

Gabrielle d'Estrées

Gabrielle d'Estrées, Duchess of Beaufort and Verneuil, Marchioness of Monceaux (French: [ɡabʁijɛl dɛstʁe]; 1573 – 10 April 1599) was a mistress, confidante and adviser of Henry IV of France. She persuaded Henry to renounce Protestantism in favour of Catholicism in 1593. Later she urged French Catholics to accept the Edict of Nantes, which granted certain rights to the Protestants. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Gabrielle d'Estrées has received more than 204,048 page views. Her biography is available in 23 different languages on Wikipedia making her the 69th most popular social activist.

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Among social activists, Gabrielle d'Estrées ranks 68 out of 426Before her are Alfred Hermann Fried, Anneliese Michel, Angela Davis, Thomas Cranmer, Liu Xiaobo, and José Rizal. After her are Witold Pilecki, Sakamoto Ryōma, Buenaventura Durruti, Edmond James de Rothschild, Antipope Clement III, and Aleksandr Ulyanov.

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Among people born in 1573, Gabrielle d'Estrées ranks 5Before her are William Laud, Maximilian I, Elector of Bavaria, Simon Marius, and Anne of Austria, Queen of Poland. After her are Christina of Holstein-Gottorp, Inigo Jones, Robert Catesby, Ukita Hideie, Sebastiaen Vrancx, Alexander, Duke of Schleswig-Holstein-Sonderburg, and Ernest Casimir I, Count of Nassau-Dietz. Among people deceased in 1599, Gabrielle d'Estrées ranks 2Before her is Beatrice Cenci. After her are Edmund Spenser, Luca Marenzio, Maeda Toshiie, Chōsokabe Motochika, Cornelis de Houtman, Menocchio, and Francisco Guerrero.

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Among people born in France, Gabrielle d'Estrées ranks 791 out of 4,109Before her are Dora Maar (1907), Bertrada of Laon (720), Antoine Galland (1646), Jacques MacDonald (1765), Émile Loubet (1838), and Louis Nicolas Vauquelin (1763). After her are Louis Le Vau (1612), Gilbert Bécaud (1927), Dagobert II (650), Martin Schongauer (1450), Jacques de Vaucanson (1709), and François Vatel (1631).


Among social activists born in France, Gabrielle d'Estrées ranks 3Before her are Charlotte Corday (1768) and Olympe de Gouges (1748). After her are Edmond James de Rothschild (1845), René Cassin (1887), Louise Michel (1830), Léon Jouhaux (1879), Flora Tristan (1803), René Just Haüy (1743), Abbé Pierre (1912), Simon de Montfort, 6th Earl of Leicester (1208), and Jacques Roux (1752).

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