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Georgiana Cavendish, Duchess of Devonshire

1757 - 1806

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Georgiana Cavendish, Duchess of Devonshire (née Spencer; jor-JAY-nə; 7 June 1757 – 30 March 1806), was an English socialite, political organizer, style icon, author, and activist. Of noble birth from the Spencer family, married into the Cavendish family, she was the first wife of William Cavendish, 5th Duke of Devonshire, and the mother of the 6th Duke of Devonshire. As the Duchess of Devonshire, she garnered much attention and fame in society during her lifetime. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Georgiana Cavendish, Duchess of Devonshire has received more than 3,917,436 page views. Her biography is available in 25 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 23 in 2019). Georgiana Cavendish, Duchess of Devonshire is the 719th most popular writer (down from 698th in 2019), the 571st most popular biography from United Kingdom (down from 536th in 2019) and the 71st most popular British Writer.

Georgiana Cavendish, Duchess of Devonshire is most famous for her role in the 18th century English society. She was a close friend of Queen Charlotte and her husband George III. She was also well known for her many love affairs with other aristocrats.

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Among WRITERS

Among writers, Georgiana Cavendish, Duchess of Devonshire ranks 719 out of 5,794. Before her are Multatuli, Odysseas Elytis, Andrea Camilleri, Max Jacob, Carlos Fuentes, and Alejo Carpentier. After her are Neal Cassady, Lesya Ukrainka, Sin Saimdang, Vittoria Colonna, Cornelia, mother of the Gracchi, and Amin Maalouf.

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Contemporaries

Among people born in 1757, Georgiana Cavendish, Duchess of Devonshire ranks 6Before her are Charles X of France, William Blake, Antonio Canova, Jacques Hébert, and Gilbert du Motier, Marquis de Lafayette. After her are Pierre Augereau, Countess Augusta Reuss of Ebersdorf, Karl August, Grand Duke of Saxe-Weimar-Eisenach, Rigas Feraios, Ignaz Pleyel, and George Vancouver. Among people deceased in 1806, Georgiana Cavendish, Duchess of Devonshire ranks 10Before her are Charles-Henri Sanson, William V, Prince of Orange, Jean-Jacques Dessalines, Carlo Gozzi, Michael Haydn, and Francis, Duke of Saxe-Coburg-Saalfeld. After her are Ferdinand Karl, Archduke of Austria-Este, Claude Nicolas Ledoux, Charles William Ferdinand, Duke of Brunswick, William Pitt the Younger, Pierre-Charles Villeneuve, and Nicolas Leblanc.

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In United Kingdom

Among people born in United Kingdom, Georgiana Cavendish, Duchess of Devonshire ranks 571 out of 6,924. Before her are John Horton Conway (1937), Cecily Neville, Duchess of York (1415), Douglas Adams (1952), Robbie Coltrane (1950), David Brewster (1781), and Diana Rigg (1938). After her are Edmund Cartwright (1743), William Stanley Jevons (1835), David Hockney (1937), Houston Stewart Chamberlain (1855), George Martin (1926), and Nick Mason (1944).

Among WRITERS In United Kingdom

Among writers born in United Kingdom, Georgiana Cavendish, Duchess of Devonshire ranks 71Before her are Ben Jonson (1572), Diana Wynne Jones (1934), Daphne du Maurier (1907), John Bunyan (1628), Edmund Spenser (1552), and Douglas Adams (1952). After her are Muriel Spark (1918), Tony Buzan (1942), Frederick Forsyth (1938), Jane Hawking (1944), Henry Fielding (1707), and Alfred, Lord Tennyson (1809).