Germaine of Foix

1488 - 1536

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Germaine of Foix (Catalan: Germana de Foix; French: Germaine de Foix; 1488 – 15 October 1536) was the queen consort of King Ferdinand II of Aragon from their marriage in 1506 until his death in 1516. His first wife, Isabella I of Castile, died in 1504. Germaine's father was John of Foix, Viscount of Narbonne and son of Queen Eleanor of Navarre. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Germaine of Foix has received more than 196,236 page views. Her biography is available in 25 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 23 in 2019). Germaine of Foix is the 2,367th most popular politician (down from 2,136th in 2019), the 824th most popular biography from France (down from 742nd in 2019) and the 186th most popular French Politician.

Germaine of Foix is most famous for being the wife of Gaston IV, Count of Foix.

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Among politicians, Germaine of Foix ranks 2,367 out of 15,710Before her are Birger Jarl, Louis I, Duke of Anjou, Günter Schabowski, Prokopis Pavlopoulos, John of Saxony, and Infanta Catherine Michelle of Spain. After her are Maria Antonia of Austria, Mohammad Khatami, Emperor Xuan of Han, Cheoljong of Joseon, Carlos Kleiber, and Léon Bourgeois.

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Among people born in 1488, Germaine of Foix ranks 4Before her are Titian, Jungjong of Joseon, and Ulrich von Hutten. After her are Lütfi Pasha, Álvar Núñez Cabeza de Vaca, Bartolommeo Bandinelli, Sebastian Münster, Joseph Karo, Ferdinand Columbus, Charles II, Duke of Savoy, and Otto Brunfels. Among people deceased in 1536, Germaine of Foix ranks 5Before her are Erasmus, Anne Boleyn, Catherine of Aragon, and Pargalı Ibrahim Pasha. After her are Francis III, Duke of Brittany, William Tyndale, George Boleyn, 2nd Viscount Rochford, Baldassare Peruzzi, Cecilia Gallerani, John of Leiden, and Garcilaso de la Vega.

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Among people born in France, Germaine of Foix ranks 824 out of 5,234Before her are Jacques Delors (1925), Sebastian Brant (1458), Bertrand du Guesclin (1320), Guy-Manuel de Homem-Christo (1974), Louis I, Duke of Anjou (1339), and Charles Augustin Sainte-Beuve (1804). After her are Lucien Lévy-Bruhl (1857), Georges Picquart (1854), Léon Bourgeois (1851), Jacques Callot (1592), Pierre Méchain (1744), and Henri Fantin-Latour (1836).


Among politicians born in France, Germaine of Foix ranks 186Before her are Vincent Auriol (1884), Jean Sylvain Bailly (1736), Louis I, Duke of Bourbon (1279), Louis Barthou (1862), Simone Veil (1927), and Louis I, Duke of Anjou (1339). After her are Léon Bourgeois (1851), Joseph Babinski (1857), Theobald I of Navarre (1201), Anne Marie Louise d'Orléans, Duchess of Montpensier (1627), Guntram (532), and Renée of France (1510).