Isabella Jagiellon

1519 - 1559

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Isabella Jagiellon (Hungarian: Izabella királyné; Polish: Izabela Jagiellonka; 18 January 1519 – 15 September 1559) was the queen consort of Hungary. She was the oldest child of Sigismund I the Old, King of Poland, and his Italian wife Bona Sforza. In 1539, she married John Zápolya, Voivode of Transylvania and King of Hungary. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Isabella Jagiellon has received more than 222,958 page views. Her biography is available in 27 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 25 in 2019). Isabella Jagiellon is the 2,884th most popular politician (down from 2,432nd in 2019), the 172nd most popular biography from Poland (down from 142nd in 2019) and the 47th most popular Polish Politician.

Isabella Jagiellon is most famous for being the first female ruler of the Polish-Lithuanian Commonwealth.

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Among politicians, Isabella Jagiellon ranks 2,884 out of 19,576Before her are Michael IV the Paphlagonian, Ahmose-Nefertari, Cleopatra Selene of Syria, Lyudmila Putina, Jill Biden, and Emperor Ming of Han. After her are Ptolemy of Mauretania, Nizam-ul-Mulk, Asaf Jah I, Gustav Radbruch, Joseph Kasa-Vubu, Mentuhotep III, and John I Albert.

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Among people born in 1519, Isabella Jagiellon ranks 8Before her are Henry II of France, Pope Innocent IX, Cosimo I de' Medici, Grand Duke of Tuscany, Gaspard II de Coligny, Francis, Duke of Guise, and Theodore Beza. After her are Occhiali, Imagawa Yoshimoto, Henry FitzRoy, 1st Duke of Richmond and Somerset, Andrea Cesalpino, Antonis Mor, and Thomas Gresham. Among people deceased in 1559, Isabella Jagiellon ranks 6Before her are Henry II of France, Pope Paul IV, Christian II of Denmark, Christian III of Denmark, and Beyhan Sultan. After her are Álvar Núñez Cabeza de Vaca, Ercole II d'Este, Duke of Ferrara, Frances Grey, Duchess of Suffolk, William I, Count of Nassau-Dillenburg, Benvenuto Tisi, and Robert Estienne.

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In Poland

Among people born in Poland, Isabella Jagiellon ranks 172 out of 1,694Before her are Daniel Libeskind (1946), Władysław Anders (1892), Carl Friedrich Goerdeler (1884), Jan Potocki (1761), Andrzej Duda (1972), and Günther Anders (1902). After her are John I Albert (1459), Albert Marth (1828), Marian Rejewski (1905), Grzegorz Lato (1950), Hans-Jürgen von Arnim (1889), and Casimir I the Restorer (1016).


Among politicians born in Poland, Isabella Jagiellon ranks 47Before her are William I of Württemberg (1781), Georg Michaelis (1857), Bolesław Bierut (1892), Władysław Anders (1892), Carl Friedrich Goerdeler (1884), and Andrzej Duda (1972). After her are John I Albert (1459), Casimir I the Restorer (1016), Mykhailo Hrushevsky (1866), Adam Jerzy Czartoryski (1770), Bolesław II the Generous (1041), and Hans Lammers (1879).