Jadwiga of Poland

1374 - 1399

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Jadwiga (Polish: [jadˈviɡa] ; 1373 or 1374 – 17 July 1399), also known as Hedwig (Hungarian: Hedvig), was the first woman to be crowned as monarch of the Kingdom of Poland. She reigned from 16 October 1384 until her death. She was the youngest daughter of Louis the Great, King of Hungary and Poland, and his wife, Elizabeth of Bosnia. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Jadwiga of Poland has received more than 1,437,369 page views. Her biography is available in 58 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 57 in 2019). Jadwiga of Poland is the 656th most popular politician (down from 579th in 2019), the 20th most popular biography from Hungary (down from 18th in 2019) and the 9th most popular Hungarian Politician.

Jadwiga of Poland is most famous for being the first female ruler of Poland.

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  • 71.95

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  • 58

    Languages Editions (L)

  • 6.24

    Effective Languages (L*)

  • 3.86

    Coefficient of Variation (CV)

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Over the past year Jadwiga of Poland has had the most page views in the with 301,735 views, followed by English (183,752), and Russian (45,141). In terms of yearly growth of page views the top 3 wikpedia editions are Chinese (365.81%), French (363.42%), and Norwegian (Nynorsk) (228.48%)


Among politicians, Jadwiga of Poland ranks 656 out of 19,576Before her are Archduchess Gisela of Austria, Georgi Dimitrov, Wenceslaus IV of Bohemia, Albert I of Belgium, Béla IV of Hungary, and Alexander Van der Bellen. After her are Ptolemy XII Auletes, Darius II, Charles IV of Spain, Christian II of Denmark, Maxentius, and Ahab.

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Among people born in 1374, Jadwiga of Poland ranks 1After her are Stefan Lazarević, Jacopo della Quercia, Martin I of Sicily, Eleanor of Alburquerque, Pir Muhammad, John III, Duke of Bavaria, Guarino da Verona, Henry Beaufort, Margaret of Burgundy, Duchess of Bavaria, Yury of Zvenigorod, and Roger Mortimer, 4th Earl of March. Among people deceased in 1399, Jadwiga of Poland ranks 1After her are John of Gaunt, Peter Parler, Barquq, John IV, Duke of Brittany, Temür Qutlugh, Helen of Bosnia, Otto, Duke of Brunswick-Grubenhagen, and John Spata.

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In Hungary

Among people born in Hungary, Jadwiga of Poland ranks 20 out of 1,077Before her are Imre Nagy (1896), Louis II of Hungary (1506), Louis I of Hungary (1326), Imre Kertész (1929), Árpád (845), and Gaiseric (389). After her are Robert Capa (1913), John Zápolya (1487), Ladislaus the Posthumous (1440), Franz Lehár (1870), Count of St. Germain (1712), and Ilona Staller (1951).

Among POLITICIANS In Hungary

Among politicians born in Hungary, Jadwiga of Poland ranks 9Before her are Miklós Horthy (1868), Imre Nagy (1896), Louis II of Hungary (1506), Louis I of Hungary (1326), Árpád (845), and Gaiseric (389). After her are John Zápolya (1487), Ladislaus the Posthumous (1440), Viktor Orbán (1963), Archduchess Marie Valerie of Austria (1868), Andrew II of Hungary (1175), and Mary, Queen of Hungary (1371).