Jane Seymour

1508 - 1537

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Jane Seymour (c. 1508 – 24 October 1537), also known as Jane Semel, was the third queen consort of King Henry VIII of England from their marriage on 30 May 1536 until her death the next year. She became queen following the execution of Henry's second wife, Anne Boleyn. She died of postnatal complications less than two weeks after the birth of her only child, later King Edward VI. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Jane Seymour has received more than 7,390,148 page views. Her biography is available in 56 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 55 in 2019). Jane Seymour is the 24th most popular companion (up from 27th in 2019), the 122nd most popular biography from United Kingdom (up from 143rd in 2019) and the 3rd most popular British Companion.

Jane Seymour is most famous for her role as the third wife of King Henry VIII, Queen Jane Seymour.

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Among companions, Jane Seymour ranks 24 out of 687Before her are Lucretia, Nefertari, Ankhesenamun, Nurbanu Sultan, Messalina, and Aspasia. After her are Françoise d'Aubigné, Marquise de Maintenon, Joseph Bonaparte, Elizabeth of York, Theodora, Mileva Marić, and Klara Hitler.

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Among people born in 1508, Jane Seymour ranks 2Before her is Andrea Palladio. After her are Humayun, Nikola IV Zrinski, Pieter Aertsen, Ercole II d'Este, Duke of Ferrara, Thomas Seymour, 1st Baron Seymour of Sudeley, Primož Trubar, Marin Držić, Anne de Pisseleu d'Heilly, and Gemma Frisius. Among people deceased in 1537, Jane Seymour ranks 1After her are Charles, Duke of Vendôme, Alessandro de' Medici, Duke of Florence, Lorenzo di Credi, Jacques Lefèvre d'Étaples, Madeleine of Valois, Gerolamo Emiliani, Pedro de Mendoza, and Lempira.

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In United Kingdom

Among people born in United Kingdom, Jane Seymour ranks 122 out of 6,924Before her are John Napier (1550), Diana, Princess of Wales (1961), Charles I of England (1600), Henry Purcell (1659), Lady Godiva (990), and Geoffrey Chaucer (1343). After her are Robert Owen (1771), John Milton (1608), John, King of England (1166), Saint Patrick (385), Liam Neeson (1952), and Æthelstan (895).

Among COMPANIONS In United Kingdom

Among companions born in United Kingdom, Jane Seymour ranks 3Before her are Anne Boleyn (1501) and Mary Boleyn (1499). After her are Elizabeth of York (1466), Victoria, Princess Royal (1840), Elizabeth Woodville (1437), Anne Hathaway (1556), Princess Helena of the United Kingdom (1846), Catherine Howard (1523), Catherine Parr (1512), Mordred (null), and Mary Tudor, Queen of France (1496).