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Jane Seymour

1508 - 1537

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Jane Seymour (c. 1508 – 24 October 1537), also known as Jane Semel, was Queen of England from 1536 to 1537 as the third wife of King Henry VIII. She succeeded Anne Boleyn as queen consort following the latter's execution in May 1536. She died of postnatal complications less than two weeks after the birth of her only child, a son who became King Edward VI. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Jane Seymour has received more than 6,671,194 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.

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Among COMPANIONS

Among companions, Jane Seymour ranks 24 out of 687. Before 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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Contemporaries

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 6,924. Before 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).