Joan of France, Duchess of Berry

1464 - 1505

Photo of Joan of France, Duchess of Berry

Icon of person Joan of France, Duchess of Berry

Joan of France (French: Jeanne de France, Jeanne de Valois; 23 April 1464 – 4 February 1505), was briefly Queen of France as wife of King Louis XII, in between the death of her brother, King Charles VIII, and the annulment of her marriage. After that, she retired to her domain, where she soon founded the monastic Order of the Sisters of the Annunciation of Mary, where she served as abbess. From this Order later sprang the religious congregation of the Apostolic Sisters of the Annunciation, founded in 1787 to teach the children of the poor. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Joan of France, Duchess of Berry has received more than 321,115 page views. Her biography is available in 33 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 30 in 2019). Joan of France, Duchess of Berry is the 110th most popular nobleman (down from 94th in 2019), the 614th most popular biography from France (down from 561st in 2019) and the 23rd most popular French Nobleman.

Joan of France, Duchess of Berry was a daughter of King Charles VI of France and Queen Isabeau of Bavaria. She was the wife of John II, Duke of Burgundy. Joan is most famous for being the mother of Charles, Duke of Orléans, who was the father of King Louis XII of France.

Memorability Metrics

  • 320k

    Page Views (PV)

  • 74.00

    Historical Popularity Index (HPI)

  • 33

    Languages Editions (L)

  • 6.72

    Effective Languages (L*)

  • 2.47

    Coefficient of Variation (CV)

Page views of Joan of France, Duchess of Berries by language


Among noblemen, Joan of France, Duchess of Berry ranks 110 out of 843Before her are Joanna I of Naples, Roger I of Sicily, Maximilian I, Elector of Bavaria, Henri, Grand Duke of Luxembourg, Sophia of Hanover, and Ramesses VI. After her are Grand Duchess Olga Alexandrovna of Russia, Albert II, Prince of Monaco, Albert, Duke of Prussia, Mariana of Austria, Fatma Sultan, and Claude of France.

Most Popular Noblemen in Wikipedia

Go to all Rankings


Among people born in 1464, Joan of France, Duchess of Berry ranks 1After her are Emperor Go-Kashiwabara, Philippe Villiers de L'Isle-Adam, Sophia Jagiellon, Margravine of Brandenburg-Ansbach, Dayan Khan, and Sonni Ali. Among people deceased in 1505, Joan of France, Duchess of Berry ranks 2Before her is Ivan III of Russia. After her are Hongzhi Emperor, Al-Suyuti, Jacob Obrecht, Heinrich Kramer, Elizabeth of Austria, Ercole I d'Este, Duke of Ferrara, Ascanio Sforza, Johannes Widmann, and Jean Hey.

Others Born in 1464

Go to all Rankings

Others Deceased in 1505

Go to all Rankings

In France

Among people born in France, Joan of France, Duchess of Berry ranks 614 out of 5,234Before her are Maurice Béjart (1927), Georges Perec (1936), Bernard Gui (1261), Alfred Jarry (1873), Pierre de Ronsard (1524), and Victor of Aveyron (1793). After her are Guillaume de l'Hôpital (1661), Françoise Marie de Bourbon (1677), Pierre Louis Maupertuis (1698), Jean-François de Galaup, comte de Lapérouse (1741), Syagrius (430), and Peter Waldo (1140).

Among NOBLEMEN In France

Among noblemen born in France, Joan of France, Duchess of Berry ranks 23Before her are William IX, Duke of Aquitaine (1071), Élisabeth Charlotte d'Orléans (1676), Louis I, Duke of Orléans (1372), Louise Élisabeth of France (1727), Élisabeth of France (1764), and Roger I of Sicily (1031). After her are Claude of France (1547), Chlodomer (495), Princess Augusta of Bavaria (1788), Hugh the Great (898), Judith of Bavaria (797), and Bertrada of Laon (720).