Joan the Lame

1293 - 1349

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Joan of Burgundy (French: Jeanne; c. 1293 – 12 December 1349), also known as Joan the Lame (French: Jeanne la Boiteuse), was Queen of France as the first wife of King Philip VI. Joan ruled as regent while her husband fought on military campaigns during the Hundred Years' War during the years 1340, 1345–1346 and 1347. Her son John succeeded as king in 1350. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Joan the Lame has received more than 189,565 page views. Her biography is available in 32 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 30 in 2019). Joan the Lame is the 189th most popular companion, the 906th most popular biography from France (down from 887th in 2019) and the 23rd most popular French Companion.

Joan the Lame is most famous for being a French heroine who fought in the Hundred Years War.

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Among companions, Joan the Lame ranks 189 out of 784Before her are Blanche of Burgundy, Empress Kōjun, Elizabeth Stuart, Queen of Bohemia, Helen of Greece and Denmark, Elizabeth of Austria, and Maud of Wales. After her are Hümaşah Sultan, Anne of Denmark, Maria Anna of Austria, Elisabeth Christine of Brunswick-Wolfenbüttel-Bevern, Yevdokiya Lopukhina, and Constance of Austria.

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Among people born in 1293, Joan the Lame ranks 4Before her are Philip VI of France, Philip V of France, and Clementia of Hungary. After her are Beatrice of Castile, Yesün Temür, John of Ruusbroec, Gerhard III, Count of Holstein-Rendsburg, and Irene of Brunswick. Among people deceased in 1349, Joan the Lame ranks 3Before her are Joan II of Navarre, and Bonne of Luxembourg. After her are James III of Majorca, Margaret of Bohemia, Queen of Hungary, Frederick II, Margrave of Meissen, Luchino Visconti, Hamdallah Mustawfi, Thomas Bradwardine, Nicholas of Lyra, Günther von Schwarzburg, and Elisabeth of Sicily, Duchess of Bavaria.

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In France

Among people born in France, Joan the Lame ranks 906 out of 6,770Before her are Louis-Jules Trochu (1815), John I of Aragon (1350), Edgar Morin (1921), Jean-Claude Killy (1943), Claude Lelouch (1937), and Bernard Le Bovier de Fontenelle (1657). After her are René Clément (1913), Beatrice I, Countess of Burgundy (1143), Étienne Geoffroy Saint-Hilaire (1772), Claude Chappe (1763), Jean Anouilh (1910), and Jean-Pierre Sauvage (1944).

Among COMPANIONS In France

Among companions born in France, Joan the Lame ranks 23Before her are Margaret of Provence (1221), Joanna of Bourbon (1338), Agnès Sorel (1422), Eleanor of England, Queen of Castile (1162), Isabella of Angoulême (1188), and Eleanor of Provence (1223). After her are Adela of Champagne (1140), Louise Élisabeth d'Orléans (1709), Sophie of France (1734), Catherine of Valois (1401), Henrietta Maria of France (1609), and Princess Clémentine of Orléans (1817).