Lady Margaret Beaufort

1443 - 1509

Lady Margaret Beaufort

Lady Margaret Beaufort (usually pronounced: , BOH-fərt; or , BEW-fərt) (31 May 1441/3 – 29 June 1509) was a major figure in the Wars of the Roses of the late fifteenth century. A descendant of King Edward III, Beaufort passed a disputed claim to the English throne to her son, Henry Tudor. Capitalising on the political upheaval of the period, she actively maneuvered to secure the crown for her son. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Lady Margaret Beaufort has received more than 1,595,043 page views. Her biography is available in 34 different languages on Wikipedia making her the 4,327th most popular politician.

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Among politicians, Lady Margaret Beaufort ranks 4,302 out of 14,801Before her are Juan, Count of Montizón, Maria Kaczyńska, Grand Duke Alexander Mikhailovich of Russia, Ahmad ibn Tulun, Katsura Tarō, and Duchess Magdalene Sibylle of Prussia. After her are Jón Sigurðsson, Fruela II of Asturias, Sancho I of León, José María Morelos, Albert IV, Duke of Bavaria, and Antonio I, Prince of Monaco.

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Among people born in 1443, Lady Margaret Beaufort ranks 5Before her are Pope Julius II, Matthias Corvinus, Donato Bramante, and Albert III, Duke of Saxony. After her are Rodolphus Agricola, Girolamo Riario, Magdalena of France, Askia Mohammad I, Piero del Pollaiolo, and Pedro Arias Dávila. Among people deceased in 1509, Lady Margaret Beaufort ranks 4Before her are Henry VII of England, Caterina Sforza, and Bernt Notke. After her are João da Nova, Shen Zhou, and Adam Kraft.

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Among people born in United Kingdom, Lady Margaret Beaufort ranks 930 out of 5,347Before her are Prince Michael of Kent (1942), Alice Bailey (1880), Henry Frederick, Prince of Wales (1594), William Carey (1761), Ebenezer Howard (1850), and William Henry (1774). After her are David I of Scotland (1084), Gertrude Bell (1868), John Horton Conway (1937), Joseph Wright of Derby (1734), Natasha Richardson (1963), and Ken Hensley (1945).

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