Lola Montez

1821 - 1861

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Eliza Rosanna Gilbert, Countess of Landsfeld (17 February 1821 – 17 January 1861), better known by the stage name Lola Montez (), was an Irish dancer and actress who became famous as a Spanish dancer, courtesan, and mistress of King Ludwig I of Bavaria, who made her Gräfin von Landsfeld (Countess of Landsfeld). At the start of the Revolutions of 1848 in the German states, she was forced to flee. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Lola Montez has received more than 1,376,924 page views. Her biography is available in 37 different languages on Wikipedia. Lola Montez is the 331st most popular actor (up from 457th in 2019), the 24th most popular biography from Ireland (up from 28th in 2019) and the 4th most popular Irish Actor.

Lola Montez was a dancer and actress who became the mistress of King Ludwig I of Bavaria.

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Among actors, Lola Montez ranks 331 out of 13,578Before her are Goldie Hawn, Sam Neill, Jada Pinkett Smith, Julie Christie, Telly Savalas, and Ralph Fiennes. After her are Matthew Perry, Val Kilmer, Martin Landau, Cary Grant, Charles Dance, and Joan Crawford.

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Among people born in 1821, Lola Montez ranks 7Before her are Fyodor Dostoevsky, Charles Baudelaire, Gustave Flaubert, Hermann von Helmholtz, Rudolf Virchow, and August Schleicher. After her are Elizabeth Blackwell, Auguste Mariette, Luitpold, Prince Regent of Bavaria, Louis Vuitton, Richard Francis Burton, and Pauline Viardot. Among people deceased in 1861, Lola Montez ranks 8Before her are Taras Shevchenko, Frederick William IV of Prussia, Camillo Benso, Count of Cavour, Albert, Prince Consort, Xianfeng Emperor, and Friedrich Carl von Savigny. After her are Pedro V of Portugal, Princess Victoria of Saxe-Coburg-Saalfeld, Pavel Jozef Šafárik, Utagawa Kuniyoshi, Adam Jerzy Czartoryski, and Eugène Scribe.

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In Ireland

Among people born in Ireland, Lola Montez ranks 24 out of 549Before her are John Scotus Eriugena (810), W. B. Yeats (1865), Columbanus (540), Michael D. Higgins (1941), Laurence Sterne (1713), and Enya (1961). After her are Michael Collins (1890), Ernest Shackleton (1874), James Ussher (1581), Cillian Murphy (1976), Causantín mac Cináeda (836), and Iris Murdoch (1919).

Among ACTORS In Ireland

Among actors born in Ireland, Lola Montez ranks 4Before her are Michael Gambon (1940), Pierce Brosnan (1953), and Richard Harris (1930). After her are Cillian Murphy (1976), Gabriel Byrne (1950), Brendan Gleeson (1955), Maureen O'Hara (1920), David Kelly (1929), Colin Farrell (1976), Brenda Fricker (1945), and Fionnula Flanagan (1941).

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