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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 1,103,458 page views. Her biography is available in 37 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 32 in 2019). Lola Montez is the 459th most popular actor (down from 439th in 2019), the 28th most popular biography from Ireland (up from 29th 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 459 out of 9,996Before her are John Lithgow, Hanna Schygulla, Michèle Mercier, James Woods, Linda Hamilton, and Linda Hunt. After her are Karl Malden, Hardy Krüger, Raul Julia, Jack Palance, Lex Barker, and Mae West.

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Among people born in 1821, Lola Montez ranks 11Before her are Rudolf Virchow, Richard Francis Burton, Pafnuty Chebyshev, August Schleicher, Elizabeth Blackwell, and Pauline Viardot. After her are Louis Vuitton, Auguste Mariette, Luitpold, Prince Regent of Bavaria, Arthur Cayley, Nathan Bedford Forrest, and Heinrich Barth. Among people deceased in 1861, Lola Montez ranks 10Before her are Taras Shevchenko, Camillo Benso, Count of Cavour, Xianfeng Emperor, Friedrich Carl von Savigny, Princess Victoria of Saxe-Coburg-Saalfeld, and Pedro V of Portugal. After her are Pavel Jozef Šafárik, Eugène Scribe, Elisha Otis, Utagawa Kuniyoshi, Adam Jerzy Czartoryski, and Ranavalona I.

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In Ireland

Among people born in Ireland, Lola Montez ranks 28 out of 501Before her are Enya (1961), Michael Collins (1890), Columbanus (540), Michael D. Higgins (1941), John Field (1782), and Joseph Murphy (1898). After her are George Plantagenet, 1st Duke of Clarence (1449), Francis Beaufort (1774), Cillian Murphy (1976), Bono (1960), Gabriel Byrne (1950), and Bob Geldof (1951).

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), Maureen O'Sullivan (1911), and Fionnula Flanagan (1941).

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