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 841,867 page views. Her biography is available in 32 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 29 in 2019). Lola Montez is the 439th most popular actor (down from 388th in 2019), the 29th most popular biography from Ireland (down from 28th in 2019) and the 6th 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 439 out of 10,030Before her are Ingrid Thulin, Hugh Laurie, Jean Harlow, Loie Fuller, Jerry Stiller, and Robert Knepper. After her are Burgess Meredith, Gabriel Byrne, Marie Laforêt, Melanie Griffith, Sean Bean, and George Gaynes.

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Among people born in 1821, Lola Montez ranks 9Before her are Gustave Flaubert, Hermann von Helmholtz, Rudolf Virchow, Pafnuty Chebyshev, August Schleicher, and Richard Francis Burton. After her are Auguste Mariette, Luitpold, Prince Regent of Bavaria, Elizabeth Blackwell, Pauline Viardot, Henri-Frédéric Amiel, and Arthur Cayley. Among people deceased in 1861, Lola Montez ranks 10Before her are Camillo Benso, Count of Cavour, Taras Shevchenko, Xianfeng Emperor, Friedrich Carl von Savigny, Princess Victoria of Saxe-Coburg-Saalfeld, and Pedro V of Portugal. After her are Pavel Jozef Šafárik, Ranavalona I, Utagawa Kuniyoshi, Adam Jerzy Czartoryski, Lars Levi Laestadius, and Eugène Scribe.

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In Ireland

Among people born in Ireland, Lola Montez ranks 29 out of 460Before her are Columbanus (540), Katie McGrath (1983), Michael Collins (1890), Enya (1961), Francis Beaufort (1774), and Iris Murdoch (1919). After her are Gabriel Byrne (1950), Bono (1960), Joseph Murphy (1898), Cillian Murphy (1976), Ethel Voynich (1864), and Michael D. Higgins (1941).

Among ACTORS In Ireland

Among actors born in Ireland, Lola Montez ranks 6Before her are Michael Gambon (1940), Peter O'Toole (1932), Pierce Brosnan (1953), Richard Harris (1930), and Katie McGrath (1983). After her are Gabriel Byrne (1950), Cillian Murphy (1976), Maureen O'Hara (1920), Bernard Lee (1908), Brendan Gleeson (1955), and Colin Farrell (1976).

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