Louise of Lorraine

1553 - 1601

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Louise of Lorraine (French: Louise de Lorraine) (30 April 1553 – 29 January 1601), was Queen consort of France and briefly Queen consort of Poland and Grand Duchess consort of Lithuania by marriage to Henry III of France. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Louise of Lorraine has received more than 236,302 page views. Her biography is available in 24 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 22 in 2019). Louise of Lorraine is the 1,950th most popular politician (down from 1,901st in 2019), the 702nd most popular biography from France (down from 695th in 2019) and the 157th most popular French Politician.

Louise of Lorraine was the daughter of the Duke of Lorraine and the wife of Henry II, King of France. She was most famous for her patronage of the arts, including the construction of the Chateau de Chenonceau.

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Among politicians, Louise of Lorraine ranks 1,950 out of 15,710Before her are Boris Shcherbina, Ferdinand I of Portugal, Philip, Duke of Parma, Karl Hermann Frank, Maximinus II, and Ernest, Duke of Austria. After her are Šuppiluliuma I, Beji Caid Essebsi, Michael Bloomberg, Charles Albert of Sardinia, Yuri Dolgorukiy, and Chlothar III.

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Among people born in 1553, Louise of Lorraine ranks 3Before her are Henry IV of France and Margaret of Valois. After her are Archduke Ernest of Austria, Albert Frederick, Duke of Prussia, Luca Marenzio, Patriarch Filaret of Moscow, Francisco Gómez de Sandoval, 1st Duke of Lerma, Vitsentzos Kornaros, Prospero Alpini, and John Florio. Among people deceased in 1601, Louise of Lorraine ranks 3Before her are Tycho Brahe and Michael the Brave. After her are Starina Novak, Kuchum, Robert Devereux, 2nd Earl of Essex, Damat Ibrahim Pasha, Henriette of Cleves, and Thomas Nashe.

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Among people born in France, Louise of Lorraine ranks 702 out of 5,234Before her are Sophie Marceau (1966), Jacques Anquetil (1934), Paul Mauriat (1925), Louise of Savoy (1476), Antoine François Prévost (1697), and Charles de Foucauld (1858). After her are François Mansart (1598), Pierre Puvis de Chavannes (1824), Jean Nicot (1530), Sigismund of Burgundy (500), Pierre Loti (1850), and François Ravaillac (1578).


Among politicians born in France, Louise of Lorraine ranks 157Before her are Caroline Bonaparte (1782), Gnaeus Pompeius Trogus (-90), Charles, Duke of Vendôme (1489), Jean Jaurès (1859), William Longsword (893), and Louise of Savoy (1476). After her are Sigismund of Burgundy (500), François Ravaillac (1578), François Darlan (1881), Richard II, Duke of Normandy (963), Charles III, Duke of Bourbon (1490), and Lazare Carnot (1753).