Louise of Savoy

1476 - 1531

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Louise of Savoy (11 September 1476 – 22 September 1531) was a French noble and regent, Duchess suo jure of Auvergne and Bourbon, Duchess of Nemours, and the mother of King Francis I. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Louise of Savoy has received more than 197,380 page views. Her biography is available in 25 different languages on Wikipedia. Louise of Savoy is the 1,943rd most popular politician (down from 1,804th in 2019), the 699th most popular biography from France (down from 667th in 2019) and the 156th most popular French Politician.

Louise of Savoy is most famous for being the mother of King Francis I of France.

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Among politicians, Louise of Savoy ranks 1,943 out of 15,710Before her are Rama I, Catherine Cornaro, Alfonso VII of León and Castile, Grand Duke Konstantin Pavlovich of Russia, Abbas II of Persia, and Marcelo Rebelo de Sousa. After her are Boris Shcherbina, Ferdinand I of Portugal, Philip, Duke of Parma, Karl Hermann Frank, Maximinus II, and Ernest, Duke of Austria.

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Among people born in 1476, Louise of Savoy ranks 5Before her are Pope Paul IV, Juan Sebastián Elcano, 2nd Dalai Lama, and Yeonsangun of Joseon. After her are Huayna Capac, Alfonso I d'Este, Duke of Ferrara, Girolamo Fracastoro, Cuitláhuac, Pierre Terrail, seigneur de Bayard, Helena of Moscow, and Hans von Kulmbach. Among people deceased in 1531, Louise of Savoy ranks 3Before her are Huldrych Zwingli and Antonio Pigafetta. After her are Hans Burgkmair, Tilman Riemenschneider, Gerónimo de Aguilar, Johannes Oecolampadius, Pedro Arias Dávila, and Vallabha.

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Among people born in France, Louise of Savoy ranks 699 out of 5,234Before her are Samuel de Champlain (1567), Jean Jaurès (1859), William Longsword (893), Sophie Marceau (1966), Jacques Anquetil (1934), and Paul Mauriat (1925). After her are Antoine François Prévost (1697), Charles de Foucauld (1858), Louise of Lorraine (1553), François Mansart (1598), Pierre Puvis de Chavannes (1824), and Jean Nicot (1530).


Among politicians born in France, Louise of Savoy ranks 156Before her are Jean Parisot de Valette (1494), Caroline Bonaparte (1782), Gnaeus Pompeius Trogus (-90), Charles, Duke of Vendôme (1489), Jean Jaurès (1859), and William Longsword (893). After her are Louise of Lorraine (1553), Sigismund of Burgundy (500), François Ravaillac (1578), François Darlan (1881), Richard II, Duke of Normandy (963), and Charles III, Duke of Bourbon (1490).