Madame du Barry

1743 - 1793

Madame du Barry

Jeanne Bécu, Comtesse du Barry (19 August 1743 – 8 December 1793) was the last Maîtresse-en-titre of Louis XV of France and one of the victims of the Reign of Terror during the French Revolution. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Madame du Barry has received more than 1,080,059 page views. Her biography is available in 39 different languages on Wikipedia making her the 30th most popular companion.

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Among companions, Madame du Barry ranks 29 out of 586Before her are Messalina, Aspasia, Mileva Marić, Theodora, Jane Seymour, and Caroline of Ansbach. After her are Queen Silvia of Sweden, Klara Hitler, Antinous, Magda Goebbels, Désirée Clary, and Princess Helena of the United Kingdom.

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Among people born in 1743, Madame du Barry ranks 4Before her are Thomas Jefferson, Antoine Lavoisier, and Jean-Paul Marat. After her are Luigi Boccherini, Marquis de Condorcet, Alessandro Cagliostro, Martin Heinrich Klaproth, Toussaint Louverture, Archduchess Maria Elisabeth of Austria, Carl Peter Thunberg, and Friedrich Heinrich Jacobi. Among people deceased in 1793, Madame du Barry ranks 5Before her are Louis XVI of France, Marie Antoinette, Jean-Paul Marat, and Charlotte Corday. After her are Olympe de Gouges, Carlo Goldoni, Louis Philippe II, Duke of Orléans, Yolande de Polastron, Jean Sylvain Bailly, Madame Roland, and Jacques Pierre Brissot.

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In France

Among people born in France, Madame du Barry ranks 234 out of 4,109Before her are Gustave Le Bon (1841), Frédéric Joliot-Curie (1900), Philip V of France (1293), François Boucher (1703), Alfred Dreyfus (1859), and Gérard Depardieu (1948). After her are Richard II of England (1367), Louis VI of France (1081), Pope Urban IV (1185), Denis Papin (1647), Jean-Baptiste-Camille Corot (1796), and Edward IV of England (1442).

Among COMPANIONS In France

Among companions born in France, Madame du Barry ranks 3Before her are Madame de Pompadour (1721) and Joseph Bonaparte (1768). After her are Désirée Clary (1777), Elisabeth of Valois (1545), Françoise d'Aubigné, Marquise de Maintenon (1635), Isabella of France (1295), Claude of France (1499), Hortense de Beauharnais (1783), Brigitte Macron (1953), Marie of Anjou (1404), and Margaret of Burgundy, Queen of France (1290).

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