Margaret Leijonhufvud

1516 - 1551

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Margaret Leijonhufvud (née Margareta Eriksdotter; 1 January 1516 – 26 August 1551) was Queen of Sweden from 1536 to 1551 by marriage to King Gustav I. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Margaret Leijonhufvud has received more than 70,876 page views. Her biography is available in 22 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 20 in 2019). Margaret Leijonhufvud is the 307th most popular companion (down from 271st in 2019), the 175th most popular biography from Sweden (down from 168th in 2019) and the 4th most popular Swedish Companion.

Margaret Leijonhufvud is most famous for her work on the economics of gender.

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Among companions, Margaret Leijonhufvud ranks 307 out of 687Before her are Princess Sophie of Hohenberg, Cecilia Renata of Austria, Adelaide of Saxe-Meiningen, Princess Louise, Duchess of Argyll, Milena Vukotić, and Dorothea of Saxe-Lauenburg. After her are Maria Francisca of Savoy, Sophia of Minsk, Maria Cristina of Savoy, Ermentrude of Orléans, Mercedes of Orléans, and Hildegard of the Vinzgau.

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Among people born in 1516, Margaret Leijonhufvud ranks 4Before her are Mary I of England, Conrad Gessner, and Bayinnaung. After her are Hieronymus Wolf, William, Duke of Jülich-Cleves-Berg, Realdo Colombo, Henry Howard, Earl of Surrey, Matthew Stewart, 4th Earl of Lennox, John Foxe, and Söyembikä of Kazan. Among people deceased in 1551, Margaret Leijonhufvud ranks 4Before her are Sin Saimdang, Barbara Radziwiłł, and Martin Bucer. After her are Domenico di Pace Beccafumi, Oda Nobuhide, Sahib I Giray, Sebastián de Belalcázar, Mirza Muhammad Haidar Dughlat, Fray Tomás de Berlanga, and George Martinuzzi.

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In Sweden

Among people born in Sweden, Margaret Leijonhufvud ranks 175 out of 1,296Before her are Olaus Rudbeck (1630), Hugo Alfvén (1872), Kurt Hamrin (1934), Gideon Sundback (1880), Franz Berwald (1796), and Sten Sture the Elder (1440). After her are Gösta Mittag-Leffler (1846), Princess Désirée, Baroness Silfverschiöld (1938), Karin Månsdotter (1550), Torbern Bergman (1735), Eric XII of Sweden (1339), and Ellen Key (1849).

Among COMPANIONS In Sweden

Among companions born in Sweden, Margaret Leijonhufvud ranks 4Before her are Ingrid of Sweden (1910), Astrid of Sweden (1905), and Louise of Sweden (1851). After her are Karin Månsdotter (1550), Gunilla Bielke (1568), Catherine Stenbock (1535), Ingeborg Magnusdotter of Sweden (1277), and Princess Sofia, Duchess of Värmland (1984).