POLITICIAN

Margaret Pole, Countess of Salisbury

1473 - 1541

Margaret Pole, Countess of Salisbury

Margaret Pole, Countess of Salisbury (14 August 1473 – 27 May 1541), was an English peeress. She was the daughter of George, Duke of Clarence, the brother of kings Edward IV and Richard III. Margaret was one of two women in 16th-century England to be a peeress in her own right with no titled husband. One of the few surviving members of the Plantagenet dynasty after the Wars of the Roses, she was executed in 1541 at the command of Henry VIII, who was the son of her first cousin Elizabeth of York. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Margaret Pole, Countess of Salisbury has received more than 1,659,416 page views. Her biography is available in 20 different languages on Wikipedia making her the 6,007th most popular politician.

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Among POLITICIANS

Among politicians, Margaret Pole, Countess of Salisbury ranks 5,970 out of 14,801Before her are Demchugdongrub, Infanta Beatriz of Spain, 8th Dalai Lama, Abd al-Rahman V, Arnulf I, Count of Flanders, and Henutmire. After her are Theodore II Palaiologos, Fu Jian, Aristides de Sousa Mendes, Danilo Türk, Frederick I, Elector Palatine, and Appius Claudius Caudex.

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Contemporaries

Among people born in 1473, Margaret Pole, Countess of Salisbury ranks 12Before her are Cecilia Gallerani, Richard of Shrewsbury, Duke of York, Hans Burgkmair, John Corvinus, Henry IV, Duke of Saxony, and Edward of Middleham, Prince of Wales. After her are Thomas Howard, 3rd Duke of Norfolk and James III of Cyprus. Among people deceased in 1541, Margaret Pole, Countess of Salisbury ranks 12Before her are Gazi Husrev-beg, Bernard van Orley, Francysk Skaryna, Henry IV, Duke of Saxony, Jean Clouet, and Andreas Karlstadt. After her are Fernando de Rojas, Juan de Valdés, and Wolfgang Capito.

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In United Kingdom

Among people born in United Kingdom, Margaret Pole, Countess of Salisbury ranks 1,252 out of 5,347Before her are Thomas Arne (1710), Prince William, Duke of Gloucester (1689), Ron Dennis (1947), Eddie Redmayne (1982), Howard Staunton (1810), and Sacha Baron Cohen (1971). After her are Albert Ketèlbey (1875), Dorothy L. Sayers (1893), Thomas Lipton (1848), Boy George (1961), Elizabeth Boleyn, Countess of Wiltshire (1480), and John Russell, 1st Earl Russell (1792).

Among POLITICIANS In United Kingdom

Among politicians born in United Kingdom, Margaret Pole, Countess of Salisbury ranks 203Before her are Reginald Johnston (1874), Elizabeth Tudor (1492), Owen Tudor (1400), William Wilberforce (1759), Thomas Gresham (1519), and Joan of Kent (1328). After her are John Russell, 1st Earl Russell (1792), Clementine Churchill (1885), Alexander I of Scotland (1078), Spencer Compton, 1st Earl of Wilmington (1673), William Pitt, 1st Earl of Chatham (1708), and John Talbot, 1st Earl of Shrewsbury (1384).