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Margaret of Anjou

1430 - 1482

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Margaret of Anjou (French: Marguerite; 23 March 1430 – 25 August 1482) was Queen of England and nominally Queen of France by marriage to King Henry VI from 1445 to 1461 and again from 1470 to 1471. Born in the Duchy of Lorraine into the House of Valois-Anjou, Margaret was the second eldest daughter of René, King of Naples, and Isabella, Duchess of Lorraine. Margaret was one of the principal figures in the series of dynastic civil wars known as the Wars of the Roses and at times personally led the Lancastrian faction. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Margaret of Anjou has received more than 2,641,066 page views. Her biography is available in 45 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 41 in 2019). Margaret of Anjou is the 1,141st most popular politician (up from 1,224th in 2019), the 404th most popular biography from France (up from 460th in 2019) and the 95th most popular French Politician.

Margaret of Anjou is most famous for being the wife of Henry VI of England and the mother of Edward IV and Richard III.

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Among politicians, Margaret of Anjou ranks 1,141 out of 15,577Before her are Grand Duchess Tatiana Nikolaevna of Russia, Gaius Gracchus, Mayer Amschel Rothschild, Manuel II of Portugal, Mahfiruz Hatun, and Dick Cheney. After her are Jahangir, Abdullah Gül, Artaxerxes III, Zedekiah, William Jennings Bryan, and Robert I of France.

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Among people born in 1430, Margaret of Anjou ranks 2Before her is Giovanni Bellini. After her are Antonello da Messina, James II of Scotland, Carlo Crivelli, Edmund Tudor, 1st Earl of Richmond, Dorothea of Brandenburg, Heinrich Kramer, Cosimo Tura, Beatriz, Duchess of Viseu, Justus van Gent, and Francesco Laurana. Among people deceased in 1482, Margaret of Anjou ranks 2Before her is Mary of Burgundy. After her are Hugo van der Goes, Paolo dal Pozzo Toscanelli, Luca della Robbia, Federico da Montefeltro, Lucrezia Tornabuoni, Philibert I, Duke of Savoy, Gedik Ahmed Pasha, William III, Landgrave of Thuringia, Giovanni di Paolo, and Louis of Cyprus.

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Among people born in France, Margaret of Anjou ranks 404 out of 6,011Before her are Gaspard Monge (1746), Anouk Aimée (1932), Allan Kardec (1804), Raymond IV, Count of Toulouse (1045), Jacques Prévert (1900), and Jean-Louis Trintignant (1930). After her are Jean Genet (1910), Ambroise Paré (1510), René Goscinny (1926), André Citroën (1878), Robert I of France (860), and Hortense de Beauharnais (1783).


Among politicians born in France, Margaret of Anjou ranks 95Before her are Louis IV of France (920), Baldwin I of Jerusalem (1058), Jérôme Bonaparte (1784), Adolphe Thiers (1797), Dagobert I (611), and Stephen, King of England (1095). After her are Robert I of France (860), Jean Monnet (1888), William II of England (1056), Napoléon, Prince Imperial (1856), Patrice de MacMahon (1808), and Louis Joseph, Dauphin of France (1781).