Margaret of Provence

1221 - 1295

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Margaret of Provence (French: Marguerite; 1221 – 20 December 1295) was Queen of France by marriage to King Louis IX. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Margaret of Provence has received more than 304,591 page views. Her biography is available in 38 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 34 in 2019). Margaret of Provence is the 158th most popular companion (down from 155th in 2019), the 780th most popular biography from France (down from 747th in 2019) and the 17th most popular French Companion.

Margaret of Provence was a Queen of France, and the wife of Louis IX. She was born on April 12, 1221 in Aix-en-Provence. She was the daughter of Ramon Berenguer IV, Count of Provence and Beatrice of Savoy. Margaret was married to Louis IX in 1234. She had six children with Louis IX. Margaret is most famous for being the Queen of France.

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Among companions, Margaret of Provence ranks 158 out of 784Before her are Anne of Austria, Queen of Poland, Olga Constantinovna of Russia, Amalasuntha, Arsinoe II, Marie Henriette of Austria, and Clementia of Hungary. After her are Francis, Duke of Cádiz, Eleanor of Austria, Queen of Poland, Agnes of Courtenay, Sophia Charlotte of Hanover, Maria of Aragon, Queen of Portugal, and Joanna of Bourbon.

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Among people born in 1221, Margaret of Provence ranks 3Before her are Bonaventure, and Alfonso X of Castile. After her are Al-Adil II, Theodore II Laskaris, Yesü Möngke, Qara Hülegü, and Salimbene di Adam. Among people deceased in 1295, Margaret of Provence ranks 3Before her are Gaykhatu, and Charles Martel of Anjou. After her are Baydu, Sancho IV of Castile, Clemence of Austria, Butvydas, Meinhard, Duke of Carinthia, Ottone Visconti, Fenenna of Kuyavia, and Beatrice of Navarre, Duchess of Burgundy.

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In France

Among people born in France, Margaret of Provence ranks 780 out of 6,770Before her are Edmond James de Rothschild (1845), Frontinus (30), Jacques Callot (1592), André Michel Lwoff (1902), Jean Nicot (1530), and François l'Olonnais (1635). After her are Jean-Pierre Cassel (1932), Stéphanie de Beauharnais (1789), Louis de Montfort (1673), Émile Loubet (1838), Sebastian Brant (1458), and Léonin (1135).

Among COMPANIONS In France

Among companions born in France, Margaret of Provence ranks 17Before her are Marie of Anjou (1404), Emma of Normandy (985), Margaret of Burgundy, Queen of France (1290), Anne of Foix-Candale (1484), Charlotte of Savoy (1441), and Claude of France (1499). After her are Joanna of Bourbon (1338), Agnès Sorel (1422), Eleanor of England, Queen of Castile (1162), Isabella of Angoulême (1188), Eleanor of Provence (1223), and Joan the Lame (1293).