Margaret of York

1446 - 1503

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Margaret of York (3 May 1446 – 23 November 1503), also known by marriage as Margaret of Burgundy, was Duchess of Burgundy as the third wife of Charles the Bold and acted as a protector of the Burgundian State after his death. She was a daughter of Richard, 3rd Duke of York, and Cecily Neville, and the sister of two kings of England, Edward IV and Richard III. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Margaret of York has received more than 1,120,127 page views. Her biography is available in 27 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 24 in 2019). Margaret of York is the 3,609th most popular politician (down from 3,065th in 2019), the 761st most popular biography from United Kingdom (down from 701st in 2019) and the 126th most popular British Politician.

Margaret of York is most famous for being the daughter of Edward IV and Elizabeth Woodville. Margaret was born in 1472 and was the sister of Edward V, who was King of England for a few months before he was overthrown by his uncle, Richard III. Margaret was also the sister of Elizabeth of York, who married Henry VII and became Queen of England.

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Among politicians, Margaret of York ranks 3,609 out of 19,576Before her are Countess Augusta Reuss of Ebersdorf, Mohammad Najibullah, Benny Gantz, Bahram II, Albert I, Duke of Bavaria, and Ashikaga Takauji. After her are Munmu of Silla, Frederick IV, Duke of Holstein-Gottorp, Sverre of Norway, Rama III, Princess Maria Annunciata of Bourbon-Two Sicilies, and Mohamed Farrah Aidid.

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Among people born in 1446, Margaret of York ranks 2Before her is Pietro Perugino. After her are Charles of Valois, Duke of Berry, Alexander Agricola, Ippolita Maria Sforza, Francesco Botticini, and Charles IV of Anjou. Among people deceased in 1503, Margaret of York ranks 6Before her are Pope Alexander VI, Pope Pius III, Elizabeth of York, Piero the Unfortunate, and Sophia Palaiologina. After her are Sten Sture the Elder, Peter II, Duke of Bourbon, Bona of Savoy, George, Duke of Bavaria, Pierre d'Aubusson, and Peter Schöffer.

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Among people born in United Kingdom, Margaret of York ranks 761 out of 8,785Before her are William Holman Hunt (1827), H. Rider Haggard (1856), James Hadley Chase (1906), James Lovelock (1919), Amy Winehouse (1983), and Bernard Hill (1944). After her are John Fowles (1926), Samuel Richardson (1689), Henry Fielding (1707), William Adelin (1103), Charles Scott Sherrington (1952), and John E. Walker (1941).

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