Margaret of York

1446 - 1503

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Margaret of York (3 May 1446 – 23 November 1503)—also by marriage known 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 763,816 page views. Her biography is available in 19 different languages on Wikipedia. Margaret of York is the 3,937th most popular politician (up from 5,072nd in 2019), the 895th most popular biography from United Kingdom (up from 1,078th in 2019) and the 154th 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 3,937 out of 15,710Before her are Enmerkar, Shvarn, Empress Jingū, Cordell Hull, Ludovico Manin, and Emperor Chūai. After her are Andrej Babiš, Caroline of Brunswick, Aulus Hirtius, Ahuitzotl, Rama II of Siam, and Emperor Kinmei.

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

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In United Kingdom

Among people born in United Kingdom, Margaret of York ranks 895 out of 6,924Before her are Peter D. Mitchell (1920), Robert Adam (1728), Peter Green (1946), Charles Lightoller (1874), Isambard Kingdom Brunel (1806), and Rob Halford (1951). After her are William Carey (1761), Brian Josephson (1940), Ian McDiarmid (1944), Slash (1965), Prince John of the United Kingdom (1905), and Kiefer Sutherland (1966).

Among POLITICIANS In United Kingdom

Among politicians born in United Kingdom, Margaret of York ranks 154Before her are Norman Angell (1872), Alexander II of Scotland (1198), H. H. Asquith (1852), Prince Leopold, Duke of Albany (1853), Anthony Ashley-Cooper, 3rd Earl of Shaftesbury (1671), and John Spencer, 8th Earl Spencer (1924). After her are Lady Mary Victoria Douglas-Hamilton (1850), Owen Tudor (1400), Francis Walsingham (1532), Henry Frederick, Prince of Wales (1594), Malcolm IV of Scotland (1141), and Philip Noel-Baker (1889).