Marguerite of Lorraine

1615 - 1672

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Marguerite of Lorraine (22 July 1615 – 13 April 1672), Duchess of Orléans, was the wife of Gaston, younger brother of Louis XIII of France. As Gaston had married her in secret in defiance of the King, Louis had their marriage nullified when it became known. On his deathbed, Louis permitted them to marry. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Marguerite of Lorraine has received more than 121,643 page views. Her biography is available in 17 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 16 in 2019). Marguerite of Lorraine is the 7,193rd most popular politician (up from 7,621st in 2019), the 2,101st most popular biography from France (up from 2,289th in 2019) and the 509th most popular French Politician.

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Over the past year Marguerite of Lorraine has had the most page views in the with 15,700 views, followed by French (9,947), and Russian (4,121). In terms of yearly growth of page views the top 3 wikpedia editions are Uzbek (69.80%), Georgian (45.42%), and Korean (21.40%)


Among politicians, Marguerite of Lorraine ranks 7,193 out of 19,576Before her are Minervina, Simonetta Sommaruga, Bernardo Arévalo, Alexander Gauland, Nikare, and Sobekhotep III. After her are Praskovia Saltykova, Azarmidokht, Konstantin Pobedonostsev, Emperor Horikawa, Ali ibn Hammud al-Nasir, and Bezprym.

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Among people born in 1615, Marguerite of Lorraine ranks 6Before her are Ibrahim of the Ottoman Empire, Pope Innocent XII, Nicolas Fouquet, Salvator Rosa, and Philip William, Elector Palatine. After her are Govert Flinck, Madeleine Béjart, Maria Caterina Farnese, Nicodemus Tessin the Elder, Dara Shukoh, and Richard Baxter. Among people deceased in 1672, Marguerite of Lorraine ranks 9Before her are Johan de Witt, Al-Rashid of Morocco, Peter Stuyvesant, Franciscus Sylvius, John Wilkins, and Hümaşah Sultan. After her are Adil Giray, Adriaen van de Velde, Madeleine Béjart, Anne Marie Martinozzi, Pierre Séguier, and François de La Mothe Le Vayer.

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In France

Among people born in France, Marguerite of Lorraine ranks 2,101 out of 6,770Before her are Beatrice of Burgundy, Lady of Bourbon (1257), Geoffrey II, Count of Anjou (1006), François Ozon (1967), Philip II, Count of Nevers (1389), Sébastien Bourdon (1616), and François-Michel le Tellier, Marquis de Louvois (1641). After her are Jean Wahl (1888), Éric-Emmanuel Schmitt (1960), John III, Duke of Brittany (1286), Carle Vernet (1758), Louis Réard (1897), and Henri Mouhot (1826).


Among politicians born in France, Marguerite of Lorraine ranks 509Before her are James Louis Sobieski (1667), Pierre d'Aubusson (1423), Sébastien Érard (1752), Beatrice of Burgundy, Lady of Bourbon (1257), Geoffrey II, Count of Anjou (1006), and François-Michel le Tellier, Marquis de Louvois (1641). After her are John II, Duke of Lorraine (1425), Théophile Delcassé (1852), Philippe de Gaulle (1921), Marie Thérèse Rodet Geoffrin (1699), Alexandre Ribot (1842), and François de Charette (1763).