Maria Feodorovna

1847 - 1928

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Maria Feodorovna (Russian: Мария Фёдоровна, romanized: Mariya Fyodorovna; 26 November 1847 – 13 October 1928), known before her marriage as Princess Dagmar of Denmark, was Empress of Russia from 1881 to 1894 as the wife of Emperor Alexander III. She was the fourth child and second daughter of Christian IX of Denmark and Louise of Hesse-Kassel. Maria’s eldest son, Nicholas, was the last Emperor of Russia, ruling from 1 November 1894 until his abdication on 15 March 1917. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Maria Feodorovna has received more than 24,194 page views. Her biography is available in 50 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 48 in 2019). Maria Feodorovna is the 72nd most popular companion (down from 58th in 2019), the 38th most popular biography from Denmark (down from 27th in 2019) and the 2nd most popular Danish Companion.

Maria Feodorovna was the wife of Tsar Alexander II and the mother of Tsar Alexander III. She was a member of the German House of Holstein-Gottorp-Romanov and she was born in Germany. She became Empress of Russia after her husband was assassinated in 1881.

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Over the past year Maria Feodorovna has had the most page views in the with 342,491 views, followed by Spanish (80,857), and German (70,048). In terms of yearly growth of page views the top 3 wikpedia editions are Chinese (416.57%), Turkish (172.65%), and Latin (147.34%)


Among companions, Maria Feodorovna ranks 72 out of 784Before her are Josephine of Leuchtenberg, Umm Kulthum bint Muhammad, Elisabeth Christine of Brunswick-Wolfenbüttel, Princess Alice, Duchess of Gloucester, Poppaea Sabina, and Sophie, Duchess of Hohenberg. After her are Sawda bint Zamʿa, Soraya Esfandiary-Bakhtiary, Hecuba, Sita, Sepp Dietrich, and Blanche of Castile.

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Among people born in 1847, Maria Feodorovna ranks 6Before her are Thomas Edison, Alexander Graham Bell, Paul von Hindenburg, Bram Stoker, and Otto Wallach. After her are Jesse James, Auguste Escoffier, Joseph Pulitzer, Duchess Sophie Charlotte in Bavaria, Georges Sorel, and Ferdinand Walsin Esterhazy. Among people deceased in 1928, Maria Feodorovna ranks 6Before her are Roald Amundsen, Hendrik Lorentz, Wilhelm Wien, Leoš Janáček, and Max Scheler. After her are Emmeline Pankhurst, Édouard-Henri Avril, Pyotr Wrangel, Johannes Fibiger, Theodore William Richards, and Zhang Zuolin.

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In Denmark

Among people born in Denmark, Maria Feodorovna ranks 38 out of 1,032Before her are Frederick VI of Denmark (1768), Lars von Trier (1956), Bertel Thorvaldsen (1770), Frederick III of Denmark (1609), Valdemar II of Denmark (1170), and Frederick VII of Denmark (1808). After her are Valdemar IV of Denmark (1320), Victor Borge (1909), Christian VI of Denmark (1699), Henrik Dam (1895), Saxo Grammaticus (1150), and Frederick II of Denmark (1534).

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