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 a Danish princess who became Empress of Russia as spouse of Emperor Alexander III (reigned 1881–1894). She was the second daughter and fourth child of King Christian IX of Denmark (r. 1863–1906) and of Louise of Hesse-Kassel; her siblings included Queen Alexandra of the United Kingdom, King Frederick VIII of Denmark and King George I of Greece. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Maria Feodorovna has received more than 10,734 page views. Her biography is available in 46 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 44 in 2019). Maria Feodorovna is the 65th most popular companion (up from 67th in 2019), the 33rd most popular biography from Denmark (up from 40th in 2019) and the 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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Among companions, Maria Feodorovna ranks 65 out of 687Before her are Catherine Parr, Bathsheba, Guinevere, Mordred, Isabella of Portugal, and Antinous. After her are Katharina von Bora, Poppaea Sabina, Désirée Clary, Sepp Dietrich, Elisabeth of Austria, Queen of France, and Astrid of Sweden.

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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 Jesse James. After her are Auguste Escoffier, Otto Wallach, Joseph Pulitzer, Duchess Sophie Charlotte in Bavaria, Ferdinand Walsin Esterhazy, and Georges Sorel. 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, Thomas Hardy, Pyotr Wrangel, Theodore William Richards, and Johannes Fibiger.

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Among people born in Denmark, Maria Feodorovna ranks 33 out of 783Before her are Harald Bluetooth (935), Frederick VIII of Denmark (1843), Henrik Pontoppidan (1857), Sigurd Snake-in-the-Eye (850), Frederick VI of Denmark (1768), and Haakon VII of Norway (1872). After her are Christian VIII of Denmark (1786), Bertel Thorvaldsen (1770), Frederick III of Denmark (1609), Frederick V of Denmark (1723), Frederick II of Denmark (1534), and Valdemar II of Denmark (1170).

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