Marie-Louise O'Murphy

1737 - 1814

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Marie-Louise O'Murphy (French pronunciation: ​[ma.ʁi.lwiz ɔ‿.myʁ.fi]; also variously called Mademoiselle de Morphy, La Belle Morphise, Louise Morfi or Marie-Louise Morphy de Boisfailly; 21 October 1737 – 11 December 1814), was one of the lesser mistresses (petites maîtresses) of King Louis XV of France and possibly the model for the famous painting by François Boucher. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Marie-Louise O'Murphy has received more than 179,976 page views. Her biography is available in 19 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 18 in 2019). Marie-Louise O'Murphy is the 168th most popular singer (down from 165th in 2019), the 1,104th most popular biography from France (down from 1,095th in 2019) and the 16th most popular French Singer.

Marie-Louise O'Murphy is most famous for being the mistress of Louis XV of France.

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Among singers, Marie-Louise O'Murphy ranks 168 out of 3,541Before her are Thomas Anders, Astrud Gilberto, John Denver, Chester Bennington, Bryan Ferry, and Tony Bennett. After her are Al Jarreau, Ofra Haza, Giuseppe Di Stefano, Laura Branigan, Beniamino Gigli, and Bill Withers.

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Among people born in 1737, Marie-Louise O'Murphy ranks 7Before her are Luigi Galvani, Johann Friedrich Struensee, Edward Gibbon, Thomas Paine, Michael Haydn, and Jacques-Henri Bernardin de Saint-Pierre. After her are Alexei Grigoryevich Orlov, Antoine-Augustin Parmentier, Josef Mysliveček, Louise of France, John Hancock, and Prince Josias of Saxe-Coburg-Saalfeld. Among people deceased in 1814, Marie-Louise O'Murphy ranks 8Before her are Empress Joséphine, Johann Gottlieb Fichte, Maria Carolina of Austria, Joseph-Ignace Guillotin, Benjamin Thompson, and Jacques-Henri Bernardin de Saint-Pierre. After her are Charles-Joseph, 7th Prince of Ligne, Frederick Christian II, Duke of Schleswig-Holstein-Sonderburg-Augustenburg, Louis François Joseph, Prince of Conti, Louis-Sébastien Mercier, Gustaf Mauritz Armfelt, and Aleijadinho.

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In France

Among people born in France, Marie-Louise O'Murphy ranks 1,104 out of 5,234Before her are Friedrich-Wilhelm Krüger (1894), Margaret of France, Duchess of Berry (1523), Pierre Bouguer (1698), Pierre-Charles Villeneuve (1763), Victor, Prince Napoléon (1862), and Charles, Duke of Berry (1686). After her are Thomas Couture (1815), Antoine Meillet (1866), Jacques Cassini (1677), Ninon de l'Enclos (1620), Louise de Marillac (1591), and Livilla (-13).

Among SINGERS In France

Among singers born in France, Marie-Louise O'Murphy ranks 16Before her are Maria Malibran (1808), Gilbert Bécaud (1927), Charles Trenet (1913), Georges Brassens (1921), Caterina Valente (1931), and Manu Chao (1961). After her are Desireless (1952), Jacqueline Boyer (1941), Barbara (1930), Anne-Marie David (1952), Christophe (1945), and Sacha Distel (1933).