Marie Louise, Duchess of Parma

1791 - 1847

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Marie Louise (12 December 1791 – 17 December 1847) was an Austrian archduchess who reigned as Duchess of Parma from 11 April 1814 until her death in 1847. She was Napoleon's second wife and as such Empress of the French and Queen of Italy from their marriage on 1 April 1810 until his abdication on 6 April 1814. As the eldest child of Francis II, Holy Roman Emperor and Emperor of Austria, and his second wife, Maria Theresa of Naples and Sicily, Marie Louise grew up during a period marked by ongoing and unceasing conflict between Austria and revolutionary France. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Marie Louise, Duchess of Parma has received more than 2,243,009 page views. Her biography is available in 60 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 59 in 2019). Marie Louise, Duchess of Parma is the 5th most popular companion (up from 13th in 2019), the 11th most popular biography from Austria (up from 22nd in 2019) and the most popular Austrian Companion.

Marie Louise, Duchess of Parma was most famous for being Napoleon Bonaparte's second wife.

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Over the past year Marie Louise, Duchess of Parma has had the most page views in the with 726,560 views, followed by French (196,654), and Russian (154,734). In terms of yearly growth of page views the top 3 wikpedia editions are Ukrainian (463.54%), Icelandic (363.75%), and Lithuanian (270.69%)


Among companions, Marie Louise, Duchess of Parma ranks 5 out of 784Before her are Nefertiti, Empress Elisabeth of Austria, Fatimah, and Anne Boleyn. After her are Madame de Pompadour, Aisha, Khadija bint Khuwaylid, Madame du Barry, Mihrimah Sultan, Catherine de' Medici, and Klara Hitler.

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Among people born in 1791, Marie Louise, Duchess of Parma ranks 2Before her is Michael Faraday. After her are Charles Babbage, Samuel Morse, Théodore Géricault, Carl Czerny, James Buchanan, Giacomo Meyerbeer, Franz Bopp, Franz Xaver Wolfgang Mozart, Francesco Hayez, and Johann Franz Encke. Among people deceased in 1847, Marie Louise, Duchess of Parma ranks 1After her are Felix Mendelssohn, Archduke Charles, Duke of Teschen, Fanny Mendelssohn, Emmanuel de Grouchy, marquis de Grouchy, Mary Anning, Archduke Joseph, Palatine of Hungary, Jules de Polignac, Marie Duplessis, John Franklin, Adélaïde d'Orléans, and Jean Ignace Isidore Gérard Grandville.

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In Austria

Among people born in Austria, Marie Louise, Duchess of Parma ranks 11 out of 1,424Before her are Joseph Haydn (1732), Franz Schubert (1797), Franz Liszt (1811), Gustav Klimt (1862), Franz Joseph I of Austria (1830), and Arnold Schwarzenegger (1947). After her are Stefan Zweig (1881), Ludwig Wittgenstein (1889), Archduke Franz Ferdinand of Austria (1863), Erwin Schrödinger (1887), Joseph II, Holy Roman Emperor (1741), and Karl Popper (1902).

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