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Marie Taglioni

1804 - 1884

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Marie Taglioni, Comtesse de Voisins (23 April 1804 – 22 April 1884) was a Swedish-born ballet dancer of the Romantic ballet era partially of Italian descent, a central figure in the history of European dance. She spent most of her life in the Austrian Empire and France. She was one of the most celebrated ballerinas of the romantic ballet, which was cultivated primarily at Her Majesty's Theatre in London and at the Théâtre de l'Académie Royale de Musique of the Paris Opera Ballet. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Marie Taglioni has received more than 235,536 page views. Her biography is available in 45 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 42 in 2019). Marie Taglioni is the 13th most popular dancer, the 76th most popular biography from Sweden (up from 78th in 2019) and the most popular Swedish Dancer.

Marie Taglioni is most famous for being the first ballerina to dance en pointe.

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Among dancers, Marie Taglioni ranks 13 out of 76Before her are Pina Bausch, Marius Petipa, Bobby Farrell, Margot Fonteyn, Maurice Béjart, and Maya Plisetskaya. After her are Martha Graham, Mikhail Baryshnikov, Jean-Georges Noverre, Michel Fokine, George Balanchine, and Galina Ulanova.

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Among people born in 1804, Marie Taglioni ranks 16Before her are Franklin Pierce, Nathaniel Hawthorne, Richard Owen, Matthias Jakob Schleiden, John Deere, and Mongkut. After her are Eugène Sue, Carl Gustav Jacob Jacobi, Charles Augustin Sainte-Beuve, Johan Ludvig Runeberg, Princess Luisa Carlotta of Naples and Sicily, and Carl von Rokitansky. Among people deceased in 1884, Marie Taglioni ranks 4Before her are Gregor Mendel, Bedřich Smetana, and Maria Anna of Savoy. After her are Paul Morphy, Elias Lönnrot, Johann Gustav Droysen, Marie Bashkirtseff, Prince Leopold, Duke of Albany, Jean-Baptiste Dumas, Alfred Brehm, and Allan Pinkerton.

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In Sweden

Among people born in Sweden, Marie Taglioni ranks 76 out of 1,612Before her are Ronnie Peterson (1944), Marie Fredriksson (1958), Sven Hedin (1865), Arne Tiselius (1902), Olof Skötkonung (980), and Louise of Sweden (1851). After her are Haakon VI of Norway (1340), Eyvind Johnson (1900), Eric the Victorious (945), Anders Zorn (1860), Lars Vilks (1946), and Alva Myrdal (1902).

Among DANCERS In Sweden

Among dancers born in Sweden, Marie Taglioni ranks 1After her are Birgit Cullberg (1908).