Marie de' Medici

1575 - 1642

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Marie de' Medici (French: Marie de Médicis, Italian: Maria de' Medici; 26 April 1575 – 3 July 1642), was Queen of France as the second wife of King Henry IV of France, of the House of Bourbon and Regent of the Kingdom of France officially during 1610–1614 and de facto until 1617. A member of the powerful House of Medici in the branch of the Grand Dukes of Tuscany, thanks to the wealth of her family, Marie was chosen by Henry IV to become his second wife following his divorce from his previous wife, Margaret of Valois. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Marie de' Medici has received more than 1,441,143 page views. Her biography is available in 56 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 54 in 2019). Marie de' Medici is the 33rd most popular nobleman (down from 30th in 2019), the 218th most popular biography from Italy (down from 216th in 2019) and the 3rd most popular Italian Nobleman.

Marie de' Medici was the Queen of France and the mother of three kings. She is most famous for being the last Queen of France.

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Among noblemen, Marie de' Medici ranks 33 out of 843Before her are Edward VII, Grand Duchess Olga Nikolaevna of Russia, Charles the Bold, Diana, Princess of Wales, Margaret of Valois, and Alexander Nevsky. After her are Rainier III, Prince of Monaco, Queen Sofía of Spain, Ramesses III, Princess Beatrice of the United Kingdom, Henry IV of England, and Otto von Habsburg.

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Among people born in 1575, Marie de' Medici ranks 1After her are Guido Reni, Jakob Böhme, Gwanghaegun of Joseon, Anne Catherine of Brandenburg, Concino Concini, Antoine de Montchrestien, John Adolf, Duke of Holstein-Gottorp, Christoph Scheiner, Diego, Prince of Asturias, and Francesco Molin. Among people deceased in 1642, Marie de' Medici ranks 3Before her are Galileo Galilei and Cardinal Richelieu. After her are Guido Reni, Saskia van Uylenburgh, Safi of Persia, Dmitry Pozharsky, Henri Coiffier de Ruzé, Marquis of Cinq-Mars, Pieter van Laer, and Friedrich Kettler.

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In Italy

Among people born in Italy, Marie de' Medici ranks 218 out of 4,088Before her are Padre Pio (1887), Pope Innocent VIII (1432), Agnes of Rome (291), Pope Innocent XIII (1655), Pope Clement IX (1600), and Otho (32). After her are Pope Innocent XII (1615), John Bosco (1815), Pope Leo III (750), Bernardo Bertolucci (1941), Pope Gregory XIV (1535), and Cesare Lombroso (1835).

Among NOBLEMEN In Italy

Among noblemen born in Italy, Marie de' Medici ranks 3Before her are Lucrezia Borgia (1480) and Juan Carlos I of Spain (1938). After her are Ludovico Sforza (1452), Giuliano de' Medici (1453), Francesco I de' Medici, Grand Duke of Tuscany (1541), Archduke Charles, Duke of Teschen (1771), Gaius Caesar (-20), Maria Goretti (1890), Ferdinando I de' Medici, Grand Duke of Tuscany (1549), Joanna I of Naples (1326), and Isabella d'Este (1474).